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is coughing a sign of heart attack

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Chest : Chest pressure, shortness of breath, nausea, and sweating are the most common symptoms of a heart attack. Some people will describe it as feeling lik ... Read More
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Dr. Louis Cady
31 years experience Psychiatry
Heart attack or not: Yes, it's possible to have a heart attack without any warning signs. In some cases, people have them, never have a diagnosis, and have the old "infar ... Read More

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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
35 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Check with your doc: Probably viral but may be something else such as a collapsed lung or miscellaneous. Check with your doc.
Dr. David Jakubowicz
21 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Pleuritic chest pain: Pain from cough can be sharp. If persists see a doctor to order x-ray and get work up. Meanwhile take some Motrin and robatussin.
Dr. Rahman Johnson
8 years experience Family Medicine
Do U have heartburn?: There is a muscle where the stomach meets the esophagus called the cardiac sphincter. This muscle can get irritated & form small tears following thing ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shoaib Shafique
33 years experience Vascular Surgery
Call 911: call friends or family a and get help sublingual nitroglycerin if available
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
MI/CHF: One could speculate on the possibilities. There are however several of these. You need to discuss this with your doctor and go from there. There may ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrit Singh
50 years experience Cardiology
Different : Degrees of chf keep good check with your cvd md and get reg tt it is not a condition that will go away needs constant care tt
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A female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Dad 85 CAD etc: Sorry to hear about your Dad's problems. Only his physician can give an estimate of his long term prognosis. The issues he suffers from run in famili ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rishi Vohora
18 years experience Cardiology
Unclear: A cough is nonspecific but given the low ejection fraction his cough could be a sign of acute heart failure, especially if accompanied with difficulty ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marco Paliotta
29 years experience Thoracic Surgery
No.: Coughing would decrease the risk of having a heart attack or lessening the consequences of a heart attack. Please don't count it as a remedy!
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Cough: What you refer to isn't really help when a heart attack happens but when a cardiac arrest is happening. When the heart isn't pumping, the acute change ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonga Nfor
15 years experience Cardiology
3 heart attacks: I am so sorry. If your dad is in a hospital right now, he's in the best place he can be. Thank goodness he survived the heart attack. There are very g ... Read More

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