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39 yo fem. high bp climbing 145/116 highest. heart rate last night woke me was 125. waking with left side of head, arm numb. tight chest. ideas? go

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Numbness: See your doctor asap or go to the er to be evaluated for a possible heart attack.

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