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A 38-year-old member asked:

What do you suggest if my chest hurts and it is hard to breath. help?

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Dr. Stanley Berger
Cardiology 34 years experience
Immediate med eval: Shortness of breath is a critical symptom in combination with chest discomfort. In the past, the Killip classification suggested significant increased illness and death when a heart attack was accompanied by worsening degrees of heart failure, often manifest by trouble breathing. SEEK MEDICAL ATTENTION IMMEDIATELY!!

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?: If your chest is hurting and you're having trouble breathing, you have a valid indication for seeking help in the emergency room.
Last updated Jul 27, 2014


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