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grandma took a .25 mi walk later in the evening started coughing worse this morning cant get out of bed is 89 and has a pacemaker cause for concern?

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Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Yes: Hi. Yes, that is cause for concern. Cough is nonspecific, and can represent diverse problems including pneumonia, asthma, congestive heart failure, or simply a cold. At her age, there could be any number of things wrong. It would be wise to get her to her doctor who knows her medical history and can do appropriate diagnostics. Good luck to her!
Answered on Jan 8, 2015
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