A 26-year-old male asked:
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Dad ex-smoker developed a heart attack and had a stent inserted, he has diabetes and his condition worsened to CHF with ejaculation fraction20%, cough?

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Dr. Rishi Vohora
18 years experience in 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 breathing with exertion or lying down or swelling of the legs. He should probably be evaluated.
Answered on Aug 5, 2015
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