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I was told that I had a heart attack while away in Cyprus in

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Hi I was told that I had a heart attack while away in Cyprus in April this year when I was allowed to fly home I went to my Gp who referred me to a cardiologist he has now decided that I didn't have a heart attack but a problem with stress & no other explanation I am still experiencing chest pain & pain in my upper back I also feel very fatigued & get breathless please can you advise me I am really worried
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Cardiology
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 7 months ago.

Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 7 months ago.

How did they determine it wasn't your heart?

have you had lung tests?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Hi Dr Phil please can you advise me on my question
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 7 months ago.

Yes, I asked a couple follow up questions?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
No I haven't had lung tests I've had an MRI scan which wasn't explained to me & the cardiologist didn't even look at me
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Do you think that I should get a second opinion by going private
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 7 months ago.

absolutely

these symptoms are highly concerning the way you describe them

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Hello Dr Phil are you still there ?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 7 months ago.

Yes, I answered you above

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
I am really concerned & need someone to explain things to me also I am not sleeping. Could you tell me what I have to do to get a second opinion please.
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 7 months ago.

Yes, the chest pain, back pain and shortness of breath are all signs of a heart issue

you need a stress test at least

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Thank you Dr Phil I will see what I can find out tomorrow re a private appointment can you recommend anyone in the Birmingham area
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 7 months ago.

I'm not familiar with that area.

I'm sorry. :(

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 7 months ago.

Please don't forget a positive rating. I appreciate it. :)

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