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can you tell me what happened?
Had a car accident fractured left ankle damaged both hips, cracked ribs bruised heart cuts over face.collapsed lung In critical care unit, tubed swollen all over.
then what happened/
when were you diagnosed with an enlarged heart?
Went to india for christmas felt unwell there went to hospital was given nebuliser next day can home still felt unwell stayed in bed for 3 weeks didnt get any better went to dr, he sent me to hospital had all the heart test done nothing was said, was given antibiotics had a fit and cardiac arrest . but i want to know is what can cause it , years ago i used to drink a lot but not for the last 15 years
do you have an enlarged heart or did you have a heart attack?
they are a bit different
did you have an echocardiogram?
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no heart attack, yes i had an echocardiogram, also the one that go's through the groin, also went for a stent but i didnt need it
What did your echocardiogram say?
so how do you know you have an enlarged heart?
xray is a pretty much useless way of seeing if you have an enlarged heart
it depends on your positioning and how the film was shot
if your echo was normal, and I am *sure* they would have let you know if it was not, then you do NOT have an enlarged heart
You can get an enlarged heart from a cardiac bruise from blunt force trauma to the chest, but it is very rare
You can also get an enlarged heart from a viral infection, high blood pressure, heart attack and sometimes we don't know (called idiopathic cardiomyopathy(
but if the only study is an xray, I would rest assured that everything is normal
They definitely told me it is enlarged
Well, get an echocardiogram
or get the results.
that will tell you for sure
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