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constantly ill with heart problem

Hello doctor, my mother-in-law is 80 years old, she has constantly ill with heart failure. Since most of the time my husband is on tour, when to seek a medical advice if there is any problem with my inlaw?
Asked On : Sun, 29 Nov 2009
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Hi,thanks for query.Give her regular medicines.Please look for difficulty in breathing ,difficulty in speaking,fast respiration,unable to sleep properly,chest pain and vomiting,in case of this symptoms you should take her to doctor immediately.
wishing her good health.
Answered: Thu, 14 Jul 2011
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From the history given by you, we appreciate the concern you have for your mother-in-law`s health. We would suggest u to see your doctor if you experience any of the signs or symptoms associated with heart failure. These include fatigue and weakness, rapid or irregular heartbeat, if she is short of breath when she is at rest or when she lies down, reduced ability to exercise, persistent cough or wheezing with white or pink blood-tinged phlegm, swelling in your abdomen, legs, ankles and feet, difficulty concentrating or decreased alertness. Then Contact your doctor promptly.
Answered: Fri, 11 Dec 2009
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