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Myocardial infarction - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Heart Rate and Rhythm Disorders
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Doctor :   HI
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please proceeed
User :   have had 2 heart caths done in less than 9 weeks, large stent put in first time, observation 2nd time, had ultrsound done on heart, was told infraction # was 38, was put on metopolo 50mg- 2 aday, ranexa, 500mg- 2 aday, isosorbide mono, 30mg- 1 aday, lisinopril, 5mg- 1 aday, i'm a 56 year old male, weight 230, non-smoker, non drinker, still have shortness of breath, tired alot, and pressure around heart, how long till pills work, been on them for 2 weeks now, thank you
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User :   hopefully you have a better answer than ok
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Doctor :  
can u just send me the details of ultrasound report of the heart?
Doctor :   infarction ?which part of the heart?

User :   no, cardiologist has it, wasn't given a copy , sorry
User :   left part of the heart
Doctor :  
its ok dont have to be sorry
Doctor :  
and what is the size of infarct?
User :   i really don't know, don't really understand everything going on, just know i'm not up to par
User :   is the medication seem alright
User :   was told if medicine doesn't work, a pacemaker would be another option
User :   are you still there
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