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Chest pain, sleepless nights, discomfort. Acute Myocardial Infarction?

I am a 50 year old male hispanic , 235 lbs , 5 10. smoke 1 pak aday . With in the last 2 days I have suffered major chest pains on left side of upper chest radiating to the left arm and sholder . I have coused a great deal of discomfort , pain and sleepless nights and of this writing it still continuing . I have taking 81 MG asperine . There is some releaf if i sit in front of a fan . Frequent urination , but no fever , no vomiting . An emty sour stomoch feeling even if i eat something . I have no insurance and i fear i am having an AMI and i don t know what to do ? please advise
Thu, 22 Aug 2013
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Hi friend,
Welcome to Health Care Magic

Go to the ER immediately...
The symptoms are suggestive / you have more than one risk factor (weight / smoking)...
In suspected heart attack, TIME IS OF THE ESSENCE – if detected early, an attack may even be aborted / the amount of damage and complications can be reduced remarkably. The most important time is the first few hours.
Better be safe than sorry - treated if a problem is found / Happy, if it turns out otherwise

Take care     
Wishing speedy recovery
God bless
Good luck
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