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Heart attack, shock, three stints, skin tone different, grayish, coughs, holding left side

My grandpa had a heart attack last week and the doctors say he died three times. After they shocked him three times, they put in three stints. I ve noticed that in the last few hours his skin tone is different. He looks grayish, he is coughing a lot which hurts him to do and he keeps holding his left side. Should I be really concerned about this?
Asked On : Sat, 21 Apr 2012
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I think the pain could be due to the fact that he had three stets placed in the arteries. And coughing can significantly increase the intra-thoracic pressure that can result in pain in patients who had undergone similar procedures. Further you mentioned some symptoms like grayish sin tone and holding onto left side of chest (i assume)
SO I would sincerely recommend you to consult his treating doctor and inform him the situation as its just a week after the treatment and report whatever your grand-father has been facing.
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Answered: Sat, 21 Apr 2012
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