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Heart attack with out chest pain. Is it possible ?

A friend recently fainted. She seemed ok in a couple minutes, but went to the hospital any way. she spent 4 days in the hospital, and it was diagnosed a mild heart attack . Possible? No chest pain , just dizzy and passed out about 45 seconds.
Tue, 15 Dec 2009
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Yes, that's entirely possible. Other symptoms can include a mild feeling of lameness in either arm and migraines. Why would you question a diagnosis made at a hospital by qualified medical staff?
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