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Is my dad having a heart attack or is he gonna ?

is my dad having a heart attack or is he gonna? my dad said this past friday that this past week he had severe chest pain and then that night he threw up reli acidic stuff. He s still having bad chest pains but refuses to go to the doctor or anything. i m only 16 i m so scared and my mom cant sleep at night because she s so worried. she cant make him do anything. His dad died from a heart attack. please help he wont take any pills either
Wed, 16 Dec 2009
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Yes, it is very possible. Heart problems can be inherited. Have your mom tell him he will go when the ambulance comes or worse. Can't he remember his dad? Do any of you besides him know CPR? When he hurts bad enough he will go. I have had 4 and I know. He needs to get it before it gets bad. I know there really isn't anything you can do, you mom needs to do it.
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