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My mom has upper back pain , nausea , chest pain and feels dizzy. Is it heart attack?

I am pretty sure my mom had a heart attack but she refused to go to the ER? She has upper back pain , nausea , chest pain and feels dizzy. I recognized the symptoms, but she wont go the hospital. She doesn t have insurance and cant afford to go. How can I convince her she should or is there another place i can take her? She is allergic to aspirin ... And she still isn t feeling well.
Sat, 12 Dec 2009
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's  Response long ago did this happen? Cause she would be dead by now if it was much earlier this afternoon. The longer you wait the higher her chances of not surviving. You should give her some aspirin. She might be scared, but its better to be safe than sorry. Edit: BAD IDEA. Then don't give her aspirin. That will make it worse. Look try to reason with her, but don't stress her out. Cause it will make it worse. She needs to go her life is way to important to be worried about bills I'm sure they can work out a payment plan. If she doesn't listen to you then try telling an older family member like an aunt or uncle. or older someone or neighhbor.
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