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Dr. Andrew Rynne
Dr. Andrew Rynne

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What could troponin 4.8 and high rbc levels with heartburn indicate? husband felt dizzy and complained of heartburn. He fell to the floor. This was the second time it happened. He spent 3 days in hospital, after which they let him home, but his troponin level was 4.8 when he entered and only went down slightly.His red blood cells are also high. They will do tests on him in the coming weeks. What could be the problem? Thanks you.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017
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Madam first of all please share some medical history like any hypertension, diabetic , history of heart disease.Whether he is a smoker or not.
His symptoms are suggestive of cardiac events.He should be hospitalized and should be evaluated.His routine blood test , cardiac enzymes , serial ecgs , echocardiogram and Holter test should be done . Give tablet Ecoprin Av 150/20 once daily and supportive treatment till then.
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