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  • I am worried

    I have been on cruches for a week now and today I started getting chest pains and some tightness in the chest I am also very shakey are these things to be worried about? I am so worried that these are bad signs.
    Love to All
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    Stay youthful in all you do

    Teri

    T-Bear Everlasting

    aka Resa

  • #2
    The only way to know what is going on is to give your doctor a call and see what they say. They may want you to come in and get checked out. Probably just an EKG, but better safe than sorry.

    I hope you feel better. Have you had enough to drink? (water, I mean) and do you mean shakey like jitters or dizzy? If dizzy, you need to go to the doctor for sure.

    S

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    • #3
      Ditto to what Sarah said.

      Lisa
      Knowledge is power ... Stay informed!
      YOU can make a difference - all you have to do is try!

      Dx age 12 current age 46 and counting!
      lost: 5 family members to HCM (SCD, Stroke, CHF)
      Others diagnosed living with HCM (or gene +) include - daughter, niece, nephew, cousin, sister and many many friends!
      Therapy - ICD (implanted 97, 01, 04 and 11, medication
      Currently not obstructed
      Complications - unnecessary pacemaker and stroke (unrelated to each other)

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      • #4
        Teri, I also have to say "ditto" to Sarah's response. In addition to that, think about things that are different for you since the crutches. Are you taking a new med for the pain/inflammation? Make sure you tell your doc about any of these issues when you call, even if they seem unimportant. Hope it resolves quickly, Linda

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        • #5
          heya
          im not 2 good with the health stuff
          but hope u feel better soon
          *margie*
          Margi*
          http://margi-inskeep.blogspot.com
          Forever Young

          I was diagnosedwith HCM at 6.
          Went into Atrial fibrillation so had a ICD put in at 16
          Went into Heart failure at 17
          Got a heart transplant at 21(2009)

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