HAd quite the scare yesterday and today

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by djackjr, Jan 24, 2009.

  1. djackjr

    djackjr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Woke up at 5;00am yesterday withs severe chest pain. Wife rushed me to emergency where the kept me overnight. Ran a bunch of heart tests, luckily no heart attack... I do have spasms in my Esophogus which is causing the pain in my chest. Home now resting. Scared the ### out me....
     
  2. peepsnbunnies

    peepsnbunnies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh Wow!!! Glad you are O.K.! That is scary, for both you and your DW. Hopefully they gave you something for your spasms.

    Lisa [​IMG]
     
  3. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Goof Grief! I am glad you are ok!!!
     
  4. djackjr

    djackjr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They were 90 percent positive that I had a minor Heart Attack, turns out this spasming thing with the esophogus can show a lot of the same symptoms, and Nitro can calm it down just like it can for heart attack. Now its off to my dr next week and get a upper G.I done again had one 5 years ago, I have acid reflux but this was way different pain. Oh well they told me we did the right thing and even if I get the same pain to come in right away so they can rule out the heart.....better safe then sorry.
     
  5. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    You said it yourself, better safe than sorry! I'm glad it wasn't a heart attack and get to your own doctor asap!
     
  6. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    Thank God you are ok! Chest pains are nothing to laugh about regardless how bad it is.
     
  7. Junkmanme

    Junkmanme Chillin' With My Peeps

    Each heart-attack that I have had was accompanied with light-headed "dizziness", but not always with pain. The "dizziness" is dangerous! One does NOT want to "pass-out" and "pass-away".
    Coughing (deep) will often keep the heart beating and may prevent "passing out".

    just my 2 pesos worth,[​IMG]
    Junkmanme
    P.S. GLAD you DIDN'T have a heart problem!
     
  8. djackjr

    djackjr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thats true, I also had light headed dizziness but could not tell if it was from the pain symptoms are my head cold that I have had the last three days.

    Oh and to top it off my liver count was high so they would not give me any meds for my sinus headache while I was there...
     
  9. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    I was driving across New Mexico eastbound once with the family. Stopped in Albuquerque for gas and food and before we hit Texas I felt like I was having a heart attack. Later we figured it was the Mentos I had purchased at the gas station to help keep me awake. Heart burn can sometimes feel that way and mints are big culprits.
     
  10. hoosier

    hoosier Chillin' With My Peeps

    I am glad you didn't ignore your symptoms and that you are okay.

    I am still waiting on some pics of you and your new kilt!
     

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