Call 911 if.....

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Registered: 03-19-2003
Call 911 if.....
Sun, 06-07-2009 - 9:18pm

Call 911 if:

You have fainted or someone you are with loses consciousness.
You have shortness of breath, chest pain, unusual sweating, dizziness, or lightheadedness.
Call your doctor right away if:
You feel frequent extra heartbeats (more than 6 per minute or coming in runs of 3 or more).
You have risk factors for heart disease like high cholesterol, diabetes, or high blood pressure.
You have new or different heart palpitations.
Your pulse is more than 100 beats per minute (without exercise, anxiety, or fever).