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Chest pain--Cardiac disease

Chest pain can mean something very serious.

Dr. Edwin Robinson says there are many causes of chest pain, but there is one that is most important.

Chest pain/cardiac disease is the leading cause of death in the United States.

Patient characteristics including symptoms, previous history and risk factors along with an EKG can help determine initial risk. Not every chest pain is a heart attack.

Patients are encouraged to notify their physician, seek medical attention or to call 911 for chest discomfort that is out of character for them or may be related to the heart.

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    Edwin Robinson, M.D.

    Family Health Clinic at Independence Park 9930 Independence Park Drive, Suite 101 Richmond, VA 23233 Phone: 804-726-2600 Fax: 804-864-3819 http://fhcurgentcare-ip.com Education: Undergraduate:More >>
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