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Chest pain

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) -

The number one cause of death in the US is related to your most important organ. The heart. Heart attacks are scary but the most reliable symptom can be misleading.

We explain in the Neighborhood Health Watch.

Dr. Edwin Robinson often gets patients complaining about chest pain- worried it might be a heart problem.

One percent of office visits in primary care are for chest pain. Very few of them actually turn out to be a heart attack.

Your doctor will want to check other previous history and risk factors along with an EKG can help determine initial risk.

Patients are encouraged to notify their physician, seek medical attention or to call 911 for chest discomfort.

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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 >>
    Family Health Clinic at Independence Park
    9930 Independence Park Drive, Suite 101
    Richmond, VA 23233
    Phone: 804-726-2600
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