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Experience:  20+ years as a doctor. Internal Medicine Internship in NYC
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Experience acute chronic and frequent sudden onset

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Experience acute chronic and frequent sudden onset suspension. Symptoms have exiTed since may. I've had multiple ex days ekgs and one echocardiogram. All normal. Also blood test for hrRt attack and pulmonRy embolism. Hit me in waves can last over an hour. I don't know who to see or what to do to relieve the suffering
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Cardiology
Expert:  Dr. Rick, MD replied 2 months ago.

Hi. My name is***** and I am online and available to help you today. Thank you for your patience.

Question and answer is just one of the services I offer. I can also provide you with premium services, such as live telephone or skype consultation, at a small additional cost. Let me know if you are interested.

It sounds like you have spent quite some time trying to get to the bottom of what is going on. I am sure that your previous doctors have thought of, and ruled out, all of the common and easily treatable conditions that could be causing your issues. Would you say this is a correct statement?

Well I think it might be time for you to take a very difficult, and bold, step to see if you can get some relief.

At this point I think the best thing for you to do would be to gather up copies of all your medical records and travel to a large University Teaching hospital. At an institution like that you could be evaluated and treated by a team of sub-specialists who are at the cutting edge of their respective fields. The best thing about these large teaching hospitals is that consultations are available with Professors and leaders in their field by just walking a few steps down the hall.

The Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota is an excellent example of just such a place as this. That being said there are many excellent teaching hospitals all across the country and I am sure that there is one near you.

I know that it is going to take significant effort on your part, but I believe that going to one of the "Medical Mecca's" is your best chance to – finally -- get to the bottom of what is going on.

Does this make sense to you?

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Thanks in advance,

Dr. Rick MD FACS

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Thank you I forgot to add I have been unable to exercise of really exert myself to strenuously. I have experienced intermittent chest pain a number of times over the past few month. The pain is sharp and appears centralized never mo Rd into RMS or jaw. I should say the breathing issues began as I was comming down from and ulgimTely discontinued geodone in may if this year. I don't know if this is at all related
Expert:  Dr. Rick, MD replied 2 months ago.

I think that the Professors will be able to figure out what is going on and get you back to feeling completely normal again soon.

I wish you the very best.

It's safe for you to press the positive feedback button now if you so desire. And, never fear, even after you press that button I'll still be right here to continue helping you, but, as I do work for tips, I want to make sure you are happy before rating me.

Dr. Rick MD FACS