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Dr. Thomas, MD
Dr. Thomas, MD, Board Certified Physician
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Experience:  Internal Medicine--practice all of internal medicine, all ages, family, also Integrative, CAM, etc
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I woke up this morning sweating and stomach hurting like I

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I woke up this morning sweating and stomach hurting like I had to go
to the bathroom my chest felt alittle tight went downstairs after 5-10mins
it went away I got scared didn't know if I was having a heart attack, panic attack or what whats happening
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 8 months ago.
HelloGo to the ERThis could have been angina.You need immediate evaluation.angina is underdiagnosed in women.Make sure this is ruled out. OK, so you might have more questions or want to give me more information: Please use reply to expert if you have further questions. When you are ready, please click a positive rating [hopefully excellent—that’s how we are paid, per rating]. If you forgot something, come back. I am here daily.
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
how do I know if I had an anxiety attack or a heart attack not sure of either
Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 8 months ago.
You get an evaluation, EKG etc.That is how you know. OK, so you might have more questions or want to give me more information: Please use reply to expert if you have further questions. When you are ready, please click a positive rating [hopefully excellent—that’s how we are paid, per rating]. If you forgot something, come back. I am here daily.