Call 911, If...

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It was edited by Robert I. Hamby, M.D., FACC, FACP.
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Call 9-1-1 immediately if you experience symptoms of a possible heart attack:

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You should also call 9-1-1 if you experience symptoms of a possible stroke:

When in doubt about whether you might be experiencing a heart attack or stroke, call your doctor or go to the emergency room. You should not attempt to drive yourself or walk to the emergency room.

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Other symptoms that need to be checked out by a doctor as soon as possible include the following: