Angina Pectoris (cont.)
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When to Seek Medical Care
If the patient has never had these symptoms, can call the healthcare provider, especially if the patient is uncertain of the symptoms or what action to should take.
If the patient has had angina before, they may not need to seek medical care if the symptoms are the same as they always are.
If the patient has had angina before, go to the nearest hospital emergency department if any of the following situations occur:
Any of these situations may be a medical emergency and requires a visit to a hospital emergency department.
If a person believes they have risk factors for angina, but no symptoms, they should call a healthcare provider to arrange for an evaluation in the office. Don't wait for symptoms to occur.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 8/31/2015
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