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How are you managing your heart attack (acute myocardial infarction)?

GREEN - Great Control

  • Pain free
  • Gradual improvement in fatigue
  • No redness, drainage or excessive bruising of incision site
  • Adoption of a healthy lifestyle

Keep doing what you're doing to manage your condition


YELLOW - CAUTION

  • Redness or drainage from incision site
  • Fever/chills
  • Excessive bruising or firmness around incision site

Call your PCP or cardiologist for an appointment ASAP


RED - MEDICAL ALERT

  • Chest, arm, or abdominal pain or squeezing of the chest that does not go away
  • Unusual nausea and/or vomiting
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Dizziness
  • Sweating
  • Heartburn and/or indigestion
  • Jaw pain, toothache or head pain that spreads to back or arm

Go to Emergency Room