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Posted: 2/8/2006 9:21:44 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 2/8/2006 9:43:06 AM EDT by GAcop]
I woke up around 1730 yesterday ( I work nights) and had quite a bit of pain in my chest right under my solar plexus. I figured it was gas since I had breakfast burritos from Mickey D's after work. I took some Maalox and waited for it to subside. Finally, around 2130, my wife (yes she's back ) took me to the ER. After they checked my ticker out, they said that the pain was from pericarditis. They said it was probably caused by a virus that caused the sac around my heart to become inflamed. They gave me a scrip for some anti-inflammatory meds and told me to stay at home for a few days. So if anybody needs me, I'm here.
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 9:31:05 AM EDT
I'm glad to hear that the Mrs. is back home and the medical situation was not more serious.
I think you had enough when you had to pass that stone. Dude that thing looked like the Rock Of Gibraltar.
Glad you are ok.

ARH


Link Posted: 2/8/2006 9:54:04 AM EDT
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 10:19:18 AM EDT
Thats great that your wife is back. Sorry to hear about your situation though. I had the same thing and it hit me really hard when my wife and I were eating at the Fire of Brazil one day for lunch. I thought I was having a heart attack. With the anti-inflamatories they gave me I was feeling fine after about a day and a half, so you should bounce right back. Take care of yourself though and get well soon.
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 12:36:37 PM EDT
On the lighter side, our company had a "Lunch and learn" meeting today. The topic was heart disease and cario health. The lunch was Pizza.

+1 about the missus back at home!
Link Posted: 2/8/2006 12:52:03 PM EDT
Link Posted: 2/9/2006 11:32:24 AM EDT
If I eat at Hubble House I have a big gall bladder dump and you talk about scary. Once I was within 5 mins of having the wife dial 911 ! The pressure finally subsided and everything was cool. If I had not just eat at HH I would have hit the ER pronto !! That was the 2nd time, needless to say no more HH for me. Nothing else has ever given me heartburn. It's weird.


rj
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