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Well this can't be good news right?(3 Posts)
I've had a very long history with episodes of shortness of breath, left handed chest pain and lightheaded spells (can't bend over without feeling feint)
I have seen the GP and they've done xrays and bloods but nothing came back as untoward and then life happened and I left it for a while.
Last month o went back to the GP during a particularly bad spell of shortness of breath and she sent me straight to the emergency floor.
My D Diamer (is that what it's called?) was very raised but a CT scan ruled out blood clot. I was sent home and then the next day I was asked back for an urgent echo. M
I have a history of endocarditis and a very minor aortic regurgitation but this was marked downs and something they thought they might be able to see rather than a definite.
My mum died on the table and had severe heart valve disease, my sister has a bicuspid valve and has an annual cardio check up.
They didn't say anything during the echo but I've had a letter today to invite me back for a consultant appointment in relation to the investigations I've had done.
So I guess this isn't going to be good news is it? It's really churned up a lot of anxiety and concern because of my mum. I don't want to be like that and take her path.
It's good news in that whatever it is is being taken seriously!
It is normal to see the consultant after investigations whether it showed something or not so it does have to be bad news.
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