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26 Nov 2004

Large Heart
Yesterday my husband broke a rib. The GP who saw to him in the emergency room asked after seeing the x-rays if my husband had a heart problem to which we replied no. She said my husband has a large heart (she said about 1cm larger). Is this an indication that there is a problem? Should we see a cardiologist? If so should I take the x-rays with? Am I been paranoid (his dad died of a heart attack at 43).
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01 Jan 0001

Lee, the safest would be to take the x-rays and see a cardiologist, but I 1cm enlargement is really nothing to get excited about. Good luck.
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