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Q: can foaming at the mouth be a part of a masive heart attack

A friend died of a masive heart atttack. I want to know if her foaming at the mouth was a part of it for a first aid class discussion.

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MonicaRD, Health Pro
2/ 2/10 10:12pm

Hi family friend,

 

The symptoms that I am familiar with don't include foaming at the mouth.  Here is a link that includes most of the things you would see with a heart attack. 

 

Symptoms of a heart attack

 

Your physician may be able to tell you more about the likelihood of foaming at the mouth.

 

Best of luck,

Monica M. Skidmore, MS, RD, LDN

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TheWedges, Community Member
3/30/10 3:24pm

Yes; foaming at the mouth can be a sign of a heart attack

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By family friend, Community Member— Last Modified: 12/24/10, First Published: 02/01/10