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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

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