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100% healthy, no hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, or diabetes, ideal weight, very active, 59 y.o. woman, 2 days later, heart attack, related?
31 m Still having bad wheezing and chest pain. Sometimes squeezing and dull. Always breathless heavy. Breathing patterns are different. Heart doc did stress echo holter and ekg . Lung doc did broncho Ct scan of chest vq scan pft methan reactive airw?
3 years ago I had a carotid CTA which detected an intermittent cardiac arrhythmia. I am experiencing heart rate spikes. Was that arrhythmia real?
31m Any docs tell me I should do next. bronchoscope :: endo :: colon :: Ct. scan chest :: abdom MRI head. Blood test CBC :: Lyme :: Antibidy :: hiv :: serum :: 5hiaa :: echo :: holter! Psyc says I'm fine. heart beat pace::Rest feels weak chest fullness cancer?
31 m heavy breathing :: shortness breath feels full at rest. Gets worse daily. Breathing patterns becoming different Got echo holter nuclear stress test :: bronchoscopy pft and chest Ct scan normal. Pft showed positive mehtanine airway D? Cancer?heart
86yr old decling health is turning septic. Family devides not to treat. 86yr old has advanced directives and is a dnr. Has chills how long to live?
91 yrs.My GP not interested in my enlarged scrotum also not on Anticoagulation with diagnosed Heart Failure.Is there alternative to taking digoxin ?
As super embarrassing as this is, I am unsure if I removed my tampon on Sunday. I don't want you to go into a clinic but afraid of TSS?
Boric Acid suppositories compounded for yeast. TINY cut on finger. Could this poison me while inserting it? No symptoms currently, just paranoid
Been having panic attacks almost daily now for a week. last from a few mins to 10. Feels like I am having a heart attack. See a doctor or wait a longe?
Can left CHF cause transient sudden syncope episodes + altered consciousness?
Can a 91 yr old on forosemide and digoxin with heart failure but otherwise body fit be treated with Oblique inguinal incision as elderly patient?
Can flowers cause anaphylactic shock?
Can the removal of amalgam fillings cause mercury poisoning or headaches? Thats what i have since I removed mine.
Can a 24 urine cortisol test reliably rule out adrenal insufficiency? At what cortisol level?
Can you got into anaphylactic shock from perfume and if so how long does it take for the symptoms to show up?
Can pregnancy cause pulmonary hypertension?
Can congestive heart failure be corrected through diet and exercise as well as weight loss?
Can you have an arrhythmia when your pulse feels steady in your wrist? Been waking up with fast vibrating chest feeling but pulse is 74 to 85 n steady
Can a hit or trauma to tooth cause brain injury? I asked bcoz my dentist hit my tooth twice with his metal tool since he was seeing whether it pains?
Can hemorrhoids cause anemia through occult blood loss? Or would the bleeding more likely be overt?
Can pinched nerve in back cause random heart palpations pvc's. I notice this happen when I move in certain positions. Dr. not concerned.24hr holter ok?
Can atrial tachycardia with aberrant conduction in a normal heart lead to sudden death? Is a beta blocker the right medication to prevent::Treat it?
Can low blood sugar (45-55) affect cardiac arrhythmia? What about large fluctuations in blood sugar?
Daily I take warfarin, ditiazem,bisoprolol,ramipril, furosemide for persistent atrial fibrillation. Is it safe to use Voltaren extra strength emulgel.
Does drug-induced QT-interval prolongation go away after stopping the offending drugs? Please just give me a straightforward answer.
Does ascites for advance liver cancer patient mean that it is the final stage? What is life expectancy for such a 70 yrs old patient ?
For an Atrial Fibrillation patient, how critical is it to have sinus rhythm restored within a short time, assuming the patient takes NOAC full time?
Fiancé had prostrate seed implant 3 yrs ago, heart afib 9 mths ago. Cigar 2x mth,1-2 drinks daily. Tired! NO Sex Drive! Are the meds doing this?
Fell on my stomach and hit my chin on ground, have slight pain in back of head, otherwise feel fine, could there be bad brain injury?
Got labwork done. All #s were in normal range but anion gap was 9 which the lab considers low. Should I be concerned?
How can dr say stage 4 heart failure when patient has limited symptoms . Ejection fraction 16?
How rare is anaphylactic shock from flowers? It's day two of this flowers in the house my eyes where burning last night around them as today also.
Hospitalized w::Sepsis 3wks ago,released after 5 days w::Smz for 2wks.Had a cold last week,now throat infection this wk.Is my immune sys still weakened?
Hello I have severe exercise intolerance from lactic acid build up. I've been having uncontrollable weight gain, but eat very healthy. Any tips on WL?
How long can a slow brain bleed last before you die or go into a coma or something?
Had a blood test for arthritis,Strep titer positive, Does that mean I have rheumatic fever? Because my joints hurt?That could kill me?
How commom is the widow maker heart attack?
How can i treat shrimp poisoning at home the symptoms is abdominal pain (cramps)?
Husband has cirrhosis alkaline phosphate 363. history of acute liver failure. is that lab normal for cirrhosis? what does it mean?
Had ECG doctor says it's normal but I noticed it read Inferior Infarct and no acute ischemia?What does this mean?Should I be concerned?
How could someone have dilated cardiomyopathy and die from it, but doctors never found it? Wouldn't that show on echo or exam?
Had an ecg and they didn't want to let me leave but didn't say why.
PR int: 145 ms
QRS dur: 92 ms
QT::Qtc: 309::376 ms
PRT axes: 81 63 4
How bad is anoxic encephalopathy? And is it progressive? Could it be the cause of my head aches
Had 2nd part of root canal done. Getting chills temp99.3. Could I have sepsis without my face swelling from tooth? I've been on z pack
I am experiencing fever (better by: with fluids, rest) (worsened by: dehydration (fluid loss), exercise or physical activity) (severity: mild) , f...
I'm 36 years old, was diagnosed with hypocalcemia , hypoparathyroidism and HBP but want to have a baby, do you think I should or should not.
I am a congestive heart failure patient, I have been noticing that my wheezing has gotten worse in the recent months. Am not sure how to improve this?
I think I have food poisoning but im in more pain today than when it started on
Monday. What can I do?
If my EF went from 30 to 52 does this mean alcohol cardiomyopathy is improving now i have stopped drinking?
I have a relative suffering from emphysema, there’s no effective drugs in China.whether the US have more advanced and effective treatment or drugs?
Is this normal 12 lead EKG results
V 60 BPM
A r 60 bpm
PR intervals 168 ms
Qrs 98 ms
Qt 392 ms
Qtc 392 ms
P axis 60 degrees
R axis 84
T axis 32?
I have been throwing up for 12 hours. I throw up even when I sip water. I think it is food poisoning. Do I need to see a doctor about this or will it ?
Is it crucial to have a pacemaker implanted for SSS? If the patient does not want a pacemaker, what are the options?
Is there another option for 1 gram of rocephin a day for 21 days to be used as treatment other than in a PICC line? Can it be in shots ?
I was diagnosed with dvt and pulmonary embolism about a month ago does that mean I have a blood disorder?
Intermittent cardiac arrhythmia found during carotid cta 3 yrs ago, no followup at that time. Now feeling heart rate spikes in my chest. Ask for cta?
Intermittent cardiac arrhythmia found during carotid cta 3 yrs ago. Experiencing seizures w::Heart rate spikes could arrhythmia contribute to this?
I tried jumping across a table and hit my chin on it, nothing happened but my chin hurts a bit, but I'm scared that I'll have brain damage?
I have been diagnosed with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and I am wearing an event monitor and it is constantly going off. Is this normal?
Is 12 hours without water long enough to start feeling any effects of dehydration?
I have had pain in the outside of my shins for years where it feels like lactic acid build up. It starts almost immediately when I run.
I fell asleep with a tampon was in for 9h. Today I feel sick, dizzy, cough a lot. No fever. I also have a cold and low BP. Should I go to Er for TSS?
I have a Holter test result:
Normal sinus rhythm with occasional premature atrial complexes and rare premature ventricular complexes, please explain.
I take 20mg of xeralto each evening for Afib. I accidentally took a 20 mg dose this morning also in addition to this evening. Should I skip tomorrow?
I have been on amiodrone months. I heart shocked over 30 days ago & my afib is gone. I want to stop taking amiodrone due to side effects.
I drank 2Bottles of Water(1spoon salt and 5 spoon sugar)within 1.5 hour because I thought i was dehydrated(Yellow urine) Can i get Water intoxication?
I ended getting a skull fracture and TBI a couple of years ago. Since then I get electrical shock like sensations in my neck and collar bone. Related?
I have a pacemaker on my left side of the Body by my colllar bone, is it ok to get a tatoo on my left breast??
I have Polycythemia Vera,2 weeks ago I had leg ultrasound which was negative for blood clot. Similar pain has returned, should I have d dimer test?
I am on Xarelto due to a pulmonary embolism 3mos ago, and my periods are extraordinarily heavy. I havent gotten to see a GYN yet. Would an IUD be an option to control this? If not, what are my options? I am 23 and still want to have kids some day.
If a patience is agitated and restless while coming out of anesthesia after surgery. Is it safe to sedate and keep sedated for days?
Is it Possible for a healthy 21 year old Male to get Sepsis from Viral Gastroinenteritis or from Common Cold?
I take propranolol 20 mg 3 times daily for SVT after having a failed ablation. Can longterm use of this medication cause heart failure?
Left arm numb::Tingling::Some pain. Very gassy. Saw Dr. Friday. Had an EKG. Dr. said I was dehydrated. Been drinking lots of water. Still have symptoms.
My blood work came back saying that my anion gap is low and my hdl cholesterol is low and my protein is low. what does this mean?
My Friend is experiencing arm pain and arm numbness.from iv use flagged back no pain or burn but instantly went numb and tingles and moderate pain?
My primary MD thinks I may have pneumonia, also swabbed for Flu. I'm an ICU RN, if just pneumonia, will I have to miss work? If so, how long?
My husband has a knot between his rib cage and it is hurting him, he says it feels like he's having a heart attack, what is this?
My girlfriend had an andrenalectomy three years ago due to a tumor. Three days post surgery, she became hypoxic. They placed her on a high dose of pre?
Nurse had hard time on my iv.Hurt like hell.When she took out the catheter it looked split in half.Arm burns ever since.could a piece be in my arm?
Normal blood tests rule cancer ? My brother died lukemia every doc is saying anxiety. heart doc tests echo :: holter :: stress echo :: ekg lung doc bronchosco :: Ct scan and full gastro workup :: all scopes endo colons capsule. Headach daily weak pulse
OB::Gyns: What options do I have to control extremely heavy periods while on Xarelto? Had a pulmonary embolism while on OCPs. I use extra heavy overnight maxi pads & change them every few hours but still bleed through them I'm 24 & want to have kids.
Stage 4 heart failure diagnosis. How can it be stage 4 with limited symptoms and no symptoms at rest ?
So if drs immediately treated me with steroids for pericardial effusion, making pericarditis chronic .. How do I get off the steroids after 6 yrs?
Scared to get PICC line. Can 1 gram of rocephin for 21 days be given any other way? Scared of heart issues or blood clot or infection with PICC .
Someone I know in his 40s died suddenly & unexpectedly of a heart attack. I'm scared. Are these incidences really rare in healthy people?
Should I take a 2nd Xolair injection if I had SV tachycardia & arrhythmia for 2 weeks after the 1sy injection?
Venous ulcers starting to heal,but now skin on edge of wounds is black.Is this normal?Had sepsis,hospitalized from ulcers and cellulitis 3 weeks ago
What is Rhabdomyolysis?
Where can I find a PT (rockville md) to teach transfer skills to caregiver to move mom (95 pounds) from bed to chair? She is in hospice ::Non terminal
What is prognosis like for stage 4 heart failure ?
What's the difference between a midline and PICC line? I know one is shorter than the other but why? Can 21 days of rocephin be placed in a midline?
What are the differences between recombinant tissue plasminogen activator and tissue plasminogen activator?
What is the difference between acute renal failure and acute renal insufficiency?
What does "clinically significant bradycardia" mean?
What is biapical pleural parenchymal scarring? I also have an elevated d-dimer, a spleen cyst (8cm) and an abnormal chest xray. Can provide more bac
Will humping the bed with your chest Cause heart attack or heart problems??.Its a masturbation Technique were you hump the bed with you body.
What's the likelihood of getting prolonged qt or torsade de pointes from taking Biaxin. I don't have any heart problems. ?
Was on OCPs, and I had a pulmonary embolism 3mos ago. Now I can't take the pill & am on Xarelto, my periods are unmanageably heavy, and I havent gotten to see a GYN yet. Would an IUD be an option to control this? If not, what are my options?