Answers in 'Interventional cardiology'
Recently had two DVTs Took blood thinners but I'm now off. The past few days my inner thigh has been swollen and black and blue. Should I get help?
29 f, prolactinoma not yet treated. Heavy leg today, asleep 4 min upon standing, dull ache::Burn behind knee and weakness when walking. Could be DVT?
22 yrs not overwgt:: no bc. Woke up with mild calf pain yest. All day on::Off mild pain. Today calf hurts lil but pressure behind knee and front. Dvt?
30% heart function after heart attack 10::15::16; age 69 white male in USA. Prognosis?
31y male Middle Easterner unable to accelerate heart rate despite exercise, says inspiration is stuck in mid-chest. Test results negative so far.....?
89 yr old in hospital on aspirin clopidogrel and
warfarin for stroke and heart attack
has had another stroke and blockage seen on Brain scan and swelling left side of brain how come while on so many thinners is it possible?
89 yr male ,stroke and heart attack Why would the Hospital Doc need to add. a anticoagulant to asprin and clopidogrel instead of Dofetilide for Afib?
An 89 yr male had heart attack 1mth after stroke he is in Afib taking clopidogrel aspirin.Hospital doctor wants to give a third anti-Coagulation,Risk?
Atherosclerosis is the narrowing and hardening of arteries or just narrowing?
Are there types of mold that can make me sick?
Badly sprained foot 3 days ago. have to fly 5.5 hours tomorrow. Afraid of DVT. Should I fly?
Chest pain w::Breathing. Prev. PE. INR 2.6. No symptoms of dvt. 48 hours since onset.
Coronary Angiography report concluded;"atherosclerotic coronary artery disease showing moderate proximal LAD mixed stenotic lesion 50%"what it means?
Could I have had a heart attack despite a normal MRI?
Can calf twitches b painful? One calf tight w::Painful twitches:: tiny spasms. Doc did physical exam & negative DVT upon palpate, checked pulses. Cause?
CT scan done and it showed that I have lingular pleural parenchymal scarring? What does this mean and how it happens? Is Pulmonary embolism a cause?
Can a dvt in the leg last about 2 years and does it come and go?
Can LDL be too low for a patient with a history of atherosclerosis, TIA, hypertension and currently on NOAC? Current LDL at 50 under 20mg simvastatin
Can I get an infection from a mosquito bite?
Can I catch hypothermia in warm weather?
Can babies get sunburned?
Does PE::Dvt reoccurs when we are not on Blood thinners?. Possibility of having PE on Blood thinners? Best way to prevent 2nd PE Age: 28 Male Indian.
Dvt pain on my calf has gone does that mean the clot has disolved..have pain in my groin area though?
D Dimer came in at 536, just above 500 cutoff. Going for U::S of calf next week (possible DVT). On 30mg Xarelto. 2 Q's - 1) is it normal to have heavier periods - mine feels so much heavier and 2) Can I take a hot bath with a possible DVT>?
DVT risk? Got kneed hard in the quad 2 days ago. Injured leg is barely functional. There is ZERO discoloration however, making me think it's deep.
DVT may show acute swelling, redness and pain of a leg. What does a superficial blood clot show. Same visible appearance?
Does sea water have things in it that can make me or my kids sick?
Family history Atherosclerosis would a diet high in olive oils saturated fat meats eggs be good for HDL less Carbs
and less sugar be more healthy?
Female Atherosclerosis at 75
Carotid <50% both blockage On Fabrizate and Plavix told good quality small bit Dark chocolate a day is good for health?
How long can one live with leaky valves, ef of less than 20% and 4 clogged arteries that can not be openned? Patient is on meds only and a life vest.
How long does it take for a DVT to clear up if I've been on xarelto for 4 months?
Hi! I am 6 days post left knee arthroscopy for torn meniscus::Arth etc. I have pain &swelling in my thigh..Very hard as well as tender to touch.dvt-neg?
How can I fully reverse plaque in arteries?
Hi, What is Cardiac Ischaemia and can it cause Pulmonary Embolism. Many thanks.
How long after laparotomy surgery am i at risk gor dvt? Can i take a 4hour drive a month after surgery?
Hi. Do these test results play a pivotal role in DVT & pulmonary embolism - CRP 64, white blood count 12.8 and neutrophils of 10
Many thanks.. ?
How long does it take to get sunburned?
How long do I have to boil water for it to be safe to drink?
How can I stop my heart from racing after being scared?
I have been having chest pains for about a week, along with back pain. Should I be concerned about having a heart attack?
I have always had perfect, or a little low blood pressure, still do, is it still possible for me to have blocked arteries in my heart?
I have had SVT episodes for years, last night was different...I was dripping sweat, and tightness @my jaw and neck....Are those signs of Heart Attack?
I have a mild heart attack 2 years ago. I recovered wonderfully I have follow up stress test with thallium. The test came back great. however I have b?
I am experiencing headache (better by: rest, fioricet) same headache as felt when diagnosed cerebral deep vein thrombosis, blurry vision when present?
I have 25% heart function, an aorta valve that is not working properly and clogged arteries. Is it safe to take a stress test
I have aches in left leg, different places mainly in the front of the lower leg and knee, no swelling and not hot to touch. My mother thinks DVT?
I have really bad anxiety but Recently I can't shake the feeling like I'm about to have a heart attack because my left arm hurts to touch and move and sometimes my left breast hurts what should I do?
If a male 89 has a heart attack is in ICU
with low blood pressure has had Blood thinners should there be operation at some point for heart blockage?
I just started Xarelto for possible dvt yesterday - they're waiting for d dimer results to determine if this is longer term thing. I bonked my forehead this afternoon and am panicked about a bleed. No bruise, no bump, no headache - feel fine. ?
I'm on Plavix 75 mg. for a stroke that I had in 2012. I had a DVT in February of this year and was prescribed Eliquis 5mg. to take for a blood clot t?
I have post thrombotic leg. Had multiple dvt & pe. Am experiencing recurring leg cellulitis. 2nd time worse, staph A. Why? 1st dvt 1992 - 34 yr old.
Is DVT caused by the leg injury itself or the immobilization following the leg injury?
I was diagnosed with dvt and pulmonary embolism about a month ago does that mean I have a blood disorder?
I awoke with a throbbing pain in my upper inner left thigh. Possible dvt? Should I wait until morning to get it checked out? No redness or edema noted
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.
I am starting on Coumadin for a dvt in leg. I was wondering how Coumadin impacts menstration?
I am 16 yrs old and suffering from dvt is there any way to get rid of this problem and I am taking acitrom?
I am a relatively healthy, thin, 22 yr old female, with no prior medical problems but have a DVT. Can smoking weed cause this?
I bruised my foot 4 days ago and now it's started to go purple, it's ice cold to touch and I thought that it might be Deep vein thrombosis.
Is a deep vein thrombosis rare after child birth or any other sort of blood clots ?
I had fasciotomy 7 days ago, now having tight pain behind calve. Had DVT:PE years ago when I had this surgery. Should I be concerned of clot again?
Intermittent hot flashes in left upper calf, happening for the past three days but worse now. Might be DVT, but I'm pretty young for that. Thoughts?
Is it possible to have a pulmonary embolism while you are on Xrelto?
I am a 21 y::O M taking warfarin due to an episode of Pulmonary Embolism.My INR levels fluctuate from 1.4-3.5.At what higher level do I visit d ER?
I hit my toe hour ago and now it's red and it hurts when I move it. Can a bad hit to a toe lead to DVT? How to tell if it's broken?
I have to stay in a shelter with lots of people. If someone has Zika, are we all going to catch it?
I have felt anxious since the news about the hurricane started. Will it go away on its own?
If someone gets hit on the head but not knocked out, should I try to keep them awake? How long?
If I’m working in the heat is it better to drink water or gatorade?
Is it ok to eat food from a refrigerator that has no power?
If I can’t get a splinter out will it get infected?
L calf looks somewhat contracted, feels tight & twitchy. Neg. for DVT upon physical exam only. Compensating for my other injured leg? Or other causes?
Lets say there is a superficial clot below the knee. Would this look red, swollen, tender just like a dvt that is visibly symtomatic?Or, typically no?
Left leg hurts and when chair presses again just above the back of my knee there is pain down the back of leg. Is this a Dvt? No swelling
My son had a pulmonary embolism 5 years ago and is now 32. He continues to regularly smoke marijuana and drink alcohol daily. very risky for re-occur?
My pcp send me home without treatment or anything after reviewing my echo that showed moderate pulm HTN 42,57 mmhg, and said don't worry.. Is that ok?
My grandmother is 84years old, she did CT angiography in heart,the result was tracheobronchial tree calcifications,what's meaning?
No DVT found on U::S - Dr advised stopping Xarelto 30mg which I'd been taking until results came in. Scared to stop now, because of things I've heard. Is it safe? Should I worry? Little bit anxious here.
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.
Pain in chest,throat,jaw,nape,strong bitter taste,numbing left arm,stomach ache, nausea,feeling of want to poop. Heart attack or acid reflux?confused.
Recently have noticed left leg swelling after prolonged sitting at work. Had Doppler done, no DVT. Leg feels tight, like calf is contracted. Causes?
Stroke 1yr ago surgeon said he could operate on my Carotid Arteries that are about 50% Blocked,when would a second Ultrasound be done from original?
Twice pulmonary embolism.Ongoing burning pain in chest. Can't breath deeply. very sore when trying to breathe. Cold fever and severe headache. Nauseas?
Taking Pantaprazole 40 for 3 wks & supposed to take for 8, also took it for about 5 wks a year ago, now I hear it could cause heart attacks, stop?
Typically, would a person w::Calf DVT walk w::O pain? I have no redness or warmth. Only feel twitching in calf that at times feels uncomfortable. Cause?
Took 16 hour car trip. Stopped almost every hour::Never went more than two hours without standing up. And wore compression stockings. Risk dvt::Pe low?
What are odds of 55 y::O woman with history of high cholesterol,never on statins,with perfect B::P,no smoking,little exercise to have clogged arteries?
What are my dad's risks if his mother died of a heart attack at 39 (his age now) and he has extremely low cholesterol (74:42) and high BP?
Warafin clopidogrel aspirin given Hospital patient 89yrs has COPD stroke and heart attack will need limit Vegetables high chance of bleed?
Why does the heart have a separate circulatory system and what circulatory system is effected by a heart attack?
Why is popliteal area of left leg larger than the other leg? Doppler for DVT, negative. Calf feels tight. Have little hernia on side of L leg. Causes?
What would cause a pulsating feeling above my left knee? Is this a risk for DVT?
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?
What are he resons for avoiding alcohol after a CT angiography with contrast?
What are indications::Outcome of lazer to open calcified cardac artery not successfully opened using a catheter with drill on the end ?
What is your recommended book explaining CT angiography for vascular surgery?
What is food poisoning and how do I know if I have it?
What is the best way to get something out of my eye?
Will I get PTSD from surviving a natural disaster?
Why does boiling water make it safe to drink?