Answers in 'Interventional cardiology'
my dad's only left foot is swollen. He is otherwise healthy. DVT ruled out. His basic metabolic test was done in dec 2016 and seemed ok. no pain?
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?
28 wth family history heart attacks paternal side.m fasting n lil sleep deprived my bp is continuously 130::90 since three days.also ache in arm n back?
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?
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?
Abd pain of unknown origin. Angiography showed median arcuate ligament syndrome. MD recommended celiac plexus block as next step.Might this help?
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?
Badly sprained foot 3 days ago. have to fly 5.5 hours tomorrow. Afraid of DVT. Should I fly?
Chest pain & tight comes & goes for almost 3 days now doctor did echo a wk ago because it was normal she won't do anything else afraid of heart attack?
Can you have DVT with only calf pain and no other symptoms? Dr. Examined legs and found them to be normal. Could she have missed dvt? Muscular?
Can a person who was taking statins for secondary prevention have a stroke or heart attack 7 days after stopping the statins cold turkey?
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
Diagnosed with median arcuate ligament syndrome by Angiograpgy. MD ordered celiac plexus block as next step for "abd pain of unknown cause".common?
Dx'd w::Medial arcuate ligament syndrme via CT, US, and Angiography shows decrease blood flow in celiac artery, backflow of blood in mesenteric artery.Could this be cause of abd pain, nausea after eating?might surgery help?
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?
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?
Got ultrasound on leg-groin for leg pain suspecting dvt found nothing but would like second ultrasound for assurance how do I get second without refer?
Hi I am still having continuous pain in left calf just throbbing as well previous
dvt and bilateral pe is that just pain from dvt or what ? thankyou
Husband had stent last year. Now has same symptoms, radiating chest pain, dizziness. Had a clear angiogram and EKG 1 week ago. Danger of heart attack?
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?
I have mild calf pain in both legs that comes and goes. It gets worse when lying down and feels best after working out. Should I worry about dvt?
Is it possible to get Mitral Endocarditis if i have MVP and on immunosuppressant (tacrolimus) and steroid?
I have anxiety. I get heart attack symptoms. had 4 ekgs and blood tests from er visits with good results. Are they missing something or am i fine?
I had a severe acute occlusive left iliofemoral DVT, June 2016. And I'm still having severe pain & swelling in both feet. My primary Dr said I'll probably have problems the rest of my life, because of the severity of my DVT. I really need pain help! ?
I'm scared I have a dvt. Had pain in thigh when walking for 3 weeks now! Help ?
I am nearly one year past a heart attack (I have a stent). I was prescribed Efferin for one year. Can I safely quit cold turkey at the end of the ye?
I had 9 emboli's in my left lung. had all symptoms of a pulmonary embolism. I was later told that I had pneumonia. I was never sick nor had a fever.
I am experiencing chest pain and severe upper back pain. Between my shoulder blades The following also describes me: Chest pain or discomfort. What should I do? I have been to hospital and rule out heart attack and any problems with my lungs.
I was diagnosed with atherosclerosis also with benign heart palpitations after wearing a heart monitor for 24 hours, my question is why when I bend over picking something up out of the floor or tying my shoes do I then have flip-flops in my chest?
I want to learn about an atherosclerosis.
Would you tell me in detail?
I am a cardiac patient who had a heart attack and 2 x stents ,all the medication seem to cause erectile dysfunction what herbal remedy would fix this?
I have APS (and hx of DVT), mild MVP, and wearing a pacemaker. My hematologist thinks of stopping my anticoagulant. Is it a wise decision?
Is pulmonary embolism still life threatening if it's diagnosed and treated?
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?
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?
My husbands 3 main arteries are severely damaged. Hes had a few heart attacks in the past and now he wants to have bypass surgery done. Can he travel.
My echo conclusion said basal and mid inferoseptal hypokinetic. Visual EF was 55-60%. EF was 50.0 in report. Was this likely a heart attack?
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?
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 top of thigh::Hip area when walking. Or twisting leg. Been 3 weeks. Doctors say possible torn muscle. I'm scared it's a dvt. Help?!! Difference
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?
Sprained ankle yesterday. Today vein near the sprain is bulging and is blue. Does this put me at risk for DVT?
How would I know?
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?
What are the chances a dvt was over looked in leg ultrasound of the groin to inner knee and calf area?
Wondering about jaw pain & heart attack... what does it feel like. Does your jaw feel like it may lock up & is it hard to chew. Discomfort in back?
What cause calf pain other than dvt in a non athletic person? I have a funny feeling in my foot as well. Doctor did physical of leg and didn't feel any need to do an ultrasound for dvt. What else could be causing it?
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?