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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Numan
Pediatric Cardiology 31 years experience
POTS: POTS can be symptomatic with fatigue, GI symptoms (nausea..) and dizziness. usually the first step is to increase fluids and salt intake, avoid caffeine and lower limbs exercises. if these don't help, there are medications that can help with this.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Numan
Pediatric Cardiology 31 years experience
SVT: your clinical scenario consistent with something called SVT. you need to see a cardiologist for this.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Numan
Pediatric Cardiology 31 years experience
Jumping heart: I will advise for 24 hours Holter monitor
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Numan
Pediatric Cardiology 31 years experience
SVT: you need to know your heart rate during these episodes to know if related to your previous SVT. PVC's are unlikely to cause the mentioned symptoms.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammed Numan
Pediatric Cardiology 31 years experience
Anxiety: It will help to report the heart rate during these episodes and the associated symptom (dizziness, nausea, headache...etc) occasionally this has been associated with POTS (postural tachycardia syndrome)
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Numan
Pediatric Cardiology 31 years experience
SVT: Management of svt is very dependant on the substrate involved and the rate of svt and how persistance during the day or rare occurance. You need to see pediatric ep for this. If you are in houston i will be happy to see you in the university of texas health science center.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Numan
Pediatric Cardiology 31 years experience
Cath or surgery: A lot of asd's can be closed by trans catheter approach. Occasionally (if thery are so large with no rims) need cardiac surgery.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Numan
Pediatric Cardiology 31 years experience
Unknown: About 90% of heart diseases in babies are unknown etiology (cause). There is few drugs has been associated with chd and some viral illnesses (rubella) can cause some heart defects. But mostly nothing you did during your pregnancy that caused your child to have single ventricle.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Numan
Pediatric Cardiology 31 years experience
Smoking: Smoking in pregnancy is associated with small for gestational age baby. There is no particular evidence that ASD is higher with smoking weeds (it doesn't mean it is safe!).
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