Dr. George Mathew

Cardiology
Lady Lake, FL
60 years experience male

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Specialties
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Cardiology

Internal Medicine

Licenses

United States: Florida

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

436 Answers
638 Agrees
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 60 years experience
Add no smoking!: In addition to life style changes, keep bp, lipid levels to ideal levels.Good control of blood sugar if diabetic. If smoking stop it or no second han... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 60 years experience
Possible.: You can have a normal ekg and still have symptoms of fluttering or palpitations. You may need a 24 hr holter monitoring to evaluate the arrhythmia!
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 60 years experience
Multiple!: Aortic-insufficiency or a-v fistula or pda!
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 60 years experience
3-5 days: Usually 3-5 days.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 60 years experience
70-85 mm of Hg: Healthy ranges of diastolic bp-70-85 mm of hg!
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 60 years experience
Leak or narrowing: Need cardiology evaluation to know its severity.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 60 years experience
Less Fiber : Eat less fiber in the food.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 60 years experience
Diaphragmatic : Deep narrow q wave in the inferior leads may be due to diaphragmatic motion!
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 60 years experience
Yes: We can cardio vert with higher current or additional antiarrhythmic drugs to be effective if needed.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 60 years experience
No: There is no treatment for left bund branch block.
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A 81-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 60 years experience
Consult MD!: First of all, i would like to know why you were asked to start on Diltiazem er. Before stopping it you need to consult your md, otherwise you could ... Read More
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 60 years experience
5000 mgs: 5000 mgs of omega 3 in divided doses.
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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 60 years experience
See MD: I would see an md before flying .Cardic arrhythmia can be problematic.Sometime it can precipitate atrial fibrillation and may need anticoagulantion ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 60 years experience
Yes: Many of the symptoms u are describing may be coexisting. Check with md!
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 60 years experience
That is o.k.: Your md is trying to make a diagnoses of the dysrrhythmia by doing the holter and that is o.K!
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 60 years experience
Yes: Many cardiac conditions can be aggravated by vit d deficiency!
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 60 years experience
See MD: You need to be equated by an md. Need clinical check, lab tests, holter monitoring, before treatment!
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 60 years experience
No: You don't have to wear 24 hrs.You may take it out before going to bed.Whenever you are inactive such as traveling , or convalescing , please wear it a... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 60 years experience
Possible: May need periodical follow up.
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 60 years experience
Yes!: By a process called"adsorption "!
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A member asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 60 years experience
Possible.: First biopsy is necessary. Even percutaneous biopsy carries certain risks like pneumothorax and hemorrhage. If the mass is proven to be malignant surg... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 60 years experience
No!: Although high triglycerides is a risk factor for women for CAD it should't cause bilateral neck pain . Consult your md!
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 60 years experience
1drink/day: As long as it is reasonable.No more than 1-2 drinks per day!
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A member asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 60 years experience
No: Anxiety or excess caffeine need be excluded.Need cardiogy evaluation if symptomatic.
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 60 years experience
Immunity!: Lymphatic system is a part of the immune system. It includes lymphoid system. Tonsils, thymus, spleen and bone marrow are included in it!
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 60 years experience
Ideally 4lbs.: Ideally one can loose 4 lbs in a month without any problem!
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 60 years experience
Low BP?: You need to make sure whether is it just postural hypotension or components of neuro-cardiogenic syncope . Get a good cardiologist who will do a til... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 60 years experience
No: No interaction noted!
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 60 years experience
Need an MD!: It sounds like anxiety induced neuro- muscular chest pain.Check your thyroid. Rare congenital anomalous heart conditions need to be ruled out. Rememb... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 60 years experience
No.See MD: BP is not at stroke level , but u need treatment .See your md!
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 60 years experience
Pravastatin : Pravastatin may be more tolerable and safer than simva because of drug to drug interactions!
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 60 years experience
Yes ,see below: It is a protrusion or herniation of the upper part of the stomach into the thorax through a weakness in the diaphragmatic wall. It can be due to hig... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 60 years experience
8 days: Iodine-131 has a radioactive decay half-life of about 8 days!
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 60 years experience
No: If your BP is normal or low u can stop hydrochlothizide!
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 60 years experience
Consult MD: Not all chest pains are from the heart! it can be neuromuscular , GI or other causes. Consult md!
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 60 years experience
Yes: Any of these can initiate or flare up svt!
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 60 years experience
See below: Incomplete rbbb is benign. Ldl of 133 can high depending upon other risk factors.See your md!
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 60 years experience
Probably not.: Many patients with pots may have coexisting chronic fatigue syndrome .If in doubt please get a second opinion!
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 60 years experience
Pin worm: Most likely pin worm.See md and get treated!
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 60 years experience
Yes: Try life style changes first!
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 60 years experience
Diet and Statin : Watch the diet- more polyunsaturated and less saturated lipid, alcohol in moderation. No smoking more aerobic exercises. Statins as per your md!
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 60 years experience
Yes.: Without knowing other history, it is better to keep the LDL chol below 100 mg/dl.Consult md!
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 60 years experience
Niacin Fibrates: At the moment we have only Niacin and fibrates
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 60 years experience
No: May be skip that day, as it can cause liver damage!
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 60 years experience
Yes: You may take as prescribed!
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 60 years experience
Yes: Especially aldactone (spironolactone).
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 60 years experience
Less side effects: Losarten has less side effects, otherwise equally effective!
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 60 years experience
Need ER: Before it get any worse u may want to go to er or see md.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 60 years experience
See your MD: You may have some kind of tachyarrhythmia wich need to be evaluated and treated!
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A 76-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 60 years experience
No: As much as i know selenium does not control bp!
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Testimonials
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Thank you notes
Dr. Philip Miller
Nov 22, 2016
I highly recommend and endorse Dr. Dr. George Mathew as an expert in the field of cardiology and cardiovascular diseases. His answers are astute, concise and educational. Dr. Mathew is an asset to the...Read More
Nov 8, 2012
For his knowledge and professionalism
Dec 22, 2015
Highly recommend
HealthTap member
Thank you! My MD did some workup. Nothing significant except for high A1C and abnormal Na+, K+. I don't feel dry, but will try salt water...
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Thanks for your quick reply! Sir but all the lab tests r doen nd she is even consulting a doctor and taking all the tests regularly steps???
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Thanks for your quick reply! I feel honord you took the time to respond. wishing you a day full of sunshine, smiling faces and good news ...

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Mangalore University, Kasturba Medical College, India
Graduated 1964MD

Residency

Victoria Hospital, Canada

Residency

GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIV HOSPITAL

Awards

Top Doctor, Second Place, Orlando, FL - Winter
2013
Thought Leader, First Place, Orlando, FL - Winter
2013
Top Cardiologist , First Place, Florida - Winter
2013
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