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Dr. George Mathew

Cardiology
Lady Lake, FL
59 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 female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 59 years experience
No: Not the usual side effect of crestor!
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A member asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 59 years experience
Yes!: 1. Cut down on salty food {less than 2300 mg/ 24 hrs. 2.Check BP and if abnormal, treat it. 3 WEAR LONG SUPPORT HOSES 4.ELEVATE THE FEET ABOVE THE H... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 59 years experience
Absolutely : It is a reflux phenomenon and is normal.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 59 years experience
Ignore,: U need to look at the CBC report before one may suspect vit B12 deficiency. To suspect macrocytic anemia the MCV need to be >100.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 59 years experience
Consult MD: Have a complete check up including thyroid function.
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 59 years experience
Consult MD: It could be Peripheral Neuropathy and can be helped.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 59 years experience
See below: Am BP is usually high, due to various reasons.U need to fine tune ur BP medicines.Cosult md.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 59 years experience
Normal Results But,: Advise your friend to see an Interist and keep the weight ,BP and the Blood sugar to in normal range to prevent future complications.
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A 92-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 59 years experience
See below: It means blocked arteries!
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 59 years experience
Sometimes: Occasionally it can cause peripheral edema.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 59 years experience
Splenda: Is trade name for sucralose based sweetener derived from sugar. It is healthy.
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 59 years experience
Yes: Low na is a concern.It can be due to multiple reasons including drugs and certain internal cancers. Consult md.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 59 years experience
Hypertension: U will have excess thirst and the BP goes up. Keep salt intake to less than 2.4 g/d to be healthy.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 59 years experience
Normal FBS: U r fasting blood sugar is normal. U need a glucose tolerance test to diagnose pre-diabetes. If it is impaired, it is pre-diabetes.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 59 years experience
Yes.: Some of the adverse effects of Femara (letrozole) can be hypertension and weight changes.Consult your oncologist!
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 59 years experience
See below: Soluble fiber dissolves in water while insoluble fiber does not. It can be metabolically inert and provide bulking.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 59 years experience
No!: Unless u have tachyarrhythmia!
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A 74-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 59 years experience
Ok with either times: BP is usually high in A.M. U may take the drug at either times. If BP contue to be high u may add 12.5 mgm of hztc .Please check with u r md.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 59 years experience
BP may be normal: Systolic BP can go up with activity.Try lifestyle modification including salt restriction to 2.4 g/d is ideal.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 59 years experience
Hydroxyzine: Take it with food to prevent adverse side effects such as dry mouth, tremor, drowsiness or convulsions.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 59 years experience
Aortic valve leak.: Aortic valve leak is called aortic insuffiency.It can be due to multiple causes such as rheumatic fever, rheumatoid arthritis, aortic root aneurysm, e... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 59 years experience
No: Overweight don't cause heart flutter!
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 59 years experience
Usually none.: You may use it as prescribed!
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 59 years experience
Multiple causes: Rather than worrying about the reasons you may wan't to increase the Coumadin (warfarin) dosage after checking with your md. You may want to check th... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 59 years experience
N-M chest pain.: It sounds like you have neuromuscular chest pains.If your concerned, please see your md!
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 59 years experience
O.k.for dulcolax.: You may take it.Since you have gastritis you may want to consult a gastroenterologist !
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A 76-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 59 years experience
Hydrate !: Hydrate yourself if your thirsty. May need support stockings either knee or thigh length .Let your md adjust or change medications!
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 59 years experience
None of that: An antioxidant.May be good for cooking esp for flavor!
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 59 years experience
See below: It can cause hypertension and edema!
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 59 years experience
Not a good idea: Stop being drunk!
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 59 years experience
Consult MD: You have stage2 htn. Goal: below 140/90mm of hg. If dm or renal disease, less than 130/80 mm of hg. Need lifestyle modification (each down 5 mm of ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 59 years experience
Consult.: An average resting heart rate usually is around 60-70. Why it is high for you need to be evaluated. Hyperthyroidism , anemia etc, need to be excluded... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 59 years experience
Antihistaminics.: May be antihistaminics without decongestants!
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 59 years experience
Can be! : Check with your md.He or she will have to examine and do certain blood tests prior to giving drugs!
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 59 years experience
Symptoms include: Headache, hypotension , dizziness or fainting, delirium, unconsciousness and death!
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 59 years experience
Yes: Usually no side effects with good brands.Please check with the pharmacist for a good brand in singapore
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 59 years experience
Yes: U need cardio-crp to be cardiac specific!
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 59 years experience
Yes: You may take a gentle laxative. Please check with the pharmacist!
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 59 years experience
See below: Cardiomegaly means the heart is enlarged. Atheromatous indicates hardening of the artery!
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 59 years experience
See below: Increase aerobic exercises eat carbohydrate with low glycemic index. Take upto 5gms of omega 3 fish oil. Reduce alcohol intake.No smoking. If diab... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 59 years experience
Good: It is a good anti platelet drug!
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 59 years experience
See MD: Either see u r md or a pulmonologist . Change or add other medicines!
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 59 years experience
No: No interactions or contraindications !
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 59 years experience
No: Beta blockers may mask some of the symptoms of hypoglycemia but would not cause it!
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 59 years experience
Normal heart beat.: Normal heart beat is called normal sinus rhythm.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 59 years experience
Yes: Repeated injury to vertebral artery is possible.
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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 59 years experience
No problem: It could be normal wear and tear of cardiac valves.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 59 years experience
No: Vitamin b deficiency don't cause heart disease.
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 59 years experience
Yes!: You have hypertension.In addition you may have cad.See your md at once!
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 59 years experience
Consult Oncologist!: For estrogen or Progesterone positive receptor cancer of breast: hormone manipulation: estrogen receptor inhibitors-tamoxifen or aromatase inhibitors-... Read More
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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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