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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
Cardiology 23 years experience
Mostly not: The most discomfort typically is at 2 times: getting blood artery access (typically get Lidocaine anesthesia first which decreases the needle poke pai... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
Cardiology 23 years experience
Maybe pericardial: Pain which is altered by breathing may be due to irritation in the tissue surrounding the heart- the pericardium. Other cause could be the lung tissue... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
Cardiology 23 years experience
Blood pressure: Lotrel is a combination pill used to control high blood pressure. The two components are amlodipine and benazepril. Amlodipine is sold separately as... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
Cardiology 23 years experience
Depends: If a person is having anaphylactic shock, their blood vessels may suddenly dilate. This can cause their blood pressure to drop, sometimes quite co... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
Cardiology 23 years experience
Yes: As an example, cortisol is one of the stress hormones released during systemic inflammation; it can promote water retention.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
Cardiology 23 years experience
Pacemaker change: When a pacemaker or defibrillation generator device is changed, typically light sedation is used for comfort, and topical anesthesia is used in the sk... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
Cardiology 23 years experience
Standard: Most typical 5 leads are: right arm, left arm, right leg, left leg, v1 lead. For convenience, they are usually put on the torso. Put the arm leads b... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
Cardiology 23 years experience
Abdominal symptoms: The tests of abdominal xray and "echo" of the back of the abdominal wall (probably abdominal ultrasound) are typically used to evaluate abdominal symp... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
Cardiology 23 years experience
Depends.: The onset of action is ~1 hour; the duration of action is ~24 hours. The time to eliminate 1/2 of the dose is 5 hours (half-life elimination). ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
Cardiology 23 years experience
Normal range: Those values are considered in an overall normal range. If there is a concern, would get blood pressure and heart rate at the same time you have your ... Read More
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