Doctor Q&A for Dr. Anthony Furnary

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Furnary
43 years experience
Not likely: Pulmonary embolism causes chest pain, shortness of breath from loss of oxygen and a feeling of "impending doom". It usually comes on suddenly and is ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anthony Furnary
43 years experience
See a doctor: Could be many things. Your BP is a bit high. Chest pain is an important symptom to get investigated. It could be your heart, your lungs, chest wall,... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Furnary
43 years experience
W physical therapy: It will "go away on it's own if you are a weight lifter (for example) and stop lifting. There are a multitude of causes -- some anatomic, which will ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anthony Furnary
43 years experience
No. : Mvp with minimal leak is not dangerous now. However, it can (but might not) progress over your lifetime to mitral valve regurgitation (leak) that is ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Furnary
43 years experience
Go to the hospital: Symptoms: shortness of breath, chest pain, "feeling of impending doom". If you do it is potentially life -threatening . Go to the hospital.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anthony Furnary
43 years experience
LOTS!: Stroke, death, bleeding, infection , kidney failure, etc. However the incidence of these things is relatively low for someone of your age. The older... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Furnary
43 years experience
Nerve pain likely: Many things -- most likely compression of a nerve in your thoracic outlet or neck. Unlikely to be heart disease in a healthy person of 29. Definitel... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Furnary
43 years experience
Yes & no: This is a separation between the cartilaginous portion of your rib (front portion) and the boney portion (back portion) like a broken rib. The surge... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anthony Furnary
43 years experience
Electrophysiologist: A cardiology specialist called an electrophysiologist -- or "ep "" for short. They specialize in heart rhythm disturbances.
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