Doctor Q&A for Dr. Marc Mugmon

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Mugmon
48 years experience Cardiology
Much more than CXR: Most patients shouldn't worry about the amount of radiation from this type of test if it is really necessary. Please see this article from the Societ ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Mugmon
48 years experience Cardiology
Controversial : Nobody knows, but there's no doubt that young people are being targeted for marketing by the vaping industry. Clearly addictive. Check this out from ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Mugmon
48 years experience Cardiology
Exercise/no smoking: Daily exercise, ideal body weight, no smoking, blood pressure control, treat elevated cholesterol and diabetes, if present.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Mugmon
48 years experience Cardiology
Fellowship : Cardiology is a subspecialty of Internal Medicine, requiring a three year residency, followed by a 3-5 year cardiology fellowship, depending on whethe ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Mugmon
48 years experience Cardiology
Minimal: High or low sodium (hyper- or hyponatremia) alone usually has no significant effect on the ECG. However, these electrolyte abnormalities are frequent ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Mugmon
48 years experience Cardiology
Prob normal : if you're thin this isn't unusual. Ask your doctor - very likely nothing to be concerned about.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Mugmon
48 years experience Cardiology
No: Current guidelines do not justify statin therapy for you at this time. Attainment of ideal body weight, regular exercise, no smoking, and healthy die ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Marc Mugmon
48 years experience Cardiology
Get checked : If it involves one eye, and is not causing any pain or visual problems, it could be a subconjunctival bleed, which can occur due to a broken blood ves ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Mugmon
48 years experience Cardiology
May be related : Losartan can occasionally be associated with chest pain. Would consider switching to another med and see what happens. Many other meds are available ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Mugmon
48 years experience Cardiology
Get it checked out: At 27, coronary blockage is low on the list of possible causes, but the pain with breathing suggests other possibilities, including pericarditis (infl ... Read More
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