Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun

Cardiology
Waterbury, CT
16 years experience male

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CAGW

Waterbury, CT

Address

455 Chase Pkwy, Waterbury, CT
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Interventional and General Cardiologist

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Cardiology

Internal Medicine

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81 Answers
52 Agrees
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A female asked:
Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
Cardiology 16 years experience
Vagisil: Could be fungal infection. Try over the counter anti fungal cream for 5-10 days. If does not resolve, call your obstetrician/gynecologist or your fa... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
Cardiology 16 years experience
Hard to breathe : I am sure it will be hard to breathe!!! You probably mean - lung collapse... In which case also you will find it hard to breathe.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
Cardiology 16 years experience
Healthy Lifestyle : None of the vitamins and supplements have shown any great miracle or decrease in incidence of medical disorders (except prenate/folic acid tabs during... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
Cardiology 16 years experience
Unlikely : Too young to develop Lung Ca (age 25). Likely bronchial infection. Good you have given up smoking - Lowers your risk of heart disease and lung cance... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
Cardiology 16 years experience
No: If there is a definitively diagnosed blockage then the person does not have a normal heart. Person gets the diagnosis of Coronary Artery Disease and ... Read More
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A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
Cardiology 16 years experience
Ask your specialist: This would be a good question to ask your specialist doing this procedure. Best wishes. Lot of docs will stop the medicine.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
Cardiology 16 years experience
Yes: Yes - it is called apical impulse. Easily palpable in thin built patients. It has various characteristic features based on underlying cardiac disorde... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
Cardiology 16 years experience
Possible: It is possible that it may show up in your urine... The urine excretion half life is upto 60hrs... So there might still be traces and test positive. ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
Cardiology 16 years experience
Abnormal: Any pain is abnormal except maybe contraction pain during delivery, but in any case not pleasant!!! I think your mom might have developed contractures... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
Cardiology 16 years experience
No: It does, 't matter. Your BP is great btw.
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
Cardiology 16 years experience
Healthy habits: Fast way to loose weight is to go on a protein diet for a month. Once you are done with that healthy diet and one that you can stick to is very import... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
Cardiology 16 years experience
Something else: It's likely something else... Recommend checking with your internist and getting a referral to a GI specialist.... Could be a inflammatory disorder...
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A member asked:
Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
Cardiology 16 years experience
Yes: Yes - usually the area around the eye (peri orbital) area turns dark from bleeding under the skin... If there is subconjunctival bleed (eye) - It can ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
Cardiology 16 years experience
PVC: If the PVCs haven't been worked up... Suggest it should be checked. PVCs occur in certain zones of your heart rate. Do a holter monitor and exercise... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
Cardiology 16 years experience
Unlikely: Unlikely that DM caused AS. However DM does accelerate atherosclerotic and inflammatory process involved in plaque build up in coronary arteries and ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
Cardiology 16 years experience
Stop stressing: Stopping stressors would be the way to go. But, given the symptoms and your age - check a EKG and ECHO to make sure you have a structurally normal hea... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
Cardiology 16 years experience
No: Not by itself. However, when one is diagnosed with heart failure we treat with medications that can cause slow heart rate.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
Cardiology 16 years experience
I agree : I agree - your BP is fine. Trust your doctor.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
Cardiology 16 years experience
Good BP: No, your BP is great... Look for other reasons - sleep apnea, check Thyroid, eat healthy...
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
Cardiology 16 years experience
Low - but not abnl: It is low. If it does not cause any symptoms of weakness, dizziness or light headedness - don't worry. If it was a random read - perhaps you were a b... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
Cardiology 16 years experience
Nope : Nope... You can be alive for about 10 - 15 seconds with out circulation...
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A female asked:
Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
Cardiology 16 years experience
Clean and abstain!!: Keep the area clean and abstain from sex for a week or 2 until the area heals up. Any signs of infection - see your PCP or GYN right away since you m... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
Cardiology 16 years experience
May need EKG...: There can be many reason for irregular heart rhythm picked up by BP machine... at your age - suspect extra beats that are benign or sometimes A Fib re... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
Cardiology 16 years experience
No: No - not a good idea..: it's a fungal infection. Get your self a anti-fungal powder or cream. Betadine will not help solve the problem.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
Cardiology 16 years experience
Ignore: Quit smoking, adhere to diet restrictions, do not miss your medications, have a positive outlook....
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
Cardiology 16 years experience
Ectopic atrial rhyth: You might have a ectopic atrial rhythm - which means your arial beats instead of originating in the sa node - originates else where. It is benign and ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
Cardiology 16 years experience
MRA: I would give the advantage to MRA with contrast.. The picture resolution is very high and the image does not depend on patient's body habitus!!
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
Cardiology 16 years experience
Fast heart rate: Check with your primary doc first. Important to check to make sure you don't have anemia, hyperthyroidism (excess thyroid hormones), not drinking too... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
Cardiology 16 years experience
PTSD: You probably do. If you have gone through a traumatic experience - it is likely that you are suffering from PTSD. If this has lasted more than 4 week... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
Cardiology 16 years experience
Unlikely: Unlikely - but if you suspect, call your doctors office to inform him that you want to stop it and try an alternative.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
Cardiology 16 years experience
Too much: You did take much.. Likely to have loose stools... Nothing life threatening!!!
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
Cardiology 16 years experience
Over reads : EKG sometimes tends to over read... It depends on where the leads were placed. If they were placed inaccurately, you tend to get erroneous reads. No... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
Cardiology 16 years experience
Muscle spasm..: This is very unusual!!! Unlikely to be acid reflux... You would expect burning pain. If you do truly have mitral valve prolapse then you are at a ris... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
Cardiology 16 years experience
Sure: Sure - no problems taking them together.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
Cardiology 16 years experience
Cardio exercise: Benefits are that your heart will be well tuned and ready to perform during stress (activities and if there was a insult to the heart such as blocked ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
Cardiology 16 years experience
ECHO: I suggest doing a Echocardiogram to follow up to make sure that there is no residual or accumulating pericardial effusion. Odd pains are some times c... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
Cardiology 16 years experience
Phlebitis: Phlebitis... Inflammation at the IV site... This needs to be ruled out... You may need a course of antibiotics... Call your doctors office.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
Cardiology 16 years experience
Dash diet vs Plan: Dash diet is the diet plan for hypertensives - available on the nhlbi website on pdf format to free download. Dash diet action plan is a book by a pri... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
Cardiology 16 years experience
VT vs NSVT: More than 4PVCs and non sustained run of PVC - less than 30sec is usually called non sustained ventricular tachycardia. Rates tend to be faster than ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
Cardiology 16 years experience
Cut Carbs: Not too bad... This is usually the average number for most people... Recommend cutting down on Carbs, quit smoking if you do and increase exercise. M... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
Cardiology 16 years experience
Caution!: Should be used with caution. Best course of treatment is to get the WPW ablated.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
Cardiology 16 years experience
Alllergy: possiblybyou are allergic to the soap.. If you recently are trying something new - soap, moosturizer or liquid detergent... That could be culprit. Try... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
Cardiology 16 years experience
Surgeon: Sounds like it is time to go see a surgeon. Please ask your doctor to refer you to one.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
Cardiology 16 years experience
Low risk: Your age makes you low risk for heart disease as chest pain, but then one cannot judge just by age. There are multiple other risk factors and contrib... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
Cardiology 16 years experience
Frozen ice!!!: Wish the answer was that simple... Docs can test to rule out major medical issues when there are atypical symptoms in a location. Suggest keeping jour... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
Cardiology 16 years experience
Valve stenosis: Common cause is Aortic Valve stenosis. This is secondary to stiffening of the valves that restricts the blood flow from the heart which causes the he... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
Cardiology 16 years experience
Anxiolytics : Perhaps consult with your internist and discuss if you should see a psychiatrist and be treated with anxiolytic medications.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
Cardiology 16 years experience
Cause?: Cause for the cardiomegaly is important. If it is correctable like valvular heart disease - it should be. If it is dilated for no good reason (idiop... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
Cardiology 16 years experience
Unlikely: Unlikely... call your doctor. It can be something as simple as anxiety to something life threatening like a pulmonary embolism.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
Cardiology 16 years experience
V Tach: it is possible that you had a V Tach - though the chances are low with a normal ECG and structurally normal heart. If you feel this sensation more of... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Vidhun is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Vidhun is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! What would show to be abnormal abt heart on echo, ekg, etc?
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Thanks for your quick reply! Chem Stress Test April=Neg. PFT in May proved Asthma which I knew had
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Thanks for your quick reply! thank you , my Glucose 5.0 mmol is this effect to my chol and how ?

Awards

Top Doctor, Third Place, New Haven Region - Summer
2014
Top Cardiologist , First Place, New Haven Region - Summer
2014
Thought Leader Doctor, Third Place, New Haven Region - Summer
2014
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