Doctor Q&A for Dr. Payam Mehranpour

A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
23 years experience Cardiology
Anticoagulation : Anticoagulation is recommended for patients with atrial fibrillation and CHADS2 score of 2 or higher for stroke prevention. Aspirin and Plavix (clopi ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
23 years experience Cardiology
Likely : Results look ok however if the person is older, kidney function might not be entirely normal based on these numbers.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
23 years experience Cardiology
Not low: A diastolic pressure of 63 is not considered low. Having said that, knowing the systolic blood pressure and prior BP readings is important as well. Su ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
23 years experience Cardiology
Depends : Would recommend continuation of medication as prescribed by your physician. Depending on amount of weight loss and lipid panel levels in the future, y ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
23 years experience Cardiology
Evaluation needed: Tenderness and pain at an IV site that's been in place for several days should be evaluated promptly for blood clot and/or infection, especially if th ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
23 years experience Cardiology
Could be related: Chest pain could radiate to the neck and vice versa, or could be unrelated. Recommend getting evaluated for it.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
23 years experience Cardiology
Beta 1: Beta 1 is the primary. There are beta 2 receptors as well
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
23 years experience Cardiology
Same: Same as normal heart rate, 60 to 100 BPM although up to 110 BPM would be ok based on 2011 guidelines.
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
23 years experience Cardiology
Evaluation: First get an evaluation by your doctor to find out why you have pain. May need imaging eg X-ray. You can try Tylenol (acetaminophen). Physical therapy ... Read More
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