Doctor Q&A for Dr. Miguel Salazar

A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Miguel Salazar
17 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Ok: Based on your description you have paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. Also, you have also lost a significant amount of weight. A recent published paper s ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miguel Salazar
17 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Dehydration: Call your doctor for advice. However, it sounds like you are getting dehydrated. Monitor your pulse( remains high) and urine output (low or absent) as ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miguel Salazar
17 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
See below: it can be normal, high or low depending on the cause.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miguel Salazar
17 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
No: Sanatorium is more of a historical term here in the US. They used to be centers which cared for patients suffering from chronic illnesses or those wh ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miguel Salazar
17 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
See below: First thing to do is determine the reason for your elevated level. If its high due to lack of a vitamin then your risk of stroke or heart attack is p ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miguel Salazar
17 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
See below: are you referring to tricuspid atresia? This is a cyanotic congenital heart disease where the tricuspid valve is absent (technically three valves pre ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miguel Salazar
17 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
See below: The fact that you have had 5 normal EKGs and normal blood work and 2 normal chest x-rays should reassure you. It is unlikely that you have something l ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miguel Salazar
17 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
See below: There are different types of congenital heart disease, some require complex surgeries to be corrected. Only a minority of patients with congenital he ... Read More
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miguel Salazar
17 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Yes: it gives doctors an idea of your glucose control for the prior three months as this is the lifespan of a red blood cell and this type of hemoglobin is ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Miguel Salazar
17 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Very low: Based on your lipid profile, lack of family history for early CAD and the fact that you are a non smoker, your chances are very low. On top of that y ... Read More
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