Doctor Q&A for Dr. Ethan Levine

A female asked:
Dr. Ethan Levine
23 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Normal findings: Those values are normal. We could give you a better answer if we could see the actual ECG though.
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ethan Levine
23 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Yes: CYP3A4 is the main metabolic pathway. There is a lesser contribution from other Cytochrome systems as well
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ethan Levine
23 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
12-36 hours: Generally, if you ate something that was contaminated the symptoms will appear in 12-36h, rarely delayed for up to a week. There is a very helpful a ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ethan Levine
23 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Not very common: The answer may be that Jugular bruits are not very common. Most of the time when bruit is present in the neck it is related to the Carotid artery ra ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ethan Levine
23 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Many symptoms: Beta blockers basically block specific receptors in your body from responding to adrenaline. The most common effects of taking too much beta blocker ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ethan Levine
23 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Possibly, yes: After gastric bypass and with significant weight loss there are many benefits frequently seen. Many people foe example no longer need medication for h ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ethan Levine
23 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Rates should vary: Horace, It is normal for heart rates to vary, even at rest. In fact, low variability of heart rates can be associated with some forms of heart diseas ... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ethan Levine
23 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Not exactly: Amy, there are medical conditions that can lead to both a pericarditis and to anemia but pericarditis in and of itself should not cause anemia. I'd r ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ethan Levine
23 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Many possibilities : Phillip, Many of the findings you mention can be normal variants but may also represent more concerning issues such as blocked arteries. I would note ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ethan Levine
23 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Consider Holter: Kimberlie, what you describe is not normal but also not necessarily dangerous. This being said it is making you feel poorly and is worth getting to th ... Read More
1
1 thank
90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions, provide medical advice, write prescriptions, and more.
Answer emailed
in 24 hours or less