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Acute heart failure

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Heart failure: Acute heart failure is usually an exacerbation of chronic heart failure. That said there's pretty much always a first presentation of heart failure an ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Jost
35 years experience in Cardiology
Could be very: Could lead to death if not treated but the problem is that acute heart failure, if recurrent, leads to to chronic heart failure which has a mortality ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience in Preventive Medicine
Acute heart damage: yes. Heart failure, a typical end result of multiple clinically silent heart attacks, not necessarily. Troponin from muscle cells, heart & others, ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience in Rheumatology
Yes: But such a diagnosis is made by your physician with these laboratory studies help
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Not necessarily: All these are general tests , not specific to a certain disease, you can have all what you mentioned with normal values of the said tests,
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience in Cardiology
CHF: It means heart is unable to provide sufficient pump action to maintain blood flow to meet the needs of the body.
A 82-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
See WebMD: The subject is too broad to be discussed here. Try webmd.
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mircea Petrina
23 years experience in Cardiology
If your heart failur: E is caused by alcohol, no. Even if not, still probably a bad idea!
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A 92-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Very aggressive rx: Your father has a very sick heart and very sick kidneys. You are presenting a perfect example of the American medical system run amok. Consider carefu ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience in Internal Medicine
Difficult choice.: That's a tough choice to make. Fixing the valve may theoretically help some of this, in the longer term, but would he even survive such a harrowing o ... Read More
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