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atherosclerotic calcifications of the aorta

A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: You should feel so comfortable with your doctor that you should ask whatever is on your mind. So yes ask so you understand and are very comfortable
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A female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Atherosclerotic: You have atherosclerosis and need the diet, exercise and other therapy that goes along with it.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Arteriosclerosis: The findin of arteriosclerosis is concerning in a 52 year old. The study can't determine whether there are coronary artery blockages. A treadmill stre ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Warren Foster
19 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Yes: Most people are speaking about atherosclerosis, when talking about heart disease. Calcification in the thoracic aorta is not necessarily atherosclero ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gilbert Perry
40 years experience Cardiology
Aortic stenosis: Restriction of opening of the aortic valve (valve between the heart and the circulation), due to deterioration of the valve over time, resulting in ca ... Read More
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A 79-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bharat Sangani
37 years experience Cardiology
no: No.
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Dr. Alan Heldman
32 years experience Cardiology
Calcification : Calcification of blood vessel walls (including of the aorta) is commonly detected by X-ray, CT scan, or ultrasound tests. It usually indicates the pr ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Calcification: Aortic valve calcification does not require any treatment at all. Aortic valve stenosis (blockage) only requires treatment when it becomes critical an ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience Cardiology
Calcification: Clacification of aorta in an 80 year old is an age appropriate calcific degeneration. Some times it could cause stroke. But there is nothing much we c ... Read More
A 60-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim McDonough
47 years experience Cardiology
Atherosclerosis: This is a sign of atherosclerosis, hardening of the arteries, cholesterol build-up in the arteries. Treatment is to lower cholesterol, diet , exercis ... Read More
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