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bilateral atrial enlargement

A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerome Zacks
50 years experience in Cardiology
Underlying problem: Enlarged atria occur when ones blood pressure is high, the heart muscle is weakened or one or more heart valves are not functioning normally. Hyperte ... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience in Preventive Medicine
Biatrial enlargement: is an increase in the size of both the upper two chambers of the heart--the right and left atria. The preserved left ventricular systolic function mea ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anita Prakash
28 years experience in Cardiology
Depends.... : Your ECG findings may be nonspecific; biatrial enlargement - may actually be interatrial conduction delay ; u need an echocardiogram to noninvasively ... Read More
A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Yes: This can be something serious. Consult a cardiologist.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Right atrial enlarge: You list scoliosis as a dx which can sometimes make the RA look bigger than it really is. True RAE can be reversible depending on the cause of the tru ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Yes, eventually : it can
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
atrial septal aneury: Usually doesn't cause enlarged heart unless associated with another cardiac abnormality like atrial septal defect.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience in Urology
See answer: 1) ~15-20% of males have a varicocele; most common on left side; almost always asymptomatic requiring no treatment; except can be associated with infe ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Biatrial enlargement: Right & left atria (chambers) of heart are enlarged.
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
You need to see a: Cardiologist,if you have not. They can explain all those changes on your EKG..
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
ECG: Without seeing the ecg and only given what you wrote, it isn't possible to know whether the ecg is abnormal or not. An axis of 57 degrees is not a 'ri ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Lizarraga
15 years experience in Internal Medicine
Surgery, yes: Sometimes ultrasounds and scans can show if they are cancerous or not, but a biopsy is better to evaluate that.Many thyroid masses are not cancerous, ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Regina Hampton
22 years experience in Breast Surgery
See specialist: You have a "busy" breast and with your young age it is probably dense as well. I highly recommend you find a breast specialist who can review the fil ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience in Internal Medicine
This means: you have some dense tissue in breasts from scarring of the glands and additional breast tissue in your armpits! This is a very COMMON finding in women ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
57 years experience in Cardiology
U need periodic-: Cardio logical evaluation!
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Depends: Depends on your symptoms. If hilar adenopathy is suspected, a CT scan with contrast is indicated. If CHF is suspected, a BNP (blood sample) would be h ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Cooper
24 years experience in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Close observation: It sounds like you have a couple different issues that require regular observation. While your aortic root diameter does not suggest that surgery is n ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
38 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sinus: Sounds like a normal scan with common variations in anatomy. The bigger question is what are the symptoms that prompted the scan
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Cardiology: I am not sure what you are asking here. The question is not clear. But, it surely sounds unexpected and i would make sure this youngster is seeing a c ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
30 years experience in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Many causes: It could be one of many causes... It needs to be sorted out with the professional help of a good cardiologist...
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
Looks normal to me: Such changes are common and considered normal. But why did you have mammogram at this young age? I tis not recommended under 40 years unless you have ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
PAH: Appearance of symptoms with pah can be varied in timing in the course of pulmonary hypertension. Generally present by right sided enlargement appearan ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience in Cardiology
Numerous: Possible reasons...Some benign...Others not...Talk to your physician.
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