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Can chemotherapy cause left bundle branch block

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
22 years experience Medical Oncology
Sometimes: A left bundle branch block is a finding on an EKG ( the electrical tracing of your heart.) it shows that something has altered the way your heart con ... Read More
Dr. John Geisler
27 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
Chemo: Many chemotherapies can cause heart problems (ie, adriamycin (doxorubicin) - heart muscle problems; Paclitaxel - very fast heart rate or arrhythmia). ... Read More

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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Cardiac risks: I am not aware of a LBBB being cause by Adderall. However, pt's with long or shorQT syndrome, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, past arrhythmia requiri ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Not really: By itself, no.
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Dr. John Szawaluk
31 years experience Cardiology
No relationship: A LBBB does not necessarily cause a cardiomyopathy however, individuals with cardiomyopathy frequently have a lbbb.
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
41 years experience Cardiology
Various causes: Left bundle branch block is a pattern seen on an EKG indicating an abnormal or different pathway of the electrical signal that causes the heart muscle ... Read More
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A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Cohen
22 years experience Pediatrics
Perhaps: Rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease refers to what we call a pancarditis. That means that the entire heart is playing in this condition. That' ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
There are a number: of possibilities including EKG read incorrectly, newly recognized rather than new, Lyme disease, Viral cardiomyopathy. Stress and anxiety will not cau ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Bundle branch b surg: Many things can happen when one messes with the heart. Go to uptodate.com to read more. Could be meds, the heart electric connection between the at ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
No : Lbbb causes no symptoms and does not cause arrhythmias.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Milunski
37 years experience Cardiology
Treatment of LBBB: There is no specific treatment for left bundle branch block. However, treatment is directed at the underlying cause of this conduction disturbance.
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Kaplan
34 years experience Cardiology
No: The bundle branch may stop functioning due to age related cell death or some other process which damages the heart. Sometimes patients have intermitte ... Read More
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