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Can internal bleeding lead to a heart attack

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
27 years experience Pulmonology
Yes: Severe internal bleeding can cause significant strain on your heart and its function. It can be associated with lack of blood flow to the heart which ... Read More
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Dr. Frank Mayo
48 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Depends: Massive bleeding resulting in shock can lead to decreased coronary perfusion resulting in acute myocardial injury. Pts with pre-existing CAD are at hi ... Read More
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Dr. Dennis Clifford
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Sometimes: If significant blood loss occurs causing a drop in blood pressure and you already have coronary artery disease a heart attack can occur. Without coron ... Read More

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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashesh Patel
25 years experience Internal Medicine
URGENT evaluation!: If you had a heart attack within the past 7 days and now have internal bleeding (vaginal or otherwise), you need urgent evaluation and I strongly reco ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ziad Mattar
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Ppi: It's very important for you to take Plavix in the first few months post heart attack. I'm not sure if you have had any intervention including heart Ca ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
39 years experience General Surgery
No, not reliably: Consequences of heart disease or stroke on blood pressure and visa versa, the effect of blood pressure on the heart or brain, is not uniform. Clearly ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
21 years experience Cardiology
Strain injuries: Sudden maximal strain such as pushing a car can cause strain to rupture a brain blood vessel/aneurysm, or can cause a heart attack. Of course, muscle/ ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Lages
68 years experience Rheumatology
Yes and maybe.: Naproxen definitely increases the risk of peptic ulcer and G.I. bleeding. It is usual to add a proton pump inhibitor such as Omeprazole to lessen the ... Read More
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A 88-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
21 years experience Hospital-based practice
HealthTap Prime.: It's a complicated case & discussing it will take more than 400 characters, so use HealthTap Prime to answer all your questions. In general, "leaf ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerald Neuberg
38 years experience Cardiology
Pace yourself: Regular exercise lowers long-term risk by improving many heart risk factors. But if someone already has plaques & inflammation in their arteries, a he ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
18 years experience Family Medicine
Heart murmur: depends on the type of murmur, often murmurs are benign. get to the doctor for a 2-D echo
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
ECG : Early repolarization is an ECG finding which is usually benign. As you note chest pain in your presentation, you should ask your doctor if it is a be ... Read More
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