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Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Temp of 37.4: It is doubtful that you have any problem as a temp of 37.4 is considered normal.

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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Endocarditis: Endocarditis, an infection of a heart valve, doesn't usually cause a cough by itself unless there is associated congestive heart failure or embolism t ... Read More
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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
39 years experience in Geriatrics
Fever, murmur: It is difficult to know for sure some times but if there is fever with elevated sedimentation rate with a positive blood clture in a patient with a m ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Multiple: Fever, skin hemorrhages especially under the nails, blood in urine, heart failure, weakness and pain in locations affected by thrombo-emboli from the ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Here are some...: A 400-letter space is impossible to address many indicated subjects as questioned here. Why not type in the terms as keywords to search online? Thereb ... Read More
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A 85-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rodney Del Valle
35 years experience in Anesthesiology
Atrial fibrillation?: Most common cardiac dysthymia on the general population. Affect over 2 million people in usa. Incidence increase with age. Associated with hypertensio ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes and no: There are four valves in the heart and a variety of disorders may affect each. Many are benign, but some are progressive and fatal. Specifics will d ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Generally yes: With aging, other factors become superimposed such as onset of coronary disease, hypertension, and senescent changes in diastolic function. Moreover, ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Hahn
27 years experience in Cardiology
Can be any Valve: Endocarditis can affect any valve, usually depends on source and any pre-existing abnormalities.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Symptoms: You should be seeing a cardiologist for evaluation and management.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience in Cardiology
Myocarditis: Cardiac MRI could diagnose myocarditis.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
43 years experience in Internal Medicine
Cv words: These all refer to cardiovascular particulars. Pectoris = Chest. Atherosclerosis = vascular wall scarring from cholesterol deposit. Coronary artery di ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
20 years experience in Cardiology
Many: High blood pressure is a risk factor. Consider high thyroid levels, premature heart beats, or high amounts of Epinephrine (rare). There are other rare ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christian Assad
13 years experience in Cardiology
It can: Low voltage in an EKG suggest cardiomyopathy. Which goes by the hand with Heart Failure. - In addition Electrical Alternans in the EKG is also suggest ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nassir Azimi
22 years experience in Interventional Cardiology
Yes.: Coronary heart disease can be serious. However, with modern understanding it can be managed. Drugs like Aspirin can reduce heart attack. Additionally ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Tibayan
22 years experience in Thoracic Surgery
No: Hyperkalemia causes cardiac arrest in diastole.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tamanna Nahar
Specializes in Cardiology
Normal : Low heart rates w/out symptoms can be nl in healthy active individuals. The fact that ur hr increases w/ movement is helpful and points towards normal ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience in Urology
Generally no. : Coronary artery disease is narrowing of the feeding vessels to the heart, with risk factors that include smoking, diabetes, obesity, hypertension, and ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience in General Surgery
Overlap: Atherosclerosis develops in our coronaries and can cause damage to heart. Some other diseases damage heart as well! viral, rheumatic, infections etc ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience in Cardiology
Possibly: Some people with mitral valve prolapse are more prone to get palpitations when under stress or with stimulants ( alcohol or caffeine or pseudoephedrin ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anthony Filly
25 years experience in Radiology
Not usually: Usually congenital heart disease. CHF is usually used for congestive heart failure.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Can be: It can run in families or be acquired de novo.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Behzad Pavri
34 years experience in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Usually benign: Premature or "skipped" beats frome the bottom chambers of the heart are common; they sometimes occur in fixed patterns. When every other beat is a pre ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience in General Surgery
Continuum: Coronary disease develops from our lifestyle and as we age real blockage develops in some or all coronary vessels. One or more plaques disrupt and ob ... Read More

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