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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. R. Kannan Mutharasan
17 years experience Cardiology
Pressure: Blood comes back to the heart because there is continually blood being pushed into the extremities by the heart displacing the blood that was previous ... Read More

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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
20 years experience Cardiology
Depends on origin: If a blood clot is in the leg (deep vein thrombosis), it can break loose and move towards the heart via normal venous blood flow. This clot can move t ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience Urology
Usually bacteria. : When bacteria enter the bloodstream, a condition called sepsis can result where the cardiovascular system reacts violently in a systemic inflammatory ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Not usually: A heart attack occurs when there is sustained insufficient blood supply to the heart to meet the heart's metabolic demand. If you lose a lot of blood ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rodolfo Farhy
35 years experience Cardiology
It does not: Hypertension does not cause in a direct form insifficient blood supply to the heart. Hypertension is a risk factor for coronary artery disease, narrow ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Hypertension: Overgrowth of heart muscle relative to blood supply, damage to vessels.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Blood pressure: Those are wide ranging blood pressures. Did you have them confirmed at an office or clinic? If so, I would consider some secondary reasons for BP pr ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
44 years experience Emergency Medicine
No Worries, Mate: This depends on just what is regurgitating. This usually means a valve and at your age the mitral valve. Which can cause some pain at times but usuall ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Technique: Do you inflate the cuff or is it done automatically by a pump. If later, the cuff is inflated too much and it is pinching your nerves. You should talk ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Heads up...: Benign positional vertigo is extremely common and a good screening test is the barany maneuver / dix-hallpike test. Physicians may forget to do this. ... Read More
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