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congestive heart and want to know symptoms that death is near

A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
31 years experience Cardiology
No: A person in decompensated heart failure needs more than cpr.
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Dr. Allen Anderson
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Sudden death: Possibly but low chance of success. An automated external defibrillator to shock the heart might have helped more than cpr.

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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
40 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Depends,: The details that matter include how bad are kidneys eg stage 3, 4, 5? And how bad is heart ejection fraction ef, how low? 30, 20, 10? How responsive i ... Read More
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Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Mother's prognosis: Your best source of information about your mother's condition is from her physicians (p), as they know her clinical status best of you. You did not pr ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Mathew
58 years experience Cardiology
Multiple.: Failure of heart to pump blood forward to meet metabolic demands of the body, hence the lungs and other organs get congested.Symptoms: dyspnea, fatig ... Read More
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Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
41 years experience Preventive Medicine
Hrt StiffnessWeaknes: With increased stiffness &/or weakness of heart pumping (muscle &/or valve problems), brain reflexes ↑ thirst/water intake & ↓ water output from kidne ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
31 years experience Cardiology
Symptoms: Include shortness of breath at rest and with exertion , particularly when lying down, swelling in the ankles and feet, fatigue to name a few.See your ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Kaplan
34 years experience Cardiology
Shortness of breath: Heart failure often leads to excessive fluid in the system, causing shortness of breath, swelling, or increased abdominal girth. Also, patients may fe ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melvin Glover
19 years experience Family Medicine
Multiple: Common symptoms include: shortness of breath when laying flat, shortness of breath that wakes you up from sleeping, shortness of breath during activit ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
Chf : Shortness of breath or edema. Get screened with an echocardiogram & talk to your physician.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
SOB & edema: Sob & edema are typical...Chest x-ray & echocardiogram are usually part of the initial evaluation.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terrence Cohen
46 years experience Cardiology
Shortness of breath: Shortness of breath, initially with exercise, and in more severe cases even at rest. This may be worse when lying flat and may cause awakening with sh ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Depietro
35 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Yes: Typical symptoms are shortness of breath, swelling to the extremities, easy fatigue and poor exercise tolerance.
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