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congestive heart failure headache

A 84-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
39 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Poss unrelated CHF: This could be just a garder variety headach i.e. Related to vision change, tooth problem, or general exhaustion / lack of sleep. Also, too good of a c ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Alan Heldman
32 years experience Cardiology
Heart failure: Heart failure caused by a prior myocardial infarction (heart attack) is a very serious problem. Fortunately there are well-defined treatments includin ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
Usually...: ...It's the other way around (such as with kawasaki disease), but yes, it's possible.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ali Valika
19 years experience Cardiology
It can happen: Unfortunately, sometimes young people also get affected by heart failure. Most often it relates to a viral infection that infects the heart muscle, c ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Angio: It's possible but very unlikely.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christian Assad
13 years experience 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 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
10 years experience Internal Medicine
It can give clues: Heart failure is a complicated diagnosis to make and is usually based on history and physical exam findings. An ekg may give clues that point towards ... Read More
A 92-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Consultants: He should be evaluated by both a cadiologist and a pulmonolgist, preferably in a hospital setting.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tonga Nfor
15 years experience Cardiology
There may be: It depends on the cause of heart failure. In general bad dental hygiene is associated with infections of the heart and inflammation in the arteries of ... Read More
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A 75-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No: ECG is not a test for heart failure. The diagnosis is generally made by clinical examination and a lab test for BNP.
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