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does coughing damage stents

A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
20 years experience in Cardiology
Stent,no meds,cough: Nonresolving cough needs evaluation. Common causes include sinus drainage or esophageal reflux.. More worrisome causes would include lung pathology ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Nicole Frommann
21 years experience in Urgent Care
Concerned : The severe headache with that high blood pressure is very concerning and you should seek treatment right away, today. The blood could be due to infect ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rishi Vohora
18 years experience in Cardiology
Unclear: A cough is nonspecific but given the low ejection fraction his cough could be a sign of acute heart failure, especially if accompanied with difficulty ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
22 years experience in Cardiology
Small metal coil: A coronary stent is a small metal coil, slotted tube, or mesh structure that is placed in an artery to keep it open. The stent is mounted on a balloon ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
20 years experience in Hospital-based practice
Cardiologist.: Hopefully you're seeing a Cardiologist who has already answered your questions. If not, use HealthTap Prime to relay your concerns & get a referra ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
35 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Good news: You quit and there is no reason for scarring to continue. The left lower lobe abnormality should also disappear. Your smoking was not too bad, compare ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
Yes but unlikely...: Cough as a result of the occasional cold virus is unlikely to cause any lung damage. Even the whooping cough in the unvaccinated is unlikely to cause ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience in Pain Management
Valve damage: If you develop an endocarditis then certainly yes. even if you develop a bacterial infection in your blood then yes.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience in Pain Management
Cocaine: This really depends on what the damage was. Perforations are permanent (they can be surgically covered-but if you are a Cocaine user it is unlikely th ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajainder Shergill
14 years experience in Internal Medicine
Unstable angina: means you are in danger of having a heart attack. It is actually a medical emergency. If you meant "stable" angina, then no the attacks don't necess ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience in Trauma Surgery
NO: Avoid vigorous athletic activity and heavy lifting till cleared by surgeon
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Woods
29 years experience in Psychiatry
Damage Is Possible: Cocaine users often snort powdered Cocaine up their nostrils so that the drug can be quickly absorbed by fine capillaries which line the nasal passage ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience in Plastic Surgery
If yes, billions!: Once established there are a few options to provide urgent clearance of blocked arteries other than the ones you have mentioned. Some physicians have ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience in Cardiology
Both: Myocardial infarction (heart attack) and scarring of the heart can lead to arrhythmias. Also, if coronary artery disease (CAD) causes impairment in f ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience in Infectious Disease
Low risk: Aspirin has a rare chance of causing kidney damage; you are likely thinking of the other nsaids, like Ibuprofen or naproxen, that have been associated ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Seegers
45 years experience in Internal Medicine
Pen+rheumatic heart: hello ~ RF now gone in USA and so is poorly understood by younger USA trained medics. I trained in So Africa has still high prevalence of RF. If you h ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Asthma: Asthma is a chronic inflammatory condition that can be well-controlled with inhaled controller medications. Rarely, if ever, do patients require a lun ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Scar: The lung tissue removed in the biopsy will not grow back and lesion will heal with a local scar. However, the amount of tissue removed during wedge bi ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Your Doctor: This is impossible to answer. First we have no way of knowing how much you are inhaling. We do not know the specific particulars about your heart dis ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience in Trauma Surgery
Just a symptom: Angina is a sign of arterial occlusion by ASCVD of the coronary arteries
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Omega Edwards
18 years experience in Infectious Disease
Collateral Damage: Our immune system turns on its defenses after exposure to group a strep (strep throat for example). The bacteria is targeted and eliminated. Sometimes ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience in Cardiology
When given early: Optimally if given within two hrs of symptoms. May be given between 3 and 4 hrs but with increased risk and diminishing rewards.
A member asked:
Dr. Erin Robertson
18 years experience in General Practice
Tricky question...: Light to moderate drinkers are fine. Heavy drinkers suffer from many problems, because ethanol, like pretty much every substance, can be toxic. Folks ... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Sibley
44 years experience in LASIK Surgery
Glaucoma causes: Usually, the activities of daily living like you describe are NOT factors in the cause of glaucoma or the progression,severity, or treatment decisions ... Read More
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