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end of life congestive heart failure symptoms

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience Cardiology
Not nescessarily: Not necessarily.

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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 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 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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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sarkis Barupian
39 years experience Family Medicine
Serious and manageab: Congestive heart failure is often one of the compications of CAD. Both are serious conditions that can be managed with proper medications, diet, exerc ... 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 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 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Kaplan
33 years experience Cardiology
None, really: Coughing is related to having fluid in the lungs. It is not going to respond to a cough suppressant or expectorant. It responds to diuretics, which he ... Read More
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