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end of life congestive heart failure symptoms

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
46 years experience Cardiology
Not nescessarily: Not necessarily.
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
32 years experience Cardiology
Not primary symptom: Congestive heart failure may be associated with rapid heart beat but this is not the primary symptom. Rapid heart beat is not usually a sign of coro ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
35 years experience Pediatrics
Usually...: ...It's the other way around (such as with kawasaki disease), but yes, it's possible.
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Not same as adult: There are rare illnesses like kawasaki disease that can produce coronary aneurysms & a heart attack in a kid.For most that would go into heart failure ... Read More
Dr. Volkan Tuzcu
31 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
CHF: if you mean MI with heart attack it is a rare combination but if you mean sudden arrhythmias leading to sudden death with congestive heart failure, it ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ali Valika
20 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 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christian Assad
14 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 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
11 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 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 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 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sarkis Barupian
40 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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Angio: It's possible but very unlikely.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tonga Nfor
16 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 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Kaplan
34 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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