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end stage congestive heart failure symptoms elderly

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
No different : Than for younger patients. Talk to your cardiologist.
Dr. Ehsan Ansari
30 years experience Cardiology
Salt monitoring: Treatment consists of a good dietary regimen with monitoring of salt intake about 2000 mg salt per day. Second aspect pf therapy is pharmacologic ther ... Read More
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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 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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Dr. Alex Shvartsman
25 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
No: Increased risk of heart attack. Yes.
Dr. Marc Benhuri
45 years experience Prosthodontics
Yes : This can be related to periodontal disease.
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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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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Overlap: Atherosclerosis develops in our coronaries and can cause damage to heart. Some other diseases damage heart as well! viral, rheumatic, infections etc ... Read More
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.
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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Angio: It's possible but very unlikely.
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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rodney Del Valle
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High: Then normal physiologic changes that occur during pregnancy to prepare you for the delivery of your baby can worse your CHF symptoms and you and your ... Read More

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