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Enlarged artery in heart

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Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Larger than normal: The aorta is the largest blood vessel carrying blood from the heart to elsewhere. Enlargement of vessel means a dilation (ballooning out as pictured h... Read More
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Dr. Michael Teitelbaum
Dentistry 33 years experience
Yes: Family history is a risk factor & inc. Chances. See your md, or a cardiologist for more info.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rafael Ubeda
45 years experience
Healthy lifestyle: I don't know the patient's age , this patient already has atherosclerosis with anatomic changes noticed on the cardiomegaly, Patient need to have a ... Read More
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Dr. Ilya Averbuch
47 years experience
Is BP high?: It all depends on the degree of obstruction of that (and other) arteries. GENERALLY, a low fat diet, active lifestyle, blood pressure control, and st... Read More
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Dr. Anees Ahmad
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Diet,exercise: diet control, exercise, no smoking, blood pressure control, weight loss, avoid stress.
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Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
Hospital-based practice 22 years experience
No. Need RVSP.: To diagnose pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), you need to have (1) a description of symptoms that you experience that is consistent with PAH, and... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Connerly
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Yes: If the blood pressure is well controlled and weight is reduced, the heart will remodel and become more flexible again.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Follow up will be needed with your primary care physician. Such incidental findings need to be confirmed, specifically when using a suboptimal test fo... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Zanger
Cardiology 34 years experience
Scleroderma : Scleroderma comes to mind when you attach all those findings ask your rheumatologist.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Hospital-based practice 47 years experience
They are different: Coronary artery dimensions differ from artery to artery and even person to person.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Janet Greenhut
Preventive Medicine 44 years experience
Usually pain: A clogged artery in the heart prevents oxygen from being delivered to the heart muscle. This will cause pain especially when the heart is being stress... Read More
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Dr. Stuart Sherman
Gastroenterology 45 years experience
Arrhythmia: There are many reasons to feel your heart beating--oftentimes called palpitations. Sometimes it is innocent and normal such as a rapid heart rate afte... Read More
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