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fourth degree heart block

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Bad stuff: Your heart rhythm is normally a carefully coordinated event that has a natural progression electrically to create an effective forceful heart beat. ... Read More
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Third degree: Third degree av block is complete interruption of conduction from atria to ventricles. The ventricular rhythm is usual junctional escape though it may ... Read More

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mathew Chengot
43 years experience Cardiology
Need full evaluation: 3 ed degree heart block is not physiological .One may get symptoms of dizzy spells /syncope / it might be congenital heat block also .This need a fu ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Shenouda
21 years experience Cardiology
Depends on the cause: First degree heart block is actually a misnomer as there is no conduction "block". The more accurate term is prolonged av conduction and this may be ... Read More
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
First degree: First degree av block is slowing in conduction from the atria to the ventricles. On an ECG it manifests as a prolonged pr interval. In some cases it c ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
19 years experience Neurology
Heart dz n stroke: Both of these illnesses can be caused by vascular disease, or that is, changes in the arteries due to high blood pressure, smoking, high cholesterol, ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Neish
38 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Healthy: The presence of mobitz type i second degree atrioventricular block, also known as wenckebach periodicity, is not an indication that there is any speci ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Heldman
33 years experience Cardiology
1st Degree AV block: Causes of first degree atrioventricular (AV) block include conduction system disease (uncommon in younger adults), medicines, and high vagal tone ofte ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zevitz
37 years experience Internal medicine
No: Treatment of first degree av block is not required except in very severe cases with a very long delay in conduction from the sinoatrial node to the av ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Left atrial enlargem: Left atrial enlargement can have many causes and if verified on echo or other imaging study can presage various rhythm disturbances. Other problems ma ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Type I AV block: You should ask your cardiologist this question. The heat can cause a need for a higher heart rate. If the type i av block limits your ability to incre ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
23 years experience Pediatrics
Wenckebach block: If you are having symptoms from your a-v block, a pacemaker is recommended (assuming that there is not an underlying, correctable cause of the block.) ... Read More
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