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A 84-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
39 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Poss unrelated CHF: This could be just a garder variety headach i.e. Related to vision change, tooth problem, or general exhaustion / lack of sleep. Also, too good of a c ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
Many problems: Sorry to see the many issues you have . You MUST see your primary doctor who will take your medical history, examine you, and then order appropriate l ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Felix Brizuela
31 years experience in Neurology
???: What had to do with heart failure? Heart failure doesn't cause headaches
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leonard Stein
46 years experience in Cardiology
Pos sinusitis or Flu: This could be flu. Has your nasal discharge turned to yellow or greenish? If so need antibiotics for sinusitis. The forehead pain suggests sinusitis, ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Gouveia
8 years experience in General Practice
Yes: Heart failure is a colloquial term for the formal "congestive heart failure" diagnosis. The term "congestive" refers to the fact that with heart failu ... Read More
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A 93-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
33 years experience in Neurology
No.: No. If a person with CHF were having hallucinations, I'd suspect a medication side effect. People with CHF take a lot of pills.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
29 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Yes: These are generally 2 independent problems. Yes, both anemia and congestive heart failure can occur at the same time.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Sick: Doesn't sound good what do you want to know?
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Jost
35 years experience in Cardiology
Yes.: Congestive heart failure, chf, has a 50% mortality at five (5) years if left untreated.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience in Cardiology
Heart failure: Both are interchangeable terms.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience in Cardiology
No: No. Matthew you have asked about virtually every beta blocker out there. Ate you talking with your physician?
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ali Valika
19 years experience in Cardiology
Volume status: Congestive identifies somebodey with volume overload. Heart failure may be present without having overt "congestion" currently.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
13 years experience in Cardiology
No: Not by itself. However, when one is diagnosed with heart failure we treat with medications that can cause slow heart rate.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
CHF: the failed left ventricle backs blood up in the lungs which increases the work of the right heart which eventually fails
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Avdalovic
24 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Closely: Impaired left heart function leads to elevated filling pressure of the left heart and this pressure is transmitted to the right heart creating pulmona ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Anaphylaxis: Complicated question, yes it could in the right situation. Anaphylaxis of its own can have a form of pulmonary edema associated so the question is com ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Mathew
57 years experience in Cardiology
Multiple.: Failure of heart to pump blood forward to meet metabolic demands of the body, hence the lungs and other organs get congested.Symptoms: dyspnea, fatig ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Symptoms: Hyperthyroid comes to mind but the symptoms listed could be many things.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
27 years experience in Internal Medicine
Well - depends!: It all depends on exactly what you asked - how sever is it ? Its never really good - when its severe - well, then i guess you would say its 'severe' a ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fenster
30 years experience in Cardiology
It can: The most common cause of right heart failure is left heart failure.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Milunski
36 years experience in Cardiology
Heart failure: Yes, heart failure can be inherited through certain types of heart diseases called cardiomyopathy's. One such condition is called familial dilated car ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
54 years experience in Cardiology
Several: Some examples are heart attack, anemia, valve diseae, hypertension, infections, disease of the heart muscle (cardiomyopathy), overactive thyroid.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ali Valika
19 years experience in Cardiology
Elevated pressure: Heart failure causes elevated filling pressures in the heart which then reflect back in the lungs. The elevated pressures in thelungs causes fluid to ... Read More
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A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luke Hermann
24 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Unlikely: Although the heart rate increases to compensate for inadequate pumping by the heart there are many more common reasons for a rapid heart rate. Common ... Read More

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