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heart palpitations after stent placement

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Dr. George Mathew
57 years experience Cardiology
No: Please see u r dentist!
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
23 years experience Pediatrics
See a DR: Heart palpitations at any time are worth seeing a DR for. There are a variety of tests that can rule out heart problems esp arrythmias. These include ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
No: Haven't heard of onion palpitations. Green onions and yellow onions aren't spicy enough to create the excitement that might lead to sensations of palp ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
54 years experience Cardiology
Yes: There are many causes of palpitations, so in an individual case it could be something else, but ginseng is a stimulant and has been reported to be res ... Read More
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Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Generally none: Generally there are none if everything goes well. There can be a variety of complications however.
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Angioplasty/stent : Heart attack is not necessarily prevented by angioplasty or stent. We do treat the underlying disease aggressively as well as dual anti platelet thera ... Read More
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A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Mathew
57 years experience Cardiology
Tachy-Brady Syndrome: U may need additional drugs to control tachyarrhythmia. See u r md.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rodney Samaan
17 years experience Cardiology
2-4 days: It's not technically major surgery but it is a serious procedure. Some patients go home following day, some stay 2-3 days.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Mitral regurgitation: Mitral valve leakage, referred to as mitral regurgitation, is a steady state and doesn't come and go but can fluctuate in intensity under certain circ ... Read More
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A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Variable: The rhythym can vary and so can the rate. Prefer normal sinus rjythym at 60 -90 but anywhere from 50-110 may be common some anemia, some fever, some ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Stent: What you describe isn't adequate to be sure what is going on. In the situation you describe it is best to consult the physicians who know the patient ... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Morton Levitt
48 years experience Pathology
LVEF after stenting: You clearly had a significant csrdiac event. I am not clear what result you cite for your ef - was it 32% after the stent? Healthy hearts generally ha ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
It's bad post-op: Alcohol impairs the bodies immune system, including the white cells that eat up germs and those that make antibodies, as well as the cells (fibroblast ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jacques Kpodonu
26 years experience Cardiology
Maze: Atrial fibrillation is a difficult condition to eradicate even after a maze procedure.
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katherine Caldwell
16 years experience General Practice
Chest pain-To Dr Now: Call your doctor now and tell them what is happening. If you cannot reach the doctor, go to the ER. Stents can develop blockages, especially if you f ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Seizures can cause: an increase in heart rate however not the other way around. Defining the nature of the heart rate response is important. You need to see a health care ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Binford
37 years experience Thoracic Surgery
There are several: The complications of aortic valve replacement include bleeding, blood transfusions, stroke, infection, renal failure, reoperation, atrial fibrillation ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
20 years experience Cardiology
Make appt for reeval: If you are having symptoms concerning for angina that have recurred now 2 months after surgery, there are a few considerations. You could be now more ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience Anesthesiology
Yes: Many factors could contribute to the development of chf. Previous cardiac pathology is one of many factors.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Irv Loh
Dr. Irv Loh answered
48 years experience Cardiology
Not necessarily: In general, up to modest use of alcohol should be ok unless you have exaggerated BP or arrhythmia responses or alcohol related heart muscle problem, t ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
22 years experience Cardiology
Not true necessarily: I do angiograms almost on a daily basis. In the distant past, the contrast we used made the heart stop for a couple of seconds or would slow it down ... Read More
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A 63-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Stuart
44 years experience Family Medicine
No: You should rely on your cardiologist's direction about how long to take plavix (clopidogrel). There are many variables and it's a high-stakes matter. ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Scott
38 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Yes: For the first 1-2 weeks following a catheter ablation, palpitations or a sense that the heart is beating irregularly, is common and are likely seconda ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Hyperventilation?: Perhaps the caffeine in tea has increased your anxiety level leading to hyperventilation- manifested by sob, lightheadedness, and/or tingling on lips ... Read More

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