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how long do people with congestive heart failure live
A 54-year-old female asked:
29 years experience in Geriatrics
Go see your doctor: You didn't mention your specific diuretic but there are several from which to choose. Sometimes we use 2 from 2 different classes. You should also mak ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
34 years experience in Pediatrics
Usually...: ...It's the other way around (such as with kawasaki disease), but yes, it's possible.
A 52-year-old member asked:
19 years experience in 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
A 40-year-old member asked:
13 years experience in Cardiology
It can: Low voltage in an EKG suggest cardiomyopathy. Which goes by the hand with Heart Failure.
- In addition Electrical Alternans in the EKG is also suggest ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
10 years experience in Internal Medicine
It can give clues: Heart failure is a complicated diagnosis to make and is usually based on history and physical exam findings. An ekg may give clues that point towards ... Read More
A 75-year-old male asked:
48 years experience in Pathology
No: ECG is not a test for heart failure. The diagnosis is generally made by clinical examination and a lab test for BNP.
A 29-year-old female asked:
39 years experience in Family Medicine
Serious and manageab: Congestive heart failure is often one of the compications of CAD. Both are serious conditions that can be managed with proper medications, diet, exerc ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
50 years experience in Cardiology
Angio: It's possible but very unlikely.
A 43-year-old member asked:
15 years experience in 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
A 34-year-old female asked:
33 years experience in 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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