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how to decrease your troponin levels

A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Mascia
48 years experience Critical Care
Damaged heart muscle: If heart muscle cells r damaged, troponin will leak into the blood + levels will rise. However, the muscle damage may be caused by several diseases, n ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Bress
49 years experience Internal Medicine
No: An elevated level in the blood may indicate heart damage. The amount of elevation is proportional to the amount of damage. Thus a massive heart attack ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arthur Rein
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Heart protein: Troponin is a protein found in heart muscle. If the heart is damaged due to heart attack or a handful of other conditions, troponin is released from t ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Uncertain.: Clinical situation would be more telling at the start, but I can tell you that troponin values are just one part of the clinical picture for a patient ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
24 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes and no: Troponins as you likely know by asking this question is an enzyme liberated into the bloodstream by damaged myocardial cells. While pneumonia and a m ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dustin Colegrove
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Expert consultation: I assume you were/are hospitalized for this. The pneumonia should be treated. The pneumonia could have been severe enough to cause heart strain leadin ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Troponin: Not sure why a troponin was drawn in a pneumonia patient. If the patient has no heart attack symptoms, would just treat the pneumonia and evaluate the ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
22 years experience Cardiology
No: Troponin levels should only be elevated in patients with heart muscle damage through one mechanism or another. As salmonella is not normally an offen ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
30 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Yes! : It can cause heart muscle damage thus elevated troponin.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
22 years experience Cardiology
See my other answer: Please see my other answer regarding this subject. In short, there should not be much troponin in blood in a patient without cardiac damage. Troponi ... Read More
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