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Intermittent complete heart block

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
Internal Medicine - Cardiology 24 years experience
Intermittent block: Means heart block is not persitent. It is coming and going off. Happening intermittently.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
Neurology 37 years experience
QT prolongation: can occur with the combination of Zithromax and Celexa (citalopram). Having a pacemaker may prevent serious arrhythmia. The downside is increased use ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Bress
Internal Medicine 51 years experience
It depends: There are several degrees of heart block. Third degree heart block usually causes very slow heart rates and can cause fainting or lightheadedness and ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francis Kempf
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Yes: An atrial premature beat (pac) can be blocked and give you a "skip". This is a normal physiologic response and not something that is pathologic. It ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Neish
Pediatrics - Cardiology 39 years experience
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
A member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 23 years experience
Wenkebach: Is generally a benign condition provided that is actually what u have. Stress should not make it worse nor cause exercise problems.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Emergency Medicine 31 years experience
No: At your age (21), a resting heart rate of 40 indicates you are in excellent condition. My guess is that you run or engage in some other aerobic exerci... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
Normal: It's normal for the heart to slow during rest - 40s are not unusual and even the 30s can occur. As long as it picks up with movement, it's normal. Whe... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
Not to worry: You're correct-athletes have this. It's a sign of health, not disease.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. R. Kannan Mutharasan
Internal Medicine - Cardiology 19 years experience
Get checked out: First, there are different severities of heart block. First degree heart block, for example, refers to an abnormality that hardly ever causes symptoms... Read More
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