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is svt life threatening

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Not life threatening: But, depends on type of svt. Generally svt always occurs the same way - same symptoms every episode- since the short circuit is a fixed path, but th ... Read More

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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerald Hollander
48 years experience Cardiology
From : From your description it does not sound that the condition is life threatening. However there are many different factors that go into evaluating the r ... Read More
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Dr. John Garner
16 years experience Cardiology
Hard.. and no.: Svt is never fatal (with ultra-rare exceptions you almost certainly don't have) and is treated for symptoms. You're wise to look for someone good, but ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Ablation: Svt ablation usually will improve peoples quality of life if it is successful. It usually doesn't cause any problems.
Dr. Volkan Tuzcu
31 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Svt: most patients feel great after ablation since they can stop their meds, and restrictions are listed unless there is another health problem.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
SVT ablation: SVT ablation is usually very successful in preventing the SVT and improving quality of life.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
SVT: You report having seen a cardiologist with the opportunity to have a history, physical and lab evaluations and were told you don't have to have treatm ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Not missing anything: Svt is not a disease and occurs in normal hearts. As your doctor said, it's an annoyance but not dangerous . It's very common in young women. You shou ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
55 years experience Psychiatry
Anxiety: I understand your distress. Feel good about functioning of your heart as your ECG is normal. Believe in Healing Powers of your body. Treatment of Anxi ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
SVT: You need to have a physician diagnose and treat svt. We have a variety of treatment options. The patient can help prevent svt by not smoking and moder ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
14 years experience Family Medicine
Make a visit.: If there's ever a time to have a good, sit down, heart-to-heart with your cardiologist, this is it. Doing exercise with svt depends on a lot of thing ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
SVT: If you have svt it can be converted by an IV injection. If its recurrent there are various choices for preventive meds available to your doctor. If th ... Read More

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