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moderate left atrial enlargement

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Atherosclerosis: You do have some degree of atheroscerosis, but no evidence of disease to warrant surgery or procedure. Diet, lifestyle , supplement and exercise chang ... Read More

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A 81-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
Need cardiologist!: There are a number of concerning findings on your echocardiogram. The left ventricular function (how strong your pump is) is just a little low; I'm no ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Left atrial enlargem: Left atrial enlargement itself has no symptoms. If there is pathology like mitral insufficiency or mitral stenosis associated with left atrial enlarge ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shashank Jain
Specializes in Internal Medicine
OK: If you have no symptoms/problems because of any structural heart enlargement or defect than there is nothing to be done. I am guessing your doctor a ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Cardiology: I am not sure what you are asking here. The question is not clear. But, it surely sounds unexpected and i would make sure this youngster is seeing a c ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Right atrial enlarge: You list scoliosis as a dx which can sometimes make the RA look bigger than it really is. True RAE can be reversible depending on the cause of the tru ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Yes, eventually : it can
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sameer Azhak
18 years experience Cardiology
What's the question?: This result indicates a blockage with resultant heart muscle damage (prior heart attack) likely involving an artery known as the "LAD". In this parti ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Causality; good fit: Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health; what makes information better is how it fits: Strain ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Wrong diagnosis? : Is 15 yo healthy? Why was he evaluated? Previous cardiac history? Autoimmune disorder? Kawasaki disease? Sickle cell disease? Diabetes or cancer? If ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
This used to be: Called "idiopathic hypertrophic subaortic stenosis" ihss which was a mouthful reduced to ash, assymetric septl hypertrophy.These may be the cause of s ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Echo: Sounds mild to me. Discuss with your team.
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ester Kwok
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Will try : Mild concentric ventricular hypertrophy means that the heart muscle is mildly thickened all around. This can be seen in people with longstanding hype ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
LVH: Concentric hypertrophy is a descriptive term for equal hypertrophy throughout the heart. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is a disease process. It can have ... Read More
A 76-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Afib: Left atrial dilation is expected with atrial fibrillation. Discussion with your doc including risk/benefit of anticoagulants in alcoholics with Afib ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
RVH: Right ventricular hypertrophy can occur in valvular disorders like mitral stenosis , long standing hypertension, chronic pulmonary embolism etc. Sim ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
ECG: Without seeing the ecg and only given what you wrote, it isn't possible to know whether the ecg is abnormal or not. An axis of 57 degrees is not a 'ri ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liviu Klein
22 years experience Cardiology
Heart failure: This is typically seen on echocardiogram in patients who have or will develop heart failure, most often as result of coronary artery disease. You need ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Accuracy: Echo is not an accurate or reliable test for rv enlargement. If there is a question, you would need an mri. Often, the absence of associated findings ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Heart: With this diagnosis you need to be under the supervision of a cardiologist and follow his advice.
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A female asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
20 years experience Cardiology
Abnormal echo - markedly: Markedly is not specifically as defined of a size terminology as mild, mild-to-moderate, moderate, mod-to-severe, severe. Typically would use markedly ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
You need to see a: Cardiologist,if you have not. They can explain all those changes on your EKG..
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerry Fioramonti
Specializes in Family Medicine
Concerning: The abnormalities you have described raise concern for heart disease in a young woman like yourself. You should see a cardiology specialist soon to d ... Read More
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