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MVP sudden cardiac death

A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael P Vaughn
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Mitral valve prolaps: Mvp is a cardiac condition and can cause the type of pain you are describing. Although typically benign, it is associated with heart arrhythmias such ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Heart ache: Aching chest discomfort is unlikely to have a cardiac relationship. 'heart ache' generally has its source intracranially. Chest ache is more likely mu ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Syncope.: Hard to tell. Based on what you have described, it might be wise for you to wear an event recorder (heart monitor) to see if your episodes of syncope ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harinder Gill
38 years experience Cardiology
Palpitations: Likely you have a supraventricular arrhythmia amenable to vagotonic maneuvers, you need a comprehensive assessment including ECG and lab. Documentati ... Read More
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Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
MVP - no!: Mitral valve prolapse does not cause any of your symptoms. Your condition is rheumatologic and needs to be addressed. The differential diagnosis inclu ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Timing: If the person has signs of obvious death (rigor / livor / rubor / calor -mortis =dependent blood pooling, rigid muscles, cool/cold to touch, etc.), th ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jesus Yap
Dr. Jesus Yap answered
52 years experience Cardiology
No: As an isolated finding,early Repolarization is a rare cause of sudden cardiac death.check with your doctor or get a second opinion if in doubt
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Cardiomyopathy: Although there are infectious agents which can cause cardiomyopathy (Coxsackievirus is one), this is a rare condition, and the average clinician may n ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ajluni
34 years experience Cardiology
Sudden death: Acls procedures for cpr, along with defibrillation, and antiarrhythmic drug initiation. After stabilizing, next goal is to determine whether the even ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ajluni
34 years experience Cardiology
Arrhythmia: Scd typically refers to a sudden loss of effective contraction of the heart muscle and implies a life-threatening arrhythmia. Usually this is VT or vf ... Read More
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