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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
CHF : Partial heart failure is not a term we use. I don't know where you got it.

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Neish
37 years experience in Pediatric Cardiology
Many causes: The primary job of the heart and cardiovascular system is to deliver oxygen to the body. A failure to adequately deliver oxygen to the body is one of ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francis Uricchio
37 years experience in Cardiology
Fluid overload: Congestive heart failure is a state where the body holds onto salt and water that you eat and drink which fails to come out in the urine. This is typ ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fenster
30 years experience in Cardiology
Yes: Yes, children can develop congestive heart failure. It can be due to congential causes like physiologic abnormalities or abnormalities of metabolism o ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Sick: Doesn't sound good what do you want to know?
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Gouveia
8 years experience in General Practice
Yes: Heart failure is a colloquial term for the formal "congestive heart failure" diagnosis. The term "congestive" refers to the fact that with heart failu ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zevitz
36 years experience in Internal medicine
Yes: Heart failure can cause decreased blood flow to the kidneys, causing decreased renal function. Renal failure can also exacerbate heart failure by incr ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience in Cardiology
Heart failure: Both are interchangeable terms.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ali Valika
19 years experience in Cardiology
Volume status: Congestive identifies somebodey with volume overload. Heart failure may be present without having overt "congestion" currently.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fenster
30 years experience in Cardiology
It can: The most common cause of right heart failure is left heart failure.
A 77-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
20 years experience in Cardiology
Sometimes reversible: With medications like Coreg (carvedilol) and lisinopril, and fixing of coronary blood blockages, some heart failure can be fixed, and ejection fractio ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Milunski
36 years experience in Cardiology
Heart failure: Yes, heart failure can be inherited through certain types of heart diseases called cardiomyopathy's. One such condition is called familial dilated car ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Jost
35 years experience in Cardiology
Yes.: Congestive heart failure, chf, has a 50% mortality at five (5) years if left untreated.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Flow demands: The fetal heart is required to do about half the work of living outside. Blood from the body is pumped through the heart back to the body & placenta ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Freeman
17 years experience in Cardiology
Sometimes: Depending on the cause, CHF can be reversed. A careful search for the causes and an optimal medical regimen may reverse or improve symptoms or even re ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience in Cardiology
No: No. Matthew you have asked about virtually every beta blocker out there. Ate you talking with your physician?
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
13 years experience in Cardiology
No: Not by itself. However, when one is diagnosed with heart failure we treat with medications that can cause slow heart rate.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
27 years experience in Internal Medicine
Well - depends!: It all depends on exactly what you asked - how sever is it ? Its never really good - when its severe - well, then i guess you would say its 'severe' a ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
10 years experience in Internal Medicine
It can give clues: Heart failure is a complicated diagnosis to make and is usually based on history and physical exam findings. An ekg may give clues that point towards ... Read More
A 93-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
33 years experience in Neurology
No.: No. If a person with CHF were having hallucinations, I'd suspect a medication side effect. People with CHF take a lot of pills.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
CHF: the failed left ventricle backs blood up in the lungs which increases the work of the right heart which eventually fails
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Callahan
28 years experience in Cardiology
Left heart failure: Left ventricle is the main pumping chamber of the heart and damage to that chamber either from a heart attack or a cardiomyopathy can lead to heart fa ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
54 years experience in Cardiology
Several: Some examples are heart attack, anemia, valve diseae, hypertension, infections, disease of the heart muscle (cardiomyopathy), overactive thyroid.
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