Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

pathophysiology of heart disease

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Immune response stre: It is the body making an immune response to a strep infection. The immune reaction cause antibodies to heart tissue and can lead to the body making a ... Read More
2
2 thanks
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Autoantibodies: Rheumatic heart disease is one of the complications of an untreated strep infection.A month or more after the infection, the body has made antibodies ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
See answer: Pharynigitis with group a strep---->cell mediated and humorous response 1-3 weeks later-----> damaged heart valves-->problems. http://emedicine.med ... Read More
Dr. David Malpass
33 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
See picture: Try this. http://pictures.doccheck.com/en/photos/2/15631/pathophysiology-of-rheumatic-heart-disease/.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
10 years experience Family Medicine
Two diff diseases: These are two different diseases. Pneumonia is an infection in the lung that causes fluid to collect within the air spaces (maybe w/in a lobe or more ... Read More
2
2 thanks
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
Two separate : Processes.
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Pneumonia is generally an infectious disease and rhd is an autoimmune process.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Coller
13 years experience Family Medicine
Many causes: Heart disease can be caused by many things such as genetics or a bacterial infection. Perhaps the most common risk factors are related to lifestyle an ... Read More
3
3 thanks
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
33 years experience Cardiology
To broad: There is sick sinus syndrome which a pt needs a pace maker . Theres atheroslcerotic heart disease with cholesterol build up in arteries of the heart. ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Zanger
33 years experience Cardiology
Heart disease : Yes certain forms of heart disease are genetic.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Various causes: Cardiomyopathy is a generic term for abnormal heart muscle. It can be caused by infections, poisons, genetics, and physiologic causes. There are both ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
55 years experience Cardiology
Yes and No: In 400 words? Well there are lots of things that can go wrong with the heart. The muscle can be weak, the valves can lea. If the arteries bet blocked ... Read More
3
3 thanks
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Callahan
29 years experience Cardiology
Women and CAD: It may be, at times women can have somewhat atypical symptoms. They are usually associated with shortness of breath or lightheadedness. If you have ... Read More
9
9 thanks
A male asked:
Dr. Daniel Steffy
14 years experience Family Medicine
Wikipedia : http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/cardiovascular_disease. Look under "types ".

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month