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stents and coughing

A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
20 years experience in Cardiology
Stent,no meds,cough: Nonresolving cough needs evaluation. Common causes include sinus drainage or esophageal reflux.. More worrisome causes would include lung pathology ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Nicole Frommann
21 years experience in Urgent Care
Concerned : The severe headache with that high blood pressure is very concerning and you should seek treatment right away, today. The blood could be due to infect ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rishi Vohora
18 years experience in Cardiology
Unclear: A cough is nonspecific but given the low ejection fraction his cough could be a sign of acute heart failure, especially if accompanied with difficulty ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mathew Chengot
42 years experience in Cardiology
Insertion of stents : Implanting coronary vessels to open and maintain patency of blocked vessels stenting can be done to unclog blockage in general eg.Kidney stents \ ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
22 years experience in Cardiology
Small metal coil: A coronary stent is a small metal coil, slotted tube, or mesh structure that is placed in an artery to keep it open. The stent is mounted on a balloon ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. William Lizarraga
15 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: Stents are placed in blood vessels, which do not have innervation. There should be no pain. Depending on where the blood vessel is and how it is acces ... Read More
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A 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Kanter
20 years experience in Geriatrics
Cystoscopy: Through the urethra into the ureter.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience in Urology
A few steps.: First, a urethral stent (urolume) is in the urethra and usually placed in men with enlarged prostates and urinary obstruction who cannot have surgery. ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Yes: Drug eluting stents (medicated) lower the risk of recurrent blockage but require 2 antiplatelet drugs for a full year. Pts with no tendency to bleedin ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raphael Peralta
Specializes in Family Medicine
No pain: Should not feel anything.
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