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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harinder Gill
39 years experience Cardiology
Palpitations bowel: you need a thorough history and physical examination assessment with judicious testing to establish a mechanism and subsequent management, the vagus n ... Read More

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivy Fisher
44 years experience Pediatrics
Vagal stimulation: This is a normal reaction to a valsalver maneuver like stooling strong or strong coughing. The vans nerve is innervated causing GI effects inc;luring ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
34 years experience Neurology
Please clarify: Frankly, I have no idea what your post means. The vagus nerve is PART of the nervous system. It's part of the parasympathetic nervous system. May ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
LLQ ache /gas: If the pain worsens or you develop fever, profuse diarrhea, no BM for > 3 days, nausea, vomiting, unable to eat,drink sleep seek immediate attent ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Get checked out: Although a 26 yo woman is unlikely to have life threatening cardiac issues your symptoms are certainly nothing to take lightly. See you health care pr ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Anxiety: You should schedule an appointment with a psychiatrist to undergo treatment for your anxious state and stressful situation
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Ellis
42 years experience Family Medicine
Pelvic discomfort: Sciatica and anxiety are not usually associated with pelvic discomfort. If you have had pelvic surgery or delivered children vaginally you can definit ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vineet Choudhry
18 years experience General Surgery
Yes.: If the vagus nerve is injured during surgery, the function of it will be affected. This can either be temporary or permanent, based on whether the ner ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Osman Mir
Dr. Osman Mir answered
21 years experience Neurology
Heart rate problems.: Unlikely that a doctor would be just able to diagnose vagus nerve problems. Very uncommon diagnosis and hard to conclusively say vagus nerve it self h ... Read More
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