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Dr. Nellmarie Bodenstein
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Pericarditis: Pericardial effusion is the name of this condition.It occurs if there is inflammation or infection in the pericardial sac which is a fibrous structure ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Mugmon
48 years experience Cardiology
Around or under?: "Water under the heart" does not make sense. Perhaps you are thinking of fluid in the sac that surrounds the heart, which is a pericardial effusion. ... Read More
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Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Dehyrated?: If you're dehydrarated which causes a faster heart rate, drinking a lot of water and correcting your dehydration will correct and slow your heart rate ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Zevitz
37 years experience Internal medicine
Yes: Particularly if the water temperature is very high, like in a jacuzzi or whirlpool. However, the elevation in heart rate is usually temporary and not ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
22 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes!: Certain chemotherapy can cause fluid to develop around the heart, which is called a pericardial effusion. It can also cause heart failure, which is to ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Pill stuck in throat: You will be fine. Pills stuck in the throat begin to dissolve and the contents can burn the tissue where the pill is stuck. As long as the pill eventu ... Read More
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Dr. H Robert Silverstein
Specializes in Cardiology
Underlying: This is likely benign. Has this happened before? Are you know to have "mitral valve prolapse" or a "hyperkinetic circulation"? Some basic labs includn ... Read More
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Dr. Rodney Del Valle
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No: Water is good for you. Essential to your health. Help maintain balance of body fluids, can help control calories, help energize muscle, help skin look ... Read More
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