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A 33-year-old female asked:

Swelling in my fingers in morning, gurgling in chest, fatigue. ekg, blood work, doc listened to lungs and heart all was fine.could this be heart failure?

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Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
Cardiology 23 years experience
Gurgling in chest: Failure of esophageal sphincter or esophageal dysmotility could cause gugling sounds in the chest. Swelling of fingers could be sclerodactyly. Therse featutres we could see in crest syndrome. Your physician could consider this indifferential diagnosis. There are other reasons too.

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Last updated Oct 1, 2016

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