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Dizziness After 7 Months After Cardiac Cath
Could cardiac chest tightness last 7 days in a row? Tightness is all day. Had ekg,blood,xray, 24 hr moniter 2 months ago and fine. Chest tight again.
Chest symptoms: you need to see a doctor for further evaluation ...Read more
This is a procedure where narrow, flexible tubes are inserted into a peripheral artery through a cut in the skin, and advanced to the heart. Dye can be injected through the catheters into the arteries of the heart to look for blockages ("angiogram"), or to measure pressure within the cardiac chambers ("right heart cath"). Arteries can be opened with balloons/stents at the ...Read more
I have svt. 5 days ago had longest attack (bmp ~160) for 3 hrs before successful vagal at er. Still having mild chest pain and s.O.B.. Normal? Damage?
Usually Fine: I can't say in your specific case, of course, but the type of stress on the heart is what we call "demand ischemia" and it stops as soon as the rhythm does. If you're, in fact, 23 yo, very unlikely you'd have any flow limitations and your heart is very likely fine. If this is someone much older, it's a possibility, but ongoing damage shouldn't be. A doc can test for sure. ...Read more
Occasional center chest pain. Localized. Not SOB. My HR recovery is good--drops 30-40 bmp after 1 min of rest after working to 165-170 bpm. Heart ok?
25y F. Recent TIA. Holter monitor findings hb. 50s-150- without exertion every hour for 24 hours. Chest pain and dizziness. Waiting 30 day event. ?
Complained of chest pain, prior, during and after stress test with negative results. 4 mo. Later 3 bypass. Why?
Yearly 2D Echo was taken while Tachycardia 129Bpm Mean transvalvular gradient is now 8mmHg (4mmHg 4 yrs ago after Mitral repair) Should repeat Echo?
Severe shortness of breath after walking quickly for about 3 minutes. Have had stress tests, xrays, crt, bloodwork.. everything normal.
Arm pain, tingling, sob, chest pain x 1 week Impending heart attack ? Had normal echo, treadmill test and ECG 6 months ago.
Resting pulse 96-100 &112-120 / winded with light activity since pericardial window 6 weeks ago. Echo normal/ holter-mild tachicardia. How dangerous ?
Rapid heart dizziness faint last 30 days. Cancer/thyroidectomy 9 years ago. Tsh 0.017 T4 free 1.22 after stopping meds 6 days ago. Overmedicated?
Low TSH: Tsh is very low. Need to check the lab normals. But i think you are hyperthyroid now. Check with your doctor. ...Read more
Ongoing chest and shoulder issues. April 2011 normal nuclear, echo, holter. Plain exercise fine july 12. Worse last 3 weeks, four normal ekg. Angina?
Not necessarily : These tests are notoriously in accurate, especially for young women. If it occurs again, you need to seek help. You may also benefit from a session of multifunction cardiogram, a.K.A mcg. If you test normal on mcg, the chances are you are normal! http://en.M.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/multifunction_cardiogram. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After oily meal fast heart rate chest and shoulder pain if i was walking then sat down.holter cardiac echo cardiac CT w contrast stress tst ok??
Lesson: Sounds like you've been through the gamut of testing and while there are numerous other tests that you might endure, I would suggest something simple: don't eat oily meals!! In fact, there may be a few foods that simply don't agree with you and I recommend you pay attention when certain foods cause you symptoms. Also, speak with your doctor about seeing a nutritionist and possibly an allergist. ...Read more
History of p embolism 2 yrs ago. Cesarean 8 weeks earlier. Two weeks ago suddenly confused. Ams. Ct & MRI normal. Yesterday lightheaded at work. ?
Fortunately: Your history keeps you aware of one of the worst case scenarios (pe). These symptoms could be totally unrelated, but the only way to be sure is to keep track of when they happen and anything else associated. This, coupled with a good discussion with your physician should help. ...Read more
100-101 temp for 3 days since hours after microdiskectomy. Chest x-ray, CBC and urinalysis normal. Minor atelectasis. Surg. site is fine. What now?
Atelectasis: Atelectasis is a collapsing of the small air sacs or alveoli in the lung. Commonly after surgery this happens. It is a common source of low grade post operative fever. You will want to be ambulatory as much as you and your surgeon agree upon as well as doing deep breathing exercises. Ask your surgeon for an incentive spirometer. Also stay vigilant about the surgical site. Check site bid ...Read more
Diabetic heart patient with 2 stent 8 months ago. Feeling random short breathness specially after taking tea.. My cardio ruled out heart issue.
Stress test?: A stress test is indicated for new ( or recurrent) shortness of breath, particularly in someone with diabetes in whom shortness of breath can be a painless anginal equivalent, particularly in someone with a history of coronary disease. You need a stress test. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Meralgia?: Since the heart cath approach is usually at the groin level, the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve may have been stretched or compressed at the hip causing antero-lateral thigh numbness, or other nerves can be also stretched or compressed. Typically recovery can be achieved in 3-4 weeks. ...Read more
160/120 BP 8 days ago.. started Lisinopril 5 days ago. EKG normal. Have mild indigestion for 10 days... advise?
Had endoscopy when presented to hosp after projectile vomiting blood. breathing tube was used. i am still hoarse after 7 wks. how long does this last?
Hysterectomy 7 weeks ago. Extreme left flank pain since 3 days post-op, down 25 pounds from so much nausea. Cat scan and cystoscopy were normal.
After having a few drinks and dancing my heart was racing. Hard to sleep & heart continued racing (90bpm vs normal 55) for next 6 hours. Normal?
Depends: It depends what was in your drink besides alcohol (i.e., caffeine, other stimulant), if you took anything else, and the fact that you have underlying anxiety for which you are on an SSRI. While drinking usually causes sedation, your underlying anxiety combined with dancing could have caused the sensation that your heart was racing for hrs. However, even if your normal hr is 55, a hr of 90 is ok. ...Read more
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