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Able Hear Stethoscope
How do I use a stethoscope? What things can I check or hear with it? For no important purpose, just have nothing better to do with my life.
This device invented by laennec enables a physician to hear the focused sounds made within the body. The bell, diaphragm, and earpieces have changed much in history bt the principles are the same. It's still an amazing instrument. Now that the head mirror has become hard to find, the stethoscope is perhaps the most iconic ...Read more
Check below: A heart beat can be heard in different locations providing information according to the disorder. There are 4 basic points which correspond to the valve. A-Aortic P-Pulmonic T-Tricuspid and M-Mitral check the image. If you just want to hear the heart beat, likely anywhere in the left side, or carotid will provide a good sound. ...Read more
Will a pediatric stethoscope hear just as well as a full-sized one, on an older child, for home use?
Fetal heart : You can'tGet a more detailed answer ›
As a medical student where i put my stethoscope that i cleary hear respiratory sound? Front or back/ area?
Breath sounds: Top of the lungs at front but the clavicle then inter scapular going down along the back and to the side of the ribs and the front lower ribcage for the determination of middle lobes or lingula. ...Read more
While laying on left side before going to sleep I can always hear my heartbeat without a stethoscope. Normal??
The Telltale Heart: You may hear your heart's pulsations transmitted/conducted from the soft tissues and vessels in your neck, but you won't be hearing what a stethoscope picks-up.With your head on your side, you are occluding the ear on that side,barring any outside noise or air movement to that ear.If it is reasonably quiet, the other ear won't be stimulated and the other ear will get magnified from within.Spooky! ...Read more
Went to doctor he put a stethoscope too my stomache and said he could hear baby's heartbeat I'm 16 weeks Is this true?
Of course: If you don't trust your doctor, who can you trust? (and why would say it if he didn't hear it?) ...Read more
Yes it is possible: Some people can hear their own heartbeats, but most can't. You can put your ear next to someone's chest and hear the heart beat. High adreneline level such as after a rapid and sustained run can cause your heart to beat fast and hard--pounding--and you maybe able to hear it without anything....So, it is possible...And common. ...Read more
If a patient has tordeas de pointes or ventricular fib wouldn't they be able to hear it with a stethoscope?
I can hear faint whistling with exhalation is long but two doctors can't hear it with the stethoscope while I have it. One is a pulmonologist. causes?
My question concerns the lungs. With my stethoscope, I hear normal airflow in L lung, and nothing in R lung. What does this mean?
Not dead yet: As long as you have not had it removed, and are otherwise in good health without symptoms at present, then it means you should adjust the ear pieces and tap on the end of the stethoscope to be certain that you have an effective connection after moving L-to-R. Try other spots on chest as well. It is likely just a trick of the ear or the tool. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a stethoscope in home. I hear a thick gallop-like sound at s1 in the mid upper side of my chest where aorta is located. Is it abnormal?
Auscultation: Can't know what you are hearing and perhaps misinterpreting without listening with you ...Read more
28wks. Whats the best way to listen to bubs movts or heart with a stethoscope? Got a standard littman? All i hear is rubbing sounds and wooshes
Yes: If the doctor has normal hearing.Get a more detailed answer ›
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