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Asa Overdose Signs
Can persistent fevers be an early warning sign of cancer? I have had fevers in the 100 degree range for about 1 month. They break at night on occasion or with asa. They are worse in the evening. I had the same problem about 12 yrs ago and was diagnosed wi
Corticosteroids: But they are not minor league meds. ...Read more
My double vision is reduced with medication, but at certain point its constant. Can my eyewill be asa healthier as it was?
26 y/o F. Gpa had MI and quadruple bipass at 70 and uncle just had massive MI causing death at 67. Other gpa died of MI at 56. Should take daily ASA?
May b not: While ASA is a good medication for someone who has had a heart attack or stroke or irregularly irregularly heart rhythm, after consultation with a doctor, if you do not have allergy to it. It is not recommend as daily medication for otherwise healthy person just based on family history. Consulting your Provider for details is a better option. ...Read more
Had Echo the tech said Ef was 60/65 the actual report said 50/55. How did they come up with 2 diff #s? Is this bad last yr it was 60. I have Asd & Asa
Echo EF: The EF in normals varies over a range;all 3 reported values are within normal so stop worrying about minor nuances in interpretive reporting ...Read more
Could endarterectomies include a graft and what happens if the person stops the coumidin and goes to daily asa?
Yes and no: An endarterectomy is when the surgeon opens the artery and scoops out the plaque. A gratt is used as a conduit for a bypass. The graft can be the persons vein or an artificial or prosthetic tube. They can be combined in certain situations if the patient needs both this is up to the surgeon. ...Read more