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What is second degree atrioventricular block or wenckebach phenomenon. I am diagnosed with this.

What is second degree  atrioventricular block or wenckebach phenomenon. I am diagnosed with this.

It means there is : A delay of the elcetrical message in your heart coordinating the squeeze between your left upper chamber (atrium) and the left lower chamber (ventricle). This is not serious and can be monitored by ekgs. ...Read more

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Does atrioventricular dissociation cause heart block?

Does atrioventricular dissociation cause heart block?

Heart Block: Yes av dissociation can cause heart block, like third degree heart block is complete av dissociation but all av dissociation are not heart block. ...Read more

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Are there any treatments for atrioventricular block?

AV block: Av block occurs in first, second and third degree forms. First is usually benign, second can be serious and might need a pacemaker, third degree almost always needs a pacemaker. ...Read more

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Are there some genetic reasons I get atrioventricular node conduction block off and on?

Are there some genetic reasons I get atrioventricular node conduction block off and on?

No: There are some genetic conditions associated with heart block, some associated with deafness. In these cases, the heart block is permanent. If your heart block is transitory, it may be related to some medications you are taking (if any) or underlying conditions, depending on your age. You should see a doctor to determine if further tests or treatments (e.g. Pacemaker) are needed. ...Read more

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What is second degree atrioventricular block or wenckebach phenomenon. I am diagnosed with this.

It means there is : A delay of the elcetrical message in your heart coordinating the squeeze between your left upper chamber (atrium) and the left lower chamber (ventricle). This is not serious and can be monitored by ekgs. ...Read more

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Are there any treatments for atrioventricular block?

AV block: Av block occurs in first, second and third degree forms. First is usually benign, second can be serious and might need a pacemaker, third degree almost always needs a pacemaker. ...Read more

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Could atrioventricular block be the cause of fatigue?

Could atrioventricular block be the cause of fatigue?

AV block: Fatigue is typical of complete av block, common with second degree av block and unusual with first degree av block. ...Read more

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My ECG test indicated 1st -deg atrioventricular block,complete right bundle branch block. What are my next steps?

My ECG test indicated 1st -deg atrioventricular block,complete right bundle branch block. What are my next steps?

See a cardiologist: The next step after finding an abnormal EKG on a routine exam is to determine why.This is where a cardiologist will be most helpful. He will determine wether there is underlying structural heart disease or not and will likely order testing to find out ...Read more