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Can A 17 Yr Old Have A Stroke If So What Would Symptoms Be
I have a 17 yr old boy that has had ablation for SVT 2 years ago. Is it possible that it did not take? He is having fluutering shortness of breath, chest pains high blood pressure, fast heart rate.
Yes: Anyone can have a stroke. Check out stroke. Org for detailed info. ...Read more
Rare: Rare but possible. Congenital disease such as abnormal origin of coronary artery and hypertrophic ("thickened") heart disease can result in "heart attack". Inherited diseases that cause abnormal tissue can predispose to aneurysms and even dissections. Inflammatory diseases can also cause similar cardiovascular events. There are quite few possible origins for teenage heart and vascular disease. ...Read more
What are the chances that a 17 yr old male who has persistent generalized lymphoadapthy with no other symptoms does not have anything sinister at all?
Needs to be checked: The odds it's not serious are reasonable, but the bad things it could be are really bad, & respond better if they get found early, so go get checked soon! ...Read more
Rarely: Rarely young people die of heart attacks under extreme conditions such as military basic training or sports. Typically this results from congenital abnormalities of the heart though sometimes there's no good explanation. Cocaine use is also a strong risk factor for heart attacks in young people. ...Read more
By going to a doctor: Unfortunately this is a diagnosis you cannot make on your own. Even an experienced doctor has to rely on a biopsy of the tumor tissue. However, generally a person with hodgkin's lymphoma has a large painless swelling usually in the neck or in the armpit. The person may run fever on and off, may lose weight, and may sweat a lot at night, but he may have none of these symptoms. See a doctor. ...Read more
How many calories shold a 17 yr old female that is 4'11 89 pounds & has a low activity level be eating a day to gain wait
More info needed: A single blood pressure reading is not diagnostic. Your upper number (systolic pressure) is elevated; lower number (diastolic) is fine. Many factors can affect blood pressure: stress, pain, smoking, even wrong size BP cuff. If BP is repeatedly elevated, pcp will begin treatment regimen. If this was machine reading, get BP checked by pcp or nurse or other reliable source. ...Read more
Yes: The treatment would be surgical, not conservative as a 17 year old. ...Read more
My groin hurts and balls sometimes burn I am a 17 yr old male. I don't wear underwear, could that be why?
It might be: You might feel chafing in your groin if you are not wearing underwear. However if you are having burning when urinating, any discharge from your penis or problems with pooping- good idea to see your doctor. ...Read more
A 17 yr old boy has what appears to be a hernia on his right side of his pubic bone. How can we know for sure?
Physician exam!: Any new bulge in the groin of a 17yo boy should be evaluated by a physician. Hernia is but one possibility, and a hernia can develop complications such as incarceration. Others can include swollen lymph node, hydrocele, undescended testicle, or tumor. This is not for on-line diagnosis--see your doctor. ...Read more
What is the best contraceptive to use for a 17 yr old? Is it okay if I go to the ob alone? I'm living in Philippines btw.
I'm a 17 yr old teenager n I want build lean muscular body. I practice push ups, pull ups, sit ups n Hindu dips. Doing Hindu dips decreases height?
Hello. I'm a 17 yr old male who has little bumps underneath my skin around my pelvic area. They range from rice size to pea size. Is this normal?
Too little to say: You should really either make a Virtual Consult with one of the HealthTap doc's or a doc in your area. Since you live in NYC consider having a face-en-face in one of my offices. ...Read more
Yes: Unless he is a professional athlete, or under medications to slow his heart, this low heart rate is concerning, you didn't mention his height, but he might be overweight/obese, please get him seen by cardiologist asap, if he/she reassures you, just keep the follow up as directed, wish you both wellness ...Read more
How can a 17 yr old male tell if his chronic swelling lymph modes through out neck is aids or hiv? Sexually inactive.
Tara is a 17 yr old female, got her period today 27th July - 2 weeks early and thick and black. Had an emergency contraceptive on 21st July?
Is it ok for a 17 yr old to have back pain. Or would it be kidney pain? He drinks a gallon of soda a day. His urine switches from dark yellow 2 white
Let me try to help:
This question is complicated I will try to make easy.
Back pain in young people should be look it carefully.1-could be from urinary tract problems. 2- could be from the bone and the disc in the back.3-could be from abdominal problems, and other reasons.
Have you young man checked out to see what is the source of the pain. As far as colors of the urine checked out. Good luck thank you. ...Read more
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