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Can Dehydration From Heat Exhaustion Cause A Low Echo Reading
5y/o son having fainting spells. Not related to dehydration or heat exhaustion.Blood work, EKG and echo cardiogram came back good.What could be wrong?
An echocardiogram (also called an echo) is a type of ultrasound test that uses high-pitched sound waves that are sent through a device called a transducer. The device picks up echoes of the sound waves as they bounce off the different parts of your heart. These echoes are turned into moving pictures of your heart that can be seen ...Read more
Can dehydration Cause POTS?Isn't POTS due to malfunctioning valves due to sustained elevated blood pressure in legs?Couldnt dehydration precipitate it
Can kidney disease or low cortisol levels cause excessive sweating of the face & scalp/head? It happens even in cold weather. Any ideas?
Yes: In some associated way yes you can get these symptoms from low cortisol and kidney dysfunction. ...Read more
Syndrome: What you describe could have many causes. The two you mention are among the possibilities. ...Read more
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Yes it can: Weight loss combined with low salt diet can certainly reduce & even cure high BP if obesity is causing any arterial or arteriolar compression. Similarly reucing or removing stress & anxiety from your life can relieve nerye impulses to arerioles which in turn will contract less and BP will be reduced. ...Read more
Can harmful levels of dehydration occur without drop in BP or rise in resting pulse? What are the 4-5 best Blood-tests to confirm dehydration?
Whoa: Dehydration is diagnosed on physical exam. The high sodium, protein, and BUN may reflect, but the history and physical are still the basis of medicine. Anyone telling you otherwise is giving up a physician's most important task -- diagnosing disease by talking, listening, and touching -- and I say this as a pathologist who's devoted my life to labs. ...Read more
What could chronically high unconjugated Bilirubin mean in someone with orthostatic syncope, headaches, fatigue, neuropathic pain and a history Lyme?
Probably nothing: You probably have Gilbert's non-disease and some unrelated health problems. I trust your physician is aware of this and has run a reticulocyte count to be sure you are not hemolyzing. Your other symptoms suggest a stressful living situation but there are a host of other entities to rule out -- have you been checked for porphyria? Best wishes. ...Read more
Could fatigue, lack of sleep over a month and working on laptops or ipad cause increased floaters in high myopes?
No -more aware: You most probably have a vitreous floater. The clear gel that fills eyeball is normally attached to all parts of the inside of the eye. As we get older it can become more liquid (watery) and detaches from the back of the retina causing your "dirt" floater. In patients with myopia this can happen at an earlier age. Fatigue has nothing to do with fatigue or use of eyes. ...Read more
Unclear question: What is a "bac reading"? It may help if you spell out your concern. ...Read more
What besides thyroid can cause light head fluttering in chest hot an cold sweats an excess tiredness? I'm on Med for low tsh.
Check thyroid first: B"sd If being on a med for "low TSH" means treatment with an antithyroid drug for hyperthyroidism, then the first concern is your thyroid status as this requires frequent monitoring. Thyroid function will change depending on the dose and effectiveness of the medication and the course of the underlying thryoid disease. Challenging even for the best of us endocrine specialists - contact yours! ...Read more
Could an eloctrolyte inbalance (potassium is high and others are borderline) be causing chest pain, headache, +waking at night because of pounding ❤️?
May be: High potassium could be dangerous and can cause arrhythmia's . To begin with it can cause some extra beats or palpitations. Rarely it causes chest pain. Extra peat or palpitations could sometime be misinterpreted as chest pain. But you should go to pcp, get your electrolytes checked and evaluated for chest pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blood pressure 102/65, 54 BPM heart rate. I don't exercise and have a bad diet. Is this low of a heart rate/bp normal? Can lack of sleep cause it?
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