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Does cardiomyopathy cause throat paralysis?

Does cardiomyopathy cause throat paralysis?

Pressure on a nerve: As the heart enlarges, the left atrium enlarges and that can cause pressure on the recurrent laryngeal nerve. Thus, change in voice timbre. This can also happen in patients with mitral stenosis. ...Read more

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Palsy (Definition)

...is a corruption of French "paralise" from Latinized Greek "paralysis." In the old days it meant any kind of persistent weakness. To this day Parkinson's disease is also called "paralysis agitans" which is a Latin translation of Dr. Parkinson's original name for it, the "shaking palsy." We've obviously reborrowed the full form "paralysis" into English as well; today ...Read more


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Is it possible for strep throat bacteria cause vocal cord paralysis?

Is it possible for strep throat bacteria cause vocal cord paralysis?

No: Swelling of the throat can affect the vocal cords and make it difficult to talk. In whopping cough (pertussis) this can be severe to the point of inability to breath. Damage to the nerve to the vocal cords should not occur. ...Read more

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My throat feels tight which makes me have a barking cough when I breathe too deeply. I have cardiomyopathy, should I be concerned with this symptom?

My throat feels tight which makes me have a barking cough when I breathe too deeply. I have cardiomyopathy, should I be concerned with this symptom?

Reactive airway dise: 24 years old? What type of cardiomyopathy? Postpartum? If this is the case, there is a chance you heart function can still get better. Second, barking cough would go to your respiratory system and even though heart and lungs are interconnected and their function affect each other, breathing deeply and having cough with inspiration, is not a typical symptom of cardiomyopathy ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with bells palsy. I am also experiencing a bad sore throat and trouble swallowing on the impacted side. Should I be alarmed?

No, may be unrelated: It is possible that this may be unrelated but it may also be a viral infection you had acquired earlier which might have triggered the bell's palsy. There are theories linking some viruses to the disease so it may be possible that you acquired the viral illness prior to the onset of the bell's palsy. ...Read more

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Would a cardiac MRI of shown a enlarged heart and cardiomyopathies? What about heart failure?

Would a cardiac MRI of shown a enlarged heart and cardiomyopathies? What about heart failure?

MRI: Yes an MRI can be used to diagnose enlarged heart, cardiomyopathy and heart failure. Another test that is often used to make these diagnoses is the echocardiogram. MRI uses magnets to image the heart and echocardiogram uses ultrasound. ...Read more

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Can you use stem cells to heal cardiomyopathies in children?

Can you use stem cells to heal cardiomyopathies in children?

Clinical Trial Now: Use of adult mesenchymal stem-stromal cells (mscs) are currently in clinical trial in us/internationally. Trend is toward use of fat derived mscs, havested by liposuction, isolated and concentrated in tissue culture. Early reports suggest significant improvement in neurological, autoimmune and organ functions. Many more mscs in fat than bone marrow making ad-msc the center of most research now. ...Read more

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What can cause lower paralysis?

What can cause lower paralysis?

Do you mean: ?leg paralysis. We would need more information to be specific, but usual cause might be disorder of spinal cord, although some brain lesions can do so also. If you or someone you know, has leg weakness, this needs to be evaluated rapidly to prevent further damage. ...Read more

Dr. Barton Cook
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Cardiomyopathy (Definition)

Cardiomyopathy is a disease that weakens and enlarges the muscle surrounding the heart. It is a condition that makes it harder for the heart to pump blood and deliver it throughout the body. A common symptom is chest pain, although mild cases ...Read more


Dr. William Singer
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Paralysis (Definition)

A paralyzed limb cannot be voluntarily moved, and the term reflects leg involvement, paraplegia, full body, quadriplegia, and less than full, tetraplegia. Causes can be many, including stroke, trauma, ...Read more