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Doctor insights on: Causes Of First Degree Av Block

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What to do if I had an ECG done today what do these results mean does it indicate a first degree av block?

What to do if I had an ECG done today what do these results mean does it indicate a first degree av block?

Ecg: you don't really give a clear picture of the ecg. First degree AV block means mild slowing of impulse conduction between atria and ventricles and in and of itself is no big deal. If the rest of the ecg is normal, nothing but monitoring into the future would be indicated. ...Read more

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I have autonomic neuropathy pots /gilberts syndrome / first degree av block and GERD ..Gonna sound weird but my voice is changing on m ? Why is this?

I have autonomic neuropathy pots /gilberts syndrome / first degree av block and GERD ..Gonna sound weird but my voice is changing on m ? Why is this?

Changing voice: You need to see a doctor. Some of things which he would check will be your thyroid function and ian ENT doctor visit to check your vocal cords. ...Read more

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Is a first degree av heart block condition treatable?

Is a first degree av heart block condition treatable?

No: Treatment of first degree av block is not required except in very severe cases with a very long delay in conduction from the sinoatrial node to the av node. In these very rare cases, the treatment is usually a cardiac pacemaker. Otherwise the condition is of little to now concern. ...Read more

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Could repeated first degree burns cause permanent injury or marks?

Could repeated first degree burns cause permanent injury or marks?

First degree burns: Usually first degree burns do not leave scars however, if you remove the escar that the burn may leave behind, you may scar. Do not scape off or tear off any scabs that may occur post burn. A one degree burn usually does not scar. But, if the skin is very thin and frail, scarring may happen. ...Read more

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Can first degree heart block be reversed?

Can first degree heart block be reversed?

Depends on the cause: First degree heart block is actually a misnomer as there is no conduction "block". The more accurate term is prolonged av conduction and this may be the result of medications, metabolic derangements or thyroid disease. Correcting the medication dose or type may correct the first degree heart block. Often times the first degree heart block occurs for unknown reasons and does not correct. ...Read more

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Is first degree heart block is a problem for an aviation medical class 3 physical?

Is first degree heart block is a problem for an aviation medical class 3 physical?

Generally Not: However, what medications are you on. The FAA is very concerned about the Meds. AOPA has assistance that can answer your Med approval questions. How is your EKG, sometimes the Aviation Medical Examiner will need to see the recent EKG. AOPA is good at their assistance before the AME examines you. Remember that if the AME sees something, they are required to report it; so do some prep work. ...Read more

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I had severe vertigo attack,is it due to cervical while I have first degree heart block as well. It lasted for ten minutes which made me to sit down.

I had severe vertigo attack,is it due to cervical while I have first degree heart block as well. It lasted for ten minutes which made me to sit down.

Vertigo: Given your age and extensive medical history, it is very likely light headedness versus vertigo and more likely due to vascular insufficiency or medication. I strongly recommend evaluation by your doctor and referral to neurology or ENT if orthostatsis and physiologic etiology are excluded. are ...Read more

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Other than aspirin, what OTC pain killers can help relieve pain caused by a first degree burn and blood blisters?

Other than aspirin, what OTC pain killers can help relieve pain caused by a first degree burn and blood blisters?

Motrin or Tylenol (acetaminophen): Hi, I would recommend motrin, and tylenol (acetaminophen) as first line pain medications for a mild skin burn. Aspirin is okay to use, but should be a second or third choice due to it's antiplatelet effect. There are other over the counter medications with different names, but generally contain one of these two medications. Be sure to follow the instructions on the medication label. ...Read more

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What is the cause of unilateral cleft lip, submucus palate, tongue tie and bifid uvula in a female baby with first degree relatives parents?

What is the cause of unilateral cleft lip, submucus palate, tongue tie and bifid uvula in a female baby with first degree relatives parents?

Unknown: All 4 conditions can occur individually or in various combinations. Causes for congenital deformities (birth defects) can include environmental factors (maternal nutritional deficiencies), inherited factors as well as spontaneous mutations. Although incest is not common or considered advisable for humans, I am not aware of a specific correlation with orofacial deformities. ...Read more

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