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Chest Compressions Stents Heart
Ecg , cardiac echo, heart enzyme , chest ct, cardiac angio ct, all ok.Still resting heart pulse 53-62.Increase when move.Exclude cardiac issue?
Chest pain. Ekg, d-dimer, asa, chest xray, ESR "normal". Echo says "restrictive pattern lv diastolic fill". Anxious re risk of cad/athero & heart attack. ?
Tiny vsd.Cardiac workup shows possible past heart attack.Having heart cath 4 constant chest pressure/shortness of breath.Possible discomfort causes?
Chest pain not from : Chest pain possibly from ASHD or blocked coronary arteries. What showed possible old heart attack if this was an ekg this is not that accurate. If it was and echocardiogram or cardiac sonogram that showed prior heart muscle damage that is probable accurate. Cardiac cath should tell you if you have blocked arteries and how significant they are. If borderline blockages are found a wire can be passed. ...Read more
Maybe: Pectus excavatum is more common in folks with marfan-like illness, who in turn are more likely to have "barlow" degenerative mitral valve disease which in turn predisposes a person to supraventricular tachycardia. Your physician may give you an rx, but ask also about getting into really good aerobic shape to manage the svt -- generally this works great and may keep you off meds. ...Read more
Possibility of heart attack with normal: EKG, troponin, nuclear stress, cardiac MRI, echo, calcium score? I have chest / left arm pain. Need cath/CTA?
Chest pain ongoing. Goes into left arm. Sometimes neck feels burning. Most tests ok. ECG, treadmil, MRI, echo. On propanolol for tachy heart.
See below: Pericardial tamponade is a serious emergency problem of fluid or blood collection in the sac around the heart, causing heart dysfunction. Myocardial contusion is a potentially serious condition of direct trauma and bruising of the heart muscle. Flail chest is a serious problem of multiple rib fractures in several locations on one side of the chest resulting in the lung to not expand correctly. ...Read more
Depends: When blood flow is sufficiently reduced by a greater than 70% blockage of an artery or arteries, to the point of permanent damage or weaknening of the heart muscle, or when a plaque ruptures and a blood clot repeatedly forms with resulting blockage of blood flow, then an artery needs to be stented, or bypassed. ...Read more
Chest pain behind sternum . Ecg heart enz echo cardiac ok.Dr say reflux with allergy. Should i worry about heart?Normal blood pressure and heart rate
Don't give up: It's normal to be concerned about your health, and to worry why you feel bad. The possibilities are numerous--ranging from acid reflux (i.e., heartburn) or a peptic ulcer to pancreatic or biliary disease ; even stress. Alarm signs include weight loss, bleeding, recurrent vomiting, significant tenderness. Whatever the cause, you're appropriately anxious about it and should seek additional help. ...Read more
Squeezing chest pains radiating to back & down left arm. Troponin, D-Dimer, EKG, Chest X-Ray & heart monitor.. All normal! Could it still be cardiac?
No: most ptobably it is not cardiac at this age . ...Read more
Heart probs? Heart beating fast at random time, antsy,unease, chest tightness, nose blocked but no mucus..just rapid heart beating and chest tightness
Can mitral valve prolapse be misdiagnosed as anemia? Fluttering pounding heart beat, shortness of breath, shaking/twitching, pain in arms and legs.
Chest X-ray r lung base collapse minimal 3/10/13
l sided chest pressure .. Cause ?
No breath shortness
no pulmonary care
Why everytime im upsit my chest hurting? It was a werd chest pain, recently i undergo a stent in my heart? I am heavy smoker and i try to stop?
Angina: People who have coronary artery disease (blocked arteries in heart) often get chest pain with physical activity or emotional upset. This is called angina. The symptom you are feeling could definitely be coming from a blocked heart artery. You need to do 2 things: 1) tell your heart doctor about your symptoms. 2) quit smoking, or you will definitely be back for more stents, or worse. Good luck. ...Read more
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