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Echogram Of Heart
Diagnosed with peripheral artery disease in legs. Abnormal echogram in heart positive ANA. Memory loss and chest pain and achy sore feet .help.
Neurologist: Memory problems, leg pain. A general neurologist may be able to address both of these. Unfortunately there are only 5 neurologists in Florida who are certified in Behavioral Neurology (memory disorders) (Two in Jacksonville, two at the University of Florida in Gainsville and one in St Pete. The leg pain may be in part due to neuropathy. The ANA being positive must be taken with a grain of salt. ...Read more
I have been diagnosed with peripheral artery disease in my legs and also abnormal echogram in my heart. I have chest pain and neck pain. Achy toes to.
How much radio activity causes cancer bc I have had several ct, scans MRI eegs pet scans a EKG and a heart echogram plus 3 brain resections?
Alot: Not enough space for the best answer, but this same question was asked a year or so ago on the web, and the best answer can be found at the following link: http://answers.Yahoo.Com/question/index?Qid=20120922043341aa2koio ...And do not forget, mri's, eegs, ultrasounds, and ekg's have no radiation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've already had one echogram and 4 ekgs of my heart within a year and a half is there a reason to get another this year i think i'm a hypochondriac?
I’ve had a few fainting spells,with spike to heart rate.I’ve been to a cardiologist today for ECG,echogram. All looks good.Dr suspects pot syndrome or low bp.However resting in bed heart rate spiked to 150,no symptoms just headache.Cause for concern?
Need more testing.: Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring sounds like a good idea. It could be that your HR is increasing rapidly as your blood pressure falls - compensatory, to keep your blood flowing, essentially. Episodes of low BP can be documented by ambulatory BP monitoring. HR can be monitored by event recorder. Both are symptom-relevant, too. ...Read more
Reversible: We use the terminology with respect to nuclear perfusion images of the heart muscle. When there is an image defect that does not fill in on follow up imaging, we call this nonreversible or fixed. It usually suggests scar of the myocardium rather than temporary decrease in blood flow to the area. ...Read more
Not enough info.: Are you at rest or exerting yourself? How rapid is your heart rate? Do you have symptoms corresponding to this- chest pain, palpitations, etc. ? How is your health in general? Are you taking medications that could impact heart rate? Is this something that is occurring acutely or a chronic condition? Don't have enough info to tell you. ...Read more
See your doctor: Could be a problem with skin, nerves, muscle, shoulder, lung, heart, or stomach. See your doctor for a more thorough history, physical exam and further evaluation. If you sleep on your stomach you could have a neck strain that radiates pain to the chest or arm. Get checked out just to make sure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not really: The heart muscle contracts rhythmically, which is how it pumps; you can consider these spasms, i suppose, but a true uncontrolled spasm would be fairly instant death due to loss of blood supply. The coronary arteries can have spasms that will manifest as chest pain, aka prinzmetal angina. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hard to know: Poking sensation in heart does not sound worrisome for heart disease especially in 35 yo female. Benign nature would be supported by lack of exertional symptoms and negative family hx of structural disease. Would be worthwhile to have ekg and a good listen to ensure nothing is amiss, but at end of day, this sounds to be more musculoskeletal or perhaps esophageal. ...Read more
Bad heart?: Not sure what you mean by bad heart. Main symptoms with heart failure, i.e. Weak heart is shortness of breath, swelling ; fatigue. In general, heart disease may cause a variety of symptoms such as above, or chest pain, palpitations, dizziness, etc. Heart disease may not cause much symptoms at all until more advanced. Individuals at risk should be evaluated and managed to prevent heart disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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