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My normal oral temp is 97.9. Today I feel a tad "off". Checked temp, it was 98.1. Is this slight elevation enough to cause me to feel a little off?
Continued elevation in BP was well controlled on meds, right upper and pain for over a year, still undiagnosed. Can BP elevation be related to pain?
What changes should I expect when staying at elevations of over 7000' ? My home is at 2300', so what might i expect?
Air hunger: The principal effect relates to the less dense oxygen content of the atmosphere which limits the exercise tolerance. If you move suddenly to this height, you will notice a limit in your tolerance. However adaptation occurs quickly and within two weeks you will have no problem. Athletes takes advantage of this by training at this height if they can and then performing at sea level. ...Read more
Refers to EKG change: Refers to changes seen on the EKG of a person suffering a "transmural" heart attack. I.E., in cases where a coronary artery becomes suddently completely occluded by a clot, cutting off blood flow to the entire thickness of the heart muscle in the wall supplied by the artery, a portion of the EKG called the "st segment" rises substantially. This is the basis of immediate diagnosis of a heart attack. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depnends on Diagnosi: For minor ankle sprains, 30 minutes every couple of hours may do it. For severe tibial plafond fractures you may be asked to keep the ankle above your heart for several days to help protect soft tissue swelling. In general if you are very swollen more is better. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
ESR reflects : The magnitude of inflammatory process in your body. Minor elevations are not a cause for concern. Stress , exercise & smoking may cause this subtle elevations . Serious medical conditions like malignancy, heart attack & stroke can cause higher elevations.Check online for more info. God bless you ! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Usually : Usually swelling and edema in the ankle can be treated with elevation along with ice, rest, and compression. Sometimes anti-inflammatories are recommended for pain associated with the swelling. If edema is not associated with an injury and/or bilateral, a workup for more systemic causes of edema should be performed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What does this mean? "2mm st segment elevation in leads v1-v4 with reciprocal changes in 2,3,avf consistent with acute anteroseptal mi?"
See below: St elevations refers to a finding on an electrocardiogram, wherein the trace in the st segment is abnormally high above the isoelectric line. Ekg st segment elevation is usually attributed to impending infarction, but can also be due to pericarditis or vasospastic (variant) angina and early repolarization. In some healthy young adults, a form of st elevation can be normal. ...Read more
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