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Femoral Pulse In Obese Patient
What kind: I am unfamiliar with also pressure hydrocephalus- did you spell the type correctly? For most causes of hydrocephalus, the type determines the treatment and forecast. The diabetes-how long, level of control, other vascular issues, and meds also figure in to the forecast you are seeking. Too complicated for this format. ...Read more
Age 35, female, 50 pds overweight, non-smoker, rarely drink, all cholesterol normal except LDL 131. Pain in center of chest when stressed. Angina?
I'm 57 year old male. My blood oxygen reads 92-93 when I'm sitting down in a relaxed state. My pulse is 72?
Hypoxia: more information is needed like if you are short of breath, worse with exertion , worse with lying flat etc. please advise. This may be normal ...Read more
What is the most likely cause of high pulse pressure(not resting) 180/90 in 75 old recent onset after being stable for 7 years after bypass operation?
MY Exercise tolerance test report states that "Borderline ST changes in Inferior and Lateral Leads as compared to resting ECG. AGE 46 Male?
Depends: Borderline ECG changes on stress testing do not meet criteria for abnormality, which is 1mm (one tiny box) of horizontal or downsloping ST segment depression. This is notable to comment on as part of a complete report, but must be taken in context with the whole test - i.e. any symptoms with exertion, was nuclear imaging or echo imaging also done, how long did you go on the test, etc. ...Read more
34 year old Male Patient with Permanent Afib, CHF, defibrillater inplant, Morbidly obese what would yu say his survival rate is?
Male 80 years elderly diabetic patient angioplasty or bypass, both are possible. Which is safer/better?
Not necessarily: While normal heart rate is 60-100 it is not unusual for people to have a lower heart rate. This can be caused by some medications also. If the patient is not feeling dizzy or light headed then the pulse of 50 is probably not an issue. If the patient is having symptoms then the doctor should be consulted. ...Read more
Bp of 82/60 in an 88 year old male. With Lewy body dementia and a pulmonary embolisim. How dangerous is the low BP ?
Up fluid intake. : Fluid intake is always important, especially in seniors. This is likely the best thing to do here as anything invasive might make things worse. This man is very old and needs to be treated gently. If he is on an iv, he can get fluids that way. If blood pressure gets lower it would be wise to get to the hospital. Best of luck. ...Read more
A patient with sleep apnea ( already 3 heart bypass) and his minimum heart rate in apnea goes down to 37 . Is it dangerous?
What causes low resting heart rate and hypotension? 37 yo female with sedentary lifestyle. Very low aerobic stamina.bp 100/56, pulse 38-44.
Male 36 years old with previous heart attacks and stent procedure who has home blood pressure reading of 157/109/132 on left arm sitting. 160/119/128?
My husbands bp 100/70 with headache.he is 83 kgs height 5,5 inches.is that dangerous? Cholestrol 190 family history of cardiac problems
BP ok, but: He's too heavy, cholesterol may be too high. Need to know bad cholesterol (LDL) ), good cholesterol (hdl) and triglycerides. Also fasting blood sugar. He has three possible risk factors for coronary heart disease. His gender, family history and possibly cholesterol. Definitely needs to see his doc!!! ...Read more
High above 100 usually around 105 resting pulse. Age 55 obese high bp and diabetic high cholesterol. Wat could be the reason of high pulse no stress?
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