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Dr. Stephen Scholand
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Heart Conditions (Definition)

Heart conditions is also known as Heart diseases. Heart conditions are abnormalities or diseases of the heart. Some are congenital (birth defects), while others are acquired later.

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Living with Polycystic Kidney Disease (Tip)

Living with Polycystic Kidney Disease

There are three types of polycystic kidney disease: 1. Dominant, 2. Recessive, 3. Acquired. ...See more

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Treating Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (Checklist)

Ask for STD testing
Once
Have your partner get STD testing
Once
Take all of your medication exactly as prescribed
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Use condoms when having intercourse to prevent STD transmission
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Wondering about vagoglossopharangeal neuralgia? Do patients ever report symptoms v similar to stable angina/heart conditions but neg cardiac work-ups and clear arteries?

Wondering about vagoglossopharangeal neuralgia? Do patients ever report symptoms v similar to stable angina/heart conditions but neg cardiac work-ups and clear arteries?

GPN: Glossopharyngeal neuralgia (gpn) is also called vagoglossopharyngeal neuralgia. It is characterized by brief but intense pain on one side of the throat, which may radiate within the mouth or into the ear. Attacks are described as sharp, stabbing or burning in quality. They may occur spontaneously or be provoked by talking, chewing, swallowing, coughing and yawning. It can mimick angina pain. ...Read more

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Peripheral vascular disease (Tip)

Peripheral vascular disease

One form is carotid artery disease, which can lead to ocular ischemic syndrome. ...See more

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Treating Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (Checklist)

Take antibiotics as prescribed
daily
Abstain from sex
once
Call your doctor if worsening fever or pelvic pain
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How is genetic testing for heart conditions done? Blood test?

How is genetic testing for heart conditions done?  Blood test?

Yes: Most commonly a blood test is used, but many other tissues that contain dna can be analyzed. The labs that perform blood tests are much more common and accessible. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Werner
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Heart Diseases (Definition)

Heart disease is a condition in which a person has problems with his heart, which includes both birth defects and problems acquired later. Examples of heart disease include clogging of the coronary (heart) arteries, heart attacks, leaky heart valves, heart failure, viral infections ...Read more

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Cardiac (Definition)

Cardiac is also known as Heart. Cardiac translates literally to "heart, " and any place the term is seen, such ...Read more

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