Doctor insights on:
Heart Murmur And Dental Treatment
Premedication: The concern is the "remote" possibility that bacteria from the mouth could enter your blood steam via cut or scrape, extraction etc and colonize on the heart valves. This can cause bacterial endocarditis. Another concern is the possibility these clusters of colonization can bread off and clot in another part of the body. Some patients need antibiotic before dental treatment. Discuss with your md. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
A heart murmur is a sound heard by a stethoscope made by the vibration of blood flow. It can be a normal finding in young healthy people, or can represent abnormal leakage (regurgitation) of a valve, valve narrowing (stenosis), or a congenital condition such as an atrial septal defect, a ventricular septal defect, ...Read more
Is treatment required for symptomatic bradycardia, heart rate 35, with bigeminal PVCs, normal blood pressure, no history of heart disease?
Multiform pvcd and multifocal pvcs and couplets. No heart disease heart structually normal. Normal eco and stress. What treatment is recommened?
May not need treatin: Depending on your age and risk factors you may need a stress test. If you feel well and no structural heart disease nothing more needs be done beyond making sure electrolytes are normal. Treatment indicated if you are significantly symptomatic and heart pump is weak. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Valve damage: Rheumatic fever may damage or distort the valves in your heart rendering them unable to either close or open properly. As blood is pushed through a valve that does not open properly or leaks back through one that does not close well, the "squirting" noise (murmur) that is produced with acceleration of blood flow can be heard with a stethoscope placed over the affected valve. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Went to the ER with chest pressure and shortness of breath. ECG abnormal, showing a sinus arrhythmia and septal infarc. Is that an old heart attack?
What is the current medical opinion about taking antibiotics before dental cleanings for someone with mild mvp (mitral valve prolapse)?
AHA recommendations: According to the latest american heart association recommendations, antibiotic prophylaxis is no longer considered necessary for mvp. However, your own dentist and cardiologist are responsible for your care and should be consulted as they know your complete medical and dental history. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Endocarditis: The combination of ampicillen and gentamycin can be an effective treatment for enterococcal endocarditis. ...Read more
Cause: The symptoms will feel the same but the cause could be quite different. When the heart is not getting enough blood, it relaxes poorly after each heart beat. This can cause shortness of breath. In advanced stages, blocked heart arteries cause heart damage, pumping dysfunction, and heart failure. Valve disease can cause relaxation problems and heart damage as well despite normal circulation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What treatment option integrates treatment for high blood pressure, arteriosclerosis, atherosclerosis, and coronary heart?
Best to Address All: The LDL & HDL lipoproteins (protein particles which carry all fats in the water outside cells, see NMR particle test) are the primary issue, along with blood glucose (optimal hba1c ?5.0%), blood pressure (sbp ?120 mmhg), no smoking & several other issues, known & not. Thus best to address all issues in unisyn, do not aim for normal. Instead aim for excellence: absence of drivers of the disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the standard treatment for someone with pfo, tricuspid valve leaking severely, congestive heart failure with high blood pressure & is nursing?
Autoantibodies: Rheumatic heart disease is one of the complications of an untreated strep infection.A month or more after the infection, the body has made antibodies that mistale the tissue of the heart for the germ they were designed to fight.Over time thease antibodies cause inflamation of the heart and can injure the valves. After the acute phase is past, you have a weaker heart with leaky valves and murmurs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is outlook for a patient with systolic murmur in the aortic area, shortness of breath and chest pain at effort?
I have mitral valve prolapse with mild tricuspid valve regurgitation is it normal to have lots of pvcs an sometimes a fast heart rate with pvcs i?
Have multiple miscarriages. Have heart murmur, severe ectopic heart beats/lack oxygen to heart and pulm stenosis. Can they cause miscarriages?
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Dental premedication for heart murmur
- Treatment for heart murmur
- Systolic heart murmur treatment
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Herbal treatment for heart murmur
- Heart murmur in infants treatment in ayurvedic
- Herbal treatment for heart murmur during pregnancy
- What is the best treatment for heart murmur during pregnancy?
- Talk to a cardiologist online