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How Long Does Angina Pain Last
Angina is chest pain that is caused by poor blood flow to the heart muscle. Angina is not an actual disease, but rather a symptom of an existing heart problem. Most commonly, this underlying problem is due to an obstruction of the coronary blood vessels that surround the heart. There are different types of angina including stable angina, unstable ...Read more
Death if untreated: Although Ludwig’s Angina is a life threatening medical emergency not all cases end up in death. Desth only happens if untreated or in very severe complicated cases with poor response to treatment. There is no fixed time period and it varies from case to case depending on many factors ...Read more
Yes: In unstable angina the biochemical markers of myocardial damage and necrosis (cell death) are not present. One cause is a sudden rupture or crack in a silent atherosclerotic plaque causing blood clots (thrombi) to form which can enlarge to block the artery or can break off and embolize. Patients with 24 hours of chest pain require emergency cardiac catheterization and angioplasty or surgery. ...Read more
Well...: It is like playing Russian Roulette: No one knows and it is something you do not want to do! ...Read more
Oh my goodness I cant relief my stress. Last night I had an angina episode due to high levels of stress. How to handle this?
Variant Angina: Vasospastic angina (coronary spasm) is associated with normal coronaries, . In the presence of significant physical, emotional or chemical (drug abuse) stress, chest pain is experienced. Nitroglycerin, calcium channel blockers, anti-anxiety medication relaxation therapy help. Also worth trying omega oils (eg from www. Cardiamin. Com using discount code CMC), magnesium and vitamin D supplements. ...Read more
Hi, Is it safe to be taking lesuride (Levosulpiride) daily or for a long term. Please help. Can it help in an angina!
Uncertain: There are no really long term studies on this issue. One report found it being safe for up to a few months but safety is unknown when taken for years. As with any medication, you should take the lowest dose for the shortest duration whenever possible. The prudent approach would be making sure that you are being followed by the prescribing doctor on regular intervals. ...Read more
Iv have micro vascular dysfunction & have angina I keep getting pain to the right of my chest it comes & goes & lasts a few secs is this normal?
No: Pain in the chest is never normal. Whether the pain is significant is the more important question. You state that you have Angina so I assume that there is a different type of thing that you're having. Pain in the right side of the chest is atypical for angina. Pain lasting for just a few seconds in the chest is rarely significant. So your pain is not normal but probably not significant. That said, you should consult your physician. ...Read more
Angina: True angina lasting more than a few to 30 minutes would then be considered more unstable angina and potentially a heart attack. If you are truly experiencing what you perceive as angina, you should be evaluated in an ER as this is a potentially serious symptom. ...Read more
80 mg propranolol ER vs propranolol. Which is best for long term BP control, anxiaty, and angina.
How common is Angina in young adults? I have a burning senstaion in center of chest but I have had also have chest pain since last sat? I'm 27 male
Very uncommon, unless: You're taking cocaine-this could cause it. Otherwise, unlikely. See a Dr if symptoms persist ...Read more
Could one or more explain unstable angina as I lived a long time with it not suspecting heart decease?
Changing symptoms: Unstable angina usually refers to new chest pain, pain with less activity than before or pain that doesn't go away with rest or usual nitrates. It represents a change in the plaques in your heart and is usually very serious. I doubt you have unstable angina, more likely you have stable angina. Angina is a symptom reflective of atherosclerotic heart disease which means you have it. ...Read more
If I have longstanding Prinzmetal Angina due to accidental OD on pseudoephedrine, will it be life long?
Prinzmetal angina: Prinzmetal angina, or variant angina (spasm of coronary arteries) is a rare but chronic condition. The long term survival for PA is good for those patients who tolerate calcium channel blockers (CCB) and do not smoke. Poor prognosis would include those patients who smoke, have coronary atherosclerosis (hardening of arteries), an intolerance to CCB, and spasms of coronary artery. ...Read more
Sharp pain that may last 2 to 3 sec localized to just the area where my heart is located. It happens perhaps 1 a month....Angina?
Man 86 severe angina nds valve replacement cd it b done enestetic free. What materials would the valve be made of. How long is this procedure. Thanks.
Sorry - not sure what nds or cd stand for - here's information on transcatheter aortic valve replacement which is the least invasive method of replacement.
http://my. Clevelandclinic. Org/heart/percutaneous/percutaneousvalve. Aspx. ...Read more
Is it safe to use lesuride (Levosulpiride) for a long term. Can it help in an angina and GERD. Help. Thanks?
Lesuride: Is an antipsychotic drug used for schizophrenia and depression in Europe and Japan. It has not been approved for use in the US, Canada, or Australia. It has a prokinetic effect, making food pass through the stomach faster. This can be good for reflux but should not affect angina. Rarely, there are potential fatal side effects from heart arrhythmias. It should not be used without doctor supervision ...Read more
Is it safe to use lesuride (Levosulpiride) for a long term. Can it help in an angina and GERD. Help. Thanks.
Yes: Follow the instructions and follow up visits and testing if you use this medication long term. Report any symptoms and concerns at each visit to your doctors. ...Read more
Having sudden left side chest pains which last 10 seconds every hour-Two hours, no other symptoms, angina? Heart?
Probably not: Probably not at your age. More likely to be something benign. Muscle pull, spasm, etc. Keep an eye on it thought. ...Read more
Do blood pressure medications work right away or takes long time to take effect? Especially for Palpitations n angina.
BP medicine: Blood pressure medication is effective in lowering blood pressure and few blood pressure medication that have effect on Heart rate such as beta blockers or calcium channel blocker's decrees the rapid heart rate as well as lower the blood pressure. If medication is given intravenously ...Read more
Hello, I wanted to ask. Last monday I received antibiotics for angina for 10 days. It remains 3-4 days of taking antibiotics. Can I go to school?
Angina: Something not sitting right. You are 16 yo and have angina! you took antibiotics for angina! Any way your question is after 4 days of antibiotics, can you go to school? Yes, you are not infectious as you have no fever, and had good amount of antibiotics in your system. By the way what are those antibiotics? Thanks. ...Read more
Why my tongue colour is green and white last two weeks? I got many antibiotic for angina is that reason for it? Or what is the reasons?
Green tongue: Yes antibiotics can change the mouth bacterial and fungal balance and cause problems that you are describing. You should report this to your doctor to see about treatment. ...Read more
I have long qt syndrome & an etopic beat plus I get a lot of chest pain & pressure. If it's angina & I don't get treated is it a problem?
I just had Leftside-mid chest pain which lasted <1-2Mins, after argument. Breathing deeply made the pain increase, was this Angina? Muscle? I'm 23
No, anxiety: Is state of tension, apprehension, worry, uneasiness or fear. While mild episodes of anxiety are common and do not require treatment, more severe forms can be chronic and debilitating. Symptoms of severe anxiety insomnia, chest pain, palpitations and parasthesia. Rec.: see your PCP for evaluation. ...Read more
Can propranolol 20 +feluoxetine 20 cause angina for me? I roughly have it when I walk for long time or after sleeping at afternoon. Otherwise reason?
It is very unlikely that you have angina at age 25. It is more likely that the propranolol is slowing heart rate down so that when you exercise your not having inadequate post right to compensate for that. I'm not aware of fluoxetine causing any other ang: It is very unlikely that you have angina at age 25. It's is more likely that the Propranolol is slowing a heart rate down too much and when you exercise you cannot compensate by increasing your heart rate. I am not aware of fluoxetine causing any type of anginal symptoms. You might want to check with your doctor to see whether or not the propanelol is really necessary. ...Read more
My doctor recently reaffirmed my aortic stenosis to be mild. I think I experienced angina last week, should I worry?
Worry never helps: Mild aortic stenosis is not likely the cause of your chest pain. At 27, you also are not unlikely to be having symptoms from coronary artery disease, which generally occurs several years later in life. Esophageal, gastric, pulmonary and musculo-skeletal problems can all cause chest pain and should be considered. Pericarditis is another possibility. See your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more
Are chest pains (sharp, dull, ache) in different ares of chest, that only last a few seconds, cardiac related (angina etc) or nc-chest pain?
My mother is 84 yrs old & has suffered with angina for some years now, is her confusion & memory loss over the last 2-3 yrs caused by her condition?
My father was diagnosed with unstable angina. Nitro in the ER gave him a headache that lasted for days. What can I do to help him? This frightens me!
Ongoing chest and shoulder issues. April 2011 normal nuclear, echo, holter. Plain exercise fine july 12. Worse last 3 weeks, four normal ekg. Angina?
Not necessarily: These tests are notoriously in accurate, especially for young women. If it occurs again, you need to seek help. You may also benefit from a session of multifunction cardiogram, a.K.A mcg. If you test normal on mcg, the chances are you are normal! Http://en. M.Wikipedia. Org/wiki/multifunction_cardiogram. ...Read more
4 gp's saw 4 diff ekg's in the last month, 3 times while symptoms present. All say non-cardiac origin. Would they have seen unstable angina?
Angina: Most probably they would have seen something. Could see a cardiologist to verify. ...Read more
34 M echo stress Jan 2015 perfect. Recently started playing again after playing get discomfort in upper abs between ribs Angina? Stays long after play
Can unstable angina occur only once every few months, or does it normally occur more often? What are the other causes of central chest pain with shortness of breath at rest that lasts for <1min?
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