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What is anteroseptal infraction means, what is its risk?

What is anteroseptal infraction means, what is its risk?

Heart Attack: Myocardial infarction is the medical name for a heart attack. Antero-septal refers to a region of the heart. An asmi (antero-septal myocardial infarction) can cause considerable permanent heart damage as this would likely involve a large area of heart muscle. Optimally, treatment such as angioplasty would be performed within a very few hours to minimize long-term consequences. ...Read more

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Can any doc tell me what's myocardial infraction?

Can any doc tell me what's myocardial infraction?

Hmmmm: Not sure what you mean by infraction. This is not a common term used in cardiac care. A typo or wrong word. Did you mean infarction? ...Read more

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Hello sir, I am an Indian , 36 yrs old male, 4 years back had Acute myocardial infraction subsequently tested with Angiogram dye penetration method, -?

Hello sir, I am an Indian , 36 yrs old male, 4 years back had Acute myocardial infraction subsequently tested with Angiogram dye penetration method, -?

Acute MI: If you had acute myocardial infarction, its possible that you doctor might have recommended/performed coronary angiogram to see if you have severe blockage in any artery around the heart. If there was severe blockage, they would have recommended for stent or surgery. However, your question is incomplete. What do you want to know? ...Read more

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What are the indications for reperfusion therapy of myocardial infractions?

What are the indications for reperfusion therapy of myocardial infractions?

Ekg changes: All pts with an abnormal tracing on thier ekg with st segment elevation in atleast 2 leads needs to go to the cath lab for emrgent cath and reperfusion with ptca. ...Read more

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I have had an abnormal ECG recently and it said probably plural infraction should I be worried? I also suffer from high anxiety.

I have had an abnormal ECG recently and it said probably plural infraction should I  be worried? I also suffer from high anxiety.

ECG: I have been reading these studies for 45 years and never seen the reading plural(?pleural) infarction. I would suggest you not get anxious and get either another opinion of the reading or at least discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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Small, white pieces in urine, no urine infraction, notice after I started to take multi vitamin, what could be the cause? Can it come from the vitamin

Small, white pieces in urine, no urine infraction, notice after I started to take multi vitamin, what could be the cause? Can it come from the vitamin

Here are some ...: Seeing few or some floating whitish particles in the urine is not uncommon but benign and usually occurs while urine is more alkaline with pH > 7, reflecting what consumed. So, it is okay as long as being comfortable and having an unremarkable urinalysis. ...Read more

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I have been having recurrent BV and yeast infractions for the past 11months. The meds don't fix it. Id like to try boric acid, is it safe?

I have been having recurrent BV and yeast infractions for the past 11months. The meds don't fix it. Id like to try boric acid, is it safe?

BV: Bv and recurrent candidiasis (yeast) can be repeatedly passed back to you by your sexual partner. While being treated for these your partner should be applying appropriate antibiotic and antifungal creams to his penis and you should be treated through one menstrual period. Try this first, but yes, boric acid is safe. ...Read more

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Echo1.Old myocardial infraction (inferior+posterior+antero septal+apical) 2.Severe left ventricular systolic dysfunction. What medicine you prefer?

Echo1.Old myocardial infraction (inferior+posterior+antero septal+apical)
2.Severe left ventricular systolic dysfunction. What medicine you prefer?

A few: Assuming no medication side effects and normal vital signs in addition to no comorbidities that may play into this- daily aspirin, a beta blocker, statin and often an ace inhibitor. Each patient may need different things based on what else is going on. Have a conversation with your doc about it ...Read more

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Can you tell me how the diagnosis would be made whether a stroke was caused by hemorrhage or other cerebral infraction (thrombus/embulus)?

Can you tell me how the diagnosis would be made whether a stroke was caused by hemorrhage or other cerebral infraction (thrombus/embulus)?

CT or MRI : A Brain CT scan would show if there is a brain hemorrhage but it does not show other causes of stroke well soon after it occurs. A brain MRI is the best test to see stroke soon after it occurs and show if caused by blood spillage or lack of blood flow. It can also show how long ago a stroke happened (new vs. old) ...Read more