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Premature Ventricular Ectopics
PVCs and MI: Premature ventricular contractions mean that there is irritability in the heart muscle and normal heart rhythm which starts from high up in the atria is inturrupted in some beats and those beats are originating in the ventricle.Bot it does not mean that it is directly due to mi.But you can get pvcs with mi.Occasional pvcs are not serious but if it comes from many foci and in runs it can be seriou. ...Read more
Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more
Flying: Flying doesn't pose a problem as long as one is asymptomatic. As long as no structural disease is present, defined by a normal echo and a normal stress test, there shouldn't be problem. But this should be confirmed by your Cardiologist/Internist/Family Medicine physician. Avoid tobacco, caffeine, and other products that may increase episodes. But again confirm this with your doctor. ...Read more
What is the usual dose of propranolol needed to suppress frequent ventricular ectopics? I take 50mg daily, divided into 3 doses. I am just curious.
How many consecutive ventricular ectopics are needed for it to be a problem - can those thuds be anything else? I have a slight mitral prolapse.
LAFB with ventricular ectopics in recovery from exertion/sleep- these dangerous? I have 'borderline' LAFB, how long until the block is complete? 36yr
Possibly: never if you are referring to LBBB. ...Read more
My husband has angina he has recently been diagnosed as having sinus rhythm with some ventricular ectopics is?
Not sure of ?: Not sure of question but beta blockers would be potential treatment for both. ...Read more
Holter report- "ventricular ectopic singles, rare supraventricular ectopic singles, one triplet". 40 F, echo normal, dr. says all ok. Should i worry??
No Worries!: No, these isolated beats that are sporadic are considered within the normal range on a holter. ...Read more
Moms holter test shows ventricular ectopic beats.In 89307 beats total aw 133,isolated 112,pairs 4,abberant 0,runs 3&run beats 13.rhythym is sinus.help?
Not enough info: What distinguishes the significance of a rhythm disturbance is what the condition of the heart is, not the rhythm per se. Your mother needs an evaluation which includes information about how strong her heart is and whether she has evidence of blocked arteries. Other considerations are what meds she takes, her use of nicotine, alcohol and caffeine, and what symptoms, if any, she has. Warm wishes. ...Read more
Mom Holter test.ventricular ectopic beats.Supraventricular summary 89307 beats total133,isolated112,pairs4,abberant0,runs3 run beats13.rhythym sinus.
Holter results: inspection of relevance ECG tracings is necessary for appropriate interpretive report. ...Read more
I had one pair of ventricular ectopic beats on my holter monitor. Their were also 37 isolated. Is this normal? Echo & stress test were fine.
Probably 'begnin': The electrical system of the heart sends regular pulses to the heart muscle to signal it to contract. Many things can disturb this natural rhythm eg electrolyte abnormalities (low potassium or magnesium), excessive stimulants eg caffeine, alcohol, nasal decongestants, certain asociated conditions such as mvp (mitral valve prolapse), anxiety, hormonal fluctuations, etc. ...Read more
14 day loop results states tachycardia up to 140, bradycardia 42 bpm, ventricular ectopic complexes, supra ventricular ectopic complexes and an atrial couplet. Should I be worried?
Arrhythmias: You should be talking to your doctor about the situation to get more information. The rhythms alone don't necessarily imply something 'bad'. On the other hand if you were entirely normal they wouldn't be there. The rest of your condition is what tells you whether you should be worried. Your doctor is best positioned to answer that question. ...Read more
Diagnosed on holter test wit Svt,very frequent supra ventricular ectopic ,regular narrow complex tachycardia and periods of irregularities what mean?
Suffering with pvc ectopic beats for years with runs of 5-6 pvc. My ECHO and ECG however was 100% normal. Likley I go into Ventricular Tachycardia??
Take seriously: i recommend a consultation with a cardiac electro physiologist. Recent studies have correlated the amount of PVCs a person has over a 24 hour period with the development of a weakening of the heart muscle (CHF). Therefore, a thorough evaluation and frequent follow up needs to be undertaken with consideration for medications that suppress PVCs while also being useful for preventing weak hearts. ...Read more
I have postpartum cardiomyopathy. Is this a good report? A 24-hour holter monitor report read that i had:
total qrs complexes - 81676
ventricular ectopics - 241
supraventricular ectopics - 178
heart rate: min. 42 max. 197 avg. 66
rate >=120 for 4:17
I had my FET on 13/8/2014 had u/s in 2/9 no sac seen ..could it be ectopic or early to detect..how long to wait 2 exclude ectopic?
Ectopic: As I understand you you had a positive pregnancy test on August 13 then had an ultrasound on September 2 which showed no intrauterine sac. The usuall follow up would be a repeat quantitative HCG in 3 days then an ultrasound then or within a week. No more than two weeks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
From when?: In the setting of an ectopic pregnancy, patients will present with: 1. A missed period 2. Daily spotting 3. Pain on the right or left 4. A history of prior std or ectopic these symptoms might be as early as 2 weeks after conception. Many women present with no risk factors, so this should always be suspected in the setting of any of the symptoms above. ...Read more
I'm a bit worried about my period this time round as I had an ectopic 3 months ago and my previous periods were 32 days apart but this is a week early?
Early period: A 25 day interval for a menstrual cycle can occur normally with ovulation around Day 11. If you are concerned about the possibility of another ectopic pregnancy, you can always have a serum quantitative hCG done.(blood test) You can also track and chart your cycle intervals over the next 3 months and see if this is a pattern. Previous ectopic pregnancy patients have 10% chance of recurrence. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Early pregnancy ,but how can i know if ectopic i had one three months ago and on the lower right side it feels hard and if i push there ia mild pain?
Probably not: But ultrasound may solve this question. Check with your ob/gyn doc. And why would you ask this question? Are you suspicious? ...Read more
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