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I was diagnosed with a diffusely heterogeneous thyroid on an ultrasound. Scared it will be fatal. Had a PVC 3 weeks ago. Will this kill me? I'm 27.
Not fatal: as this simply describes what the thyroid tissue looked like on ultrasound. You did not state if a "mass" was seen or a cyst. This should be compared to any lab tests that were performed. If those tests are normal then don't lose any sleep about this tissue texture. Talk to your doctor about all the results ...Read more
Is sinus tachycardia and pvcs dangerous? Echo/holter/blood/thyroid tests were ok. Dr wanted to give beta blocker but i don't want to take medication.
Yes it can be danger: At age of 23 this rhythm problem could be dangerous and have to have an underlying cause.There may be irritability of the myocardium to cause pvcs and tachycardia you need to follow the treatment adviced by your doctors to take beta blockers and need to follow up for your rhythm.Also cut down on coffee and do not take any over the counter meds without consulting your doctors, as that can cause it. ...Read more
Normal ekgs, event monitor(pvc's), normal echo and stress test.Normal blood tests and thyroid function.Scared of sca/ha?!..Any reason to worry?!
Sca/ha: Those findings bode well. If there is no history of sca/ha in your family, spend your time worrying about something else. ...Read more
Are there any other heart tests other than echo/ekg/holter/thyroid/adrenal tests to determine cause of tachy/pvcs? Should i ask for stress test?
Pvc: There are several reasons for presence of PVCs. Sometimes you cannot find the reason. They come from the ventricles of the heart.sometimes it is an isolated problem and sometimes it comes with some other heart diseases. They may also be triggered by external factors such as drugs medications etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Most Dr's think so: This seems to be a connection with little or no disagreement. Hyperventilation is just not a good thing for people to do for any extended time and the effects can be found throughout many systems. There are several ways you can train to breath properly - meditation, yoga, martial arts, relaxation training, etc. You'll be able to find a therapeutic path that fits your needs. Best! ...Read more
Type of hear failure: Usually, occasional premature ventricular beats (PVC's) are normal, but when you have more than about 5,000/24hrs., they may begin to wear down the strength of the heart, over time. Treating the PVC's often corrects the problem. See heart rhythm specialist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers