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What dialysis products can cause side effects, such as a heart attack?

What dialysis products can cause side effects, such as a heart attack?

Here are some...: Heart attack results from depriving blood supply to coronary arteries, which may be chronic from hereditary and lifestyle as underlying factors or acute from the conditions like low BP, clot-inducing blockage like that in AF, etc. As precipitating factors. In reality, most of patients requiring dialysis have severe underlying factors, which could not be corrected. Based on these understanding, ask ...Read more

Dr. Creighton Wright
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Myocardial Infarction (Definition)

Myocardial Infarction means some of the heart muscle dies because of insufficient oxygen supply. Most often this occurs because the coronary artery is blocked by plaque & clot. Other causes include tears in the artery wall, extremely high oxygen demand (eg, rapid arrhythmia, heart valve disorder, or severe systemic illness.) Prompt treatment can minimize heart damage & ...Read more


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Can rampiril cause heart attack? It shows as one of the side effects. Thanks.

Can rampiril cause heart attack? It shows as one of the side effects. Thanks.

The only way: That ramipril, a blood pressure- lowering agent, can cause a heart attack is if you take it along with other blood pressure- lowering agents or too much of it or another medical condition drops your blood pressure too low. Severe hypotension (low blood pressure) can induce a coronary vessel to lose its supply and vasospasm, creating obstruction and then "heart attack". ...Read more

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Can novacaine cause a heart attack? What are the side effects of epinephrine?

Can novacaine cause a heart attack? What are the side effects of epinephrine?

Novacaine heart att: Novacaine can cause heart problems if it is overdosed. Will decrease the absorption of the novacaine into your blood, but it to can cause heart problems when injected directly into the blood stream.

A heart attack happens when the oxygen consumption in the heart exceeds the blood supply to a section of heart. This is more likely to happen whith an unintended bloodstream injection of epinephrine. ...Read more

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I am a heart attack patient. There are many medicines I consume. Help me to reduce its intake and avoid its side effects?

I am a heart attack patient. There are many medicines I consume. Help me to reduce its intake and avoid its side effects?

Need help: Your pcp, and cardiologist need to work with you.
It is possible to reduce if you make some choices.
Stop smoking
lose weight
regular exercize. ...Read more

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Does RA in the sternum give the same side effects as a heart attack?

Does RA in the sternum give the same side effects as a heart attack?

Side effects no: Ra can cause chest pain by affecting the synovial joints between the ribs and sternum. It does not cause the same problems as a heart attack. ...Read more

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Is it proven that an aspirin everyday has more side effects to the body than benefits towards prevention of heart attack and stroke?

Is it proven that an aspirin everyday has more side effects to the body than benefits towards prevention of heart attack and stroke?

Controversy: If you have had one TIA or MI then there is no controversy and Aspirin is indicated. The controvecy is for someone who never had any MI OR STROKE. ...Read more

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Can dhea be used without the side effects of testosterone therapy as stroke heart disease heart attack?

Can dhea be used without the side effects of testosterone therapy as stroke heart disease heart attack?

DHEA: For men dhea will not be strong enough to replace testosterone deficiency. However, you are likely low on dhea so taking it will likely benefit you anyways. Based upon your history, I would recommend that you be evaluated by anti-aging specialist who could shed light on the testosterone controversy as well as talk to you about heart/stroke prevention because it gets a lot more complex. ...Read more

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I want to stop taking Celebrex 200mg for my arthritis pain because of the long term side effects, heart attack & stroke. I've been on it over 5 years?

I want to stop taking Celebrex 200mg for my arthritis pain because of the long term side effects, heart attack & stroke. I've been on it over 5 years?

NSAIDs: As rheumatologists, we now, educate patient said NSAIDs such as Celebrex should be taken as needed. I routinely recommend topical NSAID treatments as well as other pain medicines which are not opioids. I recommend being seen by a rheumatologist for more detail and specific therapy in your case. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if a side effect of a medicine is a heart attack should you take it anyways?

Can you tell me if a side effect of a medicine is a heart attack should you take it anyways?

What medicine: Rare that usual doses of meds cause a heart attack.
Taking a medication should have an indication that overrides side effects.
Cocaine can and should not be used! ...Read more

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Continuously getting sharp shootings pains in my chest. The left side. I'm 23 its really scaring me incase it's a heart attack please help?

Shooting pain: Being young protects you from major disease unless you are using drugs like Cocaine or other bad drugs. The pain can be muscular try Motrin if you have a fever or chills may need chest x ray. Best thing to do is see a doctor. ...Read more

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After a short jog I had mild discomfort/pain specifically on the left side of my chest. I know it wasn't a heart attack, but is that normal?

After a short jog I had mild discomfort/pain specifically on the left side of my chest. I know it wasn't a heart attack, but is that normal?

How does one know?: Some people have those exact symptoms and are having angina, which can be chest pain due to not enough blood flow to the heart. It could be one's guardian angel telling him to get checked out (meaning calling one's primary care doctor now to see how urgent the problem is). It might not be the heart, or it could be fatal next time one goes jogging. Better safe than sorry. ...Read more

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I have a pinching feeling that happens in my left side of my chest, comes out of nowhere then fades. 23 year old male. Could it be a heart attack?

I have a pinching feeling that happens in my left side of my chest, comes out of nowhere then fades. 23 year old male. Could it be a heart attack?

Very unlikely: In you age - it would be very unlikely. Pain is also not typical. Women most commonly present with shortness of breath. If there is a pain it is more pressure - like or squeezing, location is also retrosternal (breast bone). ...Read more

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Symtom's of women's heart attack pain from front to back on right side

Symtom's of women's heart attack pain from front to back on right side

Check with your doc: As soon as you think heart attack you should check with your doc.

Discuss your risk factors. ...Read more

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Been diagnosed with an ef of 50%. 51 yo male, clear cath, no heart attack. Right side of heart normal, left mild dysfunction. How serious is this?

Not too: That ef is at the lower end of normal; however if you have high blood pressure lowering it might improve your heart function and your ef. There are specific blood pressure medicines your doctor can prescribe if you have "diastolic dysfunction" and if you are other wise healthy and can exercise that will improve your heart function as well. ...Read more

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Could a heart attack cause right side chest pain that radiates?

Could a heart attack cause right side chest pain that radiates?

Usually not: Chest pain arising out of a heart attack is usually in the mid sternal region or left sided, very rarely right sided chest pain. ...Read more

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I have Pain in left side in the chest and upper back, the pain is worse when I move. Can it be a heart attack?

Atypical chest pain: Movement dependent pain implies a musculoskeletal mechanism, a physical exam confirmation is necessary ...Read more

Dr. Creighton Wright
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Heart Attack (Definition)

A life-threatening condition in which the blood vessels that supply the heart becomes occluded and thus the heart itself is not longer receiving any blood flow. Without this blood flow, the heart muscle dies and cannot pump blood to the ...Read more