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Side Effects Of Enlarged Heart
Would an ECG show right sided heart enlargement or signs of a problem if the right side was enlarged?
Yes it could: There are several changes on ECG that might indicate right sided chamber enlargement or strain. This may be acutely or chronically. What you may be asking is could these right sided abnormalities occur without ECG changes and yes that might happen too. An echocardiogram would help clarify, if there is a significant suspicion of right sided abnormalities. ...Read more
My physician said that enlarged heart is typically found in left side of heart. Mine is on the right. Is there a substantial difference?
Yes: Enlargement of the right side of the heart is often due to abnormalities on the left side of the heart. Isolated enlargement of the right heart is uncommon and usually cause by a congenital heart disease such as a shunt, chronic lung disease , or high pressure in the lung circulation( pulmonary hypertension) the latter common in women. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had pneumonia 3 weeks ago, now I have pain on chest left side. It worsens when I cough or sneeze, I was also told I have a enlarged heart & spleen. ?
I have pulmonary htn. R side heart enlargement and sleep apnea. I have tried diligently to wear a bpap but can not tolerate it. Is there anything else?
Ask sleep Dr: Ask the doctor who Rx'd the bpap for alternatives. Many can't get comfortable w/ them. If overweight - do your best to reduce. It's a big decision, but some do obtain surgical help if the problem is related to such a fix. Finally, a health psychologist might help you expand your tolerance ability. We do what we need to do to stay healthy and alive. It's what we admire in survivors! ...Read more
6mm nodule left lung base pleural surface and faint 6mm nodule on left lower sub pleural lobe found from CT. Enlarged heart found on right side. Also very slight alveolitis found in right upper lobe. ?
Enlarged heart: An abnormally enlarged heart is called a dilated cardiomyopathy. Symptoms are typically those of heart failure, such as shortness of breath, fatigue, weakness, fluid retention, and sometimes chest pain or palpitations. You should see (and be followed by) a cardiologist, if you have an abnormally enlarged heart. ...Read more
Enlarged Heart: Treatment depends on the cause of enlargement. Common causes of an enlarged and weakened heart include high blood pressure (control blood pressure), coronary artery disease/heart attacks (treat coronary artery disease), valvular heart disease (usually repair valve), arrhythmia (control rapid heart beating), and alcohol. Sometimes, no specific cause can be found for an enlarged weakened heart. ...Read more
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