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24holter: pacs-974pvc-7 no svt/vt. Frequent dizziness correlates w/pac's. Is this a harmess finding, and what is the treatment?

24holter: pacs-974pvc-7 no svt/vt. Frequent dizziness correlates w/pac's. Is this a harmess finding, and what is the treatment?

PACs: Pacs usually do not cause symptoms. But there are rare situations. Follow-up with the doctor who ordered the holter. ...Read more

Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Is there any treatment for svt?

Is there any treatment for svt?

You betcha: Many treatments. It depends on the severity and frequency of the svt and your age and general condition as well as other medical conditions you may have. You should discuss this with your primary care doc, possibly see a cardiologist, or, if necessary, an electrophysiologist for refractory cases. ...Read more

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What is the best drug treatment for svt?

Depends on the SVT: Svt (supraventricular tachycardia) is a generic term for rhythm disturbances originating in the top part of the heart. Typical medicines used to treat svt include beta blockers or calcium blockers. Some svts require more potent medications or an invasive procedure called ablation. The key is to capture and define the specific rhythm problem - that will dictate the treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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Svt--can dental treatment be done?

Svt--can dental treatment be done?

Absolutely: You are most probably one medication (s) to keep your heart rate controlled. It is advisable to ensure you Dentist knows about your cardiac condition. Often, the Dentist will then use a local anesthetic that does not contain epinephrine. This local anesthetic doe snot last as long, but multiple injections can be done to ensure you are profoundly numb for the entire procedure. ...Read more

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Treatment for frequent Vasovagal attacks? I'm on propranolol 20 mg 2x daily for SVT & keep having these attacks.

Treatment for frequent Vasovagal attacks? I'm on propranolol 20 mg 2x daily for SVT & keep having these attacks.

See your doctor: I suggest seeing the doctor who prescribed the propranolol. Propranolol can lower the heart rate and cause fainting just like a vasovagal attack. They can evaluate your heart rate, rhythm and blood pressure and see if your current dose is appropriate. ...Read more

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What propranolol dosage should typically be given for SVT treatment? How many times to take daily?

Svt: Should discuss with your doc, more info needed. An average dose of 20mg, twice or three times a day for a 70kg person could be a start dose. ...Read more

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Can I take lopressor (metoprolol tartrate) during pregnancy to control my svt?

Can I take lopressor (metoprolol tartrate) during pregnancy to control my svt?

Please check with OB: Pregnancy and svt should be closely monitored by your obstetrician! Lopressor (metoprolol tartrate) would not be my drug of choice with your pregnancy in mind; would rather have prescribed an alpha-blocker...And any medication must be category b. Please check with your o.B.! ...Read more

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Symptomatic wolf Parkinson's white treatment? Why not beta blockers for the svt?

Wpw: We usually recommend ablation in symptomatic WPW svt. There is potential for cure, and if the patient is young can obviate a lifetime of meds and symptomatic tachyarrhythmia. ...Read more

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Just dx'd with svt. What are the main causes? What are long term effects on heart and body? Currently seeing cardiologist for treatment.

Just dx'd with svt. What are the main causes? What are long term effects on heart and body? Currently seeing cardiologist for treatment.

Complex: Usually it is caused by an electrical abnormality in the atria. It can be dangerous if it causes the heart to beat too long. But the. Patient would definitely feel it and know something is wrong. When the heart beats in svt for a long time there is a risk of heart failure or even cardiac arrest. ...Read more

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A 7 year old child with a heart rate of 200 has unstable SVT (altered loc and delayed cap refill). What is the preferred treatment?

A 7 year old child with a heart rate of 200 has unstable SVT (altered loc and delayed cap refill). What is the preferred treatment?

Multiple: As the other answer states, you should take your child to a pediatric cardiologist. He/she will determine the best treatment. In general, there are two options... medicines or a procedure called an EP study with a possible ablation. Each cardiologist is different, but either option is acceptable in my opinion for now. Ultimately, I would expect a cardiologist would perform an EP study. Seek help. ...Read more

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Short svt episodes once a month. Don't affect my life in anyway. Normal ecg and echo. Cardiologist said no treatment if I don't want. So can I go no med?

SVT: You report having seen a cardiologist with the opportunity to have a history, physical and lab evaluations and were told you don't have to have treatment. Why do you think folks out in the zephyr world who haven't seen you and your data could give a better opinion? Given what you presented, sounds like you can do fine with no meds. ...Read more

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Adenosine In ER for emergency treatment of severe SVT episode. Could it not work and/or cause cardiac arrest/death?

Adenosine In ER for emergency treatment of severe SVT episode. Could it not work and/or cause cardiac arrest/death?

Adenosine is useful: For the treatment of a certain type of SVT but not all SVTs. In addition, it is not always affective with an initial dose and requires second higher doses to be administered. It is unlikely but not impossible to cause cardiac arrest and/or death. Most SVTs are curable by radio frequency ablation in the hands of a qualified Electrophysiologist. Make an appointment for evaluation. ...Read more

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I'm 39 weeks pregnant, pregnancy has been mostly complication free but I suffer from svt and can't stop fearing death during labour?

I'm 39 weeks pregnant, pregnancy has been mostly complication free but I suffer from svt and can't stop fearing death during labour?

ARRYTHMIA: ARRYTHMIA like SVT can be seen during PRRGNANCY DUE TO THE HIGH VOLUME AND HIGH OUTPUT STATE. It is usually managed very effectively. Followup with your INTERNIST AND CARDIOLOGIST to get SX managed. Stay well hydrated & limit Caffeine ingestion. Discuss MAGINEX SUPPLEMENT with your docs. To relieve Anxiety get the ANXIETY & PHOBIA WORKBOOK. EFT(EFT CLINIC APP)& EMDR(HEMIBALANCE APP) will help. ...Read more

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6 short SVT type episode in last 7 months. Normal resting ecg and echo. Cardiologist said no treatment if episodes are infrequent and short. Agree?

Do not agree.: More than four episodes of SVT in a year is poor control. Are you certain this is SVT and not Atrial fibrillation or something else? There are many options for effective cure both medical and interventional. I would seek the advice of an electrophysiologist for your management. ...Read more

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Had clear ecgs around 40 in life time last one today 25 f no family history except svt risk for sudden cardiac arrest? Suffer aniexty which im under treatment for kp worrying about sca

Had clear ecgs around 40 in life time last one today 25 f no family history except svt risk for sudden cardiac arrest? Suffer aniexty which im under treatment for kp worrying about sca

Anxiety: I understand your distress.
Feel good about functioning of your heart as your ECG is normal.
Believe in Healing Powers of your body.
Treatment of Anxiety will be beneficial with:
Seeing a Psychiatrist for Therapy for stress in your life, resolving emotional turmoil, learning coping skills and Medication
Breathing and Music Relaxation, Visual Imagery, and Meditation.
Cardiologist for follow up. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for supraventricular tachycardia?

What is the treatment for supraventricular tachycardia?

Depends: If it is relatively asymptomatic and infrequent then no specific therapy or medical therapy is reasonable. For recurrent, frequent symptomatic episodes radiofrequency ablation is the treatment of choice and is usually curative. ...Read more

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Is a supraventricular tachycardia dangerous in pregnancy?

SVT & pregnancy: Svt, or supraventricular tachycardia can be serious in pregnancy for two reasons. First some of the meds used to treat preterm labor can cause or worsen svt. In addition, episodes of svt can lower blood pressure or cause syncope either of these can be harmful to the fetus. If you have any episodes of tachycardia, see your physician right away. ...Read more

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Another treatment of unplanned pregnancies--working in an abortion clinic?

Another treatment of unplanned pregnancies--working in an abortion clinic?

Perhaps: Though your work will not directly impact fertility, it may heighten your awareness of contraception and the impact of a pregnancy. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for recurrent chemical pregnancies?

What is the treatment for recurrent chemical pregnancies?

Depends on cause: Recurrent pregnancy loss usually has an explanation. In a young women, problems with hormone support of the early pregnancy or with the uterus or endometrial lining are common. Chromosomal problems in the parents, or in early cell division can result in abnormal embryos. Occasional problems with the immune system can be a source.

This is a problem that requires care. An rei is appropriate. ...Read more

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How does catheter ablation cure svt?

How does catheter ablation cure svt?

Very effectively.: The supraventricular tachycardia is a short-circuit of the normal heart conduction pathways. Usually there is a small area that, if removed, would Prohibit the circuit from conducting and therefore block the svt. The catheter tip generates rf energy to scar the heart tissue in a small area, which prevents it from conducting electricity. ...Read more

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After two miscarriages is there any tests that could be done or any treatment for future pregnancies?

After two miscarriages is there any tests that could be done or any treatment for future pregnancies?

Yes: Many times there is no cause found for repeated miscarriages, but sometimes there is. After two miscarriages, it is time to do some of those tests for unusual causes. ...Read more

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Does homeopathy work to cure or control svt?

None Known: There are no proven homeopathic therapies for svt. ...Read more

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What should I know about electroconvulsive therapy (ect) during pregnancy?

What should I know about electroconvulsive therapy (ect) during pregnancy?

Frightening: The use of ECT is now restricted to the most severe and dangerous cases of depression. If this is the issue during pregnancy, it must be very serious. The risks are very high, and the benefit must be clearly explained and discussed in detail. There should be full and appropriate consent in order to allow such a treatment. ...Read more

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Would photofacial treatments help get rid of the dark patches I have now due to my pregnancy?

Would photofacial treatments help get rid of the dark patches I have now due to my pregnancy?

Probably: Photofacial is an effective therapy for reducing hyperpigmentation. However, melasma can sometime be stubborn and resilient to treatment. ...Read more

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Did pregnancy have a role in the progress of scoliosis? What are the treatments of 21 degree curve?

Did pregnancy have a role in the progress of scoliosis? What are the treatments of 21 degree curve?

Unlikely: A 21 degree curve in a 21 year old female is considered a stable curve as long as it is idiopathic. While pregnancy does cause some ligamentous laxity, it would not cause a significant change in your scoliosis. In your age group, the only recommended treatment are staying physically fit and having a regular non-balistic work out routine. For a stable curve of this degree, we do not rec any surg. ...Read more

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My second and current pregnancy resulted in severe spd. What are the treatments for it after I deliver and what does surgical repair entail?

My second and current pregnancy resulted in severe spd. What are the treatments for it after I deliver and what does surgical repair entail?

Minimal/extensive: The best treatments are with an expert in occupational therapy, and there are no good studies on successful outcome. Surgical therapy is controversial, and you would need to find a regional orthopedic expert who has done many cases. I know of no such orthopedist, but perhaps one exists. ...Read more

Dr. Warren Foster
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Supraventricular Tachycardia (Definition)

A condition in which the electric impulses that control the pace of the heart are not ...Read more