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Can mild dyspnea be the sole symptom of stable angina? Meaning mild dyspnea alone happens on exertion regularly? Asking hypothetically.

Can mild dyspnea be the sole symptom of stable angina? Meaning mild dyspnea alone happens on exertion regularly? Asking hypothetically.

Possible/unlikely: Dyspnea can be the only symptom of coronary insufficiency which is what you're asking. Angina is, by definition, an uncomfortable sensation - if it's not present, there's no angina. Dyspnea, if due to myocardial ischemia, doesn't imply stability. It can be present in stable or unstable coronary syndromes. ...Read more

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Angina (Definition)

Angina is chest pain that is caused by poor blood flow to the heart muscle. Angina is not an actual disease, but rather a symptom of an existing heart problem. Most commonly, this underlying problem is due to an obstruction of the coronary blood vessels that surround the heart. There are different types of angina including stable angina, unstable ...Read more


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Help please! is angina a life-threatning symptom of a coronary artery disease?

Help please! is angina a life-threatning symptom of a coronary artery disease?

Angina: Angina means chest pain with exertion. Stable angina is not a life threatning. Most of the times it can be managed medically. If symptoms are becoming more frequent and longer in duration then at that time you may need to have an angiogram. ...Read more

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Symptoms of angina?

Symptoms of angina?

Typical symptoms: The common symptom is a pain, ache, discomfort or tightness that you feel across the front of the chest when you exert yourself. . You may also, or just, feel the pain in your arms, jaw, neck or stomach. An angina pain does not usually last long. It will usually ease within 10 minutes when you rest. If you take some glyceryl trinitrate, it should go within 1-2 minutes ...Read more

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Why are angina symptoms different in women and men?

Why are angina symptoms different in women and men?

Different creatures: We are all wired a little differently. Women are statistically more likely to experience heart pain a little atypically, but all do not. Interestingly, angina, even in people of the same sex, may be experienced quite differently. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms associated with unstable angina?

What are the symptoms associated with unstable angina?

Chest pain: Chest pain not relieved by rest. Please note that there are many instances of atypical presentations and it may range from vague feeling of discomfort, pressure on chest, shortness of breath, anxiety, sweating, feeling of impending doom, nausea vomiting. If you suspect unstable angina, get to an er asap, call 911. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms are characteristic of unstable angina?

Chest pain: Chest pain not relieved by rest. Please note that there are many instances of atypical presentations and it may range from vague feeling of discomfort, pressure on chest, shortness of breath, anxiety, sweating, feeling of impending doom, nausea vomiting. If you suspect unstable angina, get to an er asap, call 911. ...Read more

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Please may i know the signs and symptoms of early angina pectoris? Because I think I am suffering from that

Please may i know the signs and symptoms of early angina pectoris? Because I think I am suffering from that

What symptoms do you: have? It is highly unlikely for a 19 y/o to be having angina (unless you have a strong FHx or using drugs like cocaine). Typical symptoms can be common with symptoms in other conditions. It may present with chest pain, or upper abd pain, or neck pain radiating to the L side. Patient may have difficulty breathing. Worse with exertion. Again very unlikely in a patient your age. ...Read more

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I keep having stable angina symptoms (pain when smoke or exertion)that stay for few weeks, and then one or two months I feel absolutely healthy.why?

I keep having stable angina symptoms  (pain when smoke or exertion)that stay for few weeks, and then one or two months I feel absolutely healthy.why?

Doubt Sngina : I am going to assume your work up for chest pain was negative . I really doubt that you have Angina , otherwise your doctors eould have put you on some sort of medication , like beta blockers . It sounds like you may have Reflux or chest wall pain . Non cardiac chest pain . Stop smoking is my best advise to you . ...Read more

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How effective is morphine and lorazepam in treating and alleviating symptoms of angina?

How effective is morphine and lorazepam in treating and alleviating symptoms of angina?

Angina: Morphine is , a drug we usually reserve for late stage angina refractory to the standard medical and interventional / surgical treatment. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of heart related disease/angina?

What are symptoms of heart related disease/angina?

Angina symptoms: read this: http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/HeartAttack/SymptomsDiagnosisofHeartAttack/Angina-Pectoris-Stable-Angina_UCM_437515_Article.jsp

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I was diagnosed with having Ludwig angina. Can you tell me what that is, the symptoms and treatment.

I was diagnosed with having Ludwig angina. Can you tell me what that is, the symptoms and treatment.

Use website: This is a good website for you to get answers to all your questions. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001047.htm ...Read more

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I know what ludwings angina is but i wanna know what swells up what happens first the difficulty breathing or the swelling? What are the first sumptom

I know what ludwings angina is but i wanna know what swells up what happens first the difficulty breathing or the swelling? What are the first sumptom

You know: The floor of the tongue and the back of the throat gets swollen, so it obstructs the flow or air causing sob and drooling when there is difficulty swallowing. Or secretions or anything swallowed can be aspirated. Hmn, just think of the tissues and organs involved. ...Read more

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How would i know if i had ludwings angina are there early symptoms if it happens will I have time to get to the hospital or will it immeditaly kill me?

How would i know if i had ludwings angina are there early symptoms if it happens will I have time to get to the hospital or will it immeditaly kill me?

Ludwig's angina: Ludwig's angina is an infection of the floor of the mouth under the tongue. It is due to bacteria. It may block the airway and the selling may occur quickly. It is rare. I have been practice 46 years and seen one case. ...Read more

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