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Symptoms Of Left Anterior Fascicular Block
I have been diagnosed with RBBB and Left Anterior Fascicular Block. Did 48-hour Holter and Cardio recommends pacemaker. I rarely have symptoms.
More info needed: One does not need a pacemaker for rbbb and lafb, therefore, you need to ask cardiologist what is the indication for a pacemaker and if the answer doesn't satisfy you- seek a second opinion and obtain copy of the 48 hr. Holter to bring to that appt. ...Read more
EKG finding of LEFT ANTERIOR FASCICULAR BLOCK. I was told that I may have had a minor heart attack although I had no symptoms. I am very worried.
See a Cardiologist: You probably already are going to go and see one, if not, you should. A left anterior fascicular block sounds worse than it is, so do not worry too much. You are probably already taking an Aspirin a day, if not you should. Would probably not start any exercise programs until after you have seen a cardiologist. Other side of the coin, you may not have had a heart attack. Be safe-see cardiology. ...Read more
What caused it?: These fascicals are the prefered conduction path of the heart beat through the left ventrical, the main pumping chamber of the heart. A block in the fascical is generally caused by a blockage in a heart artery and often that blockage is more important than the fascical. If more fascicals are blocked, you are at risk of needing a pacemaker. Primary cardiomyopathies can cause these problems too. ...Read more
Conduction system pr: Part of the conduction system of the heart doesn't work. If more fascicles are blocked, you are at risk of needing a pacemaker. More important is the cause. Is there a blocked artery or weak heart muscle (aka cardiomyopathy?) generally these won't be a problem as long as you know why you have it. You should see a doctor. ...Read more
My left anterior fascicular block and some times before my heart vibrate few minutes what's it causes?
See your MD: Left anterior fascicular block should not cause that symptom of yours. Please see your md! ...Read more
Left anterior fascicular block and som day before my heart is vibrate internally to few minute what's it causes?
Arrhythmia?: Would recommend further evaluation.Get a more detailed answer ›
Left anterior fascicular block. Can a 2nd EP Study be diagnostically helpful now (10yrs later)? Bradycardia is symptomatic again. In my 20s. Thanks
ARRHYTHMIA EVAL: YES: YOU NEED A SECOND EPS STUDY if it is still symptomatic.. Given The brief HX you gave, you may have a congenital cardiac condition You should get copies records and Get a SECOND CARD CONSULT THALLIUM/TEE/EPS STUDY. In some scenarios a prophylactic PACER OR PACER/AICD IS PLACED ...Read more
What to do if I am a 43 old male took ECG sinus rythm, lad, consider left anterior fascicular block?
Nothing: This is a common finding and not necessarily a pathological problem. It likely some sort of disease in your conduction system. While there is nothing specifically you can do about it, you can never go wrong by reducing your coronary risk factors and being healthy. ...Read more
My ECG shows "Left Anterior Fascicular blocK' and also indicated :cannot rule out Inferior infarct. What it means and is it dangerous? What caused it.
See below: LAFB is a delay in cardiac conduction in the range of 20 milliseconds (+/- 10 ms) with a shift in the axis to the left. It causes no symptoms and is not dangerous. Most common causes are normal aging, high blood pressure, and coronary disease. "Cannot rule out inferior infarct" is a frequent finding that has meaning only if you are known to have blocked arteries. There is no room here 4 details. ...Read more
My father age 60 years ECG reports shows that left anterior fascicular block, abnormal left axis deviation, is it dangerous????
I had a ECG done today and it showed up that my left anterior fascicular block and have a fast beat the doctor wants me to go into hospital for tests?
Yes: Need to evaluate and avoid dangerous rhythm problem. ...Read more
Is a left anterior fascicular block found on an ECG with normal sinus rhythm of concern? I was rushed to the hospital with BP 176/154, pulse 158.
No big deal: The LAFB is of no concern. The BP and pulse rate are of major concern. What was found at the hospital? ...Read more
Can you help me understand this? POSSIBLE RIGHT VENTRICULAR CONDUCTION DELAY LEFT ANTERIOR FASCICULAR BLOCK POSSIBLE ANTERIOR MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION,
My husband just had an ECG done and it came out as Sinus Bradycardia (which isn't a big deal) but also has Incomplete right bundle branch block and left anterior fascicular block. We called and got a referral to a cardiologist (next 7 days). I'm just wo
Worried: You got an ecg as did your husband. You are worried. You have incomplete right bunble block and left ant fascilular block. Over all the cardiologist will look for prolonged qt and a detailed history of any family history. When you see your cardiologist answer all the questions and have a good family history. Tell any medications or holistic medications also. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Certainly: Associated but the better question to ask unless you know is why do you have an enlarged left ventricle. Hope you have seen or are planning to see your cardiologist. ...Read more
Can extreme dizziness be caused by left anterior faschicular block-forgive the spelling or can it be caused by crestor, (rosuvastatin) or norvasc? Thank you joey
NO: Lafb causes no symptoms: it is simply a finding on ekg. It requires no treatment. Crestor (rosuvastatin) does not cause dizziness either. Norvasc lowers BP and potentially could cause dizziness, especially with standing quickly. However, there are many causes of dizziness in an 82 year old ranging from benign positional vertigo to stroke, so a complete exam is indicated. ...Read more
I had my ECG done and twice 2 diff machine printed out saying tachycardia and left anterior fascicular blk. Dr says graph is fine. Shld I worry?
Talk to your doc....: You may have tachycardia because you were perhaps anxious during ekg. Check your pulse at rest randomly. If you average over 90 or 100 at rest ask yourself why (poor shape physically, generally anxious, anemia, overactive thyroid, uncontrolled diabetes or other illness). Lafb means partially slow conduction of electrical impulse on the left side. If you feel well otherwise no worries. ...Read more
LAHB: Left anterior hemiblock is slowed or blocked conduction in a branch of the left bundle of conduction fibers in the left ventricle. In some people it progresses to more block in many it doesn't. We generally follow these patients with yearly or other ecgs to see if any progression is taking place. Discuss with your Dr. ...Read more
Is left anterior fasciculation block serious? I am 34, echo and holter normal, in office EKG showed LAFB
LAFB: In and of itself left anterior fascicular block is benign. When part of a progressive group of conduction blocks it can be serious. Discuss with your Doc for your specific situation. ...Read more
Ekg last yr & have left anterior block. This year 2nd EKG showed the left anterior block & right. Did echocardiogram, Nuclear stress test. Any idea?
EKG changes are:
Electrical changes. The echocardiogram and stress test are arterial tests. You did not mention your age or if you had an MI or arterial disease. The electrical changes may occur without arterial disease or they may be related. See your doctor and it is important to know if your doctor thinks at some point you may need a pacer.
SEe a cardiologist for complete information. ...Read more
Ecg report says normal sinus rhythm and. Left axis deviation anterior fasicular block. What does this mean?
Left fascicular bloc: The hearts conduction system has a right bundle and a left bundle. The left 'bundle' has both anterior and posterior fascicles. When one or the other fascicles has conduction block, we call this fascicular block. The left anterior is the most common. This explanation is a bit of an oversimplification to fascilitate understanding. ...Read more
ECG abnormality: Lafb means that there is slowed conduction down one of the two fascicles that conducts electricity to the left ventricle of the heart. These 2 fascicles make up the left bundle. Another fascicle goes to the right ventricle (right bundle). Lafb can occur innocently or it can occur as a result of injury to the part of the intraventricular septum where it resides. ...Read more
No treatment: Left fascicular block is due to slow conduction in one of the two branches of the left bundle. There is the anterior fascicle and the posterior fascicle. The causes of fascicular block is varied from idiopathic or unknown to different diseases of the heart. By in itself it does not cause any problem but a mere indication of abnormality in the electrical conduction ...Read more
Anterior column: The acetabular columns were first described in 1964 by judet and letournel as an inverted y. The anterior column was composed of the bones ilium and pubis. The pelvis is composed of three bones including the ilium, ischium and pubis which fuse in early adolescence and collectively called the innominate bone. ...Read more
No: Left anterior hemiblock is an ekg finding that indicates an electrical abnormality of the anterior portion of the left bundle branch. The left bundle branch is specialized nerve tissue that allows the cardiac electrical impulse to travel through the left ventricle causing muscular contraction of the heart. Left anterior hemiblock is common but does not cause palpitations. Another cause is likely. ...Read more
My cardiologist says I have an innocent left anterior hemiblock. How can left anterior hemiblock be innocent?
It is possible: Assuming you don't have any of the obvious conditions associated with lafb (htn, coronary heart disease, valve disease) then it is possible that you have acquired some calcification or scarring that has affected this part of the electrical system. While lafb is never normal it may not be something that will affect you in any clinically meaningful way. ...Read more
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