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Treatment Of Angina Decubitus
How to discriminate angina decubitus from Gerd? Both happen when someone is lying down and have similar symptoms?
A decubitus ulcer is a pressure sore, caused by unrelieved pressure-induced ischemic tissue death. Decubiti are most commonly seen in areas of chronic pressure (heels, buttocks, thighs, and even the back of the head) in patients who are immobilized without being turned and repositioned. These are commonly elderly, comatose, or paralyzed individuals who cannot offload ...Read more
Angina: It needs to be evaluated by a cardiologist, certain tests need to be one to determine the underlying problem and treatment is given accordingly, both medical and surgical options are available depending on the condition of the heart and its vessels. ...Read more
Recently diagnosed with partial rbbb in sinus rythym, I suffer from angina with a history of mi's. Is there anything I can ask in terms of treatment?
Ask the cardiologist: Right bundle branch block (rbbb), even partial, is not a serious condition. Most likely, this is unrelated to your history of mi's and angina. At your young age, you should be managing your blood pressure and cholesterol aggressively to help prevent any further cardiac complications. Ask your cardiologist if there is a diet and/or exercise regimen that will help improve your prognosis. Then do it! ...Read more
Must meet criteria: Only certain patients qualify for eecp treatment. Some criteria include: being no longer helped by medicinal therapy, having angina that is restricting one from doing daily activities, being at high risk of complications if catheterization or surgical treatments were to be done, not having blood pressure, heart rate, or heart valve problems that would disqualify one for eecp, etc... ...Read more
I was diagnosed with having Ludwig angina. Can you tell me what that is, the symptoms and treatment.
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
Treatments for angina include lifestyle changes, medicines, medical procedures, cardiac rehabilitation (rehab), and other therapies. The main goals of treatment are to:
reduce pain and discomfort and how often it occurs
prevent or lower your risk for heart attack and death by treating your underlying heart condition. ...Read more
Angina: Firstly, assessment for emergency therapy is needed, by evaluating for signs of a heart attack (myocardial infarction). This is done with an EKG, blood tests, focused questioning and physical exam. Often pain relief with morphine and nitroglycerin is given, as well as an aspirin and oxygen. Monitoring in the hospital is also common. Call 911 if you suspect a heart attack. Discuss with doctor. ...Read more
Can you tell me treatment of patient suffering from stable angina in the emergency department of a hospital?
Angina: Not sure what you are asking. We have standard treatment for stable angina. The er is a place to go for unstable angina. The first time angina is noticed you can argue you don't know whether its stable or unstable so might go to er. ...Read more
Male, 57, diabetic, getting chest pain after 4-5 minutes of walk. Pain diminishes on rest within one minute. Its stable or unstable angina? Treatment?
What would be the most impportant range of treatment for chd, angina/heart attack. Medication or surgery?
Angina and heart attack is from coronary obstruction and depending on vessels involved, and other risk factors, surgery can be amazing and durable. Some respond to medicine, and some are suitable for percutaneous. Your surgeon and cardiologist will discuss risks and benefits and options.
For valvular heart diseases, surgery also has a long and trusted approach. ...Read more
I'm concered if I have Ludwig's Angina. I have 1 or 2 teeth on bottom that may need attention. I have no problem breathing now, no fever. Would 1st step be to go to ER or get the dental treatment.
Can nitroglycerin, diltiazem, and Norvasc (amlodipine) as a dose make a good treatment for angina?
usually no definite blockage just spasm. ...Read more
It depends: The best treatment is prevention by relieving pressure which can also help heal early ulcers. If there is significant necrotic tissue or the ulcer is quite large/deep, surgical debridement and closure may be performed. Infections and other problems which delay healing (tobacco, poor nutrition, diabetes)need to be controlled with appropriate treatments as well for best results. ...Read more
I sometimes have cardiac pain after I masturbate a lot. That includes chest pain and pain in my left arm and back. Typical symptoms of angina. Cure?
Can Sympathetic Nerve Block procedure help/cure tachycardia/angina/vascular issues as well as pain that I've had after traumatic drug reaction?
Most of no use.: Synthetic nerve block had been successful, but I doubt that it will help in any of your conditions. I am not quite sure about if it will help in vascular issues as you have not specified about what veins and what kind of vascular problem, I also cannot answer about your traumatic drug reaction as you did not indicate what type of drug was involved and what kind of reaction. ...Read more
What is the best ttreatment 4 deep wounds, possibly dcubidis, or pressure, been treating w-several ointmnts gels ect. Nothing seems 2 wrk, any ideas
Pressure sores/: Decubiti need to be treated by a surgeon or wound care specialist because they often become infected with resistant bacteria. Good wound care and plenty of time plus prevention (special mattress/air mattress, frequent turning, mobilization) & healthful diet are important. Controlling diabetes & other comorbid conditions is critical as well. ...Read more
Are Sympathetic Blocks used to treat angina or tachycardia that isn't well controlled by medicine?
No: Many other treatments for this problem.Get a more detailed answer ›
If seven different doctors told you you do not have angina, you don't.
If I were you, age 31, I would quit "doctor shopping" as it is dangerous and concentrate on other reason for chest pain (or not) as if the pain is not cardiac, it will not kill you (but anxiety and stress will make your life miserable). ...Read more
In an extreme case, a plastic surgeon closes it using tissue from a nearby body area. It depends upon how deep and involved the wound is and the overall health of the patient.
http://www. Cosmeticsurgerytruth. Com/blog/? p=12277
when surgery is not needed or recommended, a wound care doctor can see you at a wound care center over time to help you. ...Read more
Hi, I am a nurse who has had symptoms of prinzmetal's angina for years. I saw a cardiologist in 1996 who told me "we see this sometimes but don't really know what it is." I let it go until it got worse this past year and visited another cardiologist. Symp
Vasospasm: It is a type of angina casused by spasm in the coronary arteries. Not exertional mediated. It occurs more at night. We treat this with Nitroglycerin or calcium blockers some time both. Unfortunately there is no real testing to prove that. I have detected this in a a couple of patients with holter monitoring while during symptoms at night they had ECG changes. Please let me know if any questions. ...Read more
Pain under tounge I have a red bump scared that I have ludwings angina as far as I can tell I don't have swelling under the tounge.
What could cause chest tightness and squeezing after but not during exercise? Isn't angina type pain typically during increased exertion?
Suffering from angina with recent inverted t wave. Tota cholesterol 192. Tri 70 HDL 53 and LDL of 125. Bp 110/78 (avg) 125pd female. Getting no help!
Talk to a cardiologi: And get your questions answered as inverted t wave is very nonspecific. ...Read more
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