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How to discriminate angina decubitus from Gerd? Both happen when someone is lying down and have similar symptoms?

How to discriminate angina decubitus from Gerd? Both happen when someone is lying down and have similar symptoms?

Testing: This is why chest pain is serious. As both can mimic each other. A trained history, physical with appropriate testing is sometimes the only way to decipher the two. I would get checked immediately at the emergency room. Good luck ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Fiala
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Decubitus (Definition)

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


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I want to ask about the treatment af angina ?

I want to ask about the treatment af angina ?

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

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What is the treatment for prinzmetal angina?

What is the treatment for prinzmetal angina?

Prinzmetal: Medications to reduce coronary artery spasm such as nitroglycerin. ...Read more

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When could eecp treatment be used for people with angina?

When could eecp treatment be used for people with angina?

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

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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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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?

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

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What is treatment for angina?

Several: 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

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What is the treatment for angina?

What is the treatment for angina?

SEE BELOW: Medical therapy is the workhorse of therapy, however, frequently revascularization with angioplasty/stenting and bypass surgery is necessary. See your doctor/cardiologist. ...Read more

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What is the treatment protocol at ER for angina due to coronary disease?

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

Dr. Gutti Rao
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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