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What's the chance of having tricuspid stenosis if I have abdominal swelling?

What's the chance of having tricuspid stenosis if I have abdominal swelling?

Echo to answer: Tricuspid stenosis could be a cause for abdominal swelling among many other things. An echo and physical exam will help define the answer. Your doctor will also get a thorough history as tricuspid stenosis rare. ...Read more

Stricture (Definition)

A stricture is an anatomic narrowing of any structure in the body with a lumen. Depending on the organ, the underlying causes can be traumatic, ...Read more


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Are there any natural treatments for tricuspid stenosis?

Are there any natural treatments for tricuspid stenosis?

No: Don't forego the benefits of living in the 21st century. If you are responsible for the physical and emotional well-being of a young person with tricuspid stenosis, and you are considering foregoing surgery in the hopes of finding an herb, magic food, or physical treatment, please don't delude yourself. The disability caused by valve disease is devastating. ...Read more

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Managing Spinal Stenosis (Checklist)

Use NSAIDs for relief
Daily
Get an Xray/MRI if not better in 6 weeks
Once
See a spine specialist if not better in 6 weeks
Once
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What would cause a sudden development of tricuspid stenosis?

What would cause a sudden development of tricuspid stenosis?

May not be sudden: A new diagnosis does not necessarily mean the finding is sudden or even new.It may not have been noticed before because it was mild & has now become more noticeable, for various possible reasons. Your doctor knows your history & your symptoms & is in a better position to clarify what is going on & why & what to do next. Age of the patient is a factor too. Are you the one with it? ...Read more

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Are there any natural treatments for tricuspid stenosis?

No: Don't forego the benefits of living in the 21st century. If you are responsible for the physical and emotional well-being of a young person with tricuspid stenosis, and you are considering foregoing surgery in the hopes of finding an herb, magic food, or physical treatment, please don't delude yourself. The disability caused by valve disease is devastating. ...Read more

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What's the chance of having tricuspid stenosis if I have abdominal swelling?

Echo to answer: Tricuspid stenosis could be a cause for abdominal swelling among many other things. An echo and physical exam will help define the answer. Your doctor will also get a thorough history as tricuspid stenosis rare. ...Read more

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Do both tricuspid valve stenosis and regurgitation result in hypertrophy in the right atrium?

Possibly: Tricuspid stenosis is more likely to cause hypertrophy (thickening) of the right ventricle, whereas tricuspid regurgitation is more likely to cause dilatation, where the chamber increases in volume without much thickening. ...Read more

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Can both tricuspid valve stenosis and tricuspid regurgitation result in hypertrophy in the right atrium?

Sort of: The right atrium tends to enlarge somewhat with both conditions; it is more so with tricuspid stenosis. Technically though it is an enlargement, not a hypertrophy (which means muscular thickening). Ra enlargement with tr would imply either severe tr or very elevated pulmonary resistance pressures. ...Read more

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Echo results:concentric lvh w/ adeq systolic function, dilated left atrium, mild tricuspid reg, pulmonic reg. Mixd plaques no stenosis found. Pls expln.

Echo results:concentric lvh w/ adeq systolic function, dilated left atrium, mild tricuspid reg, pulmonic reg. Mixd plaques no stenosis found. Pls expln.

More info: So i'm a little confused because an echocardiogram can't really see plaques. I can explain the concentric lvh: this means that the heart muscle is thickened; the most common reasons are because of longstanding high blood pressure or narrowing of the aortic valve. ...Read more

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Stenosis (Definition)

Constriction or narrowing of something - duct, artery, passage way such as the outlet of the stomach into the small ...Read more