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Does vincents angina leave your tongue very sore?

Does vincents angina leave your tongue very sore?

Vincent's angina: Vincents angina is an infection of the back of of the throat and tonsillar area. A related infection is vincent's infection which affects the gums. Neither affects the tongue, but if the infection of the throat or tonsils is severe enough, it may feel as though the tongue is sore. ...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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4yrs ago when i had vincent's angina of the throat, parts of my tonsils were scooped out. I was told it would patchup with time but hasn't. Worrisome?

4yrs ago when i had vincent's angina of the throat, parts of my tonsils were scooped out. I was told it would patchup with time but hasn't. Worrisome?

No: Ludwig's angina is a serious condition that can become life threatening. Your tonsils were "scooped" out probably to drain an abscess that caused ludwig's. I would not expect them to look symmetrical or smooth. As long as you are not getting tonsil infections now you don't need to worry. ...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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Is angina reversible?

Is angina reversible?

Yes: Angina is treatable by intervention and/or medications. Talk to your cardiologist. ...Read more

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Is angina hereditary ?

Is angina hereditary







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Sometimes: Coronary artery disease is hereditary. So if your parent, e.g., had coronary artery disease and angina and passed CAD to you and you now have angina, then that could be considered hereditary. ...Read more

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What is the cause of angina pectoris?

What is the cause of angina pectoris?

Blocked heart artery: Typical angina is caused by partial of a coronary artery causing inadequate blood supply to meet the oxygen demands of the heart. ...Read more

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How is angina diagnose and the suptoms?

How is angina  diagnose  and the suptoms?

Ok: Angina is the symptom. Cardiac ischemia related chest and substernal crushing chest pain with radiation to anterior neck and arm. Relieved by rest, oxygen, Nitroglycerin generally. No heart damage done with he spell. No enzyme release. If it gets worse, does not stop, and damage done, it is a heart attack with myocardial infarction as the medical term. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are signs of angina?

Could you tell me what are signs of angina?

Pressure: Angina is a symptom of myocardial ischemia, or reduced blood flow to the heart muscle. This is usually caused by a blockage in a coronary artery from cholesterol plaque build up. Classic anging in tightness of pressure behind the sternum, usually increased with physical activity or stress, and improved with rest. There may also be associated symptoms such as shortness of breath, sweating (cont). ...Read more