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What causes multiform pvcs? And are they dangerous?

What causes multiform pvcs? And are they dangerous?

Multiple foci: Multiform pvcs are premature ventricular contractions originating from different parts of the ventricle. Each point-of-origin will have a unique form on an ekg. This can be dangerous if it causes tachycardia or ventricular fibrillation. If this is you, you should be under the care of a cardiologist. ...Read more

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What are pleomorphic bacteria, and are they dangerous to humans?

What are pleomorphic bacteria, and are they dangerous to humans?

Change shape: Pleomorphic bacteria are ones that don't always exist in a single, set shape. Their level of danger depends on what they are and their virulence; there is nothing about being pleomorphic itself that makes them dangerous. ...Read more

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What are head cramps and are they dangerous?

What are head cramps and are they dangerous?

Head cramps: Head cramps is not a common description of a problem. If you are referring to a sort of headache, please clarify it. ...Read more

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What causes foot rashes? And are they contagious? Are they dangerous on health?

What causes foot rashes? And are they contagious? Are they dangerous on health?

Most commonly fungal: Infections affect the feet. If there is redness, scaling and itching it is often a fungal infection (tinea pedis). But it could also be scabies if it is in between the toes, flea bites or even cellulitis (bright red, painful and swollen), to name few. Any rash that does not resolve should be examined. ...Read more

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What are random eye jerks/jitters called? Are they dangerous?

What are random eye jerks/jitters called? Are they dangerous?

Nystagmus: You may be describing nystagmus which is an uncontrolled movement of the eyes, usually symmetric and often with a fast and slow component. There are many possible causes. Nystagmus is NOT normal so the person with it needs a medical evaluation. ...Read more

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What are the causes of ventricular irritabilty? Why does it.Cause multifocal pvcs? And are multifocal deadly? How.Are they treated?

What are the causes of ventricular irritabilty? Why does it.Cause multifocal pvcs? And are multifocal deadly? How.Are they treated?

Complicated issue: Cardiac arrhythmias are a complex issue and best left for your cardiologist to deal with. Occasional pvcs in an otherwise health person are harmless, however, in association with other heart disease these can be life threatening. See this site for information. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/premature-ventricular-contractions/ds00949. ...Read more

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I've read that multifocal pvcs are not benign, but me ep says they are.Im scared. What is thevtreatment of multifocal pvcs and are the dangerous?

I've read that multifocal pvcs are not benign, but me ep says they are.Im scared. What is thevtreatment  of multifocal pvcs and are the dangerous?

?Heart ok otherwise: You basically need to know that your heart is structurally normal. Based upon your age and risk factors you may need a stress test to be sure you do not have obstructive coronary artery disease. Generally treatment of pvcs may do more harm than good. Treat if there is progressive weakness of heart muscle from pvcs or if any more arrhythmias such as ventricular tachycardia is suspected or seen. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of ewing tumors and how deadly are they?

What are symptoms of ewing tumors and how deadly are they?

Painful mass/cancer: Ewing's sarcoma can occur in bone and soft tissues. They tend to be painful when in the bone and the less common soft tissue tumors are usually painless. Common locations are the in the pelvis and lower extremities. Many factors figure into chances of survival, but as any cancer, ewing's may be deadly. Excellent treatments exist currently and overall chances of beating the disease are about 70%. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of spider bites and are they dangerous?

What are the symptoms of spider bites and are they dangerous?

Depends: This depends on the type of spider bite and ranges from simple wound care and cleaning to Antivenin administration for latrodectus (black widow) bites to surgical debridement for an extending severely necrotic loxoceles) recluse genus) bite. ...Read more

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Do brain tumors always cause symptoms? If so what are they and are they multiple symptoms?

Do brain tumors always cause symptoms? If so what are they and are they multiple symptoms?

Not always: Depends on location, size, growth, type of tumor, surrounding edema (swelling) and probably other things. ...Read more

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What causes multifocal pvcs, what is the treatment for multifocal pvcs, and how dangerous are they?

What causes multifocal pvcs, what is the treatment for multifocal pvcs, and how dangerous are they?

PVCs: For the most part, they're benign. They're premature ventricular contractions that arise from different sites in the ventricle. There's not overwhelming evidence that in healthy people with asymptomatic pvcs that they're at risk for anything bad happening, and most docs wouldn't treat people with asymptomatic pvcs. But if you have other heart problems, you should consult with your cardiologist. ...Read more

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Are all heart malformations hereditary, or are they sometimes just bad luck?

Are all heart malformations hereditary, or are they sometimes just bad luck?

No: Some cardiac malformations are part of syndromes that can be inherited. Others are part of syndromes that occur sporadically. Still others are isolated defects that can have a variety of non-genetic causes. ...Read more

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What are some activities that are dangerous for my feet?

What are some activities that are dangerous for my feet?

Dangerous activities: Any type of activity has potential to cause an injury to your feet. While you can't always avoid higher energy injuries such as falls, you can avoid overuse injuries such as stress fractures and inflammatory processes by doing simple things such as stopping the activity when you begin to notice discomfort in certain areas. ...Read more

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People are always going on about whiteheads. What are they caused by?

People are always going on about whiteheads. What are they caused by?

Blocked follicles: Whiteheads, or closed comedones, are due to hair follicles that are plugged by a combination of keratin (skin flakes) and sebum (skin oil). ...Read more

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Doctors are PFO and pph related? What are they?

Doctors are PFO and pph related? What are they?

No: Pfo stands for patent foraman ovale or a small opening in the intra atrial septum. Pph stands for primary pulmonary hypertension. These two entities are not related. ...Read more

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What are the non-pyogenic streptococci and how are they classified?

What are the non-pyogenic streptococci and how are they classified?

You are likely: Referring to the non-beta hemolytic strep, also called Alpha hemolytic strep. They are commonly found in the mouth and can be associated with endocarditis, an infection of the valves of the heart. Most, except for the so-called strep milleri group are not very pathogenic. ...Read more

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