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Which type of diagnostic test or lab test will i take for my lungs and heart?

Which type of diagnostic test or lab test will i take for my lungs and heart?

As a screening?: Do you have any symptoms? Or just as screening test? Do you have any risk factors for lung disease and/or heart disease? Like smoking etc. Basically a spirometry and a stress test will give a good functional study but if you are in good health, may be not indicated or pay by an insurance. Consult with your doctor. ...Read more

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I was recently diagnosed with a heart murmur. I have been feeling faint lately. What kind of test should I take to get a better what kind of test should I take to get a better diagnosis

I was recently diagnosed with a heart murmur. I have been feeling faint lately. What kind of test should I take to get a better what kind of test should I take to get a better diagnosis

Maybe none: A murmur is not a diagnosis. It is a sound. It can be innocent and mean nothing, or be a sign of a disease process. The doctor who heard it should tell you one way or another if they are concerned it is a disease, they will refer you to a cardiologist or order an echocardiogram. An echo is only necessary if your doctor thinks you have a problem. Feeling faint can be a lot of things. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor should I take my infant daughter to if she has a heart murmur?

What kind of doctor should I take my infant daughter to if she has a heart murmur?

Pediatric cardiologi: you should take her to a pediatric cardiologist. Did your pediatrician say what kind of a murmur it is? A lot of children, at some point, have an innocent murmur, which is transient and benign. If it is pathologic, you should be referred to the specialist, be well! ...Read more

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What type of symptoms would i feel if i had a third degree heart block? Is it painful? How is it treated?

What type of symptoms would i feel if i had a third degree heart block? Is it painful? How is it treated?

Need full evaluation: 3 ed degree heart block is not physiological .One may get symptoms of dizzy spells /syncope / it might be congenital heat block also .This need a full evaluation by electrophysiologist and if confirmed as 3 ed degree block will need a pacemaker implantation .However need further work see you physician and referral to an elactrophysiologist. ...Read more

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When im nervous I start breathing very fast and my heart starts to beat faster ? What can I take to block that?

Get, not take: Nothing negative meant; however i hope this helps you realize the best is to get a thorough psychiatric exam so that you may understand the cause as well as treatment choice. Most likely discussion of combined use of med. : anti-anxiety and/or antidepressant + psychotherapy. A full physical exam should be incl. To check possible contrib. Cause & effect. ...Read more

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I have to take a fit for duty test. I failed once because my heart rate got to high. I have 10 days until i retake. Is it possible to lower it enough?

I have to take a fit for duty test. I failed once because my heart rate got to high. I have 10 days until i retake. Is it possible to lower it enough?

Meditation : One way to help calm yourself. But best approach would be to discuss concern with a physician & undergo evaluation for an elevated heartrate ...Read more