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What things affect the chances of getting arrhythmia?

What things affect the chances of getting arrhythmia?

Many factors: Underllying myocardial dease, heredity, endocrine diseaeases such as hyperthyroidism, valvular disease, myocardial scring. ...Read more

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Dr. Warren Foster
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Abnormal Heart Rhythms (Definition)

Abnormal heart rhythm is a condition in which a person has an abnormal heartbeat pattern, as detected by an EKG (electrocardiogram) of the heart. Some abnormal rhythms run in families (hereditary abnormal rhythms). Some abnormal rhythms are not dangerous, while others can cause ...Read more


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What things affect the chances of getting hemothorax?

What things affect the chances of getting hemothorax?

Trauma: The most common cause of hemothorax is either blunt (e.G automobile accidents, falls, assault), or penetrating trauma to the chest (knife, gunshot, stabbed by a unicorn or gored by a rhinoceros). Rarely, hemothorax occurs when vessels in the chest are injured in the course of chest surgery or less invasive procedures done to drain fluid from, or biopsy something, in the chest. ...Read more

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What things affect the chances of getting bunions?

What things affect the chances of getting bunions?

Shoes: Most commonly womens shoes are the culprit. But sometimes children get the condition which would be called a juvenile bunion. ...Read more

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What things affect the chances of getting mitral regurgitation?

What things affect the chances of getting mitral regurgitation?

Some causes are....: Mitral valve prolapse, destruction of valve structure by degeneration or infection, heart attack and scar disrupting the conical shape of the heart or tearing the tethers of the mitral valve, enlargement and weakness of heart muscle and delayed conduction of electrical impulse from the upper chamber to the lower chamber of the heart and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy tugging at the valve. ...Read more

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What things affect the chances of getting necrotizing fasciitis?

What things affect the chances of getting necrotizing fasciitis?

IV drug abuse: Unfortunately, most cases I have seen come from individuals using dirty needles or unsterile technique when utilizing illegal IV drugs. So don't start a drug habit! your overall health will also contribute - diabetes, immunocompromised, etc. ...Read more

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What is the likelihood of stress affecting my period? And what are the chances of getting pregnant from pre-ejaculation?

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What is the likelihood of stress affecting my period? And what are the chances of getting pregnant from pre-ejaculation?

Here are some...: Stress-related period irregularity has been not infrequently discussed, but this odd may widely vary among people due to their different personal tolerance and resilience to cope with stress. As to pre-cum induced pregnancy, it is almost next to zero. But still do HPT in a wk after missing period & repeat it in another wk if the first is (-) & still in doubt for no contraceptive is 100% success. ...Read more

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What things affect the chances of getting coughing up blood?

What things affect the chances of getting coughing up blood?

Many: Coughing up blood is related to many factors- what is causing the cough, the chronicity and frequency of the cough as well as any changes in blood clotting or bleeding. Coughing up blood can be a very serious problem and should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting my brother's heart defect?

What are the chances of getting my brother's heart defect?

Get cardiology evalu: It's estimated that 4 to 20 liveborn infants per 1000 have a cardiac malformation. Around 40% diagnosed during the first year if live. True prevalence may be higher. Bicuspid valve, the most common cardiac malformation is excluded from the estimates. The genetic contribution have been underestimated in the past. A lot of new data emerging. Go the aha scientific statements in chd and genetics. ...Read more

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The thought of getting intraventricular hemorrhage scares me. What are risk factors for it?

The thought of getting intraventricular hemorrhage scares me. What are risk factors for it?

Multiple factors: Risk factors include high blood pressure, especially poorly controlled high blood pressure, blood clotting disorders, taking medication that interferes with blood clotting, and structural problems like avm, aneurism, contusion due to injury and less commonly tumor and infection. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting heart disease ?

What are the chances of getting heart disease ?

Variable: Your individual risk will depend on your family history, your cholesterol level, your diet, your activity level, and whether or not you smoke or have diabetes. Your doc can evaluate this for you. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting progeria?

What are the chances of getting progeria?

1 in 4 million: For parents who have never has a child with progeria. It is a "sporadic autosomal dominant" mutation-sporadic because it is a new change in that family-dominant since only 1 copy of the gene needs to be change in order to have the syndrome. ...Read more

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What are the chances of someone getting hocm?

What are the chances of someone getting hocm?

Not that rare: Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy occurs in about 1 out of every 500 people. It is typically inherited in an autosomal dominant fashion -- which means that an affected person's child would have a 50% chance of inheriting the gene. ...Read more

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What are some things that increase the chances of getting mouth cancer?

What are some things that increase the chances of getting mouth cancer?

Several: Oral sex, has become a major cause, due to the hpv virus. Hpv has been spreading oral cancer much more rapidly than in years past. Multiple sex partners has been shown to expand the incidence of probability exponentially. Heavy smoking, heavy drinking and an unhealthy lifestyle are also contributors. ...Read more

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What are the chances of bradycardia returning?

What are the chances of bradycardia returning?

100%: Bradycardia just means "heart rate <60". It will return in all human beings at some point, guaranteed; generally every night for most folks. Nothing wrong with that! ...Read more

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What are the chances of death due to a heart palpitation?

What are the chances of death due to a heart palpitation?

Depends: Palpitations are an awareness of the beating of the heart. In some patients, there is no abnormality at all. In others benign premature contractions are found which are also benign. In some, supra ventricular arrhythmias are found which are benign and manageable. However, in some patients more worriesome rhythms are found and require additional work up. Please, see your physician. ...Read more

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The thought of getting cholecystitis scares me. What are risk factors for it?

The thought of getting cholecystitis scares me. What are risk factors for it?

Gallstones: Cholecystitis may be chronic, causing repeat episodes of upper abdominal pain lasting "hours", or acute, causing constant pain which may require urgent surgery to treat. With rare exception, these diseases are due to gallstones, which can be easily diagnosed by a simple ultrasound. This may also be easily treated through out-patient minimally invasive (laparoscopic) surgery. ...Read more

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Dr. Warren Foster
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Heart Rhythm Disorder (Definition)

Also known as abnormal heart rhythm, this condition describes any type of irregular heart beat, such as when the heart races ...Read more


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Irregular Heartbeat (Definition)

Irregular heartbeat ...Read more