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What is white jacket syndrome?

What is white jacket syndrome?

White Coats: This is a phrase that represents an underlying anxiety while one is visiting the doctor's office. The blood pressure often is elevated when one has this acute anxiety. ...Read more

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What is wolff-parkinsons white syndrome?

What is wolff-parkinsons white syndrome?

Heart condition: Wolff-parkinson-white syndrome is a heart condition in which there is an abnormal extra electrical pathway of the heart. The condition can lead to episodes of rapid heart rate (tachycardia). Wolff-parkinson-white syndrome is one of the most common causes of fast heart rate disorders in infants and children. ...Read more

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Is wolf parkinson white syndrome hereditary?

Is wolf parkinson white syndrome  hereditary?

Not usually: "it is generally not considered to be hereditary, except in the very rare instance when associated with genetic mutation predisposing to WPW syndrome "....From sads.Org. ...Read more

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Meds for wolf parkinson white syndrome?

Meds for wolf parkinson white syndrome?

Family practice : The best long term plan to treat WPW is without drugs at all. Patients with symptomatic WPW should be referred for ablation therapy. Dual drug therapy using procainamide.And verapamil may be used in emergency but close observation is needed. ...Read more

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Is white coat syndrome resulting in HTN actually a panic attack?

Is white coat syndrome resulting in HTN actually a panic attack?

Very mild: Anxiety I would not jump to panic attack for this issue. It needs to be monitored. But I recommend no treatment. ...Read more

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What is multiple evanescent white dot syndrome (mewds):?

What is multiple evanescent white dot syndrome (mewds):?

Mewds: Multiple Evanescent White Dot Syndrome (MEWDS) is one of the diagnoses within the family of White Dot Syndromes. The typical patient with MEWDS is a healthy middle aged female age 15-50. Patients present with acute, painless, unilateral change in vision. There are flat, multifocal, grey-white lesions (100-200 micrometers), appearing to reach as deep as the RPE. Viral prodrome. Good prognosis. ...Read more

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White coat hypertension--problem in kids or adults?

White coat hypertension--problem in kids or adults?

Depends /both: Apprehension can trigger the release of hormones from the adrenal glands that make your heart race and your blood pressure elevate. The process is commonly called the "fight or flight " response.It can occur at any age when the patient can process the "white coat" to mean something scary may happen. If one relaxes with age & repetition the affect diminishes. ...Read more

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Does wolff Parkinson's white (wpw) syndrome occur during birth?

Does wolff Parkinson's white (wpw) syndrome occur during birth?

Congenital: Wpw is the syndrome associated with an extra (or accessory) pathway between the top (atria) and bottom (ventricle) chambers of the heart. Yes this is present from birth. Patients with the extra electrical connection may have episodes of extreme tachycardia (rapid heart beat). This can be treated with medication or by ablating the extra pathway in a cath lab. ...Read more

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Whats the best trestment for wolf parkinson white syndrome ?

Whats the best trestment for wolf parkinson white syndrome ?

Depends: Like so many things in life...depends. If you are having lots of palpitations, dizziness, or feelings that you might pass out then you should go see a cardiologist who is subspecialized in electrophysiology.He can review your workup,order additional tests if necessary,and possibly eliminate the problem via a procedure called radiofrequency ablation. If no symptoms, then you likely need nothing. ...Read more

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What is treatment for wolf parkinson white syndrome?

Various: The heart rhythm abnormalities associated with wolff-parkinson-white syndrome can be treated with a variety of antiarrhythmic medications. The arrhythmias can also be cured by altering the electrical structure of the heart using an invasive procedure called "ablation". ...Read more

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How common is white coat hypertension in adults?

How common is white coat hypertension in adults?

Common: Probably 20% or more of the hypertension we measure in the office is not found on 24 hour monitoring but it should be addressed as it isn't only a "white coat" that can cause an elevation of blood pressure. Depending on the numbers you my well be hypertensive and need treatment, if only life style modification.Google : dash diet. ...Read more

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Could a white forelock be a sign of waardenburg syndrome?

Could a white forelock be a sign of waardenburg syndrome?

Yes it can be: Yes white forelock or white hair along with two eyes with different colour, sensoryneural hearing loss, dystopia canthrum that is lateral displacement of inner canth and some other signs. ...Read more

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What causes white mucus in eyes with a cold?

What causes white mucus in eyes with a cold?

Conjuctivitis: Usually, bacterial infections of the nasal cavity will involve the conjunctival membranes of the eyes/ lids and result in a purulent discharge. Topical antibiotics, irrigations, ointments can be advised by your local ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Symptoms of wolf parkinson white? Can a ssri cause this condition?

Symptoms of wolf parkinson white? Can a ssri cause this condition?

Heart Arrhythmia: Largely, this is a genetic disorder - so there is no reason to think it can be caused by ssris. The symptom list is long and available online. Mostly they relate to cardiac function - i.e., chest pain, weakness, fatigue, etc. Here's more info than you might want: https://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/wolff%e2%80%93parkinson%e2%80%93white_syndrome best! ...Read more

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