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What is the early management of af?

What is the early management of af?

Rate control: Initially, controlling heart rate and symptoms are essential. Once chronicity and risk of thromboembolism is considered, then anticoagulation and after that attempts at restoration of rhythm can be made. ...Read more

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What could happen when you have an epsode of af?

What could happen when you have an epsode of af?

A-Fib: Atrial fibrillation is a medical condition describing an abnormal heart rhythm. There are many complications of a-fib. In general, when your heart is in a-fib, it is not functioning at its normal capacity and is less effective when pumping blood. Also, a-fib can cause turbulent blood flow within your heart which can put you at risk of developing blood clots. ...Read more

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What are the signs and causes af gout?

What are the signs and causes af gout?

Pain,Redness, Heat: Gout is a form of acute inflammatory arthritis caused by uric acid buildup. The hallmarks of inflammation- pain, redness, swelling, heat that come on abruptly are consistent with a gout attack. See a podiatrist to diagnose this. X-rays may be taken, and labs ordered to make the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Why am I bleeding two days after a 7 day af?

Why am I bleeding two days after a 7 day af?

Need more info: This is a very general question. First off where are you having bleeding? If you are referring to menstruation then I would ask if this is coinciding with your regular periods? Are you feeling lightheaded, have any palpitations? If so I suggest you should go to the emergency room. ...Read more

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What is the history af hepatitis? Who disocvered it?

What is the history af hepatitis? Who disocvered it?

Hepatitis: There are a number of types of Hepatitis — such as A, B, C, D, & E. Each were discovered by a different scientist/ doctor. ...Read more

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Can you exercise in AF eg line dancing, disco dancing etc?

Can you exercise in AF eg line dancing, disco dancing etc?

You still can: Exercise. But the type and intensity is a personalized discussion that you should have with your cardiologist. Many factors contribute to your limitations or lack thereof. Realize that there are professional athletes that function with forms of atrial fibrillation! ...Read more

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I took IV amiodarone for 2 days and it stopped AF. Can I go back to the gym now?

I took IV amiodarone for 2 days and it stopped AF.  Can I go back to the gym now?

Not yet!: This can be a serious issue and this may recur. AF is sometimes difficult you need to ask your cardiologist if you need long term meds and when you can begin to exercise. This is a very important subject as AF can lead to stroke.
See the doc ...Read more

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Spotting two weeks after af then 15 days after spotting again bfn what could this be?

Spotting two weeks after af then 15 days after spotting again bfn what could this be?

Check : A pregnancy test. If negative it's irregular bleeding. See your GYN if it bothers you for help if it does not straighten itself out in a cycle or two ...Read more

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My af cycle keeps getting longer first 25, 28, 3, 38 days cycle. Am ttc and would like to know what could be causing this and what can I do to fix it?

My af cycle keeps getting longer first 25, 28, 3, 38 days cycle. Am ttc and would like to know what could be causing this and what can I do to fix it?

Ovulation: If you are trying to conceive you shoul not care how many days there is from one period to another. You should be trying to determine if you are ovulating or not. A home ovulation kit would tell you this answer. If you're not ovulating you need to see a doctor for help. If you want perfectly timed menstrual cycles birth control pills are your answer. ...Read more

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What contraindications of AF Ablation??

See below: The main contraindication is lack of anticoagulation for 4 weeks prior, but I see you're on Pradaxa. The likelihood of success in permanent AF is low, thus that is a relative contraindication. ...Read more

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What does fm and af mean on an ultrasound?

What does fm and af mean on an ultrasound?

Obstetric US?: Was this an obstetric ultrasound? I can't be sure, but AF may refer to amniotic fluid and FM may refer to fetal movement in a biophysical profile (BPP test) to assess fetal well-being. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms af a stroke?

What are the signs and symptoms af a stroke?

Depends: Stroke is a disruption of blood supply to an area of the brain, resulting in injury to a portion of the brain. The symptoms and impairments are related to the area of brain affected, as the brain has different regions dedicated to speech vs memory vs movement, etc. ...Read more

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How effective is cardioversion in helping af?

How effective is cardioversion in helping af?

A good start: Cardioversion is a great first step in managing AF. The procedure is generally very low risk and is highly effective at restoring normal rhythm.

The hard part is maintaining normal rhythm. The heart tends to want to go back into AF without rhythm controlling medications or elimination of the trigger for AF (such as excess alcohol, uncontrolled blood pressure, sleep apnea, etc.). ...Read more

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How effective is cardioversion for helping af?

How effective is cardioversion for helping af?

Effective: If the patient is an appropriate candidate: symptomatic, af unresolvable by medication only, other medical factors the cardiologist will consider, then yes, cardioversion is effective for regaining normal sinus rhythm. Like all therapies, it is not 100% effective and must be evaluated for each individual patient. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if on an ultra sound what does fm and af mean?

Can you tell me if on an ultra sound what does fm and af mean?

What part ?: What part of the body the ultrasound was done for? ...Read more

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Is it normal for af to only last 1 day then go to brown spotting?

Is it normal for af to only last 1 day then go to brown spotting?

That could occur.: The brown spotting is likely older, deoxygenated blood being cleaned from the uterus. You may have a bit of a hormonal imbalance (estrogen ; progesterone). ...Read more

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Circum-oral pallor. What is the significance in someone with af?

Circum-oral pallor. What is the significance in someone with af?

Multiple: Circum oral pallor can be a sign of anemia, a low cardiac output (heart failure), certain infections, or just a skin rash/exczema. High levels of stress (anxiety) or stress hormones can sometimes cause this too. ...Read more

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Af 7/2/14 for 3 days 7/21/14 pink spotting for one day what is this?

Spotting: Some people have spotting at the ovulation time. See your Dr.get an exam. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have clear CM after ovulation. AF due by about 31st of this month?

Is it possible to have clear CM after ovulation. AF due by about 31st of this month?

CM to AF: CM is not really a reliable indicator of anything. Better to wait until closer to AF to determine its significance. ...Read more

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Does AF require immediate attention or can one leave it for a few days? on blood thinners!

Does AF require immediate attention or can one leave it for a few days?  on blood thinners!

AF.: Your Cardiologist would definitely have the lat word on this. If your adequately anticoagulated, then some Cardiologists would tolerate a short burst of up to a few minutes. If it’s been ongoing for more than a few minutes, then you should call your Cardiologist right away for guidance. Being in AF puts undue strain on the heart, which could lead to problems above and beyond blood clotting. ...Read more

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Is bisoperal fumerate a beta blocker? What, in your opinion, is the best rate control drug for AF?

Is bisoperal fumerate a beta blocker? What, in your opinion, is the best rate control drug for AF?

BBlocker: Drugs that prolong AV nodal refractoriness include?-adrenergic receptor blockers, nondihydropyridine calcium channel blockers, and digitalis glycosides. In an analysis of the AFFIRM study,?-blockers were more successful than calcium channel blockers in achieving rate control — 70% versus 54%, respectively.
Check this Article
http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/124/24/2746.full ...Read more

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I was on implanon & had my af regularly. I had it removed 2 months ago & I haven't gotten my af, why?

I was on implanon & had my af regularly. I had it removed 2 months ago & I haven't gotten my af, why?

Depends: If you had normal cycles before Implanon then cycles should resume. If always irregular then not surprising. I would see specialist to make sure no other issues (thyroid etc). ...Read more

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3/12 AF, 3/25-3/26 ovulation, 3/29-4/1 light bleeding. What would be the cause for AF to come 17 days apart?

3/12 AF, 3/25-3/26 ovulation, 3/29-4/1 light bleeding. What would be the cause for AF to come 17 days apart?

Questionable: Your March cycle must not have been normal. You ovulated at about the expected time but the bleeding 3 days later makes me wonder if you may have had an abnormal CL that couldn't support your lining. Or it might not have been a period. Implantation bleeding? Are you pregnant?

PS: AF is hard to understand. Please use LMP for last menstrual period or MP. ...Read more

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Never exper spotting since I've gotten my per and I spotted brown yest for the first time im 7-8dpo and 4-5d til AF?

Brown Blood: Brown blood is the blood that is oldest in the uterus and is sometimes seen when the uterus spontaneously needs a deeper cleaning to express the build up layers of deoxygenated blood. It is not diagnostic of anything. ...Read more

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I am due for af tom, but I spotted dark brown and then very light pink when I wiped on the 7th and 9th. Could i be pregnant?

I am due for af tom, but I spotted dark brown and then very light pink when I wiped on the 7th and 9th. Could i be pregnant?

Please Clarify: Please repost with what you mean by af? Do you mean that you're getting an af ablation? Should have no bearing on your periods nor should any unscheduled bleeding affect your ability to get the procedure. If worried about pregnancy, get tested or get birth control! :) http://www.Bedsider. Com. ...Read more

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My last af came on 6/30 now today 7/22 im having slight bleeding only when I wipe. Isn't it too soon for it to be af again????

My last af came on 6/30 now today 7/22 im having slight bleeding only when I wipe. Isn't it too soon for it to be af again????

Af?: I presume you are rerfering to your menstrual period? Cycles can vary and this sounds like a light period starting. Use protection and if you continue to be irregular, see your gynecologist! ...Read more