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What to do if I'm 38 years old, male, and I have a PDA heart problem, is surgery the only solution?

PDA. You need to discuss your diagnosis and its implications with your doctor. If the shunt is of significant size, then repair is going to be necessary. The actual situation will dictate the options and there isn't enough information here to tell for certain if surgery is needed although that would usually be the case. Read more...

I am trying to figure out if I have a serious maybe fatal if not treated heart problem? Hello, I am 19 years of age. I have been having these heart pains for awhile and remember having my first one at 9 years old. I was alone though and just cried. They o

The . The most important thing you left out in your post is if you have seen a doctor for this problem. If not you must do so immediately. Chest pain in any age group is worrisome. You could be dealing with something such as asthma or more seriously a heart condition. Regardless you need a complete history, physical, ekg, and cxr. I hope you find answers soon. Read more...

I am 46 years old and I am diabetic, I have some trouble walking far or climbing stairs, so is it a heart problem or a diabetes problem?

Possibly both. Diabetes does effect the blood vessels of the body. It may be possible for poor circulation to be the cause of your problems walking far distances or climbing stairs. Evaluation by your primary care physician and possibly a vascular doctor may be beneficial. Read more...
Or OTHER!! 1. Unlikely diabetes- unless very weak from poorly controlled diabetes 2. Could be cardiac if associated with breathlessness, chest pressure/tightness 3. Most common is arthritis- back, hip, knee, ankles 4. Lung if breathless and smoking history. Read more...

Iam 16 years old. I ahd a chest pain jaw pain and pins and needles. Doctor said I ahve phlegm in my lungs like infection. Do I have heart problem.

It sounds like . A lung infection and not your heart if you were told you had phlegm in your lungs . Read more...
Lung infection . Sounds like you are being treated by a doctor. Follow your doctors instructions for your treatment. Make sure you report all of your symptoms to your doctor and ask any questions. . Read more...

What to do if I'm a 14 year old girl I think I may have a heart problem?

Please. Consider having an adult or someone who is at least 16 years old ask this question for you. You need to be at least 16 years old to post questions on Healthtap. Thanks. Read more...

Can an 18 year old have a heart problem with normal BP HR, 3 ekgs bloodworkchest X-ra echo, symptoms come and go (chest discomfort, Feeling breathless?

Unkikely. With a negative heart evaluation you the next look for other issues that trigger these symptoms. Reflux, anxiety, stress are some examples. Your doc may want to refer you for lifestyle counseling to sort out the stresses in your like. Read more...