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If your doctor says you have av block in the heart, does that mean something is starting to block the blood flow?

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Dr. Jason Beasley
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: NO

An av block in the heart usually refers to an abnormality in the electrical conduction system.

In brief: NO

An av block in the heart usually refers to an abnormality in the electrical conduction system.
Dr. Jason Beasley
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Dr. Reid Blackwelder
This can have many causes from poor blood flow, to mediciations to "normal" for you. It is best to have a thorough discussion with your physician to see if anything needs to be done for diagnosis
Dr. Volkan Tuzcu
Pediatrics - Cardiology
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In brief: Av block

It means the electrical connection between upper and lower chambers is not working normally which usually results in slow heart rate

In brief: Av block

It means the electrical connection between upper and lower chambers is not working normally which usually results in slow heart rate
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