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2 1 Fri, 11 Aug 2017
I am afraid my brother in law has amyloid protein disease of the heart. He had open heart surgery on February 14 and just got home yesterday. He weighs 148 and was 190 in December. He had his aorta valve replaced, another valve repaired from a leak and the doctor said his heart was stretched and...
2 1 Wed, 5 Jul 2017
Hii i m a student ..20years old...having treatment for mirtual valve prolapse last 4 years...I recently diagnosed with nutcracker syndrome and vericocele on my left side testicles ...did it affects my mvp or circulation of blood to the heart???.....did it cause any mental depression???
2 1 Tue, 4 Jul 2017
I m 65 and had been working out 4-5 times a week and slightly overweight, 5 5 165 pounds. My veins in my left hand are enlarged and forearm and my hand aches and especially my little finger. I ve had a headache and never take any medication but started low dose aspirin 3 a day, 2 at night and 1...
6 1 Thu, 9 Mar 2017
Hello doctor, I would like to know how serious the situation is with someone who has been diagnosed with HPV and CIN1? How can the virus be treated ? Actually, the diagnoses says Intrapepithelial scuamose of low grade HPV and CIN1 . Thank you in advance
12 1 Wed, 1 Mar 2017
my husband had a mitral valve repair 16th dec 2010, returned to work 2 weeks ago but has been experiancing moods swings and is forgetful he can t see this and I feel he is taking it out on me what can I do about it please I need help as I am getting very low myself
14 1 Mon, 12 Dec 2016
Good morning, My 82 y/o father has had intermittant arm pain (tender to touch, throbbing) in each arm. Full cardiology work-up (replacement aortic valve), and it seems to coincide with exposure to peroxide. Dentist told him to rince with it, arm pain for quite awhile, stopped peroxide pain went...
15 1 Mon, 3 Oct 2016
My husband is recovering from surgery for a thoracic aortic aneurysm dissection and rupture (it bled into the pericardium and sealed itself off) and aortic valve replacement (his valve was bicuspid, which was the biggest contributor to the aneurysm). One of the medications he s on is Klor-Con...
94 1 Mon, 1 Aug 2016
HI Doctor, This is Raju Boora . My age is 20 and I am working in Cognizant technology solutions (Software industry) from 2.5 years. I joined in S/W industry after competion of my diploma at 18 . If i say my diesease definatly you will shock doctor. Please advice me where to go ? Everyone will...
11 1 Mon, 1 Aug 2016
hello doctor... I m a pulmonary hipertention patient,I did heart surgery (something called valvuloplasty) in 2003,yet I stiil felt the uncomfortably feeling inside my chest,but since I take nigella sativa,that uncomfortable feeling been reduced... I read in the internet,that pregnant lady shouldn...
7 1 Tue, 12 Jul 2016
the patient have valve problem recently he have heart attack .the condition is going to be realy critical chest pain agravates on night when he is sleeping he consult from pims in rawalpindi from DR ASIF MAHMOOD JANJUA.but according to him the chances of his curene is less than 20 percent and the...
26 1 Tue, 21 Jun 2016
My Mom Has 3 leaky valves that need to be replaced. She is in intensive care in Boston and is under sedation and being treated with heart pumps. They took off the right side pump and are going to take off the left today. The doctors say they cant operate on her as she is because of her liver and...
10 1 Fri, 17 Jun 2016
When i was born i had a hole in my heart. I got my open heart surgery to patch it up when i was two...i couldnt get oxygenated blood to my lungs. But my question is will smoking marijuana hurt me i know about normal damage from smoking but will it really affect my heart because i had heart surgery.
13 1 Fri, 17 Jun 2016
I am doing a paper on percutaneous balloon aortic valvuloplasty. Can you tell me about it? What is the percentage of restenosis? My brother had to have an artifical valve put in at the age of 27. He had open heart surgery at age 3 for a heart murmur. Now that I am researching this I don t think...
24 1 Fri, 17 Jun 2016
Dear Sir,Good Morning Sir,My name is gladys Mendonca. I reside in Mumbai.The boy who is working in our office as a Office boy 24 years old is suffering from heart value problem last 5 years.Because of financial problem he could not go for replacement and he taking every month 1 injection with his...
20 1 Fri, 17 Jun 2016
My best friend has a heart valve disease - shes 19, 5 foot 3 and 126lbs, She was once told how long she had left to live, and lived past that, she was also told she could die anytime now, since then she has got seriously drunk several nights and it s not affected her, she smokes a couple...
10 1 Thu, 16 Jun 2016
I support a young man who has moderate to severe intellectual disability, he has a leaking mitral valve, narrowing of the aorta and an enlarged heart, along with curvature of the spine to 47 degrees, he had a seizure a few days ago that lasted for 30-40 secs, that day and for a few days around...
11 1 Thu, 16 Jun 2016
Hi, I have a supraventricular heart condition, treated with digoxon until I had my first child 8 years ago, have been relatively asymptomatic since (no longer taking medication), but have notice constant tiredness for ages now, need to lie down after going for a walk/ride (often need to sleep/nap...
32 2 Thu, 16 Jun 2016
Hi, thank you for your attention. I am a healthy 58 year old woman, physically active and careful of diet. I had a valve replacement 4 years ago due to congenital bicuspid valve implacement. It is a St. Jude Titanium size 21. Subsequently I was prescribed coumedan (warfarin) to keep my INR in...
34 2 Wed, 15 Jun 2016
my dad is 76 years old and had a aortic valve replacement in 2003. he is having some sort of leakage or regurgitation at the same valve and might have to go for another surgery or replacement. how serious is this and what are the risk factors. he is not diabetic.
78 1 Wed, 15 Jun 2016
My dad had aortic pig valve replacement and mital repair His meds are. Corig for heart a thyroid med, diuretic, potassium, Vitorin for cholesterol, baby aspirin, Allegra, lexapro. I feel he shouldn t drink alcohol. When he drinks it is anything and usually 2-5 drinks Isn t alcohol a really bad...
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