Diseases that affect the heart are called heart problem. It includes conditions of the blood vessels (coronary artery disease), problems in the heart rhythm (arrhythmias), and congenital heart defects. The symptoms of heart problems are chest pain, chest tightness, dyspnea, etc.
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I have myocarditis. Is it safe to take a roller coaster ride?
Query: Hi doctor, Do you think it is safe to ride in a roller coaster with myocarditis? Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Myocarditis is an inflammatory disease of heart muscle. It can have a variety of cardiac manifestations ranging from no symptoms to severe debilitating life threatening condition. In the acute phase, the risk of complication is more. It is not safe to ride roller coaster... Read Full »
What causes pain in the left side of the chest?
Query: Hi doctor, I have mild pain in the left side of the chest. I always have a feeling of having a heart attack and blockage. I am not taking any medications. Please suggest. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It can be a muscular spasm, or a heart problem or a gastrointestinal issue. Kindly send your laboratory reports soon to guide you further. Read Full »
Immediately after doing Valsalva maneuver, why do I have trigeminal pulse?
Query: Hi doctor, I am a male, who is 5.6 feet tall and weigh 172 lbs. I have head and chest pains for over five years. Currently, I take Metoprolol, Amlodipine, Losartan, and Prednisone. My pulse and heart rates are normally regular, but immediately after doing Valsalva maneuver, it becomes trigeminal p... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have carefully reviewed your case and understand that you are worried about your heart beats and pulse after doing Valsalva maneuver. The trigeminal pulse is defined as the one with a pause after every third heart beat. It is usually due to the underlying process ca... Read Full »
My laboratory reports show a high blood platelet count of 630,000 per microliter of blood. Is this a serious condition?
Query: Hello doctor, My laboratory reports show a high blood platelet count of 630,000 per microliter of blood, and I am worried. My doctor suggested an appointment with an oncologist and blood specialist. I have had heart problems and have one stent. I am currently taking Prozac, Effient, Aspirin, Lisino... Read Full »
Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com.High platelet count could be from a primary cause or a secondary cause. Primary cause includes myeloproliferative neoplasm, and secondary causes include post-hemorrhage, inflammation, infection, etc. So kindly provide your detailed clinical history and full CBC (complet... Read Full »
My echocardiogram report states mild left ventricular impaired relaxation. Does it indicate diastolic dysfunction?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 28-year-old male who recently had an echocardiogram for a suspected Marfan case. I have no other conditions as far as I know, and I am otherwise healthy and a non-smoker. However, I have a concern about the report. It says: “Trivial mitral, tricuspid, and pulmonic regurgitati... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. Yes, impaired relaxation translates to diastolic dysfunction. It usually accompanies other conditions like hypertension, diabetes, age-related, and obesity. But, it is unusual for this young age group if no associat... Read Full »
My sister, who is six months pregnant, had a 3D sonography and found that the baby has a hole in the heart. Kindly help.
Query: Hello doctor,My sister is six months pregnant. She did 3D sonography, and the doctor told her the baby has a hole in the heart. Can the baby's hole recover independently, or is surgery required?Kindly help. Read Full »
Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.Thank you for your query.I understand your concern. If the baby has only one heart hole, it is better to see if it can be corrected. If it is life-threatening, we can also do it after birth. Kindly do not go for fetal surgery, as it is complicated. I hope this has helped... Read Full »
What could be the reason for mild chest pain?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 30-year-old female. Since last night I am suffering from mild chest pain. I took Digene and gastric medicine thinking it is a gastric problem but I do not find any difference. Please help. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from chest pain with some numbness in the left arm. Chest pain can result from various conditions such as: Muscle strain inflammation of the muscles and tendons around the ribs can resu... Read Full »
Does maternal vaccine cause aortic stenosis in baby?
Query: Dear doctor, I was two months pregnant when I got vaccines to complete my citizenship status (immigration). My son was born with aortic stenosis. Is this because of the vaccine? Read Full »
Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.Could you provide more information: What vaccines have you received? What was the content of the vaccine? Did you suffer from any infection during your pregnancy? Did you have any disease during pregnancy and receive any medication for that? Any family history of heart defe... Read Full »
Does my ECG report reveal cardiomyopathy?
Query: Hi doctor, I recently had an ECG as I have been short of breathe on exertion and occasionally I have palpitations and dizziness. The 12 lead ECG said sinus rhythm. QRS (T) contour abnormality. Consider anterolateral myocardial damage. HR 95 minutes. Intervals: RR 632 ms. P 96 ms. PR 116... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your ECG (electrocardiography) is normal. The symptoms you described do not seem to be related to the heart. In your case, palpitations and shortness of breath on exertion may be due to anxiety, anemia, thyroid disorder, and sedentary lifestyle leading to deconditionin... Read Full »
Why am I getting chest pain while having food?
Query: Hi doctor,I am having chest pain or esophagus pain while having food for the last two days. The pain is repeated for every 5 to 10 minutes. Please help. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are many causes of chest pain. Pain while eating food is related to esophageal disorders like esophagitis, esophageal erosions, gastroesophageal reflux disease, esophageal spasm or peptic ulcer disease. The serious causes of chest pain like heart related problem... Read Full »