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Heart Problem

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 had a heart problem, and I feel my heart racing faster than usual. I cannot live anymore. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I had a heart problem. My heart was racing faster than usual. I went to the hospital, and it was because of psychological pressure. I am tired. I do not want to live. I have so many family and friends problems. I cry every day. I need help. Please talk to me, and ask me questions. I am hu...  Read Full »

Dr. Aditya Gupta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I thoroughly read your query and understand your concern. Kindly screen yourself for clinical depression. Do a self-rating test of depression like Zung's self-rating depression scale, which you can easily find online, and if it is indicative of depression, consult a psych...  Read Full »

Can Adenosine injection have a harmful effect on me?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 54-year-old female with a history of smoking and alcohol consumption daily for 20 years. I have left smoking for the last seven years and alcohol intake for the past two years. I have been scheduled for a cardiac MRI stress test in the coming day, and I have heard that Adenosine...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zohaib Siddiq

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. Why is a stress CMR (cardiovascular magnetic resonance) test advised? Did you have chest pain? Stress CMR is done to assess cardiac muscle viability and function and to see previous heart attacks. Adenosine's side effect is that it can cause s...  Read Full »

Are heart patients more prone to get swelling in the feet?

Query: Hi doctor, My aunt is 89 years old. She has a pacemaker and chronic bronchitis. She is complaining of swelling on both feet with more swelling on the left foot. It gets better when she exerts herself less. She has anxiety due to this. Also, she has a lot of phlegm, especially at night, which makes h...  Read Full »

Dr. Prabhu Prasad N. C

Answer: Hello, Welcome to As you have mentioned, she is a known case of bronchitis and now having phlegm. It looks like she must be experiencing some lung attack, maybe due to some infection. Swelling of feet could be due to long-standing chronic bronchitis or heart ailment per se. She needs t...  Read Full »

I have mild pain in the left side of my chest. Is it a cardiac problem?

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 »

Dr. Muhammad Majid Hanif

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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 »

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 »

Dr. Babu Lal Meena

Answer: Hi,Welcome to 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 »

Was my father's death due to pulmonary edema or medical negligence?

Query: Dear doctor, My father died during angioplasty. The treating doctor said that the death is due to pulmonary edema. But we suspect it may be because of a medical negligence. I need a second opinion.  Read Full »

Dr. Saumya Mittal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to What happens in a heart attack is that the patient's heart is not functioning properly. It does not maintain the speed and pressure required. And therefore, the blood and the fluid collects in the body including the lungs. When the fluid collects in the lungs, a person ...  Read Full »

Is my back pain due to a heart problem?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 43 year male. I experienced chest congestion in the first week of last month. I have consulted a cardiologist at a hospital. I have undergone TMT, 2D echo, and ECG. The doctor prescribed Modlip ASG 75. I am diabetic for past 12 years with good control (HbA1c is below 6 for past 8...  Read Full »

Dr. Sengottuvelu Gunasekaran

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Echo and TMT (Treadmill test) are normal. Your backache is not due to a heart problem. You can stop Aspirin and continue Statin. I suggest doing periodical Echo and treadmill test once a...  Read Full »

How often re-admission required in a heart surgery patient?

Query: Hello doctor, My question is regarding post-surgery care in heart-related ailments. How is the monitoring done? How often does re-admission occur? How to prevent this?  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zohaib Siddiq

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Regarding the care of non-cardiac surgeries in cardiac patients, If you are suffering from cardiac problems such as previous heart attack, heart failure, any cardiac valve problem you have to take cardiac fitness before surgery. If fit, then go for surgery. After the s...  Read Full »

Is open heart surgery necessary for 6 mm ostium secundum ASD in a 3 month-old baby?

Query: Hello doctor, My baby boy is 3.5 months old. He was diagnosed with VSD when he was 2 months and his cardiologist asked for followup after a month. On out checkup his 3 mm VSD was closed, but the doctor discovered 6 mm ostium secundum ASD. He said that it can close spontaneously just like the VSD, s...  Read Full »

Dr. Isaac Gana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your worries. No need to worry all will be fine. From my experience, ASD (atrial septal defect) of 6 mm can still close by itself regardless of its position. I will advise you to wait till your baby is 6 months old to have him checked again before a decis...  Read Full »

I experience heart pain after replacing Azathioprine for HCQ. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been diagnosed with catastrophic antiphospholipid syndrome before three years and had a brain stroke in the same month due to blood clots. Since then I have not encountered any blood clot and have been on Acitrom 5 mg, Ecosprin 75 mg and Azathioprine 100 mg. Three weeks back ne...  Read Full »

Dr. Prakashkumar P Bhatt

Answer: Hello, Welcome to What treatment did you get during Catastrophic antiphospholipid syndrome? Was your APLA, LA test was positive? Azoran is an immunomodulatory drug and has some role in APLA syndrome. HCQS is a good drug for APLA as it has an anti-inflammatory plus anticoagulant effe...  Read Full »

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