Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy

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Why do I have severe chest pain and palpitations after food and walk?

Query: Dear doctor, I have HOCM by birth and suffering severe chest pain and palpitation after food and walk. One year back, I underwent angioplasty and stenting.  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Criticalcare Physician, Diabetologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Gastroenterologist, Nephrologist, Pulmonologist, Rheumatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy (HOCM) needs further treatment even after stenting. Can you tell me exactly what drugs you are on? So that I can help you further. Revert back to a cardiologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/cardiolo...  Read Full »

I have a family history of HOCM. Is this something to worry?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 25 year old woman. About three months ago, I started having ectopic beats and palpitations. It made me quite worried, because they were definitely something new. I have a family history of sudden death from hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. So, I decided to have an echo and a 24 hour ...  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Maroti Celerio Mandurke

Cardiologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As there is a family history of HOCM (hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy) in the family and sudden death, you need to do echo yearly. Secondly, if symptomatic or left ventricular dysfunction is shown, then another option is to do ablation. So, find the focus and do a...  Read Full »

Do I have HCM or something else?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a male aged 56 years. I am having a musculoskeletal problem. 14 years back I was diagnosed bone TB and treatment was taken. Problem recurred four years later and diagnosed as ankylosing spondylitis (AS). Despite on biological injection for 10 years, efficacy reduced and became inef...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Cardiologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your reports and summary (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You do not have HCM (hypertrophic cardiomyopathy) and also do not have had any heart attack. There are changes in the ECG (electrocardiography) which is called as strain pa...  Read Full »

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