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Aortic stenosis advice
Hello, I'm 19 and was diagnosed with aortic stenosis at the age of three. I am wondering what is the...More
Posted by An_259304
swollen leg after bypass surgery
In April 2008 I had a triple bypass (I was 58 years old) with the necessary veins being harvested from my...More
Posted by An_259298
What was that nuclear test (calcium scoring) ?
Hi, I've done a sestamibi test and I,ll be back in 2 days to do the same thing under stress. In know the...More
Posted by bucephale
20 year old with chest pain
Hi, so I have been having sharp, dull , bruise like pain only on my left side of my chest, it comes and goes....More
Posted by An_259278
Nuclear Stress test
How many times is it safe to have this test done? Two days ago they did it on me for the 5th time so I am...More
Posted by gsumpter
I was diagnosed with a heart murmur and it was a s...
So a couple of weeks ago I went to the doctor for a cold and was told I had a heart murmur. Both doctors...More
Posted by forensicsfreak
Treadmill stress tests indicate insufficient blood to heart. Pet scan confirmed "MILD ISCHEMIA". I'm 72 with no...More
Posted by medic62
worried about my heart due to drug use,
im 30 male 11 stone and 6foot tall. i used to take drugs and drinking evey weekend for about a 15 months...More
Posted by justing16
Skinny but fat stomach
Hello, I'm 23. I'm skinny from shoulders but I'm having fat on my tummy. I used to eat a lot of junk and mostly...More
Posted by khs112
cardio-pulmonary challenges in runner
I'm a 49 year old middle distance runner (usually 6+ miles 4+ times a week). This spring, I started having...More
Posted by ppcleve
Chest pain 3 years all test normal
hi i"m 29 weight 124 height : 5.8. i have chest pain in left side with short breath some time it comes to...More
Posted by An_258955
Heart failure at 32...
I was just diagnosed with heart failure a few weeks ago. I am 32, not in perfect shape, but not in terrible...More
Posted by An_258941
Amplatzer Device for VSD
Have any of you had an amplatzer device put in for a VSD? If so have you had any...More
Chest Pain
I'm a 17 year old female. I have been having chest pains for the past month and a half. The chest pain...More
Posted by brittanyplace
Heart PVC'S with Panic Disorder and OCD......
Hi, name is Dom, and I am new here. I personally have NEVER posted on a site like this before,...More
Severe pain by my left shoulder blade and middle back. Pain shoots around to arm pit and chest. EKG good and...More
Posted by jarrodfar
Mitral regurgitation
Wondering what people think. I have been diagnosed with moderate to severe mitral regurgitation with a...More
Posted by mustang7258

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