This is the first time I have posted and I am hoping to get some honest suggestions before my son see's the specialist. My 17 yr old son was watching TV, he had a headache, felt tired but when he laid down his heart started racing. When we arrived at the hospital his heart rate was at 200, his blood pressure165/99 after working on him for 5 hrs they were able to bring his rate to 98, his blood pressure to 132/74. We were originally told that because of something to due with delta pattern he had Wolff-parkinson white syndrome w/reentry tachycardia. Course of action would be mapped. He was sent to another hospital for treatment because he is 4 mos away from being 18 and the pediatric cardiologist said that there are symptoms there but that they are not sure so they will just treat him for now with blood pressure meds. I need to know what kind of questions will gain me more answers from the specialist next week. We are scared, confused and frustrated that no one gives us the same direction.View Thread
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