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My dad has COPD, is this chronic? I am taking bath two times in all the months. Is this gonna effect in my health in long term? AC or Room Heater for a COPD patient? Please help.
I have been experiencing a lot of cough for quite some time. It feels like there is mucous stuck in my throat. How can I treat this. Can these be symptoms of LPR.
I am 25 years old female. I have had bronchial asthma since my childhood. I do not have these often. I usually have it when I have cold or ingested cold air while exercising. Which medicine would you prescribe?
Hello, Right now I am in america and I have dry cough a lot but here I do not know which syrup is for dry cough because I do not find the same medicines which are available in india. Please suggest ASAP.
Dear sir, I am having tuberculosis and now I'm taking the treatment for it. The treatment has started 3 months before, Sir my question is will I be having scar on my lungs and what are the possibilities of having a scar. And if iam having a scar can I remove it by medicine or by a surgery?
I am suffering from dry cough for the last 2 weeks and I have chest pain whenever I cough hard. Can you suggest what should be done?
I am suffering from coughs and nose jam problem. Tell me the most housing solutions for it not medicinal?
I am 22 year old. I have asthma other then I have nasal problem. I am suffering from blood clotting problem (doctor said my blood is thick) And now from last 1 year I have allergy from cereals. When I try to eat them Irritation occur in mouth and after that my mouth and throat have something like ulcers. Please suggest me something for this.
I have a cough from morning by which unable to sleep properly. Please advice some home remedy or medicine and tips to recover soon. Thanks in advance.
I'm 23 years male. I always have cough problem. I think it maybe thyroid. Can you please tell me symptoms of thyroid?
Hi, I am 31 years old. I was diagnosed with Pleural Effusion in left lung in the year 2013, and was identified as TB. I had undergone pleurodesis (chest tube method), and ATT medicines for 9 months. Then, I was declared medically fit by my physician. However, chest x-rays still reflect pleural thickening (white patch in left lung), even after 3 years of the cure of disease. My questions are. 1. How to permanently remove this white patch in left lung (since I have to apply for visa shortly) 2. If, in future, the pleural fluid increase in left lung, how would I come to know, since white patch reflects anyway. Thanx in anticipation of response.
Breathing problem occur sometime agar anxiety hoti hai , fear or galat khayal aate abhi nahi aate pehle aate the kabhi kabhi pain bhi hota hai xray bhi karaya normal hai to problem kya hai.please advice
My 4 years 9month old toddler suffering from fever and cough. I am giving her meftal-p syrup and pecef-100 .still she is getting fever thrice a day since 3 days. Please help.
Atrial fibrillation is a form of irregular heartbeat or arrhythmia, which you may experience due to a problem in the electrical system of the heart. Such a problem causes the upper parts of the heart or the atria to fibrillate. Due to this quivering, the normal rhythm between the lower parts of the heart and the atria gets disrupted. The ventricles are likely to beat faster in an irregular rhythm. This is a severe condition where the blood may get collected in the atria; this could lead to the formation of blood clots. These clots can block the blood flow and lead to a stroke.
Several conditions cause strain and damage to the heart. These include the following:
- High blood pressure or hypertension
- Heart attack
- Valvular diseases
- Coronary artery disease
- Medical problems like heart failure, lung diseases, high level of thyroid or pneumonia
- Heart surgeries
- Excess consumption of alcohol
The primary symptoms of atrial fibrillation include the following:
- Light-headedness and dizziness
- Shortness of breath
- Feeling weak and fatigued
- Feeling as if the heart is pounding, fluttering or racing (known as palpitations)
- Feeling that the beating of the heart is uneven
- Chest pain and fainting
In many cases of atrial fibrillation, the symptoms may be absent.
Conducting several tests, physical examinations and an analysis of your health history is the first step towards diagnosing atrial fibrillation. An electrocardiogram (ECG) needs to be carried out for the detection of this condition. This test is performed for checking problems regarding the electrical activity of the heart. Other laboratory tests and an echocardiogram maybe required as well. An echocardiogram helps in observing the pumping function of the heart and to check whether the valves have been damaged.
The treatment options for atrial fibrillation depend on the cause, symptoms and the risks of getting a stroke. Several medicines are used for treatment along with other methods. They are as follows:
- Blood thinning medicines for the prevention of a stroke.
- Heart rate control medicines which will prevent irregular beating of the heart.
- Rhythm control medicines for restoring the heart’s rhythm to normal.
- A process known as cardioversion may be used to bring the heartbeat to a normal rhythm. This can be carried out by medicines or an electric shock therapy known as electrical cardioversion.
- In case of severe symptoms, ablation may be carried out where the affected areas of the heart are destroyed by the creation of a scar tissue.
For the best diagnosis and treatment of atrial fibrillation, you must consult a doctor as soon as you start experiencing the symptoms of the condition. A doctor will prescribe all that you need for an effective treatment.