Medical

Have medical questions? Ask a doctor online!

Ask a Doctor,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Medical Questions
Fairly intense dizziness, weak legs, chest tightness. I have
fairly intense dizziness, weak legs, chest tightness. I have taken my nitro pills. Had heart procedures done in Sept.2017. Had back shot on Tuesday Sept 25. Intense back pain. Very possible facing my … read more
Doctor John MD
Doctor John MD
Board Certified MD
Doctoral Degree
919 satisfied customers
My doctor recently took me off of Bystolic, which I had been
Hello. My doctor recently took me off of Bystolic, which I had been on for about 10 years. I am also on Losartan. I was having what I called "breakthrough bp spikes," where it might jump to numbers li… read more
Dr Basu
Dr Basu
Physician
Doctoral Degree
26,806 satisfied customers
I Have abdominal distention and have only been able to eat
I Have abdominal distention and have only been able to eat 1600 calories this week. I have extreme gas and indigestion. I had a heart attack three weeks ago and they put a stent in the rca. I was put … read more
DrRussMD
DrRussMD
Board Certified Physician
51,788 satisfied customers
I have stable angina and lately I have been experiencing
Hi there....I have stable angina and lately I have been experiencing quite a few episodes last 3 seconds. I had stent placed back in 2011. I was at the hospital recently and they found my troponin bit… read more
DrRussMD
DrRussMD
Board Certified Physician
51,788 satisfied customers
I had a MI approx 10 yrs ago and have had multiple heart
I had a MI approx 10 yrs ago and have had multiple heart stent placements since then. I have been on plavix since the first stent. Two weeks ago I went to my internal med. Dr. C/o mid sternl/epigastri… read more
Dr. Cameron
Dr. Cameron
10,475 satisfied customers
My husband has bladder cancer which is in remission at the
My husband has bladder cancer which is in remission at the present time. His urologist told him that if his cardologist places a drug eluding stent, he would not be able to operate on him should the c… read more
Dr. Phil, MD
Dr. Phil, MD
Internal Medicine Physician
Doctoral Degree
24,832 satisfied customers
My 89 year old Aunt had slight heart attack one week ago.
My 89 year old Aunt had slight heart attack one week ago. Her cardiologist did a "heart cath" and told us that he could put a stent into the vein or artery because it was close to the bottom of her he… read more
Dr. D. Love
Dr. D. Love
Doctor
Doctoral Degree
18,159 satisfied customers
I am 70 yrs old- until Sept 2010 believed in very good
I am 70 yrs old- until Sept 2010 believed in very good health and physically active living @ 7000' elev in mountain area of NM. In Sep 2010 received 1st heart stent after experiencing mild aching in f… read more
Dr Mask
Dr Mask
Medical Officer Emergency Deptt
MBBS
1,333 satisfied customers
I have taken plavix and an asprin for 1 year. I believe the
I have taken plavix and an asprin for 1 year. I believe the plavix causes chest pain for me. Is it safe at this point to discontinue the plavix?… read more
Dr. Amir
Dr. Amir
Post-Doctoral Degree
8,785 satisfied customers
I may have taken two 75 mg of plavix last night about 9 am.
i may have taken two 75 mg of plavix last night about 9 am. today at about 5 pm i felt little dizy had a heart rate of 50 p/min i feel ok now. should i take another plavix tonight. ps i had a heart at… read more
DrRussMD
DrRussMD
Board Certified Physician
51,788 satisfied customers
Well the doctor finally admitted that the plavix is causing
Hello Dr.David, Well the doctor finally admitted that the plavix is causing the bleeding in her GI track and took her off of it, but with just one good artery left in her heart and nothing else to spo… read more
Dr. David
Dr. David
Radiation Oncology Attending Director
Post-Doctoral Degree
33,138 satisfied customers
I was hospitalized last December for heart attack and a
I was hospitalized last December for heart attack and a stent was inserted to keep my main artery from blocking. In May I was laid off from work and am no longer covered under any Health insurance. I … read more
Dr. Phil, MD
Dr. Phil, MD
Internal Medicine Physician
Doctoral Degree
24,832 satisfied customers
Life flighted for heart attack late Oct. Emergency
Life flighted for heart attack late Oct. Emergency proceedure 1 stint. 2nd day emergency pacemaker installed. 10 days in icu, kidney failure but started back up and lungs with water finally cleared up… read more
Dr. Cameron
Dr. Cameron
10,475 satisfied customers
My husband had an angioplasty & had a stent fitted following
My husband had an angioplasty & had a stent fitted following a heart attack on 2nd March, the procedure was straightforward and he is feeling great. He is due to fly to spain for 4 days on 16th March.… read more
DrRussMD
DrRussMD
Board Certified Physician
51,788 satisfied customers
A year ago husband had heart attack required 2 stents. Two
a year ago husband had heart attack required 2 stents. Two weeks ago he stopped taking /BP meds and about 4 days ago started again. BP doesn't seem to be regulating itself. Good is 150/90 but generall… read more
Dr Basu
Dr Basu
Physician
Doctoral Degree
26,806 satisfied customers
I had a heart attack in 2005 and was put on Plavix among
Hello I had a heart attack in 2005 and was put on Plavix among other heart medication My Cardiologist took me off Plavix in 2006 and I had another heart attack. (2 stents) The only heart medication I … read more
Dr Basu
Dr Basu
Physician
Doctoral Degree
26,806 satisfied customers
My wife had plavix prescribed after placement of a stent in
My wife had plavix prescribed after placement of a stent in a coronary artery . She is now exeriencing weakness, bleeding from the nose which is extremely hard to stop, slight rash on chest, unaccount… read more
Dr Chip (M.D.)
Dr Chip (M.D.)
Doctor
M.D.
16,629 satisfied customers
My gp recently D/C'ed my previcid stateing it "interfered"
My gp recently D/C'ed my previcid stateing it "interfered" with my plavix. I have ben taking preicid for years . I started plavix 18 months ago. I really can't find a stomach med that works as well as… read more
Dr. Mark
Dr. Mark
U.S. Board Certified in Neurosurgery
Doctoral Degree
13,328 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I feel so much better today, and upon further investigation believe that there is a chance that the responses I got saved me from a serious, even life threatening situation. I am very grateful to the experts who answered me.

Susan O.USA

I can go as far as to say it could have resulted in saving my sons life and our entire family now knows what bipolar is and how to assist and understand my most wonderful son, brother and friend to all who loves him dearly. Thank you very much

Corrie MollPretoria, South Africa

I thank-you so much! It really helped to have this information and confirmation. We will watch her carefully and get her in for the examination and US right away if things do not improve. God bless you as well!

ClaudiaAlbuquerque, NM

Outstanding response time less than 6 minutes. Answered the question professionally and with a great deal of compassion.

KevinBeaverton, OR

Suggested diagnosis was what I hoped and will take this info to my doctor's appointment next week.
I feel better already! Thank you.

ElanorTracy, CA

Thank you to the Physician who answered my question today. The answer was far more informative than what I got from the Physicians I saw in person for my problem.

JulieLockesburg, AR

You have been more help than you know. I seriously don't know what my sisters situation would be today if you had not gone above and beyond just answering my questions.

John and StefanieTucson, AZ

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Family Physician

Family Physician

Doctor

2,592 satisfied customers

Emergency Medicine and Family Practice for over 26 years

Dr. Ketch

Dr. Ketch

Board Certified Physician

76 satisfied customers

Medical Degree, Former Assistant Professor at School of Medicine at Yale University

DrRussMD

DrRussMD

Board Certified Physician

51,788 satisfied customers

Internal Medicine--practice all of internal medicine, all ages, family, health, prevention, complementary medicine, etc.

Dr. David

Dr. David

Board Certified Physician

224 satisfied customers

Treat children/young adults, former chief resident, multiple publications

Dr. D. Love

Dr. D. Love

Doctor

18,159 satisfied customers

Family Physician for 10 years; Hospital Medical Director for 10 years.

Dr Chip (M.D.)

Dr Chip (M.D.)

Doctor

16,629 satisfied customers

20 yrs. in practice, including surgery, general medicine, addiction medicine and pain.

Dr. Arun Phophalia

Dr. Arun Phophalia

Doctor

14,303 satisfied customers

MBBS MS. Post doctoral fellowship in Sports Medicine. General surgeon and sports medicine specialist

< Previous | Next >

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x