Medical

Have medical questions? Ask a doctor online!

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Medical Questions
Stent in my left anterior descending artery. Question: I am
Stent in my left anterior descending artery. Question: I am on Plavix and 25 mg of Metoprol. I know I will need Plavix for a year but do not know why I am on the low dose BP medication. I have never h… read more
Dr. Greg
Dr. Greg
Attending Physician
3,450 satisfied customers
My husband has been recommended for catheterization. He has
My husband has been recommended for catheterization. He has had an EKG, stress test, nuclear stress test & then CTA, all came back with problems. Results for CTA were:Coronary calcium score: Left main… read more
DR.EHTISHAM
DR.EHTISHAM
Consultant Physician& Rheumatologist
Doctoral Degree
2,459 satisfied customers
Trying to understand test results while waiting to see my
Second opinion] Trying to understand test results while waiting to see my Cardiologist. I meet with Dr. next week. I was recently diagnosed with diabetes and taking 1000 metformin daily. I had this CT… read more
Dr. David
Dr. David
Radiation Oncology Attending Director
Post-Doctoral Degree
37,004 satisfied customers
Coronary calcium score: Left main: 310.63 Left anterior
Coronary calcium score: Left main: 310.63 Left anterior descending: 302.59 Left circumflex: 67.92 Right coronary: 7.62 Total Agatston Score: 688.76 Coronary angiography: Left main: The left main coron… read more
the-good-doctor
the-good-doctor
Licensed and Practicing Physician
Doctoral Degree
28,314 satisfied customers
I just was given a 2 day stress test (myocardial perfusion
I just was given a 2 day stress test (myocardial perfusion imaging) and the results came back as: There is a small transmural injury wall perfusion abnormality with slight marginal improvement at rest… read more
Dr Basu
Dr Basu
Physician
Doctoral Degree
26,806 satisfied customers
I had an angiogram through my wrist the other day and was
I had an angiogram through my wrist the other day and was told there are no blockages (false/pasitive). Instead, I was told that I have high blood pressure and this caused the symptoms that led me to … read more
evo103179
evo103179
Physician
Doctoral Degree
513 satisfied customers
If your main heart artiery plugged 50 to 65 percent. Can we
If your main heart artiery plugged 50 to 65 percent. Can we clean them with medicine, improve in dieght or without surgery.… read more
Dr. R. Bora
Dr. R. Bora
Medical Internist / Senior Resident
Doctoral Degree
1,395 satisfied customers
A 55 –year-old man (80kg) with a history of CAD and prior
A 55 –year-old man (80kg) with a history of CAD and prior infarction present with chest pain and shortness of breath. He presented with an anterior myocardial infarction (MI) 6 months ago and underwen… read more
Dr Khan
Dr Khan
Staff Cardiologist
Master's Degree
927 satisfied customers
MY DADS BEEN IN HOSPITAL AND HAS TWO STENTS IN HIS MAIN
MY DADS BEEN IN HOSPITAL AND HAS TWO STENTS IN HIS MAIN HEART ARTERIES, I WAS JUST READING HIS CLINICAL SUMMERY WHICH DOES NOT MAKE SENSE. I WANTED TO KNOW IF I COULD WRITE THE SUMMERY AND HAVE A CLEA… read more
DrRussMD
DrRussMD
Board Certified Physician
51,788 satisfied customers
I had a heart attak in 2003. An additional stent was put in
I had a heart attak in 2003. An additional stent was put in on June 2008 and then another stent on 12/24/09. The report from the June 2008 showed: mid LAD isolated lesion 50% stenosis distal Circ isol… read more
Dr. Abid
Dr. Abid
PGR (Internal Medicine)
Doctoral Degree
5,444 satisfied customers
What can I do about my myocardial Bridging of the LAD. It is
What can I do about my myocardial Bridging of the LAD. It is really hurting and slowing me to a crawl._please advise. my doctor wants me to manage it but even he is at a lose for what I should do. sin… read more
Caring doc
Caring doc
Doctoral Degree
1,445 satisfied customers
I have been told that I have a perfusion defect on the
I have been told that I have a perfusion defect on the anterior surface of the ventricle and my doctor says I should have a cardiac catheyerization and a coronary angiography. I would like to know wha… read more
DrRussMD
DrRussMD
Board Certified Physician
51,788 satisfied customers
In June of last year I had a heart cath done and they found
In June of last year I had a heart cath done and they found two veins that were 90 percent blocked and my left artery was 35 percent blocked. No stints were placed. I have been told that this blockage… read more
IMDR06
IMDR06
Attending Physician
Doctoral Degree
2,037 satisfied customers
Last week I had a heart scan and was diagnosed,among
Last week I had a heart scan and was diagnosed,among other,Aorta atherosclerosis in the aortic arc,and ascending,decending and abdominal aorta. Study positive for coronary atherosclerosis. Positive fo… read more
Doctor Marcus
Doctor Marcus
Asst Professor of Emergency Medicine
Doctoral Degree
1,290 satisfied customers
My husband just suffered a mild MI this past Monday,
My husband just suffered a mild MI this past Monday, 4/5/2010. He had to stents placed in his left anterior descending artery. He is doing great--released from the hospital on Thursday. He is 52 years… read more
Dr.Amita
Dr.Amita
Doctoral Degree
1,817 satisfied customers
I have been told I have severe LAD - can you tell me what
Hi, I have been told I have severe LAD - can you tell me what this is please. I have CHD, had a double CABG and 2 stents fitted in the past. I am 52, fit and active.… read more
Dr. D. Love
Dr. D. Love
Doctor
Doctoral Degree
20,174 satisfied customers
I was rushed into the emergency room with unstable angina.
I was rushed into the emergency room with unstable angina. After a 10-day hospital stay, an angiogram and a nuclear test using dye and x-rays to see how the lesion affects my heart - I was sent home w… read more
Dr. RK
Dr. RK
Physician
Doctoral Degree
2,696 satisfied customers
Please help me to understand why patients with non-life
Please help me to understand why patients with non-life threatening coronary artery blockages continue to be stented. All of the latest research demonstrates no benefit to this with prolonging life or… read more
Dr Wu
Dr Wu
Doctoral Degree
1,592 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 Chip (M.D.)

Dr Chip (M.D.)

Doctor

22,409 satisfied customers

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

Dr. D. Love

Dr. D. Love

Doctor

20,174 satisfied customers

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

Dr. Arun Phophalia

Dr. Arun Phophalia

Doctor

18,301 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