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Congestive Heart Failure

Also called: CHF, Heart Failure

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Not enough information here. Periphreal Vascular Disease in my experience refers to the extremities. Peripheral Neuropathy I think refers to small...
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Was it the nurse denying the medication or the doctor? Call and ask to speak to the doctor DIRECTLY. The same thing happened to me this week and it...
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My personal opinion is no. I would not recommend acupuncture for the control of edema, most likely due to the congestive heart failure and kidney...
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Intense urinary burning? Strong smell? Frequent urination?  Yes, that sounds like a problem to me.These are three common signs of a urinary...
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I'm sorry to hear this elderly lady is going through this.The symptom you describe is worth at least a call to the patient's primary care...
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My experience in care of COPD patients included use of steroids to decrease inflammation, antibiotics to treat infection and nebulizer treatments to...
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GO TO THE DOCTOR A.S.,A.P!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!   >^.^<
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Thank you for reaching out with this question. It's an important one for others your age who have your symptoms.My advice? Check with your doctor...
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COPD and heart failure cause the same main symptom: shortness of breath with exertion. People with COPD, heart failure, or both have a limited...
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Heart failure in the left ventricle is the most common form of heart failure. Left-sided heart failure is most often caused by high blood pressure or...
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Severe COPD can cause heart failure in the heart’s right ventricle, a condition called right-sided heart failure or cor pulmonale. In severe COPD...
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When someone with both COPD and heart failure experiences shortness of breath, identifying which condition is causing the symptoms can be difficult...
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If doctors cannot reliably distinguish between shortness of breath from CHF and COPD, both conditions are often treated together. Treatments for COPD...
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Excessive alcohol use can increase the risk of congestive heart failure by causing a cardiomyopathy -- which is a medical term used to describe...
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