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Right bundle branch block and atrial fibrillation with mitrial valve regurgitation - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Heart Rate and Rhythm Disorders
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User :   I am a 53 year old female with right bundle branch block and atrial fib with mitrial valve regurg. please tell me the symtoms and wether or not the two arrythmias interact to make symtoms worse.
Doctor :   hello
User :   hi
Doctor :   i am Dr here
User :   can you answer my question? it is nice to meet you
Doctor :   nice to meet you too
User :   did you get my question/
Doctor :   give me a min i am going thru your query
User :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   ok now what i can do for you is that since i being a general physician i might not be able to give you a correct answer for your this SPECIFIC query . so what next would be is me giving you the option for asking our specialist opinion
Doctor :   we have two options for you
User :   ok which do you suggest
Doctor :   either our cardiologist will call you over the phone
Doctor :   or you can email your query to him
User :   does it cost money to have him call?
Doctor :   now there is a fees for this service BUT if you chose to take it then your THIS CHAT money will be REFUNDED
Doctor :   no you will get a call based on what time suits you
User :   ok how much is the fee?
Doctor :   it will be 39 and either you can talk or email
Doctor :   you can talk without any time limit
User :   thank you for your time but i don't want to spend any more money
Doctor :   well then please hold on let me help you within my expertise
User :   alright
Doctor :   do you have another other medical condition ?
Doctor :   what medications are you on ?
User :   diabites atnolol lasix coumidine metformin
Doctor :   when were you diagnosed with the 2 heart conditions ?
User :   2008
Doctor :   have you have had any symptoms ?
Doctor :   Fainting?
Doctor :   Feeling as if you're going to faint ?
User :   yes dizzyness
Doctor :   Having a slow heart rate ?
User :   also shortness of breath I have fast and slow heart rate
Doctor :   high blood pressure ?
User :   yes
User :   pulse goes from 40 to 120 plus
Doctor :   what all tests were conducted
User :   ekg cat scan and ultrasound
Doctor :   i have gone thru my medical data base and it shows that both right bundle branch block and atrial fib can COEXIST
Doctor :   infact the chances of them occurring together are high
User :   do they make each other worse
Doctor :   no they dont
User :   good
Doctor :   but make sure you have repeated checkups
Doctor :   and any strong signs . you need to go to the ER asap
User :   ok thank you
Doctor :   your most welcome
Doctor :   take care
User :   i will thanksw
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