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What is the impact of RBBB on diabetic and BP patients?

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My father is diagnosed with RBBB today. From last 3 years he is suffering from renal failure but not under dialysis. He has Diabetes & High BP as well. Creatinine is around 8 from last one year, Blood count is just around 7. What would be the impact of this RBBB for such patients?
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Sathya
Tue, 29 Apr 2014
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Hi, welcome to our site. I am Dr Saumya Mittal, MD.

Read your query. That is a very significant question and i appreciate your problem. I will try my best to answer your query

First and foremost, RBBB is often a normal finding. Many normal people have RBBB in their regular ecg. So if he has no symptoms, I would not worry too much about the RBBB.

If there are symptoms, then RBBB may be significant. And then he may need a holter monitoring and an echocardiography at least. The medicines to be given would vary accordingly.

There is also the aspect about a regular check up of potassium.


I hope this helps you. Inform the reports mentioned above/if any other so I can be of help further.

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Please do understand that some details could be extracted from a detailed history and examination.

Please feel free to ask another query. I would be glad to help you. Looking forward to your return query with the details asked so that I can help you further.
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