What is Ischemia?

Ischemia is a restriction in blood supply to tissues, causing a shortage of oxygen and glucose needed for cellular metabolism. Ischemia is generally caused by problems with blood vessels, with resultant damage to or dysfunction of tissue.

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my big toe is purple and painful but i have heard nothing can be done for a broken toe Is there anything other than a break that would cause this?...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
probably trauma but ischemia is possible too

Detailed Answer:
Hi and welcome to HCM.
Fracture is most probable cause and you need to...

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Daughter had EKG during regular physical.
Sinus arrhythmia possible septal infarct QS in V1V2 minor inferior repolarization Disturbance, considered...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Yes you can wait.

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Sinus arrhythmia means the normal increase in heart rate that occurs during...

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Hello. I had an ekg yesterday. Can you shed light on this.

sinus Rhythm
-Left atrial enlargement.
- Negative precordial T-waves -Probably normal...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Most probably normal ECG

Detailed Answer:

Most probably the ECG is normal, as such changes can be found in healthy young adults...

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