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Lee Kirksey, MD May 29, 2010
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I am a 45 year old Canadian women that after a physical blood work determined my lipoprotein Lp (a) to be .086 g/L ...
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Lee Kirksey, MD May 17, 2010
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Dear Doc I had a triple bypass 7 weeks ago. Last week, I underwent an echocardiogram. I just received the echocard...
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Lee Kirksey, MD May 17, 2010
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Healthy until 2006 except congenital conditions (59 yo F, 5’4”, 125 lbs): WPW and optic nerve (pit) anomaly. Other:...
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Lee Kirksey, MD May 02, 2010
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Dear Doctor, I have been diagnost with an incomplete right bundle branch block. I am 45 and 108 punds. All physi...
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Lee Kirksey, MD May 02, 2010
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My mother, who is 77, has always had normal blood pressure (around 120/70 range). She traveled for a wedding to a cit...
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Lee Kirksey, MD Apr 26, 2010
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Hi! I am a 38 yr old (5'3", 115 lbs). Within the last few months, I have had some episodes of dizziness/lightheadedn...
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Lee Kirksey, MD Apr 16, 2010
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Hi, I am a thin healthy 25/F and the the only known condition I suffer from is anxiety. I was recently diagnosed w...
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Doctor, Thank u in adv for your time.To give u a brief history of me:36yo,male, 5'10,210lb,fairshape, NEVER SMOKED/dr...
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Lee Kirksey, MD Apr 14, 2010
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Lee Kirksey, MD Apr 11, 2010
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Background: Although I do not remember the specific numbers, I know that I have always had somewhat low HDL. My mothe...
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Lee Kirksey, MD Apr 11, 2010
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My 61 year old Caucasian male patient had 4.3 on C-reactive Protein test for the past 6-8 months. 1. Would aspir...
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Lee Kirksey, MD Apr 10, 2010
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I am 48 years old. On november 2009 I consulted a Cardiologist for sporadic chest pains during my triathlon training....
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Lee Kirksey, MD Apr 10, 2010
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I'm in the middle of having an event monitor on and after seven days, not much to report except one finding. One epi...
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Lee Kirksey, MD Apr 03, 2010
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84 year old woman with prior myocardial infarc is left hanging up side down for 3 hours. She was taken to the hospit...
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Lee Kirksey, MD Mar 19, 2010
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Lately, I've been having problems with balance when standing up (not dizziness) after lieing down. I become faint an...
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Lee Kirksey, MD Mar 18, 2010
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OK, so I haven't been feeling right for a little bit now, have been on doxycycline for a few days now for a UTI, am m...
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Lee Kirksey, MD Mar 15, 2010
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I am a 56 year white male who had two stents inserted in Sep 1997. I have had no other major issues. I get regular ...
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Lee Kirksey, MD Mar 13, 2010
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I am a 33-year-old Caucasian female, 5'7"and typically 130-135 lbs. (I am currently 17 weeks pregnant, so my weight i...
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Lee Kirksey, MD Jan 11, 2010
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My understanding is that the statins with the greatest LDL reducing effect are Crestor, Lipitor, Zocor, and Pravachol...
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Lee Kirksey, MD Feb 25, 2010
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I went to a cardiologist because I was having frequent skipped heartbeats. I wore a Holter monitor for 24 hours. The ...
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Lee Kirksey, MD Feb 18, 2010
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Does Metoprolol Succinate ER interact with Imdur? I get extreme flushing when I take the Toporol after having taken t...
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