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I have had an angiogram recently and told I have mild furring

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I have had an angiogram recently and told I have mild furring of a small artery of the V branch. I am on statin and aspirin daily. I need to know for insurance purposes the correct name for the condition as I was not told.

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Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.

Dr. Phil, MD :

Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.

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Customer:
I have had an angiogram recently and told I have mild furring of a small artery of the V branch. I am on statin and aspirin daily. I need to know for insurance purposes the correct name for the condition as I was not told. Many thanks.

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Person's Gender: Male
Person's Age: 60

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Name of condition needed for insurance company.
Dr. Phil, MD :

Thank you for this reply

Dr. Phil, MD :

This is simply known as coronary atherosclerosis

Dr. Phil, MD :

Hi I'm Dr. Phil

Dr. Phil, MD :

Can I ask your first name?

Customer:

I thought it might be angina but it is not?

Dr. Phil, MD :

did you have chest pain?

Customer:

Michael

Dr. Phil, MD :

Hi Michael. Did you have chest pain?

Customer:

Yes, short pains on exertion for a few seconds

Dr. Phil, MD :

okay then angina is another diagnosis

Dr. Phil, MD :

usually there are multiple

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1)angina

Dr. Phil, MD :

2)coronary atherosclerosis

Customer:

All that was written on the form I received was mild furring of artery on discharge

Dr. Phil, MD :

That is doctor language for coronary artery disease

Customer:

So when I complete health forms in the future I should write coronary artherosclerosis

Dr. Phil, MD :

yes

Customer:

Ok thanks very much Dr Phil, we can complete our insurance for Route 66 holiday!

Dr. Phil, MD :

great!

Dr. Phil, MD :

would you mind rating me positive before leaving Michael?

Customer:

I will, thanks again

Dr. Phil, MD :

welcome and thank you :)

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have a great holiday

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Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
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