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can reflux feel like a heart flutter

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Hahn
27 years experience in Cardiology
Yes: Heart flutter can mean almost anything to different people. I have had patients note "palpitations" or "gurgling" in their chest from a hiatal hernai ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience in Gastroenterology
Rhythm disturbances: Palpitations ("fluttering heart rate") may be related to, and induced by acid reflux on occasion. Don't know if atrial flutter specifically is.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience in Gastroenterology
You need to get checked out.: Anytime someone in their 40s has the new onset of chest symptoms, it is most important to roll out a heart cause first. If you have a cardiac evaluati ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Cooper
24 years experience in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Menstrual flutters: Many things can give a fluttering sensation in the chest, including several heart rhythm issues. Almost all these arrhythmias are benign (not dangerou ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Hello. : Hello. I don't know what the cause of your symptoms is. Possible symptoms of reflux include: regurgitation of acid into your throat or mouth. Th ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rupen Parikh
Specializes in Cardiology
No: Unless its not acid reflux but heart problem.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Ajluni
34 years experience in Cardiology
GERD can Cause Palp: The esophagus sits immediately posterior to the heart . Acidic irritation in the esophagus could elicit palpitations by local inflammation and irrita ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Possible cause: Acid reflux can be associated with heart palpitations. Both conditions are so relatively common that proving a relationship when both are present is d ... Read More
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Amico
10 years experience in Internal Medicine
Unlikely: Usually acid reflux can cause what we atypical chest pain. I do not think it will cause palpitations.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
17 years experience in Family Medicine
Your probably fine: A third heart sound in a 20 year old can be normal. While its hard to say not to go to the er with your symptoms (given the litigious nature of our me ... Read More

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