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chest is fluttering like there is gas or a twitch

A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Glueck
56 years experience Clinical Lipidology
Not cardiac: The symptoms are almost surely not cardiac, and may reflect a transient motor neuropathy of chest muscles. If symptoms persist for more than 1 week, ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Muscular: Where the twitches have no relationship to the pulse or heart beat, these sensations don't come from disturbances in the heart rhythm and most likely ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajainder Shergill
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Arrhythmia: You could be suffering from some form of abnormal heart rhythm. This can cause the fluttering feeling, or palpitations. Your doctor can do an EKG an ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Palpitation Sx: Palpitations are an awareness of extra heartbeats which most of us have. The sensation can be single or multiple and can sometimes last minutes. Diffe ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Omar Eton
Dr. Omar Eton answered
37 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Musculoskeletal pain: If pain provoked by twisting, could be just musculoskeletal pain. Press on the area of pain. If pressing reproduces the pain, that could be it. Shou ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
Your heart: That is the tip of your heart. In the center of your chest, there is a possibility it is the aorta that is pulsating and transmiting through all the ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Possible reflux: It's possible it could be reflux with stomach juice coming up into your esophagus and throat leading to muscle spasm. At 31 years of age a problem wit ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nishant Kalra
18 years experience Cardiology
Concerning: There could be multiple causes for chest pain. This could be related to spasms of coronary arteries ( arteries of your heart). You may wanna get ekg, ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Kaplan
33 years experience Cardiology
Premature beats: Often premature beats may cause a fluttering in the chest. They may also cause a skipping sensation. If the upper chambers of the heart contract after ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clifton Schermerhorn
39 years experience General Practice
Many things: It could be many things...Difficult to say without more information clarification of symptoms and history and physical exam.. I suggest follow up wit ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
Esophageal spasm : It sounds like you have esophageal spasm. You should go to the er to make sure the pain is not from your heart. Best wishes. See: www.Webmd.Com/diges ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Gurgling: It could indeed be intestinal gas transmitted from your stomach and or your intestines
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience Cardiology
Non-heart attack: Quick sharp pain in left chest and arm need not be from heart attack. It could be angina with out heart attack. Consult your physician. Other non-card ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Umesh Patel
41 years experience Preventive Medicine
Heart rhythm: Abnormal rhythms can cause periodic additional beats or continuous irregularity, which can be felt as 'skips', light-headedness, chest discomfort, wea ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Blood vessel: Certainly sounds like you're feeling your pulse in your pelvis which is certainly an unusual place to feel it. You're too young to have an atheroscler ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Extra heart beats: from the bottom of the heart (PVC's) frequently cause a sensation in the chest resulting in cough. I don't think indigestion will cause these symptoms ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Warren Foster
19 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Skipped beat: Sounds like you're describing a Premature Ventricular Contraction (PVC), which feels like a short pause, followed by a single stronger beat. They're ... Read More
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A 110-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Gas/ constipation: Is because of gas and constipation
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Could be: The good news is your cardiac testing all came back normal, so the odds point to a diagnosis more of anxiety or "heart burn" due to acid reflux/indige ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Depends: This is a symptom. It depends on whether there are other syjptoms---evidence of bowel dysfunction etc. If it is a solitary symptom it may just indicat ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Some people sigh a : lot when anxious & swallow air. The "bubble" is far more likely to be in your upper digestive tract than in your heart. Panic Disorders & othe ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bonnie Bock
46 years experience Infectious Disease
Maybe gas or spasm: Symptoms described are difficult to diagnose without more information. It could be gas, or muscle spasm as you suggested. Make sure your MD did a tho ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Marcela Riojas
15 years experience Family Medicine
Painful swelling : I recommend having a full face to face medical evaluation with a physician.
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