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fetal arrhythmia causes

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Jan
Dr. M. Jan answered
65 years experience Family Medicine
Irregular heart rate: Irregular heart rate either rapid or slow of the baby in mother's whomb.

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Vogt Lowell
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
Abnormal hrt rhythm: It's an abnormal heart rhythm in the heart of a fetus.
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Rare, serious.: Rare but potentially serious fetal abnormal heart rate patterns can be seen with prenatal testing and ultrasound. If associated with abnormal cardiac ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Yes: Weekly fetal heart monitoring is usually done for other reasons, like diabetes. Sometimes an abnormal heart rate is detected. Most of the time these ... Read More
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Dr. William Scott
38 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Often: If the arrhythmia is intermittent, it may be difficult to detect with weekly monitoring. Most of the significant fetal arrhythmias are sustained and s ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: There are some fetal cardiac arythmias that needs treatment while in utero, but not all of them. It is recommended to discuss this problem with a mate ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ultrasound: An echo is a specialized ultrasound of the babies heart.
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Erskine James
22 years experience Cardiology
Many causes: First off, need an ultrasound (echo) of your heart, because structural abnormalites of the heart are the first big cause that needs to be eliminated. ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
36 years experience Holistic Medicine
Many: Arrythmias are caused by abnormalities in the heart electrical system. They can originate in several areas and can have several causes like heart dama ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience Cardiology
No: Gas and bloating is not a cause of arrhythmia.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
36 years experience Holistic Medicine
Sinus node: Extra tissue around the sinus node or other abnormality causes the sinus node to contract abnormally. The sinus node s where the electrical signal for ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hamid Hai
Dr. Hamid Hai answered
54 years experience Cardiology
Caffeine, Stress: Many healthy people have a type of irregular heart beat called pvcs (premature ventricular complexes) which are almost always harmless. When a prematu ... Read More
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