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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes, it can be: She may have a condition called SVT. The infant can tolerate this for a short period of time, and then becomes very ill very quickly. You have a short ... Read More

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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience in Urology
See answer: Svt is a common clinical condition that occurs in persons of all age groups. The cardiologist will take a detailed hx and limited physical exam to hel ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Monitor: Have you had heart monitoring as an outpatient? This should demonstrate the nature of the tachycardia you experience. Also you would write in the diar ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
57 years experience in Cardiology
Need more info-: See u r md if concerned!
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Heart rate: read this: http://www.cvphysiology.com/Arrhythmias/E010.htm
A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
30 years experience in Cardiology
Absolutely : Pain will frequently increase heart rate.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Wright
35 years experience in Cardiology
Pulse: Put two finger on your pulse just below the wrist on the thumb side (radial). Count the number of beats in 15 seconds & multiply by 4. That is your he ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Heart rate: Heart rate is normally variable. A modest drop in rate is not a cause for concern. A large drop which causes dizziness or other symptoms should be inv ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience in Cardiology
Slow heart beat: If you don't have any symptoms like dizziness, pre-syncope, syncope or fatigue or chest pain or shortness of breath, then you are ok. But you complain ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Binford
37 years experience in Thoracic Surgery
Usually nothing: A heart rate of 57 is usually normal especially if you are active and exercise frequently. However, if your hr has suddenly dropped to the 50's it co ... Read More
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