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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience in Family Medicine
Heart skipping: Please give more information on the nature of your question concerning heart skipping.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Go to WebMD: Your question is beyond the scope of this forum.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
?: A broken heart? Only time can heal a broken heart.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Murmur: A murmur is a noise caused by turbulent flow in a vessel or the heart. Anemia often causes an increased heart rate which can cause a murmur. Abnormal ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. John Hakim
27 years experience in Cardiology
Usually : Usually heart palpitations are ectopic beats of the heart. The heart rhythm and electricity tends to follow a standard path from sa node to av node t ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hanriet Minasian
17 years experience in Internal Medicine
Palpitations: You are having palpitations, which can be caused by many things, including thyroid issues, anxiety, arrhythmias, caffeine, hypoglycemia, among many ot ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Heart Attack in Male: These symptoms are for a man. Women having heart attacks present with different symptoms sometimes. But, chest pain is key. Associated with this is ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Behzad Pavri
34 years experience in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Usually benign: Premature or "skipped" beats frome the bottom chambers of the heart are common; they sometimes occur in fixed patterns. When every other beat is a pre ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Hirsch
51 years experience in Family Medicine
Possibly extra beats: A simple electrocardiogram might help ease your mind. The most common cause is benign extra beats. Theoretically it could be something else, but this ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Rate/murmur: What is your question? Lots of things can cause these
A member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience in Cardiology
Possibly: Some people with mitral valve prolapse are more prone to get palpitations when under stress or with stimulants ( alcohol or caffeine or pseudoephedrin ... Read More
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A 85-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rodney Del Valle
35 years experience in Anesthesiology
Atrial fibrillation?: Most common cardiac dysthymia on the general population. Affect over 2 million people in usa. Incidence increase with age. Associated with hypertensio ... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience in Cardiology
Generally not : If they are of the isolated pac or PVC type...But other causes of " skipped beats are not as benign...Check with your physician.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Usually none: In otherwise young healthy individuals (no heart disease) the increased heart rate that can occur during an asthma attack or be related to treating an ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience in Aesthetic Medicine
Depends: There are a variety of palpitations some dangerous some not. I may have just answered another question that could have been yours as well. The cardiol ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Gouveia
8 years experience in General Practice
Yes: Heart failure is a colloquial term for the formal "congestive heart failure" diagnosis. The term "congestive" refers to the fact that with heart failu ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
43 years experience in Internal Medicine
Cv words: These all refer to cardiovascular particulars. Pectoris = Chest. Atherosclerosis = vascular wall scarring from cholesterol deposit. Coronary artery di ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anthony Filly
25 years experience in Radiology
Not usually: Usually congenital heart disease. CHF is usually used for congestive heart failure.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Jost
35 years experience in Cardiology
Yes.: Congestive heart failure, chf, has a 50% mortality at five (5) years if left untreated.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience in General Surgery
Continuum: Coronary disease develops from our lifestyle and as we age real blockage develops in some or all coronary vessels. One or more plaques disrupt and ob ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes and no: There are four valves in the heart and a variety of disorders may affect each. Many are benign, but some are progressive and fatal. Specifics will d ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Many causes: Anything from an extra cup of coffee, to an odd mitral valve (mine makes my heart go off like an alarm clock if i forget to exercise) to the quivering ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vijay Laxmi Misra
21 years experience in Internal Medicine
Depends: Good question! the presenting symptoms are similar but with careful history and lab tests, it can be well differentiated.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. H Robert Silverstein
Specializes in Cardiology
Sometimes: Difficult to tell. In olden days, people frequently died of indigestion that was really a heart attack. See ur md to begin ur evakuation. www.thepmc. ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zevitz
36 years experience in Internal medicine
No: Skipped heart beats are very common, occurring in as many as 80-90% of people, most of whom have no heart disease. Shortness of breath associated with ... Read More
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