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Scared of cardiac arrest

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Must be examined: to determine the exact nature of your palpitations. You will need an EKG and/or a 24 hour holter monitor to determine the nature of these issues as we ... Read More
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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
More details: The absence of more detailed information (age, duration of symptoms, triggers etc) makes it impossible to provide a meaningful answer. Nonetheless if ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Fear: If normal EKG's, no family history, nor risk factors listed and no symptoms - why are you fearful? Especially at age 25?
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience in Trauma Surgery
Increases for CHF: Need further studies. Consult your cardiologist
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santa Johnston
38 years experience in ADHD and Autism
No worries: Young people can generally tolerate HR elevations like this for many days, especially if they are associated with medications like cough medicine or ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Cardiac arrest: By definition, cardiac arrest is the cessation of normal circulation of the blood due to failure of the heart to contract..
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldsmith
Specializes in Critical Care
Many things: Cardiac arrest can be caused by many problems with the heart. The most common is a heart attach which can cause fatally abnormal rhythms when the hear ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience in Cardiology
Many: Clogged arteries to the heart, pulmonary embolus, electrolye abn , congenital heart disease, drug s both legal and illegal, etc.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
911: Call 911.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience in Cardiology
In general...no: In general...No. Ventricular fibrillation causes loss of consciousness almost immediately.
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