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why does my heart feel like it is fluttering

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Gabelman
40 years experience Cardiology
Usually Not: A D&C should not have any effect on your hormones. Although most people aware of racing or skipping of their heart turn out to have no serious abnorma ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Praveen Rohatgi
46 years experience Cardiology
Ekg: yes have a doctor see you and do an ekg
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Neck and chest pain: Schedule an appointment with a doctor for evaluation and possible treatment
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Garner
15 years experience Cardiology
Palpitations: You're having an unusual awareness of your heartbeat. The medical term for that is palpitations. Cardiologists, and in particular electrophysiologists ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christian Assad
13 years experience Cardiology
Arrythmia?: Go get checked by a cardiologist, this could be likely an arrythmia, by odds most likely afib
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Fluttering: It means you should go to be seen to evaluate what is going on and what if anything needs to be done about it.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Umesh Patel
41 years experience Preventive Medicine
Probably 'begnin': The electrical system of the heart sends regular pulses to the heart muscle to signal it to contract. Many things can disturb this natural rhythm eg e ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Yauch
Specializes in Family Medicine
Please clarify: Do you mean that you can feel your heart beat (pulse) in your leg? Please give more detail so that your question can be addressed.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Flutter/palpitations: Palpitations/fluuters can come any time, and it can be scary for some folks. At times we don't know why, but sometimes there are reasons--anxiety/pani ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
It is: This doesn't sound abnormal to me but maybe you're having some special awareness of it today?
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Roosth
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Interesting: In general, the only way you would feel your heart had stopped, would be that you were resusitated and later told it had stopped! curiously though, r ... Read More
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A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Head feeling odd?: Please send another question to healthtap, with some details to describe your discomfort. Do you mean that you feel too much blood going to your head, ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
18 years experience Neurology
Heart beats: Premature or late heart beats feel like a skipped or extra beat. The feeling of skipping one beat is very common and within the realm of normal. Thi ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrit Singh
50 years experience Cardiology
If nervous: May hear ur hb all over it may be not due to dz
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Isobe
53 years experience Phlebology
Need evaluation: Seek help of your physician. Monitoring of your heart rate/rhythm with a device known as holter monitor will help make diagnosis.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Irv Loh
Dr. Irv Loh answered
48 years experience Cardiology
May not be a problem: Some people feel their heart beat, even when it's beating normally, like in a quiet environment. If there are episodic irregular beats, for whatever ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kam
Dr. David Kam answered
35 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
See an ENT doctor: Vascular tumor can cause pulsation in neck that gets worse when lying down. Your information is very limited and other causes are possible!
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
30 years experience Cardiology
??: Talk with your doctor -- you may need a 24hr ECG recording.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
30 years experience Cardiology
How is that??: How do you feel that your heart is losing blood? I think you are experiencing a nervous episode -- try to exercise and eat right ok.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
30 years experience Cardiology
Tachycardia : You need to see a cardiologist.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrit Singh
50 years experience Cardiology
May be.: if u have a definite relationship between eating and PVCs, u should consult a cardiologist. Eating requires more blood for stomach and may cause myoca ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allison Greco
8 years experience General Practice
Could be: You could have anxiety, or you could also have a heart arrhythmia. This can be detected using an ekg. There are a few other conditions that may also c ... Read More
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