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Why does my heart rate drop when I raise my arms up

A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Neish
Pediatric Cardiology 38 years experience
Impossible: You can only have one heart rate. A palpated pulse in an extremity is reflective of the heart rate, but not exactly the same thing. If there is obst... Read More

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Dizziness and paresi: Dizziness and left arm weakness can be due to cad, stroke or serious illnees that require emergency medical evaluation.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
First of all: it sound like you bruised your ribs (and possibly displaced the cartilages which attach those ribs to your sternum (breastbone) Secondly what's a 31 y... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitchell Vogel
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
Difficult to say.: This could be anything from an anxiety reaction to a serious hear t condition. Call your doctor right away or go to the nearest emergency room.
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Yes & no: It could be the stress of the shots or the benedryl. I've seen both cause a mild elevation in heart rate.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ibrahim Moussa
Cardiology 18 years experience
No: Your heart rate varies and can go up or down in seconds, your pulse is the same in both arms if measured at the same time, what can vary is the blood ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ilya Averbuch
Pain Management 46 years experience
Not necessarily...: Carpopedal spasm could have happened as a result of acute loss of co2, when you were hyperventilating for some reason; especially if your muscles were... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Pulsating when flat: Would consider reflux with or without H pylori. Follow up with doctor urgent care .Elevate head of bed by placing a pillow under the mattress . f/u w... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Slawek
Radiology 54 years experience
Hypoglycemia!! Maybe: Hypoglycemia can produce such symptoms. There are many other causes so be careful and talk to a Doctor. You have family Hx of hypoglycemia therefore a... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Shahzad
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Hypertension: you have essential hypertension and needs to be treated with appropriate medications.

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