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A 33-year-old male asked:

I get heart palpitations, ekg was normal. 30d ago bp of 150/95 after drinking. since then average 114 over 64. today palps, light head , nausea bp 130?

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Dr. Stanley Berger
Cardiology 33 years experience
Check with your doc: How is your diet and appetite? Veetids (penicillin vk) may cause upset stomach and if you haven't been eating well, this could cause lightheadedness and palpitations especially if by drinking you mean alcohol. If you feel your pulse and the pattern is not regular (like tick-tock of a clock), go to the ER as alcohol can cause an irregular heart rhythm.

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Last updated Aug 30, 2014

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