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A 33-year-old member asked:

Can lidocaine cause heart palpitations?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Mark Stern
Cardiology 47 years experience
Yes: Yes, any anti arrhythmic medicine can make arrhythmias worse.
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Dr. Anthony Silvestro
Dentistry 19 years experience
Kind of: It is typically the Epinephrine paired with the Lidocaine in an injection that causes the palpitations.
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A 38-year-old female asked:

What's the cause of heart palpitations and what to do when you get them?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Usually harmless: Heart palpitations are feelings of having a fast-beating, fluttering or pounding heart. Stress, exercise, medications or, rarely, a medical condition can trigger them. Although heart palpitations can be worrisome, they're usually harmless. See a Dr if your heart palpitations are accompanied by Chest discomfort or Pain, Fainting, Severe shortness of breath, Severe dizziness.
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A 45-year-old member asked:

Possible causes of heart palpitations?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
Palpitations: These are caused by many things. Stress, excitement, irritants both physical and chemical, pressure like a hiatal hernia or esophageal push or pull, and primary heart things, the causes are very many in number.
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A 35-year-old female asked:

What could be the possible cause of heart palpitations?

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Dr. James Burns
Emergency Medicine 38 years experience
If indeed your: Heart that is palpitating, there are a number of dysrhythmias both benign and dangerous that could be the cause. Would be best to see your doctor for an ekg and if needed a holter monitor.
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A 30-year-old member asked:

What could cause heart palpitations?

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Dr. Andrew Freeman
Cardiology 19 years experience
Many things: Palpitations are a sensation of skipped heart beats. They can happen due to an electrical problem, a metabolic problem like thyroid disease, or may be the way you manifest stress. Talk to your doctor today for more of a workup.
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A 42-year-old member asked:

What causes heart palpitations?

3 doctor answers11 doctors weighed in
Dr. Mark Rasak
Cardiology 34 years experience
Many things: Stimulants such as caffiene, energy drinks, decongestants such as psuedophedrine. Thyroid disease , anxiety, hormone imbalance are just a few causes.
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