A 39-year-old female asked:
Can a pheochromocytoma cause nausea, nightly heart pounding/tachycardia (up to 174bpm), massive headaches, dizziness and feeling of generally unwell?
2 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Rishi Vohoraanswered
Cardiology 21 years experience
Yes: But you're missing a big one: high blood pressure.
3.2k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Dr. Shamail Tariqanswered
Cardiology 15 years experience
Yes: Yes, that's a very fitting diagnosis as it's a surge of adrenaline which can cause all of these symptoms. A simple blood and urine test can help to distinguish this, because other things it could be involve an arrhythmia or menopause.
1.6k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Feb 18, 2016
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