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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 answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Rishi Vohora
Cardiology 19 years experience
Yes: But you're missing a big one: high blood pressure.
Dr. Shamail Tariq
Cardiology 13 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.

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Last updated Feb 18, 2016

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