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my heart flutters a lot. what can i do about it?

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Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Investigate.: That symptom, which we would generally term "palpitations" requires some investigation into cause. It doesn't mean there's something bad causing them, but we wouldn't know unless we look
Answered on Nov 27, 2016
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
See a specialist: Please see a cardiologist. This has the potential I'll to b quite
Answered on Nov 18, 2016
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See doctor: Palpitations need investigations including bloods and ECG and depending on ECG you might need cardiology review.
Answered on Nov 26, 2016
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Palpatations: When you feel it "flutter" tap it out on a table and count it and note if it is regular or not. This will help the doctor with the diagnosis. You will need an ECG for a true diagnosis. If you are feeling these frequently try to avoid caffine or energy drinks as these will make any symptoms worje
Answered on Nov 25, 2016

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Dr. Mark Stern
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Possibly: There is a little caffeine in chocolate, so if you eat a lot of it you can get enough caffeine to cause palpitations.
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Palpitations : Go see a doctor lots of possibilities some not good.
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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Chest pain: See the doctor.
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Dr. Ayman Omar
Specializes in Neurology
Yes: Yes, I think you should mention that to the GP especially if you have had any prior heart or lung conditions. Your GP may listen to your heart and lun ... Read More
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