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A 34-year-old male asked:

Heart palpitations after eating. doesnt seem to matter what the food is or the size of the meal. heart also feels like it is pounding even at rest. can visually see small pulse in stomach when sitting or supine. normal stress and echo. please help?

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Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Heart palpitations : You have heart palpitations with rest and eating. Gastric dumping syndrome can cause palpitations usually occurs after stomach surgery can occur without surgery, it can come from nonsurgical conditions. Palpitations can occur after swallowing. Very commonly, emotions can trigger palpitations. Then there is the rare carcinoid syndrome. There are other reasons for palpitations from the heart.
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