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Central stomach pain, tender to palpate and feel strong heart beat in stomach, sudden. Abdominal aneurysm?

Central stomach pain, tender to palpate and feel strong heart beat in stomach, sudden. Abdominal aneurysm?

Very unlikely: Probably just feeling pulsation of normal aorta. Many possible sources of pain, but, aortic aneurysm way down on the list. See your pcp or GI doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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What is the normal adult heart rate during sex?

What is the normal adult heart rate during sex?

Who knows?: I am pretty sure nobody has looked at this question in a scientific fashion heretofore. I would guesstimate it fluctuates between 90-150 beats per minute, depending on age, medications used, phase of arousal etc. ...Read more

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My heart skipped a beat back to back during sex should I be worried?

My heart skipped a beat back to back during sex should I be worried?

Skipped heart beat: Hi, I don't think that's concerning at all, especially if this was an isolated event. Good Luck ...Read more

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What does that mean when your heart beats fast, and your just laying there during sex?

What does that mean when your heart beats fast, and your just laying there during sex?

Sexually aroused: A person's heart rate will go up when sexually aroused. Breathing rate also goes up even though physically you're not exerting yourself. ...Read more

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During sex heart rate goes very high as I have sick sinus syndrome?

Heart rate: Heart rate during sex can go quite high for some folks, see your doctor to be checked, may not be a problem, but could be. ...Read more

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I had a triple bypass heart operation three years ago and have been on medication since then. Of late I am not able to perform during sex. I am 60 yrs?

I had a triple bypass heart operation three years ago and have been on medication since then. Of late I am not able to perform during sex. I am 60 yrs?

Cabg: When was your last cardiac evaluation? Even if asymptomatic - you have documented heart disease and should have an imaging stress test every 2 years. Earlier if you develop symptoms such as CP, Shortness of breath, fatigue, decreased exercise tolerance, diaphoresis, etc. See your cardiologist. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get heart palpitations like a skipped heart beat during sex or while masterbation during orgasm only happens sometimes but no pain?

Is it normal to get heart palpitations like a skipped heart beat during sex or while masterbation during orgasm only happens sometimes but no pain?

Palpitation Sx: Palpitations are an awareness of extra heartbeats which most of us have. The sensation can be single or multiple and can sometimes last minutes. Different people may feel other symptoms along with them such as dizzy, lightheaded or short of breath. The palpitations are almost always atrial or ventricular premature beats. Usually benign but they are also found with abnormal hearts. ...Read more

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33 male, ekg, blood work, echo stress normal. During sex, heart rate went up to 140 and also felt weak after that. Anything to worry?

33 male, ekg, blood work, echo stress normal. During sex, heart rate went up to 140 and also felt weak after that. Anything to worry?

Symptomsta: The normal studies bode well but no way we can reassure you from out here without lots more information and seeing the patient. Need to discuss with the patients doctor who has the requisite data ...Read more

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Intermittent Heart palpitations for 10 years, becoming more frequent. Feels like my heart stops very briefly then beats fast for a second and takes my breath away. 28 year old female, smoker. No other symptoms are ever present during palpitation.?

Intermittent Heart palpitations for 10 years, becoming more frequent. Feels like my heart stops very briefly then beats fast for a second and takes my breath away. 28 year old female, smoker. No other symptoms are ever present during palpitation.?

Palpitations: Palpitations are commonly associated with electrolyte problems or calcium or magnesium imbalance or deficiency. Low magnesium is a common culprit. Thyroid possible. Sometimes a mild valvular problem can cause this. Stress, use of stimulants. ...Read more

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I had a hole in my heart as a child that closed I'm now 18 and suffer heart palpations and my heart rate increases dangerously during exercise. Ideas?

I had a hole in my heart as a child that closed I'm now 18 and suffer heart palpations and my heart rate increases dangerously during exercise. Ideas?

See a doctor: I am a pediatric cardiologist. The other responses here are all helpful. How do you know the HR increase during exercise is dangerous. And I am assuming the hole closed on its own, but want to confirm. If you've had heart surgery or a catheterization, you may be at an increased risk of developing a heart rhythm problem. In any case, I strongly suggest you see a cardiologist. ...Read more

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Cause of gradual onset high heart rate? Specifically during exercise with pounding palpatation.

Cause of gradual onset high heart rate? Specifically during exercise with pounding palpatation.

Cardiac evaluation: Preferably a basic exam, baseline EKG, exercise stress echo test and other imaging based on findings, I suggest a cardiology consultation ASAP or ER if symptoms are worrisome. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have heart palpatations?

What does it mean if I have heart palpatations?

Heart beating fast.: Palpitations have a number of potential causes. At your age and of course presuming no use of illegal substances, caffein is the most common cause. A very bad heart arrhythmia called atrial fibrillation is also a cause and this does need immediate medical attention. Seek medical advice and an ECG and possible holter monitor. Stop the coffee. ...Read more

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What causes heart palpatations and are they something to be concerned about if so why?

What causes heart palpatations and are they something to be concerned about if so why?

Various causes.: Palpitations usually refers to the sensation of the heart's rapid beating or premature beats (often felt as "skipped beats"). The assessment of this complaint should entail the taking of a careful history, including dizziness or fainting, chest pain, shortness of breath, etc. Next, a careful physical exam, an ekg and perhaps chest x-ray and holter test will help determine the underlying cause. ...Read more

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How does a heart palpitation feel?

How does a heart palpitation feel?

Palpitation Sx: Palpitations are an awareness of extra heartbeats which most of us have. The sensation can be single or multiple and can sometimes last minutes. Different people may feel other symptoms along with them such as dizzy, lightheaded or short of breath. The palpitations are almost always atrial or ventricular premature beats. Usually benign but they are also found with abnormal hearts. ...Read more

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Why sour make your heart palpitation?

Why sour make your heart palpitation?

Doesn't: There is no data to support that sour flavors make the heart irritable or induces arrhythmias. ...Read more

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How do you describe a heart palpitation?

How do you describe a heart palpitation?

Various ways: Most people describe their heart as beating too fast, too hard, or irregular. Some say it feels like fluttering or skipping a beat. Palpitations are a symptom, and a doctor can usually find a diagnosis to explain your symptoms. ...Read more

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What does a heart palpitation feel like?

What does a heart palpitation feel like?

Fluttering: It is like a fluttering sensation in your chest. Some say it feels like something turning over. It can be a skipping sensation or a feeling of the heart racing in your chest. Some patients even describe it as painful. It is an awareness of your heart beating. ...Read more

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What are the causes of heart palpitation?

What are the causes of heart palpitation?

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. ...Read more

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How to stop my serious heart palpitation?

How to stop my serious heart palpitation?

Palpitation treat: Treatments include not using caffeine, alcohol, street drugs, smoking and other stimulant substances. Try to learn meditation and other calming techniques, cut out herbal substances, cough and cold medicines, nutritional supplements, see your doctor to be sure no direct heart problem and for treatment if the basics above don't help. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a heart palpitation?

What are the symptoms of a heart palpitation?

Palpitation Sx: Palpitations are an awareness of extra heartbeats which most of us have. The sensation can be single or multiple and can sometimes last minutes. Different people may feel other symptoms along with them such as dizzy, lightheaded or short of breath. The palpitations are almost always atrial or ventricular premature beats. Usually benign but they are also found with abnormal hearts. ...Read more

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What can I do about severe heart palpitation?

What can I do about severe heart palpitation?

Palpitations: Need to diffrentiate underlying etiology. Need to diagnose whether it is from anxiety disorder or cardiac arrythmias. You will get benefit from ekg, holter monitor and/or event monitor. You should see a pcp and eventually a cardiologist. ...Read more

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What can you do to address a heart palpitation?

What can you do to address a heart palpitation?

Palpitation treat: Treatments include not using caffeine, alcohol, street drugs, smoking and other stimulant substances. Try to learn meditation and other calming techniques, cut out herbal substances, cough and cold medicines, nutritional supplements, see your doctor to be sure no direct heart problem and for treatment if the basics above don't help. ...Read more

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Do esophogal spasms feel like a heart palpitation?

Pain not palpitation: Most describe esophageal spasm as an intense squeezing/ pressure discomfort that definitely gets your attention and lasts 10-20 minutes. (versus palpitations, which are morelike fluttering/ drumming sensation and not necessarily painful). ...Read more

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What are the chances of death due to a heart palpitation?

What are the chances of death due to a heart palpitation?

Depends: Palpitations are an awareness of the beating of the heart. In some patients, there is no abnormality at all. In others benign premature contractions are found which are also benign. In some, supra ventricular arrhythmias are found which are benign and manageable. However, in some patients more worriesome rhythms are found and require additional work up. Please, see your physician. ...Read more

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