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Can pain cause pulse to race?

Can pain cause pulse to race?

Yes. It can: Acute intense pain causes the release of adrenaline and thus can increase heart rate, the degree varies based on individual's pain pain tolerance/threshold. Chronic pain may not increase heart rate much as the body (heart) is adapted to such condition over an extended period of time. If your heart is persistently high or excessive, it mayb something else and you should consult your doc. Good lcuk. ...Read more

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What does it mean when pulse is over 110 at rest?

What does it mean when pulse is over 110 at rest?

You need: To have an ECG and exam, not good for your heart to be beating so fast all the time, too much work for it ...Read more

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I'm on bystolic (nebivolol) 10 mg. To treat my high blood pressure. I've noticed my pulse is staying in the low 50s. And b/p 100/55. Is this ok?

I'm on bystolic (nebivolol) 10 mg. To treat my high blood pressure. I've noticed my pulse is staying in the low 50s. And b/p 100/55. Is this ok?

See your doctor soon: Sounds like you may be on too high a dose of medication or something else is going on. Get in to see your doctor as soon as you can. Bring your blood pressure cuff readings and the cuff itself to check against the reading in the doctor's office. If you're having chest pain or pressure or if you're having difficulty breathing, get to the emergency room. ...Read more

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I'm being treated for extreme panic disorder. My pulse sometimes gets up to 185-200 could I die?

I'm being treated for extreme panic disorder. My pulse sometimes gets up to 185-200 could I die?

No: Thinking you'll die is one of the symptoms of panic disorder, and just makes the anxiety worse. You won't die, but you clearly need treatment. Fortunately, there is good treatment available. ...Read more

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Pulsed dye laser. Is it the one they use for photo-facial types of treatments?

Pulsed dye laser. Is it the one they use for photo-facial types of treatments?

Not usually: Pulsed dye laser is usually used on pigmented vascular lesions. ...Read more

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How can I cure palpitation, and fast beating pulse at age of 20 unmarried female?

How can I cure palpitation, and fast beating pulse at age of 20 unmarried female?

Depends on cause: Have to know exactly what type of heart rhythm you have to be able to say how to fix it. If its just fast, but regular, common causes include anxiety, hyperthyroidism, and dehydration. If it comes only in discrete episodes, common causes include panic attack, and less commonly genetic heart rhythm problems, or rumors that make adrenaline. Rule out the common causes first with your pcp. ...Read more

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I have an excessive fear of snakes. Even looking at the pic, I can feel my pulse increasing. Why n how can I get rid of this fear?

I have an excessive fear of snakes. Even looking at the pic, I can feel my pulse increasing. Why n how can I get rid of this fear?

Phobia: You have phobia. They can be successfully treated by desensitization therapy. You need a psychotherapist skilled in this technique. It only takes a few sessions.

Alternative: don't look at pictures of or go anywhere near snakes! ...Read more

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I ve had hbp ranging from 170 /110 and pulse at about 100 120 most of the time for about a week despite taking BP drugs. Ekg was negative. Thoughts?

I ve had hbp ranging from 170 /110 and pulse at about 100 120 most of the time for about a week despite taking BP drugs. Ekg was negative. Thoughts?

Urine metabolite WU.: You seem to have a high blood pressure for no other issues. This might be a catecholamine producing lesion in your body called a pheochromocytoma. This does have other symptoms, like sweating, headaches, palpitations, and weight loss, but the biggest thing is pronounced hypertension. It might also mean the BP meds need more time. Get a urine catecholamine metabolite 24 hour collection to see. ...Read more

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One month ago I had a iton level of 12, im taking iton tablets for it can low iron be causibg my high pulse rate especially with activity.

One month ago I had a iton level of 12, im taking iton tablets for it can low iron be causibg my high pulse rate especially with activity.

Yes: Yes. Anemia (low level of red blood cell pigment) from any cause can make your heart beat faster (high pulse rate). Iron deficiency (low level of iron in he body) is a common cause of anemia. ...Read more

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My daughter fell. Arm now pulses 24/7 and flares up into "hammer arm." Scapular trigger points relieve the flare up. No Dr. Has seen before.?

My daughter fell. Arm now pulses 24/7 and flares up into "hammer arm." Scapular trigger points relieve the flare up. No Dr. Has seen before.?

Possible Fracture.: After falling, and since her arm is flaring, she needs to see a physician and may needs X ray to R/O fracture. ...Read more

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How to prevent a low pulse rate in the morning causing headache?

How to prevent a low pulse rate in the morning causing headache?

Bradycardia: Need to assess why your pulse rate is slow, as could be excellent conditioning, familial tendency, but also cardiac arrhythmia. Perhaps a holter monitor study of value. The headache may or may not relate. This is complex enough to visit your doctor and at least get an ekg. ...Read more

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My neck pulse feels like its swooshing and vibrating. Should I get it checked out?

My neck pulse feels like its swooshing and vibrating. Should I get it checked out?

Yes: As long as you have no stroke symptoms or vision changes, can see pcp if soon. Will listen for bruit and possibly order ultrasound of carotids. Concern is for blockage or dissection/aneurysm. If have stroke symptoms or history call for ambulance. Also helpful to check your BP and make sure is not at dangerous level. When in doubt, check it out. ...Read more

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Is effectively controlled htn, lipids, and glucose considered a risk factor for cad, absent of other risk factors (i.E. Genetic)?

Rephrase: Effective control of diabetes, hyperlipemia, hypertension, and non smoking all reduce cardiovascular risks.
We cannot change our parents! ...Read more

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What are risks of pulse pressure in excess of 120?

What are risks of pulse pressure in excess of 120?

Same as elevated BP: Widened pulse pressure is a marker of cardiovascular mortality. Must be evaluated in context of other "blood pressures" systolic, diastolic and mean bp. Must figure personal characteristics such as height and known atherosclerotic stiffness. If pulse pressure is 120 you must have HTN and this should be treated down to goal. Once that is done your pulse pressure may not be elevated at all. ...Read more

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How is the pulse measurement performed?

How is the pulse measurement performed?

At wrist: Typically pulse is measured at wrist by compressing the radial artery until a clear beat is felt. To be perfectly accurate when reporting beats per minute one should measure or a minute, but most will measure for 15 seconds and multiply by four. The pulse could also be counted anywhere the heartbeat can be felt - neck, chest, legs, abdomen, etc. Wrist is just easy. ...Read more

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How do you properly check someone's pulse?

How do you properly check someone's pulse?

Radial pulse.: Feel for the radial pulse in your wrist (feel with fingertips as they’re more sensitive than other parts of your fingers). Pulse is located on the outer part of the wrist when your palm is facing the ceiling. Once you feel the pulse, count the number of beats in 15 seconds and multiply by four. Or in 30 seconds and multiply by two. Or just count them all in 60 seconds. ...Read more

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What does pulse of 102after excercise means?

What does pulse of 102after excercise means?

It depends: It all really depends on the context of the exercise, and how soon after exercise finishes. In general, however, the faster one's heart rate recovers after completing exercise, the more fit an individual is. But to give a general sense, a heart rate of 102 two minutes after jogging three miles would be completely normal. ...Read more

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Bp 160/120 pulse 130 34yr old female 5'6" 130lbs?

Bp 160/120 pulse 130 34yr old female 5'6" 130lbs?

Ans: You sound like you have high blood pressure. Now this diagnosis is based upon a few readings so if this is just one reading. You should have 2 more in each arm. If these readings are also elevated you need to see your doctor for medication options and or bloid work ...Read more

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No is 156/143 pulse 146 feeling Ok what should I do?

No is 156/143 pulse 146 feeling Ok what should I do?

Oh: You better get to doctor. Your heart rate is way to fast now get going for your heart cannot continue this way ...Read more

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When I take my BP is it 105/76 and pulse is 75 is that ok?

When I take my BP is it 105/76 and pulse is 75 is that ok?

Yes, if a person...: If a person is healthy and has no symptoms, and is getting routine healthcare (check-ups), then that blood pressure and pulse is in the normal range. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has anzity is 153/93 & pulse is 111 is that bad?

My boyfriend has anzity is 153/93 & pulse is 111 is that bad?

Vital signs: If your boyfriend is young and in good health, these vital signs can be safe temporarily. However, i'd want to know more about his anxiety, and whether any medications or drugs are involved. Maintaining this high blood pressure and heart rate over time can be an unhealthy thing. People who exercise increase heart rate and BP also, but when they rest, these normalize. He should see his doctor. ...Read more

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I am having BP in the range of 125-145/75-90. Also pulse is 80-100. Should I be concerned?

I am having BP in the range of 125-145/75-90. Also pulse is 80-100. Should I be concerned?

High pulse: Your resting pulse rate is higher than average and your average BP is borderline acceptable. Talk to your physician. ...Read more

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Is my pulse of 82 high?

No: A pulse rate of 82 is just fine. ...Read more

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Normal adult pulse rate?

Normal adult pulse rate?

60-100 bpm.: Assuming the underlying heart rhythm is normal, a heart rate between 60 and 100 bpm would be considered normal at rest. Would go above 100 temporarily with activity, and may be under 60 at rest in someone who’s athletic. ...Read more

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What causes rapid pulse?

What causes rapid pulse?

Pulse: There are several reasons for having rapid pulse. Pulse increases during activity or excitement for example. However for abnormal rapid pulse there are several rhythm disturbances that can cause it. ...Read more

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Average pulse rate adult?

Average pulse rate adult?

"normal" is 60-100: The normal resting pulse of an adult is 60-100 beats per minute. The "average" will vary widely because of health, age, fitness level, medications, etc., but it still should be within the normal range. ...Read more