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Things with lactose causing heart palpitation. Is it possible that it could just be that i'm lactose intolerant? Is it for sure an allergy?

Things with lactose causing heart palpitation. Is it possible that it could just be that i'm lactose intolerant? Is it for sure an allergy?

Both possible: Very similar symptomatology. Lactose induced diarrhea getting better with avoidance of lactose products. Milk, cheese. But allergy associated with rash, itching, asthma, possibly palpitations, stuffy nose. Different pathophysiology. See doctor for better options for treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Katharine Cox
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Palpitation (Definition)

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 ...Read more


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What is the name of the bony prominance you can palpate at the elbow?

What is the name of the bony prominance you can palpate at the elbow?

Olecranon : The prominent bone at the tip of your elbow is called the olecranon process and it is part of your ulna. ...Read more

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Help please? What is the bony prominance you can palpate at the elbow?

Help please? What is the bony prominance you can palpate at the elbow?

Olecranon process.: If you're referring to the back of the elbow, it's the olecranon process, which is the top part of your ulna bone. ...Read more

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i feel pain when i palpate my lower abdomin?

  i feel pain when i palpate my lower abdomin?

Pain in lower abdome: Is it all the time or does it come and go? Is it related to Bowel movements. Is it getting worse. MANY reasons for this symptom. Do you still have appendix. ...Read more

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What should you consider if you palpate a pulse in the abdomen?

What should you consider if you palpate a pulse in the abdomen?

Ultrasound to check: A pulse in the abdomen is probably just blood moving through your aorta with each heart beat. This is normal and can be felt if you relax a thin abdominal wall. However, if you are obese, or if the pulsation is very prominent, this can be an aortic aneurysm which can be dangerous. This is checked by a physician with ultrasound. With family history of aneurysm or smoking, there is higher risk. ...Read more

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Is it more difficult for the elderly to palpate their peripheral pulses?

Is it more difficult for the elderly to palpate their peripheral pulses?

Its possible: Hardening of the arteries is common in older adults- it may be the cause of diminished peripheral(both in arms and feet) pulses. Stiff vessels may also cause decreased pulses; and may not be problematic or clinically important. There may not be any symptoms , or a person may have pain in an extremity at rest or with exertion. ...Read more

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I experience pain beside my clit . And i feel a lump there when i palpate it. What could it be ? Thanks. This is the first time i had it. Worried. :(

I experience pain beside my clit . And i feel a lump there when i palpate it. What could it be ? Thanks. This is the first time i had it. Worried. :(

Cyst or infection: Even a small problem at such a sensitive location may cause considerable discomfort. This is likely a cyst or infection underneath the skin. Warm compresses may help alleviate your symptoms. You need to see a gynecologist to determine exactly what it is and if any further treatment is required. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more