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Unusual feeling in stomach along with heart racing and sweating?

Unusual feeling in stomach along with heart racing and sweating?

Have a heart check: Stomach symptoms related to cardiac abnormalities are not uncomon. Have your doctor check you out, run an ECG and consider a stress test. ...Read more

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Feeling of vibration in the chest palpatations forgetfullness dizzy anxious feeling that comes and goes?

Feeling of vibration in the chest palpatations forgetfullness dizzy anxious feeling that comes and goes?

Fibrillation?: You need to see a doctor to make sure you do not have thyroid disease or atrial flutter or fibrillation. Need an electro cardio gram, blood tests . If all i'd normal , probably is more anxiety. ...Read more

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Can heart attack symptoms disappear after vomiting? Symptoms were extreme pain in chest all around through back. Shortness of breath. Sweating, vomit.

Can heart attack symptoms disappear after vomiting? Symptoms were extreme pain in chest all around through back. Shortness of breath. Sweating, vomit.

MI SYMPTOMS vomit: 52 F asks if heart attack Sx disappear after vomiting? ANS: usually not, so suggests due to GI problem such as hiatal hernia, reflux, gas(bad gas), Thanksgiving gorge, food poisoning, to mention a few. But recall that women do not have same Sx of heart attack as men. I would call primary care team. Or if u have had heart attack with these symptoms in past go to ER. Now would be good. ...Read more

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Blood in mucus, chest burning sensation also present?

Blood in mucus, chest burning sensation also present?

It varies.: It is not unusual to have small specks of blood in sputum (mucus) but the more blood the more significant the problem. It could come from trauma from forceful coughing. The strain from persistent coughing can be painful, even in trivial conditions. However, If there is fever together with chest wall pain when breathing you may want to see a doctor to rule out pneumonia. ...Read more

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Heart beat feels irritated/fast and causes a strange excited/nervous feeling in my chest along with shortness of breathe throughout the day/night?

Heart beat feels irritated/fast and causes a strange excited/nervous feeling in my chest along with shortness of breathe throughout the day/night?

Fast heart beat : You should see your primary doctor or a cardiologist for basic workup such as an ECG, Holter monitor etc. to further evaluate your condition. ...Read more

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Pressure feeling in chest an burning sensation in shoulder an the feeling like something's caught in my throat an burping 2ekg norm acid reflux?

Pressure feeling in chest an burning sensation in shoulder an the feeling like something's caught in my throat an burping 2ekg norm acid reflux?

Acid reflux: The symptoms you are experiencing sound like they could be related to gastroesophageal reflux disease. Given your age this could be your main issue. You could try to take an over the counter antacid to see if this alleviates your symptoms. If it does not I would recommend that you see a doctor. ...Read more

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Constant chest pressure/burning in back,neck and arms. Start sweating and feeling weird with no exertion. Could I be have a heart attack.

Constant chest pressure/burning in back,neck and arms. Start sweating and feeling weird with no exertion.  Could I be have a heart attack.

Yes!: Though unlikely in a young female, having an MI is not out of the realm of possibility. I would advise you see a Physician ASAP. ...Read more

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Shortness of breath, burning sensation and pains across the chest, a lot of burps and fatigue?

Shortness of breath, burning sensation and pains across the chest, a lot of burps and fatigue?

This is a lot & not : Sounds like asthma + acid reflux. But a much more complete history (and physical) is need. If you drink coffee (regular & decaf) or eat sweets, i'd suggest you stop those for now to see if there is benefit. You will enjoy our website www.Thepmc.Org. ...Read more

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Feeling tightness in chest and popping sensation cause?

Feeling tightness in chest and popping sensation cause?

Chest tightness: At your young age chest tightness is most likely due to anxiety and tension but more information is needed to exclude rib cage inflammation or strain, pleurisy,esophageal spasm,etc. Your physician can evaluate you and advise you best. ...Read more

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Signs of heart attack in womenchest discomfort, irregular heart beat, pain in shoulder, weak, tired?

Signs of heart attack in womenchest discomfort, irregular heart beat, pain in shoulder, weak, tired?

Pain/short breating: The most common symptoms of a heart attack in women include pain in the chest, neck or arm and shortness of breath. Many patients do not have such typical presentations. Other common symptoms include sweating and nausea. Irregular heart beat is not a common symptom of a heart attack. Tiredness, weakness or fatigue are common in the general population, but are not usually due to a heart attack. ...Read more

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I am experiencing fatigue, chest pain or discomfort (quality: feels sharp or stabbing, stinging or burning sensation, sensation of pressure or heart ?

I am experiencing  fatigue, chest pain or discomfort (quality: feels sharp or stabbing, stinging or burning sensation, sensation of pressure or heart ?

Chest pain : If you have chest discomfort which lasts for more than a few minutes and is concerning to you, you should seek immediate medical attention. There are many causes of chest pain and some are not serious but coronary syndromes and pulmonary emboli can be fatal so please get checked out right away. ...Read more

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Pain in chest, no pain in heart and also feeling havyness in chest?

Rule our angina : The pain from the heart is actually manifested as chest pain "or pain in chest". When accompanied by heaviness, it is considered to be from a cardiac (heart) source unless proven otherwise. The er doctor will do an ECG and run some labs which is recommended without knowing more. Other things can cause these symptoms, but the rule of the artery is supreme. ...Read more

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Bp 120/135. Shortnes of breath. Complete numbnes of left arm. Tingling in my extremities. Dreaming sensation. Disoriented. But all symptoms lasted ?

Bp 120/135. Shortnes of breath. Complete numbnes of left arm. Tingling in my extremities. Dreaming sensation. Disoriented. But all symptoms lasted

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120/??: Not sure what your BP is since 120/135 is impossible. Tingling, dreamy feeling disorientation suggests hyperventilation but a toxic drug exposure could do it too. Numbness of the left arm, if brief, is most likely a compression neuropathy - so long as it resolves with movement. These are my immediate thoughts - if persistent, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes fullness feeling in throat and shortness of breath?

What causes fullness feeling in throat and shortness of breath?

Possibly reflux: Stomach juice can come into the throat causing the symptoms you describe. Sleep with the lower part of your neck elevated above your abdomen (semi-sitting). Do not eat or drink anything for 3 hours prior to going to bed. Take Prilosec otc before breakfast and Zantac (ranitidine) 150 before dinner. No coffee, tea, soda, tomatoe products. If you are not better within 2 weeks see an ENT doctor. ...Read more

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What is cause of warm, sometimes lactic acid burn in heart and inner chest associated with faintness and impending doom, feeling of dying?

What is cause of warm, sometimes lactic acid burn in heart and inner chest associated with faintness and impending doom, feeling of dying?

If you have no: known chronic medical issues at your age what you describe could certainly be a "Panic" situation. However, before you assume that it would be wise to see your doctor and discuss this situation and the medical conditions it can mimic. One would not want to make the assumption that it is a panic attack without eliminating some serious medical disorders. ...Read more

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Feeling faint legs are weak after wlking shrt time.Felt some burning in chest not acid reflx. Shortness of breath pain behind left pectoral muscle.Hlp?

Feeling faint legs are weak after wlking shrt time.Felt some burning in chest not acid reflx. Shortness of breath pain behind left pectoral muscle.Hlp?

Get help in person: As a general rule, i instruct my patient that if they ever think it is possible they are having a heart attack, then it is possible they are having a heart attack and should be evaluated as if they are. You have lots of medical problems, and certainly women (and diabetics) can have pain that is different from the "classic" description. I suggest you go to the er or see your doc asap. ...Read more

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Started ivabradine 2.5mg and having burning sensation in chest and cold clammy hands and feet & feeling sleepy?

Started ivabradine 2.5mg and having burning sensation in chest and cold clammy hands and feet & feeling sleepy?

Call your doctor : Who prescribed the ivabradine, can be unrelated or due to another drug you are on, or due due to a drug-drug interaction, best wishes ...Read more

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Does migraine cause numbness &prickling feeling in the body,very fast heart beat with weakness and dull left ear,neck & shoulder pain with unbalance ?

Does migraine cause numbness &prickling feeling in the body,very fast heart beat with weakness and dull left ear,neck & shoulder pain with unbalance ?

Possibly: I would certainly let your neurologist know about your symptoms. There is an entity known as a complex migraine and this is a migraine headache associated with neurological symptoms such as numbness in an extremity. There are other potential causes as well. ...Read more

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Medical question relating to heart symptoms I've been feeling and low energy?

Medical question relating to heart symptoms I've been feeling and low energy?

Heart: Not sure what those heart symptoms are, but due to low energy it is best to consult your pcp for evaluation. ...Read more

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What can cause heart symptoms?

What can cause heart symptoms?

Heart symptoms: Slow or fast heart rates, low bp, inadequate oxygen delivery to the heart muscle, or acute/chronic valvular dysfunction can cause heart symptoms. ...Read more

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Different heart symptoms with anxiety?

Different heart symptoms with anxiety?

Anxiety & Panic: Many people experience physical symptoms with anxiety. These include heart pounding, rapid heart rate, a feeling of chest oppression & difficulty getting breath, dizziness, etc. They go to the er fearing a heart attack. Usually heart exams and diagnostic studies do not reveal cardiac disease, and anxiety is diagnosed. It's good to check out physical concerns, and also to treat anxiety. ...Read more

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Heart symptoms worse with beta blocker-what is this?

Beta blockers: Beta blockers slow the heart rate and reduce the force of contraction of the heart. In cases of slow heart rate and weakness at baseline, or low BP these meds could make a person symptomatically worse. This might also happen in cases of acute asthma. ...Read more

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Should I still eat fried fooda if I have heart symptoms?

Should I still eat fried fooda if I have heart symptoms?

No: Fried foods should be few and far-between. They are caloric and saturated in oils which raise your triglycerides and, depending on the type of oil, your cholesterol. ...Read more

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How to overcome racing heart symptoms I get all the time?

How to overcome  racing heart symptoms I get all the time?

See a Doctor: There are many reasons for "racing heart" symptoms. You need at least an ekg and maybe an echocardiogram to find the cause. There are many different treatments available that are effective but you have to have the correct diagnosis to apply the right treatment. ...Read more

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My Cardilogist thinks I am too anxious about Heart symptoms explained rapid bursts of 6 to 8 Extremely fast beats i get now and then are Ectopic true?

My Cardilogist thinks I am too anxious about
Heart symptoms explained rapid bursts of 6 to 8
Extremely fast beats i get now and then are Ectopic true?

What are the nature: and diagnosis of the fast heart beats? Is this atrial fibrillation? It is reasonable to be anxious about unexplained symptoms and although this anxiety may contribute to more cardiac irritability it would make more sense to diagnose and treat the problem than it would to just blow it off. Consider seeing an EP doctor for diagnosis and permanent treatment. ...Read more

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Not in stomach that causes heart symptoms?

Not in stomach that causes heart symptoms?

GI and chest pain: Often GI problems can mimic the symptoms of heart disease. The stomach and esophagus are next to the heart so pain from either of these areas can be similar to that from cardiac causes. Patients are sometimes admitted for evaluation of the pain and found to have inflammation of the stomach or esophagus. If you have these symptoms you should follow with your physician. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a nerve in stomach that causes heart symptoms?

Is it possible to have a nerve in stomach that causes heart symptoms?

Yes: The vagus nerve is a large nerve on both sides of your body. It begins in the brainstem and travels through your neck into your chest and then into the abdominal region. It provides the nerve supply to both your heart and your GI system through its multiple branches. If it is stimulated in your GI system it is possible to cause various changes in heart rate. Can even cause people to pass out. ...Read more

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Could low potassium cause heart symptoms?

Could low potassium cause heart symptoms?

Yes: Low potassium cause muscle weakness and may increase risk of arrhythmias. Low magnesium sometimes associated with low k, may worse the risk. Ekg must be done. Also the cause have to be investigated. Drug related, GI losses, kidney losses, endocrine disease associated. ...Read more

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How soon after starting thyroid medication will heart symptoms disappear?

How soon after starting thyroid medication will heart symptoms disappear?

Guesswork: Hi. What thyroid medication? What thyroid condition? What heart symptoms? Mind reading 101. NOT! Any thyroid medication (blocking thyroid function or adding thyroid hormone) takes time to normalize thyroid function. All we could do with the info you've given us (and NOT given us) is GUESS. Guessing is not very helpful to you (and not very rewarding for us). Peace, and good luck! ...Read more

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I have upper right arm pain. Is that a heart symptom ?

Most likely not : You can't ignore it because it could sign of heart attack or other reasons cause that pain. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have heart symptoms and panic attacks. Aside from going to er. How do I differientiate my symptoms.

I have heart symptoms and panic attacks. Aside from going to er. How do I differientiate my symptoms.

Cardiology consult: I would recommend you see a cardiologist once. Also, Ibuprofen can irritate your stomach or your edophagus if you happen to have gastroesophageal reflux disease which can mimic the symptoms of a heart attack and trigger the cascade leading into panic. You also wish to consider a visit to a gastroenterologist. Get to know your panic symptoms and ask these specialists your question. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with thyroid disease. Heart symptoms of preassure in chest. Did the thyroid disease cause damage to heart or is it just symptoms?

Diagnosed with thyroid disease. Heart symptoms of preassure in chest. Did the thyroid disease cause damage to heart or is it just symptoms?

Thyroid disease: What was your diagnosis? What treatment was prescribed? what did your doctor say when you told him or her about your "heart pressure"? You also mention "brain lesion" under your conditions. What are you referring to? Hyperthyroidism may cause hypermetabolic state and cause tachycardia or palpitation but not pressure. Have you been diagnosed with anxiety disorder? Not enough info for relevant reply ...Read more

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Experiencing heart symptoms for past few months.no diagnosis.really struggling,effecting life.visible heartbeat,pounding,hr much higher,very fatigued?

Experiencing heart symptoms for past few months.no diagnosis.really struggling,effecting life.visible heartbeat,pounding,hr much higher,very fatigued?

Detailed history : In cases where the symptoms are complex and the diagnosis is not straightforward, many clinicians would say that the most important step is detailed conversation with the patient to elucidate the history. Especially if some work up has already been done, a careful review of the story is the first step. Consider getting a consultation with a cardiologist in the office or here on HealthTap. ...Read more

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Are studies done about fatalities/cardiac deaths related to celexa (citalopram)? I never had heart symptoms prior to this medications. Now i may have long qt synd.

Are studies done about fatalities/cardiac deaths related to celexa (citalopram)? I never had heart symptoms prior to this medications. Now i may have long qt synd.

Yes.: There have been reports of Celexa (citalopram) causing a prolonged qt interval at doses of 40 mg/day or higher. You should discuss your concerns with your physician, if you think you may be experiencing cardiac symptoms. He or she can do a further eval and workup. Make sure you mention all the meds and supplements you are taking. ...Read more

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Can a hiatal hernia or GERD cause heart symptoms and difficulty breathing?

Can a hiatal hernia or GERD cause heart symptoms and difficulty breathing?

Yes: A hiatal hernia and gerd can cause chest pain and palpitations. A large hiatal hernia can cause shortness of breath by crowding your chest cavity and limiting expansion of your lungs. ...Read more

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On 25mgER of metoprolol for tachycardia PVC,PAC,SVT. Recently having light headedness but no heart symptoms. Dr said stop metoprolol. Ok to stop and c?

On 25mgER of metoprolol for tachycardia PVC,PAC,SVT. Recently having light headedness but no heart symptoms. Dr said stop metoprolol. Ok to stop and c?

Yes, most likely: You are young, and more importantly you need to better elucidate the type of SVT you have. IF your PCP, said stop, I would like to trust his/her judgement. You may wish to see an electrophysiologist (arrhythmia subspecialist of cardiovascular disease) to better refine your dignosis and treatment plan, if any. I suspect non-cardiac causes of high heart rate, such as thyroidfunction, dehydra, exclud ...Read more

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What could cause swollen hands and painful joints in a.M? Xrays, blood test, and rheumatologist say no arthritis. Could it be heart? No heart symptoms

What could cause swollen hands and painful joints in a.M? Xrays, blood test, and rheumatologist say no arthritis. Could it be heart? No heart symptoms

Unlikely: Is this issue only present in the morning and how long does it last until your hands are back to normal? Did the rheumatologist see the hands when they were swollen? Does it occur every day or only infrequently? Answer these questions first. ...Read more