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Do i need to worry about sca with a normal cardiac workup( ekg, echo, stress, chest xray and CT scan)? Blood work overall normal, scared/high anxiety?!

Do i need to worry about sca with a normal cardiac workup( ekg, echo, stress, chest xray and CT scan)? Blood work overall normal, scared/high anxiety?!

Probably not: A sudden cardiac arrest (sca) is a rare phenomenon. It almost always occurs in patients who have cardiac disease: either electrical, mechanical, or related to a heart attack. It sounds as though all of your testing has been normal. This should provide some relief from your anxiety. ...Read more

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Can your heart pound loud in the chest if you are really scared?

Can your heart pound loud in the chest if you are really scared?

A thumping heart...: Some people can feel the heart beats, especially in situation such as significant fear as during a panic attack..Often these folks wil describe "pounding heart" that is about "jump out of the chest" sensation. So yes, at times you can hear your thumping heart! if you have concerns, consult your doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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For several days now i have a nervous/scared feeling in my chest by my heart yet im not nervous or scared? Does anyone know what this could be? Thx

For several days now i have a nervous/scared feeling in my chest by my heart yet im not nervous or scared? Does anyone know what this could be? Thx

Hyperventilation?: The person doesn't realize that they are breathing rapidly. Rebreathing into a small brown paper bag freq solves the immediate problem. It is frequently brought on by stress or anxiety. ...Read more

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My heart started beating fast & my chest began to hurt my breathing was fast and I threw up I started feeling really scared why did this happen?

My heart started beating fast & my chest began to hurt my breathing was fast and I threw up I started feeling really scared why did this happen?

Heart racing: This may be cardiac in nature or secondary to anxiety, panic attack. If it happens again I recommend you have a workup with your primary care physician with and EKG ...Read more

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My boyfriends heart increased extremely loud and fast after sex as if it was going to come out his chest?

My boyfriends heart increased extremely loud and fast after sex as if it was going to come out his chest?

Physical activity: Much like exercising intercourse can increase your heart rate... No chest pain or shortness of breath... Should be ok. ...Read more

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I'm having trouble taking deep breaths. My heart pounds more and i feel like I have 30 pounds on my chest.. What is it?

Time to call EMS: It sounds angina and you need an ekg. But seeing your age as 18, and you are writing this, it can be something more benign, mitral valve prolapse, but you need a cardiologist to see you and examine you. ...Read more

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I had a heart murmur since i was a baby and the dr said it's still really loud. I had it checked when i was 7 but I have chest pains. What could it be?

Heart murmur: What did your echocardiogram reveal about your heart murmur? Do you have a significant valvular problem? Your chest pains may not be related to the heart and more info is needed about your chest pains to make a diagnosis. Your physician who knows your condition is best to advise you. ...Read more

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Yesterday, i just got off of work and was fixing myself some food, when i got a really bad chest pain. My heart started to beat. Really fast, and loud enough to hear. The pain was enough to set me on the floor. It lasted between 5 and 7 min. I thought it

Yesterday, i just got off of work and was fixing myself some food, when i got a really bad chest pain. My heart started to beat. Really fast, and loud enough to hear. The pain was enough to set me on the floor.  It lasted between 5 and 7 min. I thought it

See a doctor: Without knowing more about your health condition there is no way to know what caused your symptoms. Since it is possible that it may have been an issue with your heart you should have a good evaluation by a doctor to rule out anything serious. ...Read more

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