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Causes Of Fetal Tachycardia
My bet: I'm not a pediatric or neonatal cardiologist, but i believe that the most common cause for an abnormal tachycardia would be a congenital accessory bypass tract that is either overt or concealed. (remember that all fetuses and babies have very rapid hr which is abnormal for older children but normal for them.). ...Read more
Rapid heart beat is a symptom in which a person's heart is beating fast. A fast heart rate can be normal if a person is excited or exercising. Sometimes a rapid rate is called sinus tachycardia, atrial flutter, or atrial fibrillation, etc..., depending on the type of arrhythmia (heart ...Read more
It depends: Whether supraventricular tachycardia (svt) causes problems in a fetus depends on how often and for how long the fetus remains in svt, and on the rate of the svt (how fast). Typically, if a fetus is having problems with svt, a fetal cardiac ultrasound will detect that the heart function is declining and there may be evidence for abnormal fluid collections (so called non-immune hydrops). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many things: Many things can cause tachycardia: medications, lack of medications, street drugs, withdrawal from drugs, hormone problems, infections, stress, pain, life, heart disease, dehydrations, normal variant...See your doctor to have the cause individually explored and treated as necessary. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fast heart rate: Tachycardia simply means fast heart rate. This could be normal/physiologic response. Abnormally elevated heart rates should be evaluated. This may be related to underlying rhythm abnormalities or signs of systemic diseases e.g. Thyroid dysfunction, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tachycardia: Tachycardia is caused by many factors, and there is sinus tachycardia which can be caused due to anxiety, panic attacks, exercising of any kind, certain medications, overactive thyroid.Then there is supraventricular or atrial tachycardia due to defect in the rhythm process of heart for which you need to find the cause and treatment through cardiologist.I f you have long term tachycardia see your md. ...Read more
Occasionally: Normally, tachycardia is your bodies response to prevent your body passing out. A condition called ventricular tachycardia, is rare in otherwise healthy hearts, but often leads to passing out. Supraventricular tachycardia (SVT); however, uncommonly leads to passing out. When it does, it's usually due to Tachy-Brady syndrome, especially in the elderly or while on rate slowing medications. ...Read more
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