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For 2 weeks I have a cold feeling in my chest and when I take a deep breathe, especially after activity. Having slight palpitations and pain in chest.

For 2 weeks I have a cold feeling in my chest and when I take a deep breathe, especially after activity. Having slight palpitations and pain in chest.

Age?: Impossible to say what's going on. A truthful report of your age would have helped some. The list of possibilities is endless. You need to be seen and evaluated with judicious testing to ascertain an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

Dr. Gary Sandler
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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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In may I start experiencing palpitation with and without activities. With activities I also feel light headed and dizzy. I had two ER visits and doctors. Blood work chest Xrays normal hotler monitor 7 extra beats upper chamber (told normal) any advis?

In may I start experiencing palpitation with and without activities. With activities I also feel light headed and dizzy. I had two ER visits and doctors. Blood work chest Xrays normal hotler monitor 7 extra beats upper chamber (told normal) any advis?

See Cardiologist: Did you see a heart specialist? Otherwise known as a Cardiologist. You may need an Echo or Stress Test to further find out why you are feeling lightheaded and dizzy.
Usually all of your medical team family doctors, specialists need to help. If still no pathologic cause Anxiety, Stress and Panic attack could be considered. Go back to doctors. ...Read more

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Painful palpitations (long history but never painful till recently). I exercise 3/wk. Should I bother gp? No lasting chest pain only transient.

Painful palpitations (long history but never painful till recently). I exercise 3/wk. Should I bother gp? No lasting chest pain only transient.

Yes, bother them: Palpitations, as you know, are distressing but they're not painful. I would be suspicious that something else is going on. For instance, pericarditis could cause pain with forceful or irregular heart beat. Because of your age, an unusual presentation of angina also needs to be considered, even though your spells are brief. ...Read more

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I have difficulty belching and swallowing and palpitations in chest/throat but no increasing h.Rate. Exercise helps. Is this likely to be anxiety?

I have difficulty belching and swallowing and palpitations in chest/throat but no increasing h.Rate. Exercise helps. Is this likely to be anxiety?

Maybe: Anxiety presents in a variety of ways. Exercise is known o be helpful. If exercise helps would keep his up. If this other gets worse in spite of exercise discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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Chest xray showed sl enlarged pulmonary artery. I have exercise intolerance, lightheadedness, chest pain, palpitations. Md ordered echo. I also have a connective tissue disease. Can I assume pulmonary htn?

Chest xray showed sl enlarged pulmonary artery. I have exercise intolerance, lightheadedness, chest pain, palpitations. Md ordered echo. I also have a connective tissue disease. Can I assume pulmonary htn?

No: Pulmonary hypertension is difficult to diagnose. The recognized best method is by direct pressure measurement from within the circulatory system itself (done much the same way as a heart stent is placed, through a needle placed in the groin). ...Read more

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Had a diffuse stiffness in sternum. ECG and Exercise tolerance test came negative. Was given antacid. For a few times had palpitations after heavy meals. Have anxiety How to proceed.?

Had a diffuse stiffness in sternum. ECG and Exercise tolerance test came negative. Was given antacid. For a few times had palpitations after heavy meals. Have anxiety How to proceed.?

Treat anxiety.: If you have a little anxiety then having palpitations can be extremely disconcerting. Palpitations in this setting are most likely nothing to worry about. The anxiety though can make everything more significant and worrisome. I would recommend going back to see your physician and talk about treating the underlying anxiety. That would be the best way to go. ...Read more

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Can putting ice on chest ease palpitations?

Can putting ice on chest ease palpitations?

May be: The cold sometimes will "shock" the body since it is very cold and the palpitations will stop but not always If you are having palpitations which are not stopping see your provider if you have chest pain with them then go to ER immediately Palpitations can be caused by many factors go and be tested ...Read more

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I'm always having frequent palpitations and chest pains at random times.

I'm always having frequent palpitations and chest pains at random times.

See the Doc: With your symptoms, it is best to see a cardiologist who specializes in the heart, and get a good physical exam and possible a holter monitor, which is a portable device for continuously monitoring various electrical activity of the cardiovascular system, often for at least 24 hours. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is waking up with chest pains and palpitations mean?

Usually SVT: It depends on the palpitations - if it's just one or two beats' worth, probably nothing and the chest pain should be investigated on its own merits. If there are prolonged, fast palpitations (>120/min or so) we'd use a monitor to see if your heart had flipped into an abnormal rhythm. Such rhythm problems can often be treated by an electrophysiologist, especially in a young patient like yourself. ...Read more

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Palpitations, when I have them sometimes I get a warm tingly sensation from my chest which spreads throught out my body. What is that feeling?

Palpitations, when I have them sometimes I get a warm tingly sensation from my chest which spreads throught out my body. What is that feeling?

Autonomic response?: The arrhythmia may trigger an autonomic response. You need to investigate further. Holter or multifunction cardiogram may help! Good luck! Http://en. M.Wikipedia. Org/wiki/multifunction_cardiogram. ...Read more

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Can a pulled chest muscle be mistaken for palpitations?

Pull vs Palpitation: Palpitations generally refer to the heart muscle and describe periodic rapid accelerations of heart rate. Palpitations normally occur with vigorous activity. Some sensitive people can develop palpitations due to caffeine or thyroid disorders at rest. Most commonly a pulled chest muscle is localized to the chest wall and hurts when pressed or with deep breathing which makes it unmistakable. ...Read more

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Why do I have chest pains and palpitations after I feel hungry?

Why do I have chest pains and palpitations after I feel hungry?

Diabetes maybe: A diabetes patient always have heart problems, and when feel hungry especially hypoglycemia occurs your will have chest pains, palpitations and other symptoms related to your heart condition. ...Read more

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Can oesophageal cancer cause chest pain and palpitations?

Varies: Chest pain: yes- referred from the esophagus. Palpitations can occur from other reasons. ...Read more

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I have fibromyalgia and wondered if chest tightness and palpitations were Normal?

I have fibromyalgia and wondered if chest tightness and palpitations were Normal?

Chest tightness: Chest discomfort must be taken seriously. While it is possible that the symptom is from one of the many causes of chest pain that won't kill you, unfortunately it is very difficult to distinguish from the kinds of chest discomfort that can kill you. Concerning chest discomfort should be evaluated by a physician urgently. If it is happening now, go to the nearest emergency room. ...Read more

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Chest tightness/ difficult breathing deeply/ palpitations. 911?

Chest tightness/ difficult breathing deeply/ palpitations. 911?

Absolutely: Call an ambulance and go to the emergency department now. Could be serious. ...Read more

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Often I have tachycardia, chest pains and sigh a lot. Is sighing connected to the palpitations?

Often I have tachycardia, chest pains and sigh a lot. Is sighing connected to the palpitations?

Can be: The tachycardia could contribute to chest pains. The sighing could be due to your breathing trying to up its ventilation rate during the attack. Have you had a doctor check you out and run tests ...Read more

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What causes palpitations and heart flutters, like your heart is dropping in your chest or like it's drowning?

What causes palpitations and heart flutters, like your heart is dropping in your chest or like it's drowning?

Skipped beat: Sounds like you're describing a Premature Ventricular Contraction (PVC), which feels like a short pause, followed by a single stronger beat. They're very common among otherwise healthy people and can be reduced by avoiding stimulants, such as caffeine. See a heart rhythm specialist (cardiac electrophysiologist) for further evaluation and to ensure your heart is healthy. ...Read more

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Are the flutters you feel in your chest called palpitations?

Are the flutters you feel in your chest called palpitations?

Palpitation Sx: 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 found with abnormal hearts. ...Read more

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Sudden jolt or pain left side of chest last about a second. Is it a palpitation?

Sudden jolt or pain left side of chest last about a second. Is it a palpitation?

No: Most palpitations feel like a skipped beat...or have no "feeling" associated with them at all.

Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more

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It'd be possible that a new onset of diabetes cause palpitations and or chest pain?

It'd be possible that a new onset of diabetes cause palpitations and or chest pain?

No but indirectly: It can. See your dr and get checked for clogged heart arteries, irregular heart beat, overactive thyroid gland etc. Try your best to be compliant with diet, exercise, medicatios and attaining ideal body weight. Quit smoking if u do. Take care! Http://www. Holisticonline. Com/remedies/diabetes/diabetes_herbs. Htm. ...Read more

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Hello when I've woke up in the morning I get strange palpitations one every couple of mins no chest pain or other symptoms any ideas?

Hello when I've woke up in the morning I get strange palpitations one every couple of mins no chest pain or other symptoms any ideas?

Palpitations in AM: May be from reflux or caffeine (coffee, energy drinks, lots of tea, or cocaine). Check thyroid. As you wake systems are just starting up, may be mal-regulation of vagal tone- (when stimulated should slow heart rate). May consider EKG/ sonogram just to ensure not mitral valve prolapse or hypertrophy. Review medications, f/u with doctor /urgent care ...Read more

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From some weeks ago when I lying down I feel palpitation & pressure in my chest. I should sit for some seconds and lie down again. I'm internship. Hlp me?

You need to be inves: Palpitation can be due to couple of reasons, like over eating, lying over the left side and high blood pressure, anxiety and heart disease, some times due to enlarge thyroid gland leads to high TH in blood. So please consult some good GP and get yourself investigated for all these issues. ...Read more

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Take pulse walking feel pauses. They last a few seconds, followed by regular beat, more pauses immediately. Do not feel palpitations in chest. Problem?

Take pulse walking feel pauses. They last a few seconds, followed by regular beat, more pauses immediately. Do not feel palpitations in chest. Problem?

See MD: Sometimes you can have a normal arrhythmia that occurs when you are taking breaths in & out. The fact that you don't have symptoms s a good sign, but I'd still have your doctor listen to your heart. ...Read more

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Can you get chest pain/ palpitations from taking Xanax (alprazolam).?

Can you get chest pain/ palpitations from taking Xanax (alprazolam).?

Yes.: Hello Helen662,
It can cause tachycardia (speeding up of the heart rate) which can present as chestpain and palpitations. ...Read more

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Why does my chest feel sore after days of constant palpitations and fluttering? .

Why does my chest feel sore after days of constant palpitations and fluttering? .

Chest pain: It is unusual for a young person to have days of palpitations so have your heart checked by a cardiologist to help rule out rheumatic fever, myocarditis, pericarditis or some other reason. ...Read more

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Are nose bled, chest pain, palpitation, swollen neck related?

Are nose bled, chest pain, palpitation, swollen neck related?

Possibly: Certain infections could cause enlarged lymph glands in the neck and chest which can cause pain ; swelling. Some infections cause bleeding. It's possible that all symptoms are related. ..But it's also quite possible that they're unrelated symptoms coincidentally occurring together. A complete evaluation is necessary to sort this issue. ...Read more

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Have palpitations every few minutes and pain in my chest. Could it be my iron deficiency, B12 and d?

Have palpitations every few minutes and pain in my chest. Could it be my iron deficiency, B12 and d?

Go to ER: New chest pain and palpitations should be treated now. Call 911! or go to ER now (but do not drive)! Hopefully it will be nothing, but why take any chances. ...Read more

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Every time I eat heavy meal I get Palpitations and some chest pain. Why is that?

Reflux: Your food is refluxing into your esophagus and irritating it and the vagus nerve there and triggering chest pain and palpitations. Please see your doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I have a mod-large pericardial effusion. Is it normal for it to cause a gurgling feeling in chest. It feels different than palpitations.

I have a mod-large pericardial effusion. Is it normal for it to cause a gurgling feeling in chest. It feels different than palpitations.

No: U may feel heaviness but usually no feeling like that you may have SXs like sob with minimal exertion weakness dizziness it is a serious condition its reason should be found out u should treat underlying conditions ...Read more

Dr. Jerome Zacks
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Palpitations (Definition)

Heart palpitations are a clinical finding in which a person feels his heart beating strongly, feels his heart beating fast, or both. This can occur with anxiety disorders or heart conditions including ...Read more