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Doctor insights on: Fast Heart Rate And Buldging Side Neck Vein

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I have had a stiffness in the left side of my neck for about a month now. Also have shortness of breath and very fast heart rate during hockey.

I have had a stiffness in the left side of my neck for about a month  now. Also have shortness of breath and very fast heart rate during hockey.

Check it out.: Your symptoms may or may not be directly related to each other. I think that having your physician examine you might be the safest way to remove all doubt, especially with the limited amount of information offered. ...Read more

Heart Rate (Definition)

Heart rate is a measurement of the number of times a person's heart beats in one minute. Normal heart rates vary with a person's age and with excitement and exercise. Abnormal heart rates are too slow, too fast, and/or irregular (too much ...Read more


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Bulging neck vein due to increased heart rate?

Bulging neck vein due to increased heart rate?

No: Enlarged jugular viens can mean several things. But usually it means an increase in the pressure to the right side of heart. Such as right sided heart failure, biventricular failure, pulmonary hypertension. An obstruction like a tumor can also cause this . If this is a new finding then you should go see your doctor to work this up. The fast heart rate my be more reactive than causual. ...Read more

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I am having problems. I have fast heart rate, body aches, and the limphnodes in my neck hurt. And i only feel this way around the evening.

I am having problems. I have fast heart rate, body aches, and the limphnodes in my neck hurt. And i only feel this way around the evening.

Multiple symptoms: See your physician for evaluation. If no physical illness may see a mental health provider for evaluation for anxiety. ...Read more

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I have a heart murmur but my doctor told me it was extremely loud and protruding thorough my neck. I've been having palpalations and a fast heart rate?

I have a heart murmur but my doctor told me it was extremely loud and protruding thorough my neck. I've been having palpalations and a fast heart rate?

Heart murmur: Heart murmur radiating to the neck generally indicates narrowing of the aorta. I suspect your doctor scheduled some follow up testing. Palpitations and a racing heart beat could be related if the heart is having difficulty pumping blood through a tight valve. It is important that you review any educational material provided by the doctor and proceed with the upcoming work-up. ...Read more

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I took 10mg of Inderal (propranolol) for fast heart rate (anxiety) and after 2 hours i feel like a pressure in top of chest near neck (for 20-30 minutes). My BP it'?

I took 10mg of Inderal (propranolol) for fast heart rate (anxiety) and after 2 hours i feel like a pressure in top of chest near neck (for 20-30 minutes). My BP it'?

Get evaluated ASAP: Without much to go on (e.g. early family history of heart problems, history of clotting disorder, etc.) it is vey difficult to pass this off as anxiety. You should seek medical evaluation in-person immediately at Urgent Care or Emergency Dept if you have not yet been evaluated. Even though your young age is protective, you can still be at risk for serious conditions related to chest pain. ...Read more

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I have chest tightness and pain with dark blue veins on chest up to arms and at night i have fast heart rate?

I have chest tightness and pain with dark blue veins on chest up to arms and at night i have fast heart rate?

Fast heart rate: Two options: 1: Call your Primary doctor. 2: Have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility. Number 2 is probably the best for you. If they have concerns they will contact your doctor and decide what should be done. Please let me know how things went. ...Read more

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Veins (Definition)

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