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I get head rushes fast heartbeats sweating sometimes when I walk I feel unbalanced and sometimes foggy eye vision and tingling in fingers on left hand?

I get head rushes fast heartbeats sweating sometimes when I walk I feel unbalanced and sometimes foggy eye vision and tingling in fingers on left hand?

Slow down.: How old are you? How fast are you walking and for what distance before these happens? Raised heart rate and sweating can be normal from exercise. The other signs can be from hyperventilation to cerebral vascular insuffiency, and it is impossible for me to say what exactly they are from without more information. ...Read more

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What medical conditions can cause low hemoglobin, low mcv, elevated liver enzymes? I'm extremely fatigued, excessive sweating, fast heartbeat back pai

What medical conditions can cause low hemoglobin, low mcv, elevated liver enzymes? I'm extremely fatigued, excessive sweating, fast heartbeat back pai

IRON DEF ANEMIA: You have 2 conditions, anemia due to iron def most likely due to heavy menses. Elevated liver enzymes may be due to hepatitis. Both conditions linked may be due to some hemoglobinopathy such as thallassemia in addition. Suggest start oral iron and check for hepatitis b and c and hemoglobin electrophoresis ...Read more

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Are rapid heartbeats and sweating symptoms of a stroke?

Are rapid heartbeats and sweating symptoms of a stroke?

Not typical: For stroke but maybe heart attack. Please get checked. ...Read more

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Are rapid heartbeats and sweating symptoms of a thoracic aneurysm or something else?

Are rapid heartbeats and sweating symptoms of a thoracic aneurysm or something else?

Not usually: Nothing symptomatic for many aneurysms.

Or chest pain and back pain may prevail.
Seek an explanation? Arrythmia premature contractions or paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. ...Read more

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Are rapid heartbeats and sweating symptoms of an aortic aneurysm?

Are rapid heartbeats and sweating symptoms of an aortic aneurysm?

No, unless ruptured.: If the aneurysm ruptured, mthe patient will be in shock which make rapid heart beats and sweating as the sign of shock. ...Read more

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Are rapid heartbeats and sweating common symptoms of a thoracic aneurysm?

Are rapid heartbeats and sweating common symptoms of a thoracic aneurysm?

Not usually: Taa may have no symptoms at all until stretching or leaking.
Then chest pain, and other items up to shock can occur. ...Read more

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Sometimes I see a pulse/wave that throbs in time w/my heartbeat. Tends to coincide w/spells of excessive sweating and feeling out of breath. Cause?

Sometimes I see a pulse/wave that throbs in time w/my heartbeat. Tends to coincide w/spells of excessive sweating and feeling out of breath. Cause?

Irregular rhythm: You could be having spells of irregular or fast heart rhythms, especially if you are getting out of breath. You should see your doctor for further testing, and perhaps a holter monitor or event monitor. This is like an pocket EKG machine that you wear for some time, and it can help record abnormal rhythms when you are having symptoms. ...Read more

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I was lying suddenly I feel like I missed a heartbeat. After that I was sweating and my stomach ache and I had to go to the bathroom. Bp is normal.

I was lying suddenly I feel like I missed a heartbeat. After that I was sweating and my stomach ache and I had to go to the bathroom. Bp is normal.

A "missed": Heartbeat is just a PAUSE after an EXTRA heart beat! Its called a "Palpitation" and the MOST COMMON CAUSE is ANXIETY!! Anxiety from the palpitation results in more palpitations! COOL IT! BTW "Lying down "waiting" for it is the best way to PRODUCE them!!
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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My 10 yo has had several episodes of near fainting: pale, sweating, trouble breathing, rapid heartbeat. Blood tests fine. Could it be heart related?

My 10 yo has had several episodes of near fainting: pale, sweating, trouble breathing, rapid heartbeat. Blood tests fine. Could it be heart related?

Yes: Yes it can. What blood tests were done? I would definitely get an ekg, but it also might be anxiety, asthma, and few other problems, needs some workup and good physical. ...Read more

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I got cold sweats and racing heartbeat?

I got cold sweats and racing heartbeat?

Sick, poor health: You should have your full physical with all the blood work to make sure there is no underlying health issue causing this. ...Read more

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Heartbeat is 39 beats per min. And I experience cold sweats and weakness?

Heartbeat is 39 beats per min. And I experience cold sweats and weakness?

Slow heart beat: There could be several reasons for this. Common causes include heart blocks and chronotropic incompetence.
This needs to evaluated by your cardiologist and make sure that there is no reason for a pace-maker implantation. ...Read more

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I keep having horrible racing thoughts with rapid heartbeat, panic & sweats. It lasts several hours. Is this a condition?

I keep having horrible racing thoughts with rapid heartbeat, panic & sweats. It lasts several hours. Is this a condition?

Eval: You would need to be evaluated to determine if you suffer from an anxiety disorder. It is important to be medically assessed to determine if there is an underlying medical problem. If not, a comprehensive eval by a doctoral level psychologist or a psychiatrist is encouraged. Take care. ...Read more

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Child health, when a child has rapid sweating and heart beat?

Child health, when a child has rapid sweating and heart beat?

Rapid Heart Beat: When discussing a cardiac question, the age of the child is always important. However, persistent rapid heart rate accompanied by sweating is something that should be evaluated no matter what the age of the patient. You should discuss this with your doctor. Then a more thorough patient history and family history can be taken and the appropriate evaluation and treatment done. ...Read more

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15 year old passing out and sweating bad with heart beat at 57?

15 year old passing out and sweating bad with heart beat at 57?

Dysrhythmia: At age 15, ischemia or clogging not a problem unless with really bad predisposing factors. Passing out is a bad sign. This person should see his/her doctor and have good exam done, ekg, and perhaps even holder and eps if needed as it has been happening with many kids lately who are even athletic. A good history, family history and events should be prepared. ...Read more

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What's symptoms causes persistent couphing at nights, persistent sweating and at rare times increased heart beat for no reason?

Cough at night: Several reason.
Most common one is due to asthma, allergy, bronchitis and postnasal drips.
Heart failure (which I do not expect in 20 year old person) also is on the list.
Please talk to your pcp. ...Read more

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I've had this symptoms for more than a year persistent couphing at nites, persistent sweating and increased heart beat for no reason?

I've had this symptoms for more than a year persistent couphing at nites, persistent sweating and increased heart beat for no reason?

Night Sweats: Night sweats can result from a number of different causes. Having too many blankets on the bed and menopause are common causes. In other cases, night sweats may be due to medical conditions. For instance, influenza, hiv/aids, hepatitis (liver inflammation), and endocarditis (infection of the heart lining) are all associated with night sweats. In addition, severe illnesses, such as cancer and tuber. ...Read more

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I took one dose of tAmiflu and side effects are horrible. Irregular heartbeat, sweats, lips feel swollen but are not, edgy hb races when I stand up.?

I took one dose of tAmiflu and side effects are horrible. Irregular heartbeat, sweats, lips feel swollen but are not, edgy hb races when I stand up.?

Recommendation: Some people can not tolerate Tamiflu. You are one of them. Please, never try it again. Any flu required a lot of fluids, and many OTC medication can be helpful. I always tell my patient about this terrible side effect of Tamiflu when prescribing this medicine. ...Read more

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I've been to the er feeling chest discomfort rapid heartbeat a lil sweats they tell me I'm fine ekg and X-ray good but I still can't figure out why?

I've been to the er feeling chest discomfort rapid heartbeat a lil sweats they tell me I'm fine ekg and X-ray good but I still can't figure out why?

Often not serious: Palpitations is the word patient use to describe a fluttering sensation in the chest caused by skipped heart beats or rapid heartbeats. Patients with no heart disease can often experience palpitations. Sometimes they are brought on by
anxiety, fatigue, caffeine and cough and cold medicines.

Beta blockers are sometimes prescribed if the palpitations are annoying or very frequent. SEE bit. Ly/1vlj5 ...Read more

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If a male 67yrs. Has a weak spell with sweating and durring this spell his heart beat falls to 38 how soon should we get him to hospital? Seems speed

If a male 67yrs. Has a weak spell with sweating and durring this spell his heart beat falls to 38 how soon should we get him to hospital? Seems speed

Vasovagal episode: Weak spells followed by a slow heart rate simply means - it is a vasovagal episode.

Can happen with no obvious reason, usually proceeded by an aura - if you feel it is coming - just lie down quietly flat on the floor - this defies the gravity and should make you feel better.

Avoid dehydration, make sure you are not on diuretics (fluid pills) - if symptoms persist I recommend evaluation. ...Read more

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Hi, I am 17 and I’ve had problems with my period in the past. I would usually get hot flashes, a rapid heartbeat, cold sweats, dizziness, headaches an?

Hi, I am 17 and I’ve had problems with my period in the past. I would usually get hot flashes, a rapid heartbeat, cold sweats, dizziness, headaches an?

Menstrual issues: Please provide more information about the menstrual problems. It will be best to consult a physician and discuss your symptoms in detail. ...Read more

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Symptoms - irregular heartbeat, sweats, fatigue, chest tightness but no pain. Should I call my doctor?

Symptoms - irregular heartbeat, sweats, fatigue, chest tightness but no pain. Should I call my doctor?

Urgently: Any irregular heartbeat with chest tightness warrants being seen by a doctor and obtaining an EKG immediately because it is possible that you may have had a heart attack, regardless of whether or not you feel pain. Please seek attention as soon as possible. ...Read more

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What causes shortness of breath, warm sensation all over and sweating with rapid heart beat and weakness?

What causes shortness of breath, warm sensation all over and sweating with rapid heart beat and weakness?

A lot of things can: Many things can cause these symptoms from anxiety, asthma, heart disease, thyroid disease, chemical imbalances, etc... Please talk to your primary care physician about your symptoms as it can be serious. ...Read more

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I feel nervous all time. My hands are trembling always. I could feel my heart beat. My palm is sweating. I don't drink or smoke?

I feel nervous all time. My hands are trembling always. I could feel my heart beat. My palm is sweating. I don't drink or smoke?

Anxiety?: The symptoms you described could be due to anxiety. However, other medical and dietary factors like excessive caffeine, medications and others may also present with similar symptoms. Get evaluated to find the cause of your symptoms. Good luck. ...Read more

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I had night sweats for a couple of nights, bp is 140/80, pulse is 75, 02 level is 92, irregular heart beat, feeling weak all over, pain in both legs, age 64?

I had night sweats for a couple of nights, bp is 140/80, pulse is 75, 02 level is 92, irregular heart beat, feeling weak all over, pain in both legs, age 64?

Get checked.: Night sweats, if new, can be due to a fever & if you have a change in your heart beat (if it has not been irregular commonly before) you need to get checked or call your doc today. There are many reasons possible to explain your symptoms, but no way to sort them out here. Despite our fondest hopes, a 150 character question & a 400 character response cannot solve all the world's ills! Peace cures! ...Read more

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My 16 year old son has been complaining of rapid heart beat and sudden sweats. His TSH was perfect but he had elevated thyroglobulin antibodies. What?

My 16 year old son has been complaining of rapid heart beat and sudden sweats. His TSH was perfect but he had elevated thyroglobulin antibodies. What?

Check Heart Also: If his thyroid function is normal, make sure that he is not suffering from intermittant tachycardia or rapid heartrate. This and other causes may occur. Continue seeing the doctor. ...Read more

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Irregular fast heartbeat but feel great?

Irregular fast heartbeat but feel great?

Get checked: An irregular fast heart beat could be atrial fibrillation. It's possible to have this heart rhythm problem but feel totally normal. In general patients experiencing this symptom should see their doctor and get an electrocardiogram. ...Read more

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Why is my heartbeat beats fast eventhough I'm sitting?

Why is my heartbeat beats fast eventhough I'm sitting?

Needs evaluation: Fast heart beat is called tacycardia. There are several causes: including fever, coffee, stress, dehydration, anemia etc. Serious conditions like cardiac arrhythmias needs to be excluded, blood pressure checked etc. Hence, evaluation by a physician is necessary, including blood, work, ECG and stress test if necessary. ...Read more

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I have fast heartbeat and cough?

I have fast heartbeat and cough?

OK: Coughing is actually an effective way of slowing your heart rate. Cough hard repeatedly when it happens. ...Read more

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I have heartbeat fast. Cant sleep well.

I have heartbeat fast. Cant sleep well.

Statement: Iti isn't possible to give advice with the little you've said other than consult a doctor for evaluation. You may have nothing much wrong but can't tell from the little information ...Read more

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Fast heartbeat shortness of breath at night?

Fast heartbeat shortness of breath at night?

Anxiety: Is state of tension, apprehension, worry, uneasiness or fear. It may be related to anticipated danger or arise for no apparent reason. While mild episodes of anxiety are common and do not usually require treatment, more severe forms can be chronic and debilitating. Symptoms of severe anxiety: insomnia, chest pain, shortness of breath, nausea, palpitations, tremors, and parasthesia. See your PCP. ...Read more