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Fast Pulse In Neck
I have very visible fast pulse in neck when lying down, veins are pulsing out of neck, weak heartbeat 80bpm feel bit faint, what is reason for this?
This can be a couple: This can be a couple on things. We need to know about your heart, your lungs, and your general health like thyroid, kidney, etc. Each of these can impact you and be responsible for symptons. You need to see your physician and get evaluated. ...Read more
I've noticed the last couple days I've had a really fast pulse in my neck on the right side but my pulse in my chest is slower. What could this Mean?
It is extremely unlikely that the pulse in your neck and chest are different.
I can understand feeling a pulse in your neck but feeling a pulse in your chest is uncommon. ...Read more
Why is my pulse so fast on my neck could my shunt be having a pulse my head has been hurting all day?
Unclear: A VP shunt does not have a pulse. I am not sure why your pulse is so fast but could be caffeine or anxiety. The head hurting needs to be investigated if very severe. Do you have migraines? You have not mentioned the MRI results or how long ago it was done. If this is severe you need to call your neurologist for further eval. ...Read more
More details: How fast is your pulse. You can almost always feel your pulse in your neck below the corner of your jaw, on both sides: the carotid arteries. Too fast would be over 120, generally, although this depends on age and medications you might be taking. Do you feel fine otherwise? If you have symptoms of a fast pulse, dizziness, shortness of breath or chest pain then you need to call 911. ...Read more
Can be hypo thyroid for years then become hyper? Lab results are in normal range, exper. Sleep problems, fast pulse, blurred vision, tingling in arms
Yes: If you take too much thyroid medicine. Lab tests should rule it out, however, & there are lots of other reasons for your symptoms. Are your labs different than before (even if normal range). ...Read more
I have a bad sore throat, hard cough, yellow mucus, chest pains, shortness of breath, and fast pulse.
See a doctor: Suggest you see ahealth care provider for examintion and appropriate treatment ...Read more
Sore throat, lethargy, x3 days. Ok to breathe/swallow, neg strep & xray, fast pulse. ER gave steroids & motrin for visible epiglottis. Should I worry?
Sore throat: I'm not sure how they saw your epiglottis in the ER, but if they think you have epiglottitis, you should have been hospitalized. Do you have fever? you are likely dehydrating which may cause the fast pulse. Strep is only one test. Were you tested for infectious mono? if there is suspicion of epiglottitis (low prob given no dyspnea or dysphagia) I would suggest coverage for HIB. See your PCP. ...Read more
Not necessarily: That could be due to a variety of things and conditions. Having said that I can't exclude pregnancy. Its probably time to pick up a pregnancy test from the store just to eliminate that possibility. ...Read more
*Resting heart rate 90+ for last 2 weeks *Tachycardia, on verapamil to slow down pulse *Exercise 5x/week *on Clobetasol for alopecia *thyroid good???
How do you FEEL?: Individual heart rates vary tremendously and there's almost no science here, though there's a great deal of superstition. How is your blood pressure? I trust you're not taking a medicine as tricky as verapamil to treat a number. Since you're exercising, and I take it have normal exercise tolerance without being interrupted by shortness of breath, I'd urge you to be thankful for good health. ...Read more
What does it mean when your pulse beats really fast in your neck? Is that bad when it does it frequently?
I guess that u: Understand that if it is fast in the neck it means the heart is beating fast, perhaps you feel it more in the neck. Check to see if it's really fast or your just noticing it. 150 beats is an important number in that it can be a heart coduction issue very commen, called supra ventricular tachycardia. Look tat up see what you think. Good luck. ...Read more
What does it mean when your pulse beats really hard and fast on your neck? My does that some of the time. Is this serious?
Is it normal for the pulse on right side of neck to feel stronger than the left? More apparent in the evening. Rhythm is regular, not too fast.
Something or nothing: Sorry to be equivocal, but this could be something or could be unremarkable. A physical exam with attention to the carotid pulse (on both sides of neck) would be required to evaluate for carotid stenosis--which is narrowing of the inside of vessel usually due to cholesterol buildup found in older patients. In your age, I would consider coarctation of aorta which you would have been born with. ...Read more
Pulse in neck was fast after doing jump rope. As soon as I squatted down the pulse dramatically & instantly lowered. Is this a normal phenomenon?
Increase in heart rate with exercise is normal.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
The pulse on the side of your neck, is that basically how fast your heart is beating or something totally different?
Yes: The pulse found on the side of your neck is associated with your heart rate. For an adult, normal rate is 60-100 beats per minute. ...Read more
My heart pulse is fast when I bearly walk but slows down but I can still feel my heart beating fast in my neck?
Diet?: This is because your autonomic (automatic) nervous system is unbalanced. The commonest cause by far is diet. If this applies, get rid of all the sugary "junk" including pop, diet drinks, candy, ice cream, desserts, cookies etc. Your health is your responsibility beause, like a car, it works most efficiently on the food that we were intended to eat. ...Read more
Having chest pain, mostly on left side, can feel pulse in neck and it's fast and hard to breath. Heavy chest, very exhausting to breath. What is it?
It is... time to...: See a doctor. Chest tightness, chest pain, and shortness of breath can be due to minor problems or to very serious ones. An E.R. doctor can check to see what might be going on. Sometimes, tests and chest xrays will be done. Possible causes include angina / heart attack, partial pneumothorax (collapsed lung), asthma, reflux, heart arrythmias, etc... One should not wait around with such symptoms. ...Read more
Help. Given a cough medicine with steroid in it... Now I feel that my heartbeat pulse is so fast. It was 90 and 95 per min. Tested at neck by myself.
I sometimes have a fast pulsation in my neck near carotid artery, but it seems much faster than my actual pulse. Is this normal?
Carotid Artery: You should see a Vascular Surgeon immediately to have your carotids evaluated. A swishing sound or large pulsation is sometimes heard when carotid artery disease is present. One of the most common causes of stroke is carotid stenosis. Your Vascular Surgeon can offer the latest technology and methods to address any potential arterial problems. ...Read more
What does a strong and slow pulse indicate and what does a fast and weak indicate? Can u have high blood pressure in ur neck but normal in ur arm?
PulsePressure & Rate: Pulse strength: a result of the pulse pressure; the difference in the systolic vs. diastolic pressure; a result of (a) cardiac stoke volume vs. (b) arterial volume & (c) elasticity (assuming no Aortic Regurg. Or AV shunts). Pulse is a result of each heart beat, thus will never be faster than heart rate; but can be slower (some heart pumps not felt). If major arteries are open then pressures ~same. ...Read more
Woke up from nap with a very fast vibrating in chest neck and arms. Felt pulse in neck while vibrating felt normal speed and pattern. Hist gerd anxiet?
Pain on the right side of neck 2 in below jaw line don't hurt 2 swallow only wen eatin or drinkin can see pulse fast. Thyroid test r normal what is it?
Personally: I don't mind & I actually use abbreviations. But I wish you would take a little more care & use proper grammar/English asking your question. It does not show respect for the physician who answers you. I think you need to see an ear nose and throat doctor and be scoped. Possible x-ray = esophagram & done with a physical therapist to study your swallowing mechanics. HRS, M.D., FACC ...Read more
Heart palpitation w/ center chest pain. Lasts few moments. Dizziness & sweating fallow for several mins; felt plus pulsing in neck hard & fast.
Dizziness, uncomfortable feeling on left side of neck ear&head, numbness on lips and face and tongue, high pulse rate, fast heart beat. ECG normal. Y?
It could be an irregular heart beat, such as atrial fibrillation. If so you need to get to a doctor of emergency room urgently.
Alternatively, you could be anemic, low blood counts, and that could do it. If your thyroid is too active, that will cause a rapid heart beat also.
Please get to your doctor to have this checked out. ...Read more
Is it normal to have a rapid increase heartbeat and fast pulse when standing up or doing light activity?
Merits evaluation.: Dehydration and autonomic dysfunction are common causes of this. If increasing ones fluid intake eliminates the rapid heartbeat upon standing, it suggests the former. However, there are less common causes, including anemia; therefore, one should see ones doctor for a careful history and physical exam to elucidate the underlying cause of the heart rate increase. ...Read more
Palpitation treat: Treatments include not using caffeine, alcohol, street drugs, smoking and other stimulant substances. Try to learn meditation and other calming techniques, cut out herbal substances, cough and cold medicines, nutritional supplements, see your doctor to be sure no direct heart problem and for treatment if the basics above don't help, your anxiety may be overdriving everything may see psych help. ...Read more