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Having trouble sleeping got flutters in chest by heart like a watery feeling just recovered from swollen neck nodes and night sweats fatigue etc?

Having trouble sleeping got flutters in chest by heart like a watery feeling just recovered from swollen neck nodes and night sweats fatigue etc?

Needs evaluation.: Your symptoms merit a careful medical examination including the taking of your history, a thorough physical examination, routine blood and urine tests. The results of the exam and routine tests will enable your doctor to decide whether the cause of your symptoms is evident or further special testing might be appropriate. ...Read more

Flutter (Definition)

Atrial flutter is an abnormal heart rhythm in the top of the heart in which the top of the heart beats very fast but very regularly (as opposed to atrial fibrillation which is always irregular) and can lead to a rapid heart rate and ...Read more


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Very active 36 yr old female. At night I have a flutter in chest occasionally and heart skips a beat. Could it be anxiety or true heart issues.?

Very active 36 yr old female. At night I have a flutter in chest occasionally and heart skips a beat. Could it be anxiety or true heart issues.?

Rule out cardiac: You should be evaluated medically for any underlying cardiac abnormalities. Once ruled out or in, if you have symptoms of anxiety tha should also be assessed and treated. ...Read more

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Heart rate 67bpm, I feel flutters in my chest near heart, every few minutes for hours at night. I also feel flutters in my abdomen at times too.?

Heart rate 67bpm, I feel flutters in my chest near heart, every few minutes for hours at night. I also feel flutters in my abdomen at times too.?

Heart monitor helps: If your hr is only 67 and you feel flutters, they could be pvcs or anxiety. Heart monitor will help determine if there is any arrythmias or not, if none seen might reassure you. ...Read more

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Increased palpitations and heart flutters general chest discomfort (no heart disease + normal echo) medication or un noticed subconscious anxiety?

Increased palpitations and heart flutters general chest discomfort (no heart disease + normal echo) medication or un noticed subconscious anxiety?

Adrenaline surges...: Likely due to low blood sugars, can cause palpitations, anxiety attacks and other symptoms. Have your doctor check you for the Insulin resistance syndrome, eat frequent small meals, with a low glycemic index to avoid these. Check glycemicindex. Com for a list of the glycemic index of various foods. ...Read more

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Fluttering feeling in chest, feels like heart pulputations. Just as I fell asleep. Always goes away after 10 / 15 minutes?

Fluttering feeling in chest, feels like heart pulputations. Just as I fell asleep. Always goes away after 10 / 15 minutes?

Chest fluttering: May be reflux or cardiac-Mitral valve prolapse, tachycardia or aberrant rhythm or a sensation that is unrelated to underlying cardiac rhythm. Would follow up w/ cardiologist they can do 72 hour holter or event monitor to assess rhythm. Ranitidine may help with reflux. ...Read more

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I get this fluttering in my chest and sometimes my heart races for no reason. I am only 24. What could it be?

I get this fluttering in my chest and sometimes my heart races for no reason. I am only 24. What could it be?

Rhythm problem: It is common even in young healthy persons for the heart to suddenly skip, beat to fast, or beat irregularly. Although this may be a disturbing symptom, most of the time in people your age, it is benign. That said, you should see a doctor to get an EKG and confirm exactly what kind of irregular heart beat you are having and to see if treatment or further testing is needed. ...Read more

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Normal EKG, ECHO, holter, thyroid&cbc checked last year for heart palps/chest pains. Still have fluttering feelings in chest is it my heart or anxiety?

Heart or anxiety: I may be wrong but I strongly recommend that you set up an appointment with a Psychologist!
Please keep me informed. ...Read more

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Will I be able to feel the heart flutter in my chest?

Palpitations: Heart fluttering symptoms can be felt as skipped beats, thumps, heart racing or slowing. They can cause dizziness, shortness of breath or cause one to pass out. Chest pain is also reported by some people. ...Read more

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My heart has been fluttering a lot and its accompanied by constant chest pain. What do you suggest?

My heart has been fluttering a lot and its accompanied by constant chest pain. What do you suggest?

See your doc for ekg: In your age group, first thing that comes to mind is a rhythm disturbance such as atrial flutter or fib. Both can be controlled with medication. Sometimes, they can cardiovert them, other times they can abalate the pathway to correct them. In any case, you need lab work and an ekg for diagnosis. Rarely, cardiac ischemic can be etiology in these cases. ...Read more

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I have a weird spastic/fluttering feeling in the left side of my chest just below the peck. I'm scared it's my heart. It's happening a lot today?

I have a weird spastic/fluttering feeling in the left side of my chest just below the peck. I'm scared it's my heart. It's happening a lot today?

Muscle spasm: If you actually feel a little spasm just under the skin, this could be a little muscle spasm which is normal! If however, you feel a racing heart rate, pain in chest, dizziness or lightheadedness, I would want you to see a doctor for an EKG and lab work. ...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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What is the racing feeling in my heart and in my chest and my stomach it's like a fluttering panicky feeling?

What is the racing feeling in my heart and in my chest and my stomach it's like a fluttering panicky feeling?

Fibrillation suspecr: Need to seek urgent care atrial fibrillation suspect. Short circuit conduction system of heart over drives lower portion of heart. Carries risk for stroke and heart failure has many causes. ...Read more

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My heart has been fluttering a lot and its accompanied by constant chest pain. What does this sound like?

See a doctor soon: Chest pain with heart fluttering may mean an arrhythmic heart problem. Ekg, holter, echo, stress test are few test than can be indicated. See your physician. ...Read more

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Having some fluttering feeling on my chest, feels like its my heart? Should I be concerned? I have no heart problems that I am aware of

Having some fluttering feeling on my chest, feels like its my heart? Should I be concerned? I have no heart problems that I am aware of

Depends: Depends on age, cardiac risk factors, associated symptoms, duration, frequency, family history, medications, supplements, caffiene consumption, etc, need a good history and physical. Labs ekg and possibly a holter. May need 2 d echo and possibly an event recorder. The tests will be determined by your dr after your exam. ...Read more

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Hello, only when I lay down, my heart Starts fluttering, racing and my chest is very tight and heavy it gets better when I prop myself up.

Hello, only when I lay down, my heart Starts fluttering, racing and my chest is very tight and heavy it gets better when I prop myself up.

See answer: 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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I get this chest flutter while sitting then I feel anxious and my heart races and pounds hard then settles in seconds then left with panic symptoms?

Assessment: A medical workup is needed to determine if there is a medical problem causing these symptoms. Without med workup would not assume that these are panic attacks. ...Read more

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Why is it that every time I do an extreme physical activity (running fast/dancing) I have the feeling of my heart flipping or fluttering in my chest?

Why is it that every time I do an extreme physical activity (running fast/dancing) I have the feeling of my heart flipping or fluttering in my chest?

Cardiac: You may have a stress induced arrhythmia caused by intense activity. .. if its occurring often one must have it checked. ...particularly if yu are over 40 ...Read more

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Had nissenfundoplication and having gurgling in chest after eating and also have flutter in my sternum don't no if its heart palpi or esophogus spasms?

Had nissenfundoplication and having gurgling in chest after eating and also have flutter in my sternum don't no if its heart palpi or esophogus spasms?

See a G.I. Doctor: Your surgery was to treat a hiatal hernia, you could still have residual hernia, esophageal spasm or just esophageal reflux. You need to see a good gastroenterologist (GI) doctor for an endoscopy. ...Read more

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Can aspertaim in diet pop cause heart flutters, chest pains or any other issues?

Can aspertaim in diet pop cause heart flutters, chest pains or any other issues?

Aspartame sideeffect: There are reports in the literature that patients have reported chest pain and palpitations with aspartame ingestion. Like with any food or drug, patients can experience a variety of side effect symptoms. Try and avoid aspartame containing products and see if your symptoms resolve. ...Read more

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Palpitations, heart flutters, like your heart drops in your chest likes its drowning and then goes back to normal, what to do?

Palpitations, heart flutters, like your heart drops in your chest likes its drowning and then goes back to normal, what to do?

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. ...Read more