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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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I have been having heart fluttering and a numb left arm? Big deal or not?

I have been having heart fluttering and a numb left arm? Big deal or not?

Maybe: Those are symptoms that should be evaluated. There are so many causes. Some are serious, some are not. ...Read more

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My heart flutters occasionally, my left arm feels numb, my chest feels tight & begins to hurt & I have difficulty breathing. Heart problems?

My heart flutters occasionally, my left arm feels numb, my chest feels tight & begins to hurt & I have difficulty breathing. Heart problems?

Its possible: Possible but unlikely at your age. What is your murmur from? Why do you take the listed medications and how much? There are quite a few things, some minimal and some serious that could do this but don't fool around with it let a doctor rule out the possible serious things. ...Read more

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What causing left arm to feel heavy?

What causing left arm to feel heavy?

See details: This needs evaluation by a doctor. Is the arm truly weak? Pain or weakness in the arm or shoulder area has many possible causes. ...Read more

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Why does my left arm feel cold and tingly?

Why does my left arm feel cold and tingly?

Could be.....: Several things from minor, like a 'pinched nerve' in the neck, to major, like thoracic outlet syndrome.....See your doctor soon to get checked out. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have pain in my left arm?

Not sure: Tough to say over the computer, but l arm pain can certainly be associated with serious issues like cardiac chest pain. Best to have your pain evaluated by a dr. And get the proper diagnosis. Good luck. ...Read more

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Just wondering if anyone else has this pain in left arm nearly at the top as qb?

See below: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Left arm pain when coughing?

Left arm pain when coughing?

Herniated disc: Coughing increases pressure in the spine and if there is an underlying compression of a nerve or the spinal cord itself, pain can be produced. Best to be examined and perhaps have an MRI of the neck perfored. ...Read more

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Bumps on left arm only, why?

Not sure: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a jumping in my left arm?

I have a jumping in my left arm?

Muscle twitching: The cause of the involuntary fasiculations are many. If you have been working out or using your arms a lot, the muscles may be tired. How much caffeine have you had? Are you on medications? Are you dehydrated? Try massaging the area and applying a warm compress. Drink more water. Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables to avoid a nutritional deficiency. Go see your doctor if the twitching continues ...Read more

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Tingling sensation in my left arm?

Tingling sensation in my left arm?

Try moving: Most commonly in your age group, paresthesia in the arm is due to a positional and temporary nerve compression which resolves with movement. Is this true for you? ...Read more

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My left arm is hurting really bad?

See details: Then see a doctor and have it evaluated. You offer no specifics about the pain so no one can give you a specific answer. ...Read more

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Why am I always having left arm pain?

Many Possibilities: Although you are young, we can't forget that left arm pain can be referred from other places such as the heart, cervical spine, etc. There certainly are many other possibilities such as referred shoulder pain, but if you haven't seen a physician I would recommend starting with your regular doctor first to narrow the possibilities. ...Read more

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Left arm feels sunburned but it isn't?

Left arm feels sunburned but it isn't?

Depends: Depending on your age, medical history, Med use and immune status likely nothing serious but see MD if you take any meds especially doxycycline or are immunocompromised. Could be slight numbness. A neurological cause is unlikely but see MD b ...Read more

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Why do I have numbness in my left arm?

Why do I have numbness in my left arm?

Exam: Your question requires an examination and evaluation. This cannot be diagnosed online. ...Read more

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Extreme pain shooting through left arm?

Take medication: Take Ibuprofen or acetaminophen to see if this helps the pain, but if you had a recent injury or you have other symptoms (tingling, numbness, loss of strength), you should be seen by a physician ASAP. ...Read more

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Why does my left arm hurt when I cough?

Cough ; arm pain: Hello, you will need to discuss these symptoms with your doctor. He/she will want to order a ct or MRI to check for disc impingement of a brachial nerve. ...Read more

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How can you relieve upper left arm pain?

Depends: Treatment of upper arm pain would depend on the reason for the pain. Does this follow an injury? Do you have full range of movement at the shoulder? Do you have pain when you move your neck in all directions? I recommend you see your doctor for this problem. ...Read more

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What does tingling in my left arm mean?

What does tingling in my left arm mean?

The list is long: You could have:
carpel tunnel
radiculopathy
diabetes (usually bilateral)
vascular disease
b12 def. (bil)
tia (mini-stroke)
ulnar nerve compression
sat. Night palsy
vasculitis

so, go see your doctor. He may refer you after he does some labs and/or xrays or MRI or. ......

Good luck. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your left arm hurts?

Not enough info: The possibilities are many since you did not mention which part of your arm actually hurts. If concerned, see a doctor. ...Read more

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What is causing my left arm to stiffen up?

What is causing my left arm to stiffen up?

2 vague: When, which joints, all or 1 joint, muscle related or joint stiffness, after use or @ rest, episodic or all the time, any injury or recent exercise. U can c a lot more information is needed 2 ask a meaningful question. ...Read more

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What causes tingling in the whole left arm?

Brain or neck: Nerve pain as you describe frequently comes from the neck but can come from the brain as well. Lastly a nerve in the arm itself could be causing the symptoms. Best to see a neurologist to evaluate this. ...Read more

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What if I have a tumor in just my left arm?

What if I have a tumor in just my left arm?

Depends...: If it's a benign tumor like lipoma, no threat to life or limb. If cancer, different story. Get it checked by your doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my left arm is tingling?

What does it mean if my left arm is tingling?

Nerve is been: Irritated some place from the neck down, could be in the neck or on the tract of the nerve. ...Read more

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Why does my chest and my left arm feel heavy?

This could: Be referred pain from the heart. Heart attack symptoms are similar. Please go to an urgent care, er, or your doctors office immediately. ...Read more

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Why am I having a warm feeling in my left arm?

Could be a: Manifestation of a heart problem. Or a nerve problem caused by degeneration of the spine in the neck. See your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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My left arm is shaking when I raise it up why?

My left arm is shaking when I raise it up why?

Working out?: Obviously more information is needed but have you done any heavy lifting lately? ...Read more

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I have pain in left arm and it is shaking too?

When to go to the ER: I am not sure, but this sounds very serious. I think an online forum can only tell you that it is time to get in to see your health care provider or even the emergency room. Please do not delay any longer. ...Read more

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I have fine bumps on my left arm what are they?

I have fine bumps on my left arm what are they?

Left arm bumps: More information is needed to make even an educated guess. Are they red? Do they itch? Have they spread from a small area to the entire arm? Is only the left arm involved? Skin lesions are best evaluated by being seen by a doc. Your fp/pcp can examine the bumps after getting a good history & provide you with possibilities & treatment. ...Read more

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Pain in upper left arm, and pain in left chest?

Pain in upper left arm, and pain in left chest?

Chest pain: Anytype of chest pain or even upper abdominal pain will radiate to the upper extremities. At minimum, it deserves and ekg and a chest xray and at least a visit to your provider. ...Read more

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Why does my left arm go cold when I am running?

Why does my left arm go cold when I am running?

Artery problem: You may have an extra rib in your neck. You have to get this checked out by your doctor. ...Read more

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Isn't it a bad thing when you're left arm hurts?

Can be: You may be thinking of the referred pain to one's left arm as a sign of a heart attack? This typically is not in 26 y/o females, but if you have chest heaviness and shortness of breath, by all means go to your local emergency room. ...Read more

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What can cause hard small ball unbder my left arm?

Get it evaluated: There are several possible causes. It could be something as simple as a cyst or more complex issues such as a mass or enlarged lymph node. This issue needs evaluation by a doctor. ...Read more

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My left arm hurts what could be the cause I'm 17?

Left arm pain: There needs to be more specific information. Was there an injury? Where does it hurt on the left arm? Were you doing something? Did you just wake up in pain? How long has it been going on? It is difficult to assess for the possible causes without more specific information. ...Read more

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Slight heaviness in left arm plus feeling restless?

Slight heaviness in left arm plus feeling restless?

Anxiety?: These might be symptoms of anxiety. if concerned or the symptoms persist consult a doctor. ...Read more