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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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So my heart is racing and fluttering, my legs felt weak. Sweating, felt faint. Some chest pain and its been 20 min (longer than usual times). Help?

Rapid pulse: Take your pulse per minute and if possible your blood pressure if it's low blood pressure then drink some fluids with sodium- salt and go to your doctor however if your pulse is too fast not feeling well go to an ER or call 911. ...Read more

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Fluttering sensation in leg. What could it be?

Fluttering sensation in leg. What could it be?

Isolated muscle: Twitches or fasciculations are common and usually not serious. It could be from drinking too much coffee, stress, anxiety, electrolyte imbalance etc. However, seek medical help if it's accompanied by increasing pain, weakness, numbness, fatigue, fever, weight loss etc. Http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/86285-causes-muscle-twitch/. ...Read more

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Is it ok to do normal ab workouts such as flutter kicks and leg raises with spondylosis?

Is it ok to do normal ab workouts such as flutter kicks and leg raises with spondylosis?

It depends: If you have no unusual pain when you exercise as you describe there is no reason to worry if you continue. ...Read more

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Very active person, for a few weeks, been having what feels like muscle flutters in stomach, legs + arms. Also a bit constipated and gassy. What is it?

Very active person, for a few weeks, been having what feels like muscle flutters in stomach, legs + arms. Also a bit constipated and gassy. What is it?

Get checked for: Muscle inflammation, ibs, electrolyte imbalance etc. Take care! Http://www. Medicinenet. Com/script/main/mobileart. Asp? Articlekey=331. ...Read more

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I have fluttering feeling lower right leg with aching on and off for 3 days now. What could cause this. I am over weight, & been in bed a lot lately.?

I have fluttering feeling lower right leg with aching on and off for 3 days now. What could cause this. I am over weight, & been in bed a lot lately.?

Lower right leg: You must go to the nearest Emergency facility as soon as possible. Have someone take you there. You will be examined and xrays of your leg will be taken. Once that is done the doctors will know what needs care.
Hope all goes well - please keep me posted. ...Read more

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My left leg swells a little from time to time. Today, when I was testing, the sode of my lower leg fluttered a little. I massaged my leg and it stop?

Symptoms related?: A bit of clarification could help. What is your biggest worry? How and why are you testing your feet. What brings on the swelling and flutter? Do they occur together? How long and how often have you had these symptoms? What sensations do you have during these episodes? What happens to your ability to function? Swelling could be valves in your veins not working well. Flutter may be muscle fatigue. ...Read more

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Been battling with sciatica in right leg since las yr sept. Getting progressively worse. Constant hip pain and when I lie down feels like flutters?

Been battling with sciatica in right leg since las yr sept. Getting progressively worse. Constant hip pain and when I lie down feels like flutters?

Sciatica: Is one of the least well diagnosed syndromes in that a GREAT MANY conditions can cause what seems like the same thing. You really need to see a qualified specialist (physiatrist, pain specialist or orthopedist) to find out what is causing this syndrome in you to get a specific treatment recommendation. Meanwhile, this resource might help: https://www. Emedicinehealth. Com/sciatica/article_em. Htm ...Read more

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Fluttering in the testicles and tingling in torso and leg one side of body? Possiabilties?

Fluttering in the testicles and tingling in torso and leg one side of body? Possiabilties?

Lumbar radiculopathy: My guess is that you had a lumbar strain and the muscle spasm causing pressure on the nerve supplying these areas of groin and leg. To get the correct diagnosis see a physician who with the aid of physical exam and imaging studies can diagnose your problem. ...Read more

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Recently been told I have ibs & have health anxiety I've been noticing flutters in my stomach & back and also the odd one in my leg and it's worrying?

Recently been told I have ibs & have health anxiety I've been noticing flutters in my stomach & back and also the odd one in my leg and it's worrying?

Twitching: It appears that you're experiencing muscle twitching and this muscle irritability can be caused by deficiencies of calcium, magnesium and potassium. Apparently you haven't been having muscle cramps, however it might be advisable to see your physician who can order the appropriate tests for these deficiencies just to be sure. ...Read more

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Sudden onset sweating, lightheaded and shaky legs followed by incessant pvcs. Do not feel like a flutter. Only 2x in 3 weeks. Lasted +_ 50 min. Have app with EP in 4 months.?

Sudden onset sweating, lightheaded and shaky legs followed by incessant pvcs. Do not feel like a flutter. Only 2x in 3 weeks. Lasted +_ 50 min. Have app with EP in 4 months.?

Your symptoms are: Too nonspecific to be certain of an arrhythmia diagnosis without further investigation. Ask the EP if your appointment could be moved up and you could be seen sooner. ...Read more

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I have a old ligament injury to right knee and now on top it I have a bakers cyst. And very swollen hole right leg and can hardly walk and flutters

I have a old ligament injury to right knee and now on top it I have a bakers cyst. And very swollen hole right leg and can hardly walk and flutters

Joint problems: It sounds to me like there are multiple issues surrounding your knee/leg. It is time to get to a board-certified orthopedic surgeon for an in depth evaluation of all the problems. ...Read more

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Hey there. I often get a fluttering/bubbling sensation in my body- legs, butt, arm, neck, stomach. It lasts for a few seconds, then stops and starts again. I am worried it is a blood clot or the start of a nerve disease. Thanks?

Hey there. I often get a fluttering/bubbling sensation in my body- legs, butt, arm, neck, stomach. It lasts for a few seconds, then stops and starts again. I am worried it is a blood clot or the start of a nerve disease. Thanks?

Hey there back!: Can't tell from your question if you're describing fasiculations, muscle spasms, a neuropathic process, atypical seizure activity, etc? Your concern however is certainly appropriate & deserves evaluation. Ask your primary care doctor for his/her opinion & referral. ...Read more

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Heart fluttering for a few months and now triggers coughing fit. Chest feels tight. Mirena (levonorgestrel) implant. Past asthma. Strange pain in legs. Nausea. Tired?

Heart fluttering for a few months and now triggers coughing fit. Chest feels tight. Mirena (levonorgestrel) implant. Past asthma. Strange pain in legs. Nausea. Tired?

Complex issue: With multiple nonspecific symptoms, it is impossible to sort out your problems with a limited answer in an online forum. You should see your primary care provider a more complete evaluation. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I'm 32. 2 months ago I feel fluttering/vibrations in various extremities of my heel, knee, arm, elbow. My skin vibrates until I move. It is very odd.?

I'm 32. 2 months ago I feel fluttering/vibrations in various extremities of my heel, knee, arm, elbow. My skin vibrates until I move. It is very odd.?

Spasms: More than likely they are muscle spasms under the skin. They can be caused from overuse, electrolyte issues - dehydration. Sometimes low calcium and magnesium can cause the spasms or muscle fasciculations. Our muscles contract and release with these 2 minerals. So highs and lows would causes the muscles to spasm ...Read more

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I have hep c. I took interon treatment for 12 weeks, but it didn't work. I have a flutter in upper rt quad and swelling in abdomen. Not pregnant.

Hepatitis C: I am worried there is some liver inflammation and without being able to examine you I would wish you an easy way in to a study for the new hepatitis c protease inhibitors. These are definitely showing some promise. They are in clinical trials around the country now. If your doctor does not know please do not give up till you find where they are close to you. ...Read more

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Hi. I have pain in my leg?

Hi. I have pain in my leg?

I hope it resolved: Pain is not a comfortable symptom. It would be helpful if you could describe a few more details about the pain in your leg. For example where is the pain.
How bad is the pain on a scale of 1 to 10. Did it start suddenly or has it been gradually getting worse?
Send more info so the Docs from HT can help you. ...Read more

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Hello dr I have pain in my leg?

Hello dr I have pain in my leg?

Pain in Leg: Hi there,

This is a nonspecefic symptom. It would be best to make an appt to discuss this further. ...Read more