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Palpitations: You are having palpitations, which can be caused by many things, including thyroid issues, anxiety, arrhythmias, caffeine, hypoglycemia, among many other things. You need to be evaluated both with blood tests and possibly with a 24 hour monitor called a holter monitor to see what the heart is doing during these episodes from an electrical standpoint. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a heart ablation 9 weeks ago! I have been having shoulder pain for the last 4 nights. I was wondering if this is part of the ablasion?
More details please: It is unlikely but possible depending on the extent of the ablation, zone of the ablation. There is always risk of a possible damage and perforation to ablated site which can present with a variety of symptoms. In your case it has been quite some time and chances are it is not related.Is it only when you sleep? WHen exercising? can you describe the pain ...Read more
Hi, i'm waiting on my results for 7 day heart monitor, been unwell since july had tests 3 abnormal ecgs normal echo ep study couldn't start anything off and said i had fast heart rate didn't ablate , now i'm having episodes of my heart racing at 160bpm il
Fast heart rate: When someone's heart rate is fast (more than 100 beats per minute), it can feel like heart fluttering. It can have different causes from very benign, no needing treatment to life threatening. The term 'atrial flutter' describes an abnormally fast rhythm where the electricity in the upper chamber of the heart goes round and round a large circle. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Heart disease: Is a nonspecific term that refers to conditions which impair the heart's ability to function. They include rhythm disturbances, structural disturbances, infectious disturbances, inflammatory disturbances, malignant processes, toxic processes and others....... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Normal: All heart murmurs are sound caused by blood flow. Abnormal connections (holes), obstructing muscle, blocked arteries, and abnormal valves can all cause murmurs that are not "innocent." in many children, and some adults, normal blood flow can also cause noise. A normal murmur is another name for an innocent or functional murmur. Innocent murmurs do not turn into abnormalities. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers