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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
A 51 year old ex figure skater, who's in good shape had Sudden Cardiac Arrest. Are odds of SCA very low for someone with no known heart abnormalities?
Yes, but never zero.: Known for over 8 decades that 1/2 of US population has atherosclerosis by later childhood, despite typically no symptoms for decades. Symptoms are from plaque ruptures & clots, most without evident symptoms, yet can close major arteries within minutes: thus SCA with no warning signs in advance, including normal cholesterol & angiogram without evident problems days prior. ...Read more
Is heart abnormalities or heart disease caught in blood pressure test? Went to doc & bp is normal but have left side chest pain.what it is?
Chest pain...: You don't need to have an abnormal blood pressure in order to demonstrate you are having heart problems. Many people who suffer heart attacks(for example) appear with normal blood pressure. However it is certainly true that those that suffer of high blood pressure have a higher risk for heart issues. If you are in doubt and having chest pain go and see your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more
Some: A bicuspid aortic valve or a prolapsing mitral valve are present from birth. Many other heart valve abnormalities are acquired, either through scarring from infection, calcium deposition, or mal-apposition due to dilatation of cardiac chambers, among other things. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
14 day loop results. Heart rates 55-180 bpm (no exercise), non specific st-t abnormalities. Nomal?
SYNCOPE: Fainting can be caused by vasovegal reflex which is an activation of the vagus nerve that innervates the heart, when it is activated it decreases the heart rate and decreases blood supply to the brain and leads to the fainting. Vasovegal reflex can occur in any scary or frightening accident, a warm weather and being dehydrated or exhausted may contribute to fainting. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What are some possibilities of a heart located more to the right, but all chambers, blood flow and no other abnormalities are detected? 18wk
Dextrocardia....: when the heart is oriented to the right instead of the normal orientation to the left, it is called Dextrocardia. Nothing needs to be done, but if you need an ECG done for chest pain for example, you need to tell them so they can put the leads on the right side of your chest instead of the left. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can some develop structural abnormalities in heart later in life or is it something genetic or something someone if born with?
All of the above: You can develop structural abnormalities later in life: called acquired heart disease. This can be degenerative, or due to infection, or deficient circulation, or tumor, or injury - to name a few. Or you can be born with structural abnormalities (congenital disease) which may or may not be due to genetic abnormalities (inherited or familial). ...Read more
Possible conditions of healthly heart well developed all chambers and no other abnormalities but it's located in right side? 18wk ultrasound results
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