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Heart Attact Symptoms
Heart symptoms: There are myriad symptoms from none to terrible in intensity varying by underlying diagnoses,further similar conditions in different individuals can have widely varying symptoms.Chest,jaw throat arm discomfort,air hunger breathlessness, palpitations, unusual sweats, fatigue, lightheadedness, passing out, nausea are just some of the commoner ones;hope it helps ...Read more
Shock: Shock leads to low BP and spasm of peripheral blood vessels to redirect blood to the more vital organ systems. This leads to cold clammy skin, fast heart rate, and light headedness as the body tries to compensate. Urine output falls and mental processes and consciousness start to weaken. ...Read more
Can be none: Depends on how big the "hole" (atrial septal defect or ventricular septal defect) is -- it may never cause any problems at all. Depending on exactly what is happening, people may notice swelling on the legs, shortness of breath, or that the extremities turn blueish. ...Read more
Cardiac condition: If you have a significant pause in the electrical activity of the heart, you will feel very dizzy and fatigued and might have other symptoms like shortness of breath. A significant heart pause needs to be determined by your primary care physician through cardiac testing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unlikely to be pbm: Most brief "heart" pains in your age group (17) relate to your stomach entrance, not your heart. Gastroesophageal reflux tosses stomach acid up the swallowing tube and triggers "heartburn". Avoiding caffeine, nicotine and spicy foods can reduce symptoms as can not eating before reclining for a nap or bedtime. ...Read more
Chest pain : Heart poke vs chest pain? Heart poke could be just a extra beat. Things like premature atrial or ventricular contraction. Typical angina/ heart disease chest pain is a pressure CP sometimes irradiating to left arm worsening with activities. Usually associated with risk factors like hypertension, diabetes, smoking, obesity etc. If you are worry seek medical attention for stress test/ekg asap. ...Read more
Hole in your heart?: I am wondering why you are asking and if you think you have a hole in your heart or if you are asking about the possibility of a baby having a hole in their heart. Easy fatigue, shortness of breath, unable to tolerate exertion - these all come to mind for a person who has a hole in their heart. A cardiologist would be most qualified to answer this for you, and to evaluate you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Infants have a predictable pattern of daily activities that parents will know better than anyone. They should play with vigor, feed with interest and rest well when tired. If you think the work of breathing is increasing, feeds take longer and are interrupted to breathe, baby may have lung or heart issues. Sweating with feeds or pale or bluish color changes too. Have baby seen by your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My dr recently told me that one side of my heart is larger than the other. What would symptoms wound this cause?
Heart: The left side of the heart has greater mass than the right side. It pumps higher pressure for the same volume load. This doesn't cause symptoms if it is the normal situation. Sometimes more disparity is present, it isn't clear from what you wrote that you have an imbalance. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What does it mean when i get a sudden cold feeling around my heart? What kind of disease with a symptoms is this?
More info: We would need more information: what brings it on? What makes it worse? What helps? How long does it last? How long has it been going on? What other symptoms do you get? Sorry - can't come up with a diagnosis or even a guess right now. ...Read more
I have t wave abnormality in anteolateral leads also came positive in tmt test.But i completed the test without symptoms.Any problem with heart?
Unsure: Cannot say yes or no. Would need further evaluation. ...Read more
Been 3 years since i've neva been to cinema.Got there today and had my heart thuddin so fasthat i got out after 15 mins. Is dat a symptom of heart ata?
Probably not: A rapid heart rate by itself is typically not a heart attack. There can be many causes of a rapid hr. Also the chances that a 22 y/o woman would be having a heart attack is extremely small. More likely this could have been a panic attack or anxiety. Also caffeine or other medications can cause a rapid hr. Go see your doctor who can help you figure it out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many!: Heart attacks can have many different symptoms depending on the person. Chest pain is the most known one, but other things like a stomach ache or dizziness or shortness of breath, can also be a symptom. If you have no history or heart disease, and do not use drugs that may cause heart damage, or have a family history of early heart disease, a heart attack is not common at your age. Get checked. ...Read more
Heart Block: The term heart block does not relate to blockages in the arteries of the heart, but to block in the flow of electrical current in the electrical conducting system of the heart. Heart block results in slow heart beats, which may give rise to severe dizziness or syncope (passing out). But heart block is not the usual cause of dizziness, which has many other causes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Heart Block: The term heart block does not relate to blockages in the arteries of the heart, but to block in the flow of electrical current in the electrical conducting system of the heart. Heart block results in slow heart beats, which may give rise to severe dizziness or syncope (passing out). But heart block is not the usual cause of dizziness, which has many other causes. ...Read more