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What are the symptoms for a bad heart?

What are the symptoms for a bad heart?

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

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What are the symptoms of a hole in the heart?

What are the symptoms of a hole in the heart?

Depends: vague question.....where is the "hole" in the heart?? What structure? Need more info to help you. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of shock from a bad heart?

What are the symptoms of shock from a bad heart?

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

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What are the symptoms of having a hole in the heart?

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

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If your heart pauses, what do the symptoms feel like?

If your heart pauses, what do the symptoms feel like?

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 more

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My heart has brief sharp pains with no other symptoms from time to time?

My heart has brief sharp pains with no other symptoms from time to time?

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

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Getting a pain in a persons heart like a poke. What is this a symptom of?

Getting a pain in a persons heart like a poke. What is this a symptom of?

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

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Could you tell me what are the symptoms of someone has a hole in the heart?

Could you tell me what are the symptoms of someone has a hole in the heart?

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 more

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Should I get medical attention for my child if she has symptoms of a heart defect?

Should I get medical attention for my child if she has symptoms of a heart defect?

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 more

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