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Heart Problems In Women
Pain or breathing: A new heart problem will usually cause chest discomfort or pain, or decreased exercise tolerance. So a patient may feel extra tired on trying to walk, or have sudden difficulty with breathing going up stairs that was not present previously. Obviously these are not uncommon symptoms and can be related to other things like lack of regular exercise. Recent new symptoms is a reason to see an md. ...Read more
Sure...: That is a very nonspecific question. Newborns can have heart problems and every age thereafter. Certain issues such as coronary artery disease and heart attacks are less likely at 23 years of age then when older. There are a variety of "heart problems", if want a more specific answer then this I would suggest you ask again with more details or see your doctor if you are concerned about yourself ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
23 yo females: rarely have heart problems and we do not routinely screen for heart problems at this age without severe symptoms. Heart problems are picked when there is a SIGNIFICANT history of undesired symptoms like chest pain, non-lung related shortness of breath at rest or exertion, lower extremity swelling or fluid in lungs. Given your listed medical history- anxiety-related conditions are more likely. ...Read more
Heart problems? Symptoms: pain in cheast, shocks in heart, painful to move, feel heart hit my cheast, throbing sharp pain. What is this? 20yrs female
My heart is hitting my sternum and it's beating really rapid I'm a 16 year old female with history of heart problems?
See a doctor.: You have palpitations and tachycardia. Fast heart rhythms need to be checked by a doctor, it can be something directly related to your heart problems, or something else. In any case it is important to follow up with your doctor as soon as possible. Don't drink a lot of caffeine from sodas or coffee if you are. ...Read more
Why am i having chest pains? I'm a 27 year old female, with no prior history of heart problems. But for the last three weeks i've had chest pains everyday, sometimes the pain is sharp and sometimes it's more of a dull ache. Sometimes the pain goes into my
What can a doctor tell by listening to your heart. What are the chances of a 22yr old female to have heart problems?
Alot: The heart exam isn't just listening ,its palpation, visual,and auscultation. To answer your question ,listening to your heart can tell the doctor the heart rate, rhythm, if theres any murmurs which may point to the need to further testing. Unlikely for a 22 yo to slip through without picking up a problem. This of course assumes you go for regular check ups etc. ...Read more