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Friend 32male is overweight with skipping pulse beat, loud heart beat and skipped heart beat. What's wrong?

Friend 32male is overweight with skipping pulse beat, loud heart beat and skipped heart beat. What's wrong?

Irregular heartbeat: An irregular pulse is usually due to irregular heartbeat which in turn is often due to benign variation in electrical activity of the heart. This is particularly true if not accompanied by other cardiac symptoms, progressive nature or exertional symptoms. However, an ekg is appropriate and required if any other symptoms are present. ...Read more

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Heart fluttering and skipping beat when masturbating?

Heart fluttering and skipping beat when masturbating?

You're human: Most people have occasional flutters, flipflops, and skipped beats, especially when they're doing something exciting and fun. If you have more than five per minute while you're not loaded with caffeine. If your heart suddenly starts racing and stops as suddenly, or if they take your breath away, or are accompanied by chest pain, a physicain office visit is in order. ...Read more

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Skipped heart beat is it like thumpping?

Skipped heart beat is it like thumpping?

Heart rhythm is: Supposed to be regular, an early beat may cause a pause, but these can be started from atrial sources (flutter, fibrillation or pac's) or ventricle, pvc's. These usually are uncomfortable, but thumping is not how i would describe...But it might be, . ...Read more

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Heartbeat that has a double beat with second beat causing a "thump" in chest then a pause. Not a double beat, pause then a "thump" like pvcs. Cause?

Heartbeat that has a double beat with second beat causing a "thump" in chest then a pause. Not a double beat, pause then a "thump" like pvcs. Cause?

Not sure but : But could b benign arrythmias-bigeminy, sinus arrest, sinus pause etc. Ask ur pcp or cardiologist d exact diagnosis ;cause.What's d finding on chest ct and echo.Was a holter monitor done? Causes could be from abnormality n d cardiac pathway, side effect of coffee, meds hypertension, coronary art. Dse, etc.Take care and god bless u! http://www.Medicinenet.Com/script/main/mobileart.Asp?Articlekey=42334. ...Read more

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Have fast heartbeat then slows down sometimes skips a beat?

Have fast heartbeat  then slows down sometimes skips a beat?

Need further evaluat: I would recommend you get an electrocardiogram(ekg) which measures the electrical activity of your heart. You could possibly be having something known as atrial fibrillation or an irregular type of heartbeat. You may also consider something called holter monitoring or an event recorder(these measure the electrical activity of the heart over a period of time i.e. 24 hours or more). ...Read more

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Skipping heart beats always abnormal?

Skipping heart beats always abnormal?

No: Skipped heart beats are very common, occurring in as many as 80-90% of people, most of whom have no heart disease. Shortness of breath associated with skipped beats is far less common, many of whom have heart disease.. ...Read more

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My heart skips beat sometime?

My heart skips beat sometime?

"Skipped beats": Most people have ectopic or early beats from time to time, such as the PVC (premature ventricular contraction) shown. Some people feel these early beats and some do not. Their significance depends on whether they are due to underlying heart disease. A thorough evaluation is important, although they may be due to excessive fatigue, stress, excess caffeine use or other stimulants. ...Read more

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My pulse had a third beat. Is this an irregular heartbeat?

My pulse had a third beat. Is this an irregular heartbeat?

Maybe: When you listen to your heart, you typically hear a "lub-dub, lub-dub" sound. If you hear a "lub-dub, thud" on occasion, this might be an extra beat, usually a premature beat from the upper chamber of the heart (may less often be from lower chamber, PVC). This can be clarified with a heart monitor. Check with your doctor to determine if this monitoring is necessary. ...Read more

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Is an irregular heart beat with a slow heart dangerous?

Is an irregular heart beat with a slow heart dangerous?

SEE YOUR DOCTOR: Arrythmias are heart rhythm disturbances which can be dangerous but controlled with medication and or interventional procedures. Talk with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is a heart beat of 128 BPM high?

Is a heart beat of 128 BPM high?

Yes: It's high but not necessarily abnormal. It depends on the context. ...Read more

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Is an irregular heart beat in fetus always fibrillation?

Is an irregular heart beat in fetus always fibrillation?

Fast/slow/none: Assessing the fetal heart is a bit problematic. Since they are isolated inside the bag of waters, we are limited to detecting rate as fast/ slow/ normal or none. Various factors can lead to various rate changes. The fetal heart is usually beating much fast ; 130-160/min are routine. Stress can speed or slow the rate. When checking newborns, I have never had one with fibrillation in 3 decades. ...Read more

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Can a healthy heart get arrhythmia or irregular heart beat?

Can a healthy heart get arrhythmia  or irregular heart beat?

Yes: An otherwise normal heart can be subject to arrhythmias that are benign as opposed to a diseased heart( cardiomyopathy) which can be prone to potentially life threatening arrhythmias. ...Read more

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What could cause a loud, irregular, pounding heart beat?

What could cause a loud, irregular, pounding heart beat?

Premature beats: Most likely pvcs or pacs but further evaluation with a holter monitor or event monitor should be performed to determine true etiology. ...Read more

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Are palpatations skipped beats or an awareness of heart?don't get skipped beats but heart pounds,body moves w it.able to count pulse by looking @chest

Are palpatations skipped beats or an awareness of heart?don't get skipped beats but heart pounds,body moves w it.able to count pulse by looking @chest

Palpitations: Palpitations are what a person experiences as feeling the beating of the heart. It can be associated with skipped beats, but not always. It can also be associated with a fast heart rate. ...Read more

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What happens if I feel my heart pulse it goes beat beat, beat beat twice is this normal?

What happens if I feel my heart pulse it goes beat beat, beat beat twice is this normal?

Bigeminy: That rhythm is called "bigeminy". It's not dangerous and may even be normal for you. If it's not bothering you and you only notice when you check your pulse, my best advice would be to stop checking your pulse and forget it. ...Read more

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Normal BP and heart rate but heart beat feels like its weak and skips a beat. Is this normal?

Normal BP and heart rate but heart beat feels like its weak and skips a beat. Is this normal?

Premature Beats: While most people have a regular heart rate, it is not uncommon to have a premature or extra heart beat on occasion. These might occur more often with stress or excitement or after stimulants such as alcohol or caffeine. These are not dangerous or worrisome. However if sxs persist you could have an ECG or heart monitor to determine what exactly is occurring. ...Read more

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Is an irregular heart beat always atrial fib?

Is an irregular heart beat always atrial fib?

No: It could be PVC, PAC, different hear blocks to name a few. Then best thing is to get an ECG to identify the exact rhythm to identify the cause. ...Read more

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What causes heart murmurs, palpitations and a faster than normal heart beat?

What causes heart murmurs, palpitations and a faster than normal heart beat?

Stimulants: Stimulants increase the heart rate and make the heart more irritable and prone to irregular rhythms that would be perceived as palpitations. In addition to increasing the heart rate, some increase the strenght of the hear beat resulting in more blood being pumped that may cause a murmur, even in the absence of a heart defect. These stimulant may be ingested substances or internally produced. ...Read more