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How long do I have to be before I can hear my babys heart beat?

How long do I have to be before I can hear my babys heart beat?

Fetal heart: It all depends on the instrument that you are using. A good transvaginal ultrasound will pick it up early in the first trimester. If the machine is capable of audio translation, you can hear it and document it at the same time. ...Read more

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How do I know when will i be able to hear my baby's first heartbeat?

How do I know when will i be able to hear my baby's first heartbeat?

See below: Your baby's heart will begin to beat in the first trimester. Typically this cannot be heard with even a doppler until the 9-10th week of pregnancy at the earliest, sometimes not until the 12-14th weeks of pregnancy. You will not be able to hear the heartbeat without assistance however (stethoscope/doppler). ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have clogged arteries in my heart?

How can I tell if I have clogged arteries in my heart?

Assessing risks: Do you have symptoms? Are you a diabetic or smoke cigarettes? Cocaine? Etc..If not, your risk given your age and female gender would be low . Your doctor may order an ekg/stress test if you do have symptoms but we do not routinely screen young women without symptoms or risk factors. What i would recommend is checking your cholesterol and working on preventative measures. ...Read more

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I'm 5 weeks pregnant and was wondering when will i be able to hear my baby's heart beat?

I'm 5 weeks pregnant and was wondering when will i be able to hear my baby's heart beat?

They should be able: To see the ht beat and u will be able to hear it on the ultrasound machine at 7 weeks or 6 1/2 depending on the machine, by doptone u usually do not hear it until 10 weeks. ...Read more

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What to do if I have recently gotten pregnant and haven't seen a doctor yet. I was wondering how far along do you have to be to hear the heart beat?

What to do if I have recently gotten pregnant and haven't seen a doctor yet. I was wondering how far along do you have to be to hear the heart beat?

Heartbeat: The baby's heart starts beating at the 6 week point, and it may be visible on ultrasound somewhere between 6-8 weeks. It can usually be heard on doppler somewhere between 10-12 weeks. ...Read more

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Sometimes i can hear my heart beat so quickly. Should i be afraid? I am into motilium medication.

Sometimes i can hear my heart beat so quickly. Should i be afraid? I am into motilium medication.

Depends: Try counting it. If it's <150, it's likely not abnormal but depends what you're doing. Do you become faint with it? If so, it may be more serious. A 24 hour or 30 day recording of your heart beat would likely be revealing. You ought to avoid caffeine like in coffee, cola, and cocoa. ...Read more

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Sometimes i freak out and my heart starts racing. How do I test for asthma or how do I know i might have it?

Sometimes i freak out and my heart starts racing. How do I test for asthma or how do I know i might have it?

Doctor exam: Good history and physical will suggest the condition with some degree of certainty. Then spirometry and peak flow studies. Usually done before a bronchodilator and after. If normal studies a methacholine challenge test. Methacholine will trigger a reactive airway disease. ...Read more

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What to do if i cannot get my heart rate to slow down lately. What can I do?

What to do if i cannot get my heart rate to slow down lately. What can I do?

See your doctor!: You might have a hyperactive thyroid. You should see your doctor right away to be evaluated. ...Read more

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I have hydrocephalus and I cannot run fast because my heart will hurt why is that? Dr said I can't be stressed out do y'all know y?

Talk to your doctor: Your pain in the chest while running is unrelated to your hydrocephalus. Please talk to our doctor to see if you need any further tests to exclude heart disease. Generally speaking your risk of heart disease is low at age 30 in the absence of other risk factors. ...Read more

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Can i tell me if I have have had a heart attack, how long do the effects remain so it's diagnosable?

Heart attack damage : That would depend on if there was any permanent damage to your heart muscle or not. ...Read more

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I am 9 weeks pregnant, i had an anxiety attack and my heart beat extremely fast i was able to get calm, but I am so worried this will harm the baby?

I am 9 weeks pregnant, i had an anxiety attack and my heart beat extremely fast i was able to get calm, but I am so worried this will harm the baby?

Get treatment: I don't think it's likely that an anxiety attack will hurt your baby, but it certainly can affect the quality of your life. I would recommend seeing a mental health professional who can help you get your anxiety under control, as well as learn coping strategies. I would want them to assess if it was just anxiety or a panic attack. I also think you should mention it to your treating ob-gyne. ...Read more

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I am experiencing heart palpitations. But I get too nervous when I go to the dr. And I get tachycardic, it masks my real problem. How can I fix this?

See doctor: You are very concerned by this heart issue. You need to see the doctor. This is your only option for help. This is why the doctor is there to help you ...Read more

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Doc, each time I want to have sex my heart beat fast and I feel that am abt to climax,once i enter I ejeculate immediately.I have PE/ED too?

Doc, each time I want to have sex my heart beat fast and I feel that am abt to climax,once i enter I ejeculate immediately.I have PE/ED too?

Foreplay: I suggest you prolong your foreplay. 20 minutes minimum. Alternatively, write off the first ejaculation and see if things work better on the second go-round (wait an hour). Good luck! ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have a heart fluttering problem?

How can I tell if I have a heart fluttering problem?

Get an EKG: See your doctor, he may do an electrocardiogram & also hook up a 24hr holter monitor which will record your heart beat for 24hrs.In the mean time decrease your intake of caffein, alcohol & stop smoking. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have heart problems. I'm only 16 so I don't know how i could but my heart hurts often?

How do I know if I have heart problems. I'm only 16 so I don't know how i could but my heart hurts often?

Common: Chest pain is a common symptom in teens. It is rarely heart related. I am a little worries about why you are on all of the pain killers. See a doctor or a new doctor or give more information. ...Read more

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I am 7 weeks and 5 days pregnant my baby do not have a heart beat, so what does this mean and how long can a baby go without one I have to go back to the doctor wednesday and thrusday to see what is going on. Please help me

I am 7 weeks and 5 days pregnant my baby do not have a heart beat, so what does this mean and how long can a baby go without one I have to go back to the doctor wednesday and thrusday to see what is going on.   Please help me

Fetal Heart Sounds: The baby has a heart beat at 6 weeks. By 10-12 weeks the heart tones can be heard in the office. The most common reason for not hearing the heart tones by 12 weeks is that the dates are off. If the fetal heart tones are not audible in the office at 10-12 weeks an ultrasound will usually be ordered to make sure the due date is correct and to see the heart beat. ...Read more

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I can feel my heartbeat in my chest and stomach. I have anxiety/o.C.D. Every time i go to the doctors they say i'm healthy? Should i still worry?

I can feel my heartbeat in my chest and stomach. I have anxiety/o.C.D. Every time i go to the doctors they say i'm healthy? Should i still worry?

Palpitations: Heart palpitations are a common symptom that are usually harmless. I would recommend having and ekg when you are symptomatic or asking your physician to order a holter monitor study to evaluate for a potential arrhythmia. ...Read more

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