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Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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Palpitation (Definition)

Palpitations are an awareness of extra heartbeats which most of us have. The sensation can be single or multiple and can sometimes last minutes. Different people may feel other symptoms along with them such as dizzy, lightheaded or short of breath. The palpitations are almost always atrial or ventricular premature beats. Usually benign but they are also ...Read more


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Can you also get heart palpitations once you stop taking ibuprofen?

Can you also get heart palpitations once you stop taking ibuprofen?

Not expected: Heart palpitations are not an expected effect from discontinuing ibuprofen. Rebound headaches can occur if you have been taking it for a long time and stop. ...Read more

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Second osseous surgery last week, and a frenulectomy. 800mg ibuprofen for several days. Now having heart palpitations, related to surgery or meds?

Second osseous surgery last week, and a frenulectomy. 800mg ibuprofen for several days. Now having heart palpitations, related to surgery or meds?

Palpitations: When was your last medical check-up? I would not assume anything. It would be better that you see your physician as soon as possible for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Could a infected nerve in your tooth cause heart palpitations. I will be getting a root canal sometime this week.

Could a infected nerve in your tooth cause heart palpitations. I will be getting a root canal  sometime this week.

Usually not.: Although bacteria can enter your blood stream and effect your heart, this is really very rare. You do need to clear up the infection and an antibiotic may be suitable for you. Contact your dentist and tell her/him your concerns and what you are experiencing. ...Read more

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I have shortness of breath and heart palpitations following a severe cold. Could the cold have caused these symptoms?

I have shortness of breath and heart palpitations following a severe cold. Could the cold have caused these symptoms?

Symptoms post URI: Yes the cold could be related. You should see your Doc about this if you still have the symptoms. There are several possibilities for what could be going on. ...Read more

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Have had sudden horrible asthma for a couple weeks and heart palpitations. Today i started coughing up mucus. Can it be caused from asthma ?

Yes.,..: Bronchospasm and inflammation in the airways can cause the symptoms you describe. The mucous is typically from both the bronchospasm and airway inflammation. The heart palpitations can be the result of shortness of breath due to asthma, low oxygen level or even the bronchodilator inhaler medications commonly prescribed. If symptoms are worsening, see your doctor or go to the er. ...Read more

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I occasionally experience heart palpitations as well as twitches under my eyes when I am concentrating and relaxing, what could be the cause?

I occasionally experience heart palpitations as well as twitches under my eyes when I am concentrating and relaxing, what could be the cause?

Palpitations: Palpitations have many causes from anxiety through anatomic and physiologic abnormalities. The feeling of bounding usually relates to the volume of blood pumped with each palpitation. There is no simple single answer for the question. If you're bothered by the feeling should consult a dr. To see if the problem can be clarified. ...Read more

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Started new med, 2.5 mg norvasc (amlodipine). Noticed heart palpitations, getting stronger. Cause for concern? I have mild mitr. Valv.Prolpse.)

Started new med, 2.5 mg norvasc (amlodipine). Noticed heart palpitations, getting stronger. Cause for concern? I have mild mitr. Valv.Prolpse.)

Norvasc-ok: Norvasc doesn't worsen mvp or palpitations but bysolic is a better medicine for those issues. If you're not on the maximum dose, (up to as much as 40 mg daily), you might feel better to be off Norvasc and, instead, have your bystolic (nebivolol) dose titrated upward ...Read more

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I started experiencing heart palpitations after switching from Atacand (candesartan) to Lisinopril. Does Lisinopril 20mg cause heart palpitations?

I started experiencing heart palpitations after switching from Atacand (candesartan) to Lisinopril. Does Lisinopril 20mg cause heart palpitations?

Usually not: Heart palpitations are not one of the "common" adverse reactions caused by Lisinopril, but that does not mean Lisinopril never causes this reaction. Different people can react to medications in different ways. I recommend you letting your doctor know about your side effect and switch you to another medication. ...Read more

Ibuprofen (Definition)

Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid). It works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Ibuprofen is used to reduce fever and treat pain or inflammation caused by many conditions such as headache, toothache, back pain, arthritis, menstrual ...Read more


Dr. Jerome Zacks
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Palpitations (Definition)

Heart palpitations are a clinical finding in which a person feels his heart beating strongly, feels his heart beating fast, or both. This can occur with anxiety disorders or heart conditions including ...Read more