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How should I place the monitor to listen to my babies heart beat?

How should I place the monitor to listen to my babies heart beat?

Fetal Monitor: For non medical people, the best way is place the monitor below the umbilicus and sweeps on either side of the lower abdomen until you hear heart beat. Whereever you pick up heart keep the monitor there. ...Read more

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Can you tell me babys normal heart beat rate per minute?

Can you tell me babys normal heart beat rate per minute?

140 per minute: The awake range for babies is 85-205 with an average of 140; the asleep range is 80-160. ...Read more

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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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Doctor thinks our baby has a heart mumur. How many babies have heart murmurs?

Doctor thinks our baby has a heart mumur.  How many babies have heart murmurs?

Many: Many babies have heart murmurs, but most do not have heart disease. Approximately 1 in 100 babies are born with heart disease, so it is important that your baby have a full evaluation by a pediatrician and possibly a pediatric cardiologist if your doctor thinks it is necessary. ...Read more

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When should we hear and see fetal heart pulsation ?

When should we hear and see fetal heart pulsation ?

How?: On transvaginal ultrasound a heart beat can usually be seen at 6 weeks. On abdominal ultrasound it can be seen at 8-10 weeks, depending on the machine and your size. It often can be heard with a hand held doppler between 10-12 weeks. ...Read more

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Is it normal to see your heart beat on your chest? heart beats very strongly-shirt moves with heartbeat, stomach pulsates. I'm a young athlete. rhr80

Is it normal to see your heart beat on your chest? heart beats very strongly-shirt moves with heartbeat, stomach pulsates. I'm a young athlete. rhr80

Yes its normal: As a result of your hard work from being an athlete, you have developed a strong heart. As long as you are able to participate in sports, and do the things you want to do, there is nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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Can heart problems/racing heart make it difficult to breathe?

Can heart problems/racing heart make it difficult to breathe?

Yes: The heart and lungs work together and shortness of breath can result from pulmonary or cardiac or both . Please see a physician for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Rapid heart beat at rest reason to call doc?

Rapid heart beat at rest reason to call doc?

Maybe, maybe not: Normal hr at rest is around 60-100 bmp. Sometime emotional excitement, even when you are resting, it can be a bit fast. Also, if you have taken some cold medicine/decongestants, or too much caffeine/energy drinks, or all of the above together can really speed up your heart. Asthma medicine--albuterol etc..Can increase hr. So, if u have no reason for fast hr, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can being sick make your heart beat faster?

Can being sick make your heart beat faster?

Fever & HR.: A fever can make your heart rate faster. Every degree Fahrenheit of temperature elevation makes the heart beat ten times per minute more than normal. As well, being sick activated the sympathetic nervous system, which stimulates the heart to beat faster. So yes, being sick can make your heart beat faster. ...Read more

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Can you only hear a babys heart beat through a vaginal ultrasound?

Can you only hear a babys heart beat through a vaginal ultrasound?

You can see too: It is unclear what you mean by the word "only". You can see the ovaries and cervix and the tubes, too, using vaginal ultrasound. It is good for seening things in the pelvis. ...Read more

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Nicu wants echo cardiography for heart enlargement of baby. So worried?

Nicu wants echo cardiography for heart enlargement of baby. So worried?

Relax.: Let the pediatric cardiologists evaluate your newborn's heart with echo before freaking out; a large heart may be nothing but a variation of normal. ...Read more

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My heart beats to fast ?

My heart beats to fast

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Heart rate: Most resting heart rate normals are 80 to 100 bpm. Some people's resting heart rate is higher. Abnormal reasons for higher resting heart rate include anemia, hyperthyroidism, fever, ongoing inflammation or infection, dehydration and there is also a pathologic sinus tachycardia condition. You'd need to see a dr. And be evaluated if you're worried about your resting heart rate. ...Read more

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Are you able to hear your own heart beat from your abdomen?

Are you able to hear your own heart beat from your abdomen?

Yes: Your abdominal aorta lives there - it's the direct extension from your heart and carries that transmitted beat. ...Read more

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During what trimester does a baby's heart start to beat?

During what trimester does a baby's heart start to beat?

early 1st trimester: A good technician with a good ultrasound can detect a beating heart at about 4-5 wks after conception, but i believe it starts beating much earlier than that. It is detectable at this stage, but not likely audible even with the sound amplification ability of the available ultrasound. It is currently a detection limit by the available technology we have. Have fun and good luck. ...Read more

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Could hydrocodone make your heart beat faster?

Could hydrocodone make your heart beat faster?

Unlikely: Hydrocodone activates mu receptors in the brain, which increase parasmypathtic output originating in the nucleus ambiguus where premotor cardiac parasympathetic nucleus ambiguus neurons are located. Thus there is bradycardia as a result ...Read more

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What leads to irregular heart beats?

What leads to irregular heart beats?

Many causes: Your heartbeat is meant to be regular but there are many things that make it feel like it is missing, skipping, or fluttering. Most are benign but it is reasonable to see your GP and get an ECG to diagnose the problem if one actually exists. ...Read more

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How should I place the monitor to listen to my babies heart beat?

Fetal Monitor: For non medical people, the best way is place the monitor below the umbilicus and sweeps on either side of the lower abdomen until you hear heart beat. Whereever you pick up heart keep the monitor there. ...Read more

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Really dizzy & this weird sound in my right ear.It's feels like I am hearing heart beat but it's a muffle. Like when you listen to a baby's heart beat?

Really dizzy & this weird sound in my right ear.It's feels like I am hearing heart beat but it's a muffle. Like when you listen to a baby's heart beat?

Vertigo: Sounds like you have developed vertigo, and I think likely from fluid on your ear. This explains why you are hearing your heart beat and the fluid will cause a pressure change that can refer to your balance gland. Get checked! ...Read more

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Missed miscarriage I am supposed to be 19 weeks pregnant as of saturday my last period was november 19th i had an ultra sound at 7 weeks and 2 days everything was fine and measuring correctly at 17 weeks they listened to my baby's heart beat with the dopp

Missed miscarriage I am supposed to be 19 weeks pregnant as of saturday my last period was november 19th i had an ultra sound at 7 weeks and 2 days everything was fine and measuring correctly at 17 weeks they listened to my baby's heart beat with the dopp

I : I am sorry that you are going through this stressful experience. Fetal heart beat can usually be heard at 9 weeks in thinner women, and later in heavier women with a doppler (fetal heart monitor), however it can be seen much earlier, up to 6 weeks or sometimes even before, with an ultrasound. An ultrasound is much more accurate at both looking at the baby and measuring the heart rate than just the doppler. ...Read more

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Where can you hear the babies heart beat can you hear it in your stomach?

Where can you hear the babies heart beat can you hear it in your stomach?

Varies: Since baby move frequently there is not just one spot. That is why they have to scan with the ultrasound to find the doppler signal ...Read more

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They did a ob sono transvaginal didn't see my babies heart beat i'm 9 weeks?

They did a ob sono transvaginal didn't see my babies heart beat i'm 9 weeks?

Miscarriage: I am not sure what you want from us here. What did your OB say? It sounds like you have had a miscarriage. Correct? ...Read more

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I am twelve weeks pregnant but not having any pregnancy symptoms though I have heard my babies heart beat at eight weeks should I still need to worry?

I am twelve weeks pregnant but not having any pregnancy symptoms though I have heard my babies heart beat at eight weeks should I still need to worry?

Normal: each person's pregnancy symptoms are unique. It sounds like things are normal. you should be able to hear the heartbeat with the Doppler handheld at your next prenatal visit to reassure you ...Read more

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At how many weeks can i hear my babies heartbeat. I had a transvaginal scan 5w5d and they didn't hear heart beat. I am now 6w from conception.

At how many weeks can i hear my babies heartbeat. I had a transvaginal scan 5w5d and they didn't hear heart beat. I am now 6w from conception.

Embryo heartbeat: It is close to 12 weeks that you can hear a baby's heartbeat with a doppler. An ultrasound can detect it a little sooner. Doesnt mean anything is wrong, the baby just needs to grow a bit. :) ...Read more

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Im 8 weeks pregnant and terrified of having a miscarriage. We seen the babies heart beat at 6w4d, heart rate was 125. Am i still at risk?

Im 8 weeks pregnant and terrified of having a miscarriage. We seen the babies heart beat at 6w4d, heart rate was 125. Am i still at risk?

Depends: Hi! Is this your first pregnancy? If you have had a miscarriage in the past then you may be at risk... However if this is your first pregnancy and your OB/GYN says you are doing well, then you will most likely do well :) Unfortunately a miscarriage can happen at any point in pregnancy. I do believe that exercising will help with your overall well-being. So does yoga and meditation. ...Read more

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I'm 7 weeks pregnant my first ultra sound is this Monday can I possibly hear the babies heart beat? And if not when's the soonest I can hear it??

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 be heard on doppler somewhere between 10-12 weeks. ...Read more

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During end of first trimester door hit on lower abdomen will it harm the baby . as i am felling the heart beat of the babies(twins).

During end of first trimester door hit on lower abdomen will it harm the baby . as i am felling the heart beat of the babies(twins).

Amniontic sac: Fetuses are well protected in the amniotic sac cushioned by amniotic fluid. An ultrasound can confirm that there has been to injury to the placenta and that the fetuses are ok ...Read more

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During birth my babies heart beat went up, so my ob decided to get her out ASAP. Within 20mins I had delivered her but she stayed in the hospital care for the next 5 days with tachycardia. Resting rate around 200 and spiking around 240-250. We had a lot o

During birth my babies heart beat went up, so my ob decided to get her out ASAP. Within 20mins I had delivered her but she stayed in the hospital care for the next 5 days with tachycardia. Resting rate around 200 and spiking around 240-250. We had a lot o

Question cut off: I'm sorry;however your question got cut off before it got to the actual question. Please ask again with less text or reach out to a physician through healthtap prime for a more thorough and individualized discussion. ...Read more

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If a murmur is found in an unresponsive cardiac arrest 5 week old infant, does that mean he still has a heart beat? My 5 week old son died on november 18th and i woke to find him not breathing or responding and he was a little pale.. The emt's and the doc

If a murmur is found in an unresponsive cardiac arrest 5 week old infant, does that mean he still has a heart beat? My 5 week old son died on november 18th and i woke to find him not breathing or responding and he was a little pale.. The emt's and the doc

I : I am so sorry for your tragic loss. Are you sure that the doctors didn't mean that he had a murmur in the past and that he was in asystole when the you found him? If this is important for you to know, i'd hope your son's pediatrician would be able to clarify the situation for you. ...Read more

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My 4year child heart beat 250+ why? What causes this?

Worrisome issue: If you are counting that correctly, you need to take the kid into the hospital now. At such a rate the heart is unable to supply blood to the body efficiently so your kid needs immediate medical attention.Go now or call the ambulance! ...Read more

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Can you tell me babys normal heart beat rate per minute?

140 per minute: The awake range for babies is 85-205 with an average of 140; the asleep range is 80-160. ...Read more

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Chances of misscarage after 6 week healthy baby heart beat?

Chances of misscarage after 6 week healthy baby heart beat?

Low: The risk fell rapidly with advancing gestation; 9.4% at 6 (completed) weeks of gestation, 4.2% at 7 weeks, 1.5% at 8 weeks, 0.5% at 9 weeks and 0.7% at 10 weeks (chi(2); test for trend P=.001). Obstet Gynecol. 2008 Mar;111(3):710-4. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0b013e318163747c. Miscarriage risk for asymptomatic women after a normal first-trimester prenatal visit. Tong S1, Kaur A, Walker SP, Bryant V, Onwude ...Read more

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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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