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Palpitations And Breathlessness
Excessive pain, bloat, gas, distention after each BM lasting all day. Sometimes with palpitation and breathlessness. Severe hemorroids as well. HELP!
Bowel problems: Your question is better asked in front of a doctor who can actually see and examine you. Please make an appointment! ...Read more
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
If I have an enlarged heart due to hypertension along with angina, palpitations and breathlessness, does this mean I have heart disease?
Yes.: All heart disease is not created equal, however. Generally, when we talk about heart disease we are speaking if coronary artery disease, which at your tender years, you don't have. You could have a congenital cardiomyopathy or a viral cardiomyopathy of myopathy based on essential hypertension. An enlarged heart and high blood pressure is "heart disease". Talk with your cardiologist for clarifying. ...Read more
I'm 21 and have had problems with angina-like pain all mylife. More recently, I have started getting palpitations and breathlessness. I have had ekgs, holter, echos, bloods and cardiac CT angiogram done. Have I left any bases uncovered?
Look elsewhere: You seem hung up on cardiac causes but you haven't said anything about consultation with a gastroenterologist to look at your esophagus. Esophageal spasm can mimic angina and can even get better with nitroglycerin. You should also consider whether or not this is an anxiety or panic attack. ...Read more
Had saddle PE in 2013 & hav microvascular dysfunction & Barretts oesophagus getting palpitations & breathlessness after going upstairs is this normal?
What could be causing my occasional palpitations, breathlessness, and irregular heart rate? The last episode lasted most of last week.
My hb has been 7 or 8g/l for the last 3 months or so. I have been experiencing a lot of breathlessness, palpitations and left side chest pain?
Anemia: You seem to have quite a profound anemia and may need to have a blood transfusion. Go to an er and get evaluated there. You are on iron so it seems that even with iron supplementation, you can't raise you hemoglobin. In the er, they can make sure you aren't losing blood either in your GI tract or your menses by excessive bleeding. Another cause could be that your bone marrow isn't making red cells. ...Read more
Does heart failure always show up on an eeg, MRI or Echo? What is the definition? I have severe chest pain, breathlessness, palpitations upon standing and walking around. Is that a definition of heart failure? Or does it need to show up on one of thos
No: Heart failure is a clinical (bedside) diagnosis. Symptoms are Shortness of breath on exertion and swelling of the ankles. The signs are elevated jugular venous pressure, rales in lungs, liver enlargement, and pitting edema. The objective tests are BNP blood test and chest Xray. The tests you mention may indicate heart problems but they do not diagnose heart failure. ...Read more
22 female. Weekly racing palpitations felt in throat with breathlessness + sometimes dizziness or pain. PCP did xray, EKG, CBC; normal. What now?
Panic Attacks?: Discuss with your doctor the possibility of panic attacks. Many of your symptoms fit this diagnosis. ...Read more
I had breathlessness, palpitation. In icu, pulmonary edema found, fixed by lasix (furosemide). Lvef 38-45%, hr 75-90, HDL 61, LDL 155, BP 130/80. Do I need CT angiography or catheter angiography, cardiac eps?
More info: At this moment not enough info. Pulm edema is a serious problem. Most commonly from heart failure. But, can happen from a severe chronic lung disease, exacerbated. From volume overload in renal failure, liver failure/cirrhosis, severe acute lung injury from trauma, pneumonia, cancer, etc. Are you out of the hospital? ...Read more
Arrythmia: The palps are related to a arrythmia. Weather this clinically significant a full h&p is needed. Labs including lytes, thyroid levels, etc. A review of the meds you take including over the counter rx and suppplements. A holter or 30 day event recorder and a echo ofthe heart would be a good start. Discontinue caffiene and avoid decongestants like pseudophed. ...Read more
Why do I get breathless, palpitations, tight chest when I lift weights as small as 10kg. I am usually fit and healthy but symptoms worsening.?
I've got a ectopic heart rhythm (extra beat).Suffering with bad palpitations all day +heart pain+breathless+weakness +sweaty. Is this normal?
Ectopic heart beats are very common and rarely dangerous. Some people feel them like you do, others don't feel them at all. An ectopic beat can cause sudden chest discomfort, out of breath, and fatigue. Medications like propranolol can decrease the extra heartbeats. Avoid chocolate, caffeine, stimulants, alcohol. See my meds videos on youtube: https://www. Youtube. Com/watch? V=qxYckYdZ9mQ
Good Luck. ...Read more
15 yr old daughter had ecg. QTc was 440 Is this relevant with Potassium over limit (5.0)at 5.4, breathless, palpitations, dizzy and rest h rate of 95+?
Is it still a palpitation if it is just a single flip flop minutes or hrs apart. I had 21 today between 8 am and 6 pm no pain, no breathlessness?
Yes it is: Hear irregularity of any kind can give you a sensation like this. These are all called palpitations but their nature hast o be further defined with an ekg. So you should visit your doctor for further evaluation to find the cause and treat it appropriately. You may need to see a cardiologist or start with your primary care doctor or an internist first. ...Read more
I have Ige level of 637. How can Ii reduce it? It sometimes make me feel of breathlessness. And heart palpitations.
Sounds allergy: IgE gets elevated in allergy your difficulty breathing is part of respiratory allergy like reactive airway disease or asthma. You need to see an allergist to find the cause. Please visit us at www. Ehacstl. Com to learn how cause can be found. With treatment your symptoms can be controlled but IgE may not come down ...Read more
With ferritin-28, and hb-13, is it possible to get breathlessness, heart palpitations? Hvy periods, on lysteda, 43y. any other tests needed?
I'm 25 weeks pregnant and for 3 days have been having blurry vision seeing double out and also a chest tightness, breathlessness & heart palpitations?
Preeclampsia: You need to see a doctor to rule out preeclampsia or other serious condition. ...Read more
F23 feeling palpitaion and breathlessness with pain in the left breast since last 2-3 month and now feeling of buzzing in the chest my ecg was normal?
? Heart condition: You may have a rapid heartbeat problem which is either regular or irregular. If your physical exam was normal along with your EKG, a Holter monitor is indicated to see if you have an irregular, fast or skipped heartbeats. The monitor could be for one day or recorded much longer or as an event monitor. You should also consider bloodwork to check for an electrolyte in balance or a thyroid condition. ...Read more
Past 2 days I have felt really faint, breathless, and palpitations after only light exercise or no exercise at all?
Difficult: To answer without examinig you. See your PCP ...Read more
Breathless after goin up the stairs, palpitations + whooshing with evry heartbeat whn pressed fingers against my ribs, where heart is? What's thtsound
Palpitations: Your symptoms warrant an examination by your physician. I doubt that you could actually hear sounds from your heart without a stethoscope. Heart or lung problems, anemia or thyroid disorders must be checked for. Your physician will take a thorough history, perform a physical examination and order any appropriate tests in order to make a diagnosis. ...Read more
I get occasional palpitations. I haven't had them in weeks, but having them now after drinking hot chocolate. I feel breathless. I usually only have them after being active. My heart beats normal and have normal blood pressure. What should I do?
Chocolate: Cocoa/chocolate can cause palpitations. Your symptoms suggest a rapid heart rhythm disorder (tachyarrhythmia). Ask your doctor for a 24 hour recorder (holter) or, if it happens less frequently, a 30 day event monitor to document what your heart is actually doing. Treatment hinges on this documentation. Get your thyroid and electrolytes checked. Avoid caffeine (coffee, cola, and chocolate). ...Read more
Hiya, I'm 14 weeks pregnant and got no energy, feel breathless and having the odd heart palpitations. What could it be? Thankyou
Breathless cold hands and feet hearingloss palpitations dizzy ithchy skin confused too much pale urine dehydrated 18yo tested +ve CKD does it sound ok?
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Variety of causes: Could be heart rhythm problems, blockages, valves or pumping problems. Could be a lung issue. Or it could simply be deconditioning. This is something I evaluate almost everyday. You should definitely see a physician, preferably a cardiologist to start with. ...Read more
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