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Palpitations And Pregnancy
Resting hr 90 first trimester of pregnancy. Is that okay? Palpatation? I have pots and these symptoms always make me anxious. Are they safe?
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
What would symptoms be of pregnancy and birth control. Extra hormones cause symptoms? Palpitations, sweating, hot flash?
Yes: Arrhythmia is irregular heart beat. Palpitation is subjective sensation of heart neTing fast or irregular. If you are experiencing once in while most likely benign but happens frequently or associated with lightheaded mess or passing out symptoms or chest pain or SOB please talk to your MD ...Read more
Are skipped heart beats dangerous if you have normal tests? And can a caffeine drink and anxiety cause a skipped beat? :(
Depends: Like so many things it depends on what you are experiencing. Many changes occur to the cardiovascular system during pregnancy so that you can support two lives. If you are having prolonged symptoms that you are worried about i would recommend that you talk to your OB and then speak with a cardiologist if they feel that it is needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
they can be: But....If you are pregnant and having palpitations, it's important to get it checked out; go to your OB right away. If you are having palpitations and not pregnant, i'd go see a cardiologist. ...Read more
Nausea,heart palpitations and lightheaded in episodes. blood test clear and pressure good and im not anxious or too much caffiene. any ideas?
Check it out: Anxiety has many symptoms, some of which are not so obvious. First check with your PCP. Some physical conditions such as hypoglycemia or mitral valve prolapse can cause these symptoms. If this is not the case, perhaps you need to see a mental health professional to see if you have issue of which you are not aware. ...Read more
It may be: We can not say, it depends on how fast your heart rate is and if the rhythm is regular or irregular caffeine has stimulant effect on heart rate bur chest tightness is unusual you should have it checked by your doctor and may need an ekg to check the rhythm and blood test to rule out overactive thyroid as well. ...Read more
Palpitation treat: Treatments include not using caffeine, alcohol , street drugs, smoking and other stimulant substances. Try to learn meditation and other calming techniques, cut out herbal substances, cough and cold medicines, nutritional supplements, see your doctor to be sure no direct heart problem and for treatment if the basics above don't help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Can stress cause dizziness and nausea and missed period? (I'm not pregnant, I took 7 tests and all were negative)
Yes but: Need a physical exam to rule out other possible causes ...Read more
Can fibroid cysts and heavy periods cause dizziness, lightheadedness and loss of balance ekg, tilt table.Thyroid, and stress test all good?
Bleeding, anemia: Fibroids, also called leiomyomas are benign uterine tumors (not cysts) that can cause pain and heavy bleeding with your periods. If they are causing very heavy periods, this can lead to anemia and the dizziness, lightheadedness, etc you described. They are easily diagnosed with an ultrasound. See your ob/gyn for this. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If I have mild pulmonary hypertension during pregnancy, shortness of breath and a racing heart can labor make this worse?
Certainly: Your obstetrician and cardiologist will have to follow you closely during the pregnancy. Labor puts stress on your entire body including your heart, so they may decide that an elective c-section is safest. If you have a trial of labor, an epidural can help control the pain and make the experience less stressful. But it would not decrease the stress on the heart of actually giving birth. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Insuff Info: How long have U had the UTI? Have U been treated W antibiotics? Do U have any flank pain, because a UTI can become a Kidney infection by riding up the ureters. The fever, tachycardia suggests that even if U were treated, treatment didnt cure infection. U should contact primary MD & if not possible, be seen in an Emerg Room. You have HX of anxiety disorder, but this should not cause fever ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Been to two heart doctors and all test are normal, but still have chest pain, lightheaded, and shortness of breath! is this atrial fibrillation?
Maybe ...: Chronic Atrial fibrillation is not likely to be missed on even a routine ECG. A comprehensive history is not likely to miss it either. However, if your symptoms are episodic and you weren't having the symptoms while you were being tested, it is POSSIBLE that episodic atrial fibrillation or other Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardias (PSVT) could cause those symptoms. ...Read more
Breathlessness: See your physician ASAPGet a more detailed answer ›
Not sure signs. : Early pregnancy sxs can include: no period, breast swelling ; tenderness w darkened areolas, thin, white ; milky vaginal discharge, fatigue, ^ urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings or aversions, ^ sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings, ^ gas, insomnia, gagging more easily ; yawning. Take pregnancy test if late. ...Read more
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
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