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Im f 22 and having irregular heart beat with chest pains, is this reason to go to the e.R or should I just make an apt?

Im f 22 and having irregular heart beat with chest pains, is this reason to go to the e.R or should I just make an apt?

ER now: Please get help now. Chest pain, shortness of breath or dizziness can be warning signs when you have irregular heart beats at the same time. ...Read more

Dr. Warren Foster
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Arrhythmia (Definition)

Arrhythmia is also known as Abnormal heart rhythms. An arrhythmia is any type of irregular heart beat. It might be a simple skip of the heart beat, or a transient pause which is usually benign. However, there are also more serious types of arrhythmias when the heart races or goes too slowly. The most serious types of arrhythmias are when the ventricle or lower chamber of the heart beats too fast. This can lead to fainting ...Read more


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I took some medicine and now feel an irregular heart beat. What should I do? 

I took some medicine and now feel an irregular heart beat. What should I do? 

Seek help: Not knowing what the medication is or what is was taken for, you should seek emergency attention now. ...Read more

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I don't have a irregular heart beat but it feels like it skips a beat?

I don't have a irregular heart beat but it feels like it skips a beat?

Palpitations: Palpitations often feel like a skipped beat. Usually its an early beat. If its from the top of heart its called a premature atrial contraction and when from the bottom of heart a premature ventricular contraction.The early beat causes a short pause as the heart "resets" the rythm and the following beat is a bit more accentuated than a normal beat. This is what most people feel. Chk w/ur dr for w/u. ...Read more

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Irregular heart beat?

Irregular heart beat?

Possibly extra beats: A simple electrocardiogram might help ease your mind. The most common cause is benign extra beats. Theoretically it could be something else, but this is one of the best uses for an ekg. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have an irregular heart beat? (double beats, pausing) my friend has it and she is 15.

What does it mean if you have an irregular heart beat? (double beats, pausing) my friend has it and she is 15.

Extra beats: Most probably she has extra beats, may be referred to as premature beats. Not uncommon, especially in female teens during puberty years. If structurally normal heart with normal function, they are usually benign and rarely require any treatment. Best to avoid caffeinated products which may increase them in frequency. ...Read more

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What can be a cause for irregular heart beat?

What can be a cause for irregular heart beat?

Check out this link.: Get reassurance and a concrete answer from your dr. Take care! http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/heart-arrhythmias/ds00290/dsection=causes. ...Read more

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I'm curious as to what can cause an irregular heart beat/rhythm?

I'm curious as to what can cause an irregular heart beat/rhythm?

Many causes: Electrolyte imbalance, especially low potassium or low magnesium. Hypoxia (low oxygen). Lack of circulation (ischemia). Structural anomalies (like mitral stenosis or by-pass tract.)abnormal cardiac function (like cardiomyopathy). Infection (like myocarditis). Ph imbalance (acidosis or alkylosis). Cardiac stimulation (like nicotine, caffeine, cocaine, adrenalin). Fatigue, stress, anxiety, aging. ...Read more

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I don't have a irregular heart beat but I feel like it skips a beat here and there. I'm 23?

I don't have a irregular heart beat but I feel like it skips a beat here and there. I'm 23?

I'm sure it does: Everyone's heart skips beats. Unless you pay attention, you won't feel the vast majority. Normal hearts beat 60, 000 to 100, 000 times a day. Some of those are "mis-fires". Caffeine, fatigue, stress, nicotine all increase this number. Skipped beats do not mean you have heart disease. ...Read more

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I have an irregular heart beat and it is 115 is that normal??? And will I be OK?

I have an irregular heart beat and it is 115 is that normal??? And will I be OK?

Irregular: To answer your question requires you to see a doctor. Without lots more information we can't know what is going on with you. ...Read more

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Is an irregular heart beat with a slow heart dangerous?

Is an irregular heart beat with a slow heart dangerous?

SEE YOUR DOCTOR: Arrythmias are heart rhythm disturbances which can be dangerous but controlled with medication and or interventional procedures. Talk with your doctor. ...Read more