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Should I be concerned with a heart flutter?

Should I be concerned with a heart flutter?

Yes: Well, you should get it checked out even though it is probably benign. Most palpitations are benign unless you have additional symptoms. ...Read more

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Flutter (Definition)

Atrial flutter is an abnormal heart rhythm in the top of the heart in which the top of the heart beats very fast but very regularly (as opposed to atrial fibrillation which is always irregular) and can lead to a rapid heart rate and ...Read more


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When should a heart flutter be a cause for concern?

When should a heart flutter be a cause for concern?

Heart flutter: It depends under what circumstances they occur and if you have a history of heart disease. Start with a visit to your primary care md and then proceed on to a cardiologist if appropriate. ...Read more

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Heart palpitations with adrenaline, should I be concerned?

Heart palpitations with adrenaline, should I be concerned?

Not yet: The sensation of palpitations oftentimes can mean a number of things. Usually in healthy persons it can mean your blood pressure rises and you feel your pulse. Other occasions it can represent an increase in your heart rate. This is abnormal only if heart rates or blood pressures become severely elevated. Monitor your symptoms and see a doctor. They can help identify a problem if it exists. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned about a little chest pressure if I have atrial fib?

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Should I be concerned about a little chest pressure if I have atrial fib?

CP: Chest pressure with a fib. If your heart rate is below 100, if do not have any other symptoms, you probably need not be concerned. If you continue to have chest pressure, you may have to get checked for coronary artery diseases. ...Read more

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With cardiac arrhythmia what else should I be concerned about?

With cardiac arrhythmia what else should I be concerned about?

Arrhythmia: Arrhythmia is a rhythm disturbance, or an abnormal beating of the heart. It can be fast or slow. Other symptoms such as lightheadedness or passing out, or chest pain are concerning and should be addressed by your doctor. In addition, some arrhythmias are associated with an increased stroke risk and you may need to take meds to prevent that. ...Read more

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Sometimes i feel a sort of flutter as a heart beat.. Is this a palpitation? Should i be concerned also i'm 3mth pregnant if that changes anything..

Sometimes i feel a sort of flutter as a heart beat.. Is this a palpitation? Should i be concerned also i'm 3mth pregnant if that changes anything..

Go see your OBY: Or pcp and have an ekg done to check for irregular heart beat. It's the only way to check for arrythmia. Take care! http://www.Livestrong.Com/article/183623-what-causes-heart-palpitations-during-pregnancy/#page=1. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned about heart arrhythmia's with slight weakness and fatigue?

Should I be concerned about heart arrhythmia's with slight weakness and fatigue?

Probably: If your weakness and fatigue are simultaneous with your arrhythmia they are most likely related and you need to be evaluated as many arrhythmias can be cured and or treated. ...Read more

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Sometimes I have heart palpitations. Should i be worried?

Sometimes I have heart palpitations. Should i be worried?

Need more info: The best way to diagnose palpitations is to record them. Your doctor can prescribe a monitor that you can wear which will allow your heart rhythm to be recorded. The recorded rhythm during your symptoms will be very helpful in getting to the bottom of it. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned about sporadic heart palpitations?

Should I be concerned about sporadic heart palpitations?

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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Electrocardiogram (ekg) and the results where abnormal so now I have to go with a cardiologist, I'm very nervous, should I be concerned?

Electrocardiogram (ekg) and the results where abnormal so now I have to go with a cardiologist, I'm very nervous, should I be concerned?

Specific findings?: Hard to say with out specific ECG findings, Computer generated reads prior to a cardiologist overread can be often wrong or overcalls, hence it should be read by a cardiologist. I see abnormal ECG consults in my office every week that simply require a correct interpretation of the previous ECG. I would wait until you hear what the cardiologist has to say, tough to answer the question. ...Read more

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Annoying chest pains and a rapid heart rate, should I be concerned?

Annoying chest pains and a rapid heart rate, should I be concerned?

Chest pain: Yes. Cardiac arrhythmias with rapid ventricular rate could cause chest pain or vice versa. You need to consult your physician immediately. ...Read more

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My doctors said I may be at risk for a heart murmur. How would you tell if you had a heart murmur or not beforehand?

My doctors said I may be at risk for a heart murmur. How would you tell if you had a heart murmur or not beforehand?

Stethoscope: A heart murmur is a sound your doctor hears with s stethoscope during your physical exam. You either have one, or you don't. Many heart murmurs are harmless, just the normal sound of heart flowing through your heart. Some may indicate pathology, such as a narrowed or leaking valve. An echocardiogram is a good way to tell the significance of a cardiac murmur. ...Read more

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I have had really abnormal heart pounding feelings and an ekg the doctor did said I have PVC's. Is this dangerous or something I should worry about?

I have had really abnormal heart pounding feelings and an ekg the doctor did said I have PVC's. Is this dangerous or something I should worry about?

Holter monitor: i would recommend a holter monitor to check your heart beats for 24 hours to make sure of the diagnosis and if this abnormal heart beats give symptoms you should follow up with cardiologist to have it treated to make you feels better as their is a specialized cardiologist in abnormal heart beats ...Read more

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Should I be concerned if I feel like my heart is skipping beats in pregnancy?

Should I be concerned if I feel like my heart is skipping beats in pregnancy?

Common but....: Although it is common it still needs to be checked out by your doctor. ...Read more

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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