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Dr. Erik Borncamp
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Heart Palpitations (Definition)

Palpitations is the symptom, not the diagnosis. They are the 'abnormal awareness of the beating heart'. This can include the heart going to fast, too slow, too hard, irregularly, skipping a beat. The causes are varied eg electrical problems (both sinister and not sinister), extra beats (mostly harmless), anxiety, thyroid problem. If persistent or worrying then get checked for ...Read more


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I get burning sensation in the middle of the breast bone area under the rib cage when I drink or eat certain things. Heart burn or stomach ulcer?

I get burning sensation in the middle of the breast bone area under the rib cage when I drink or eat certain things. Heart burn or stomach ulcer?

Several things: This should be evaluated by your primary doctor (and possibly gastroenterologist). This could be ulcer, viral infection, fungal infection, bacterial infection, or allergic inflammation. Your doctor may just start you on medications or may decide you need to have an endoscopy (where a camera is placed into your mouth and down into your stomach). ...Read more

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Can gas in the stomach cause heart palpitations?

Can gas in the stomach cause heart palpitations?

No: To be precise, gas in the stomach can not cause heart palpitations, but it can give the feeling like there is something happening to the heart when there is not. We frequently have patients who feel "palpitations" while wearing a heart monitor and we see no abnormalities of the heart rate or rhythm. So, the sensation can come from causes unrelated to the heart. ...Read more

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I hadn't eaten in like 3 days because if a stomach bug and today I ate but I felt heart palpitations is that normal? I still have a cough too

I hadn't eaten in like 3 days because if a stomach bug and today I ate but I felt heart palpitations is that normal? I still have a cough too

Dehydration?: If you had vomiting and diarrhea most probably you are dehydrated. Drink plenty of water and gaterode if possible. Stop smoking won't help with the cough. Follow with your physician. ...Read more

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I feel like im getting heart palpitations in my lower stomach. What could that be? I do have MVP and recurring percardial effusions.

I feel like im getting heart palpitations in my lower stomach. What could that be? I do have MVP and recurring percardial effusions.

Don't: Self dsiagnose. U may have some pe. With PMV there is a lot of psyclogical overlay. See ur md if no definite recurrence of diagnosos, get busy and ignore minoer symptoms. Do exercise. ...Read more

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Abdominal and back pain. Passing out gas. Heart palpitations?

Abdominal and back pain. Passing out gas. Heart palpitations?

See your doctor or: Go to the emergency department very, very soon. Loss of consciousness with palpitations is a significant combination of symptoms. ...Read more

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Heart palpitations but with a normal heart rate for 3 weeks on and off. Can see heart beating in chest, and stomach.

Heart palpitations but with a normal heart rate for 3 weeks on and off. Can see heart beating in chest, and stomach.

It's okay: Heart palpitation in young/healthy individuals is usually benign. Often it represents a "skipped beat" or premature contraction. Being able to visualize your heart beating in your chest/stomach is common in thin individuals. If your palpitations continue or you pass out then you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Good day. Once a while I'm getting severe heart palpitations. It start at my stomach with sweating and feeling like needles and pins on my arms.

Good day. Once a while I'm getting severe heart palpitations. It start at my stomach with sweating and feeling like needles and pins on my arms.

See a doc ASAP: You need to see your primary care, internal
Med or cardiologist ASAP. You need to have EKG and further work up for any cardiac problem. Pls do not ignore your symptoms. It could be anxiety too but at your age group the risk
Of heart problem is much higher. Pls take a small Baby aspirin meanwhile but go to a doctor today.
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For 4 days I’ve had a headache, then accompanied by heart palpitations. Seen at the ER, and they said bloodwork normal, heart palpitations normal (been diagnosed in past). Now a red rash shaped in a ring appeared on my stomach tonight. Lyme disease??

For 4 days I’ve had a headache, then accompanied by heart palpitations. Seen at the ER, and they said bloodwork normal, heart palpitations normal (been diagnosed in past). Now a red rash shaped in a ring appeared on my stomach tonight. Lyme disease??

Red rash ring: Please return to your doctor and show him/her the rash. Blood testing for Lyme is not always accurate but if clinically indicated, the doc MAY start you on an antibiotic. Lyme produces all sorts of symptoms. Whatever is going on, find the diagnosis and treatment.
Second opinions can help. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I am 44 yrs old. I have been experiencing strong heart palpitations and a flutter in my upper left side of my stomach. What could this be?

I am 44 yrs old. I have been experiencing strong heart palpitations and a flutter in my upper left side of my stomach. What could this be?

See your doctor: The feeling of palpitations flutter may be from your heart which you are feeling
So see your Md and make sure that your heart is Ok and no issues with it. Because if it is from your heart it need attention ASAP ...Read more

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Why do I have stomach ache and heart palpitations with tylenol (acetaminophen) with codeine 3?

Why do I have stomach ache and heart palpitations with tylenol (acetaminophen) with codeine 3?

Not sure about palps: Tylenol (acetaminophen) with codiene can have side effects. Codiene is usually the culpret the codiene can cause nausea and constipation. There's no stimulant in the rxso the palps may be anxiety over the other side effects. Stop taking it. Try alternative pain med. There's plenty of others out there. ...Read more

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Weight loss, anxiety, irregular periods, heart palpitations, stomach cramps, back pain what could be the problem?

Weight loss, anxiety, irregular periods, heart palpitations, stomach cramps, back pain what could be the problem?

Complex prob: You need a full evaluation followed by blood work and imaging studies-you won't get a satisfactory answer in a 400 character limited internet forum with such issues. Start with your family doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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What could symptoms of severe weight loss, heart palpitations, stomach pain, and respiratory distress signify?

What could symptoms of severe weight loss, heart palpitations, stomach pain, and respiratory distress signify?

Thyroid, beri beri: Beri-beri is due to a vitamin deficiency and can cause heart palpitations weight loss, congestive heart failure and respiratory distress. Hyperthyroidism could also cause a lot of these symptoms.

You should see a doctor where they could check your blood thyroid levels. ...Read more

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Symptoms of weight loss, heart palpitations, stomach pain, and respiratory distress. Viral or anxiety?

Symptoms of weight loss, heart palpitations, stomach pain, and respiratory distress. Viral or anxiety?

Virus vs anxiety: Anxiety last a long time (weeks-months) and can cause a vicious cycle of damages, while a viral infection is self limited in time (days to a week max) and people recuperates rapidly thereafter even without treatment. Lasting anxiety needs long lasting treatment with psychotherapy or medications or both. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with chronic esophageal inflammation, stomach ulcer and hiatal hernia. Will that cause chest pain L side? Card. Said heart was fine

I was diagnosed with chronic esophageal inflammation, stomach ulcer and hiatal hernia. Will that cause chest pain L side? Card. Said heart was fine

Its possible: Depends on the size of the hernia. It also depends on the characteristics if the pain. Could also be esophageal spasm. Ask your doctor if an esophageal Manometry test is appropriate, and/or a referral to a GI doctor. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Palpitation (Definition)

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


Ulceration (Definition)

Exact synonym so far as this pathologist is concerned. An ulcer is a lesion on a body surface (outer or inner) in which the epithelium and at least some of the underlying connective tissue has been lost specifically to necrosis (cell death) rather than just mechanical or chemical injury. All ulcer craters ...Read more