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Why do I have a weak pulse?

Why do I have a weak pulse?

WHAT IS WEAK PULSE: What do you mean by weak pulse, does it feel weak on palpation or it is slow.If you have real concern about your pulse.You need to consult your doctor.It may be normal.If abnormal it may need to be investigated with ekg to check the rate and rhythem and may need blood test etc. ...Read more

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Weak pulse in wrist also low?

Weak pulse in wrist also low?

Not necessarily: Wrist pulses may or may not correlate with blood pressure. How a pulse feels to the fingers is affected by many factors. Blood pressure is more accurately measured on the upper arm. Wrist BP monitors are helpful but they really need to be verified with more accurate means. ...Read more

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Can chinese herbs cause palpitations or weak pulse? I have been taking about 12 different herbs for the last four days per my naturopath.

Can chinese herbs cause palpitations or weak pulse? I have been taking about 12 different herbs for the last four days per my naturopath.

Herbs: Definitely can cause many side effects. See someone else. Multiple drugs taken over such a short period of time is mysterious. How would any provider, especially a relatively untrained "naturopath' , know when one or the other caused side effects, many which are well known with many "chinese herbs"? Find a doctor and discuss. ...Read more

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Could I have low BP despite extremely strong pulse and vice versa? Running and extreme strong pulse same BP reading as calm and weak pulse when I took

Could I have low BP despite extremely strong pulse and vice versa? Running and extreme strong pulse same BP reading as calm and weak pulse when I took

Yes: The strength of your pulse is often unrelated to the actual blood pressure. This variance is even greater as we age. The intensity of the pulse can also be affected by thyroid disease, anemia, aortic regurgitation and exercise. Also, the farther you are from the heart, the less the pulse accurately correlates with the heart's output. So, the neck pulse correlates better than the wrist pulse. ...Read more

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What is the cause of constant chest neck shoulder arm and abdomen pain, weak pulse and dizzyness?

What is the cause of constant chest neck shoulder arm and abdomen pain, weak pulse and dizzyness?

Any chest pain: Associated with dizziness is cardiac until proven otherwise. Get to an emergency room or your physician immediately. ...Read more

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How come people with congestive heart failure have a weak pulse, cool moist skin, and ascites?

How come people with congestive heart failure have a weak pulse, cool moist skin, and ascites?

Chf and chest pain: In CHF the heart is weak and so it is not pumping enough blood to the circulation. The pressure inside the blood vessels will increase and therefore fluids will leak outside causing swelling , and some times also ascites. ...Read more

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29/f i've had extensive heart testing over the year and last month all turns out fine. Why do I have a weak pulse in the morning? low blood pressure?

29/f i've had extensive heart testing over the year and last month all turns out fine. Why do I have a weak pulse in the morning? low blood pressure?

Pulse=perception of: blood pressure which stretches artery walls as each heart contraction pushes out blood filling & stretching the arteries. This stretch is felt as a pulse. Most medical testing is of low value & for ?$, esp. when people do not pay directly (i.e. via $ accumulators calling themselves "insurance") which routinely ?es quality & ?es all costs. Why? Because: http://goo.gl/Blh6rW. Good docs apply wisdom. ...Read more

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What test is best to rule out lung cancer or lukemia ? MRI with contrast or pet scan ? Been having heavyness weak pulse for 6 months

What test is best to rule out lung cancer or lukemia ? MRI with contrast or pet scan ? Been having heavyness weak pulse for 6 months

Tests: The best test to screen for lung cancer,in my opinion, is a chest ct scan as a conventional chest xray can miss it. A simple blood test, cbc and differential, is adequate to screen for leukemia. These are screening tests but a tissue diagnosis is required in most cases for a definitive diagnosis. Your pulse description is nonspecific. An MD can check your bp and pulse to look for abnormalities ...Read more

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Distant and weak pulse with headaches and full deep seperate breaths. Been for almost 8 months and feels like it's getting worse everyday. Feels like cardiac tamponade symptoms. Got s nuclear stress and a holter ekg ?

Distant and weak pulse with headaches and full deep seperate breaths. Been for almost 8 months and feels like it's getting worse everyday. Feels like cardiac tamponade symptoms. Got s nuclear stress and a holter ekg ?

Need eval: Given the nonspecific symptoms, differential diagnosis is wide. It appears you're concerned enough that tamponade is crossing your mind! As 8 months have passed, I suspect less acute conditions unless there has been recent progression or change. I strongly recommend physical exam and initial work up might be needed. ...Read more

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Hi im 33, 5'10" and practically healthy..I have Anxiety attacks, only this time heart feels like it really wants to stop..weak pulse dizzy & numb head?

Hi im 33, 5'10" and practically healthy..I have Anxiety attacks, only this time heart feels like it really wants to stop..weak pulse dizzy & numb head?

Bradycardia: Vasovagal response can be part of anxiety reaction to unpleasant thoughts or fear. The typical symptoms are slow heart rates, circumoral/facial numbness, sweaty palms, feeling faint. True syncope can happen unless you lay down flat to improve oxygenated blood flow to your brain. See your primary care doctor to r/o other medical conditions like low blood sugar, low blood pressure and so on. ...Read more

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Im wondering what would be the cause if yellowish tint to eyes ketones in urine weakness very weak pulse fatigue and high blood sugars may be?

Im wondering what would be the cause if yellowish tint to eyes ketones in urine weakness very weak pulse fatigue and high blood sugars may be?

Call 911: You need immediate evaluation . High sugars can indicate diabetic ketoacidosis and impending diabetic coma. Eye tinting could represent liver issues. You need to call 911 for transport to ER ...Read more

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Hi, my pulse is very weak. I've been suffering lately from orthostatic tachycardia and faintness and had heart tests done but the very weak pulse is new with more frequent chest and jaw discomfort.

Hi, my pulse is very weak. I've been suffering lately from orthostatic tachycardia and faintness and had heart tests done but the very weak pulse is new with more frequent chest and jaw discomfort.

Too compicated: This is not an issue to be addressed on the internet. You need a good cardiologist or an internist with good cardiovascular knowledge to see and manage you aggressively. Could not even begin to answer your question (if i knew what it was) without full records, exam and testing. ...Read more

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Did a breathing test today all tests were 80s to 100s % Range overall good. Small airway was 72 is that bad? Is it normal to get your heart rate up and pulse and not feel pounding heart beat in chest? Scared for a year Lump feeling throat weak pulse.

Did a breathing test today all tests were 80s to 100s % Range overall good. Small airway was 72 is that bad? Is it normal to get your heart rate up and pulse and not feel pounding heart beat in chest? Scared for a year Lump feeling throat weak pulse.

Normal: Your spirometry results appear ok. Many people with rapid heart rates do not feel palpitations or forceful beat. Lump sensation in the throat is quite characteristic of anxiety. If your blood pressure, heart rhythm and heart rate are all normal, I doubt that you have a truly weak pulse. You should consider stress management therapy which I feel will relieve your symptoms. Discuss this with your MD ...Read more

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Tree branch fell approx. 4 ft and hit head 5 days ago.  numb and bulging veins left arm, weak pulse left wrist. slurring "s" words was amateur cage fighter pulled arm and chest muscle on left side 3 years ago, has swelling and feeling of pinched nerve und

Tree branch fell approx. 4 ft and hit head 5 days ago.  numb and bulging veins left arm, weak pulse left wrist. slurring "s" words was amateur cage fighter pulled arm and chest muscle on left side 3 years ago, has swelling and feeling of pinched nerve und

Weak : Weak pulse and bulging veins in one limb could indicate a serious problem with the blood vessels in that region. Such problems, which include something called arterial dissection and something called venous thrombosis, could threaten the limb or your life. These sort of symptoms should be evaluated right away. Problems with the large arteries and veins in the neck or in a limb are usually first tested with an ultrasound, using a probe placed on the skin. There is usually no discomfort involved. ...Read more

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31m Tension headaches migraines for 3 months. Clicking /ticking feeling and noise when my heart beat / pulse is going fast. Lump feeling in throat / tightness. Shallow breathing weak pulse feeling

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31m Tension headaches migraines for 3 months. Clicking /ticking feeling and noise when my heart beat / pulse is going fast. Lump feeling in throat / tightness. Shallow breathing weak pulse feeling

Tension headaches: Here is some general advice on headaches. For specifics to your situation re diagnosis and treatment you will need to consult with a doctor licensed in your area as treatment will depend on the diagnosis and your other health conditions. https://patient.info/health/migraine-leaflet ...Read more

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