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What are some of the symptoms of a heart flutter?

What are some of the symptoms of a heart flutter?

Chest sensation: If you mean atrial flutter that is a specific rhythm where the heart skips or beats fast causing a fluttering or skipping sensation in the chest which we call palpitations. This can eventually lead to shortness of breath, dizziness, even chest pain if the heart is beating fast enough. ...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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Heart flutter high heart rate no other symptoms is this a fib ER dr told me tests came back fine if it was a fib wouldn't she of told me

It may be: A lot of cardiac arrhythmias are intermittent, what we call in the world of medicine, paroxysmal. Unless there is a heart monitor on you while you are having the symptoms, one can not judge what they are. Your ekg if done while you are feeling ok, is mostly worthless. Have your doctor place a 24 hour holter monitor for you, if that is fruitless, go to a 30 day monitor; you will have an answer. ...Read more

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Symptoms of heart murmurs? Sometimes i feel my heart flutter/beat really fast. Ekg last yr said heart was fine. I have anxiety too. Heart problems?

Symptoms of heart murmurs? Sometimes i feel my heart flutter/beat really fast. Ekg last yr said heart was fine. I have anxiety too. Heart problems?

Echo: A heart murmur. A murmur is just noise. Sometimes serious problems cause a murmur many times a murmur is caused by normal flow. Patients often misctranslate what the dr. Tells them. You may have anxiety underlying. ...Read more

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I had an EKG done today after having some heart palpitations & all that come about was RSR in V1, can this explain dizziness & heart flutters?

I had an EKG done today after having some heart palpitations & all that come about was RSR in V1, can this explain dizziness & heart flutters?

No: an ECG is a static test and so as it has been read is normal. RSr likely refers to incomplete RBBB (normal variant in 15% of adult population). If u r dizzy and/ or palpiations, the yield on plain ECG is only good if u had ur sxs at that time. A normal resting ECG bodes well for u, but u need an even monitor or a holter monitor to evaluate for arrhythmia, if any. See a cardiologist. ...Read more

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Why did my heart flutter multiple times? Should I be worried?

Why did my heart flutter multiple times? Should I be worried?

Palpitations: These are caused by many things. Stress, excitement, irritants both physical and chemical, pressure like a hiatal hernia or esophageal push or pull, and primary heart things, the causes are very many in number. ...Read more

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Why could the heart flutter at night?

Why could the heart flutter at night?

Rhythm problem: Palpitations or fluttering sensations in the chest most commonly mean that the heart is actually beating irregular with some early beats and some pauses. This can occur at any time of day but not uncommonly, the patient is more likely to notice the sensations at night when lying still or on the left side. Also, in some cases the skipping is more likely to occur when the pulse is slower(lying down). ...Read more

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Can you describe a heart flutter?

Yes: Palpitations refer to a fluttering sensation in the chest which most commonly is related to the heart beating fast and/or more forcefully and/or beating irregularly. ...Read more

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Could heart flutter be caused by scratching certain parts of the body?

No: Although anything is possible , i can't think of a way that those two things are related. ...Read more

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Could someone feel his or her heart flutter?

Could someone feel his or her heart flutter?

Yes: Heart palpitations are sensations of fluttering or skipped heart beats. Atrial flutter is a rhythm disorder which can often be sensed by people who have it. ...Read more

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