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Fast heart rate and whooshing tinnitus sounds in ear, is this cancer or a tumor?

Fast heart rate and whooshing tinnitus sounds in ear, is this cancer or a tumor?

Evaluation: You should see ENT to be evaluated and have CT to find the cause so be treated. ...Read more

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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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What causes fast heart rate with nausea?

What causes fast heart rate with nausea?

Various connections: Certainly if you are in any kind of GI distress causing nausea your heart rate can go up simply because you are anxious. Increased heart rate can also be a result of dehydration. If you have vomited from your nausea that could lead to dehydation and inability to keep in oral liquids, exacerbating your fast heart rate. ...Read more

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Does holding the bladder (to pee) for longer causes fast heart rate?

Does holding the bladder (to pee) for longer causes fast heart rate?

Yes.: Holding our urine is a function of the sympathetic (fight-or-flight) nervous system. The hormones of that branch of the nervous system can also raise the heart rate. And blood pressure. And breathing rate. ...Read more

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Can a panic attack cause a fast heart rate?

Can a panic attack cause a fast heart rate?

Yes: Panic attacks cause increased heart rate, shortness of breath, excitement, a sense of fear and panic. They are usually eliminated by SSRIs, and the symptoms can be reduced by using beta blockers. You want to rule out cardiac arrhythmia as a cause of the rapid heart rate. ...Read more

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Can metformin cause anxiety fast heart rate?

Can metformin cause anxiety fast heart rate?

Unusual: If metformin causes cardiac symptoms, it is more likely to cause a lower heart rate. However, the anxiety you are experiencing can cause elevated heart rate. ...Read more

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Can pvcs cause fast heart rate while drinking?

Can pvcs cause fast heart rate while drinking?

Not necessarily: Pvc (extra heart beats coming from the bottom chambers of the heart) can be felt as palpitations, may lead to shortness of breath and dizziness. These symptoms don't have a relation with eating or drinking. ...Read more

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Can Klonopin (clonazepam) cause fast heart rate?

Can Klonopin (clonazepam) cause fast heart rate?

Possible: Certainly a possibility, but increase in heart rate is more likely due to underlying anxiety which I assume is what you are using it for. Chlonazepam is one of benzodiazepines which are mild sedatives. Keep in mind it is addictive so long term use is not advised. Thank you for using Healthtap ...Read more

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What can cause a fast heart rate and shakiness while I sleep?

What can cause a fast heart rate and shakiness while I sleep?

Dreaming: Falling off to sleep is associated with nervous system changes. Some jerking is experienced also some heart rate irregularities. During sleep itself there are various cycles of light and deep sleep. Dreaming, especially rem sleep, can be associated with heart rate changes. These are all normal physiologic responses. ...Read more

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Can exercise treadmill cause a fast heart rate or would you just collapse?

Can exercise treadmill cause a fast heart rate or would you just collapse?

Maybe both: The purpose of an exercise treadmill is to elevate your heart rate up to your target heart rate to test the pump and electrical system. The object is not to make you collapse although that does rarely occur. We generally stop the test if there is a sense of impending collapse. ...Read more

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I have permanent AF is it ok to take codeine as a painkiller? I see that it can cause a fast heart rate. Thanks

I have permanent AF is it ok to take codeine as a painkiller? I see that it can cause a fast heart rate. Thanks

No, see specialist: Codeine is a dangerous drug with many side effects, not a casual drug for all pain. In high doses it can cause respiratory depression, constipation and inability to reason or drive a vehicle. Identify your cause of pain, and see a heart specialist for better, safer alternatives with less side effects. ...Read more

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Can a fast heart rate cause left sided chest pain? A sharp sometimes crushing pain lasted about 15min and now really tired but fine

Can a fast heart rate cause left sided chest pain? A sharp sometimes crushing pain lasted about 15min and now really tired but fine

Sometimes: A rapid heart rate can sometimes cause a sensation of chest pain. On the other hand, things that cause chest pain can elevate your heart rate. I think it would be wise to see your doctor and have it evaluated with and EKG and possibly a monitor worn for 24 hours to check for abnormal heart rhythms or other potentially harmful causes of the symptoms. ...Read more

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What would cause a very fast heart rate when standing or walking even at a slow pace? It doesn't happen every day but when it does my pulse is 120+

What would cause a very fast heart rate when standing or walking even at a slow pace? It doesn't happen every day but when it does my pulse is 120+

Are you having any: Other symptoms associated like chest pain, dizziness, sweating, tremors, headaches, fear sensation? Possible causes at your age are: coffee and energy drink, dehydration, cold medicines, street drugs like marihuana, hyperthyroidism, arrhythmias, anxiety attacks and etc. Please, see a physician or write back to talk more. ...Read more

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I take 25mg of hydroxyzine along with 25 mg of amitryptyline for my ic (for years) I have a fast heart rate now is that dangerous and caused by these?

I take 25mg of hydroxyzine along with 25 mg of amitryptyline for my ic (for years) I have a fast heart rate now is that dangerous and caused by these?

Yes: Since both of these drugs can induce a fast heart rate (especially amityrptyline), you need to talk to your doctor about your heart rate issue ASAP. ...Read more

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Can Flomax (tamsulosin) cause fast heart rate and jitters? I woke up the next morning that way. Skipped a day or two and jittery and racing heart...Thanks. ...

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Can Flomax (tamsulosin) cause fast heart rate and jitters? I woke up the next morning that way. Skipped a day or two and jittery and racing heart...Thanks. ...

Here are some...: Flomax (tamsulosin) occasionally causes unwanted low BP leading to faster heart beating and jittery. In facing this situation, it's good idea to stop and report what you experienced to the treating doctor, or continue its use with care (if bearable) under professional guidance; repeated experience is the surest way to confirm the side effect from a drug. So, let common sense guide us and work closely with doc. ...Read more

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What's most likely causes of a fast heart rate?

Several causes: Anxiety and stress and fear are most common causes. Dehydration can also raise heart rate. ...Read more

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Can energy drinks cause a really fast heart rate?

Can energy drinks cause a really fast heart rate?

Yes: Many energy drinks contain sugar, and in addition, tonics and stimulants like quinine, caffeine and other stimulant herbal extracts which can raise your heart rate. ...Read more

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Does a really fast heart rate cause a heart attack?

Does a really fast heart rate cause a heart attack?

Not usual but it can: The fast heart beat which is generated by the lower heart chambers (ventricular tachycardia) can reduce the blood volume generated by the heart and if the subject has low preserve (some narrowing of the coronary arteries or decreased heart function) can cause ischemia t the heart. ...Read more

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Heart Rate (Definition)

Heart rate is a measurement of the number of times a person's heart beats in one minute. Normal heart rates vary with a person's age and with excitement and exercise. Abnormal heart rates are too slow, too fast, and/or irregular (too much ...Read more