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What does it mean if heart hurts?

What does it mean if heart hurts?

Physically or emotio: Physically it means that the heart muscle is deprived of oxygen but emotionally the heart can be strained too by more complex mechanism ( the broken heart syndrome). ...Read more

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What does a heart function of 45% mean?

What does a heart function of 45% mean?

Ejection fraction: Ejection fraction is a method of measuring how well the heart squeezes. Normal should be around 65%. It is the percentage of blood a full heart pushes out with heart beat. So if a full heart had 100ml of blood then with an ef of 45%, 45ml of blood would be ejected with a heart beat. ...Read more

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What does heart size is exaggerated mean?

What does heart size is exaggerated mean?

Out of Context: I am sorry but that word is not medical and is reported out of context. I would advise you to ask for a complete explanation from the physician that ordered the test. ...Read more

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Fat around the heart. What does that mean?

Fat around the heart. What does that mean?

Nothing: It means you have fat around the heart. Nothing more. If you're overweight, it means the fat is everywhere, including in your chest. There is no disease from this condition. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my heart has a "gallop"?

What does it mean if my heart has a "gallop"?

Heart physiology: A gallop is an extra heart sound triggered either by early ventricular filling of a volume overloaded ventricle (s3), or by late atrial filling during atrial contraction into a noncompliant ventricle (s4). ...Read more

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What do these sharp pains over my heart mean?

What do these sharp pains over my heart mean?

More info: All depends where is the pain, how long does it last any exertional nature. Heart pain usually occurs with exertion last 5-10 min and improves with rest. ...Read more

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I feel my heart palpating what does that mean?

I feel my heart palpating what does that mean?

Palpitation Sx: 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 found with abnormal hearts. ...Read more

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What does it mean 80 percent use of heart pacer?

What does it mean 80 percent use of heart pacer?

See below: Your pacemaker is on demanand it paces your heart 80% of the time and the 20% of the time the heart is not paced. ...Read more

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I need to know what exactly does a heart tap mean?

I need to know what exactly does a heart tap mean?

Pericardiocentesis: Draining fluid or blood from around the heart with the use of a needle. ...Read more

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What does it mean to get an extension of the heart?

What does it mean to get an extension of the heart?

Extension: I assume you mean an extension of a heart attack. This happens when the initial event extends its amount of damage as time goes on ather than the whole damage happening at once. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when your heart vibrates?

What exactly does it mean when your heart vibrates?

Fibrillates?: The atrium and the ventricle can fibrillate. Kind of vibrate at the pericardial sac. Atrial fib can be treated as outpatient but if the heart rate goes fast may need cardioversion. Ventricular fibrillation is an emergency need cpr/acls. ...Read more

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What does "atrialization of left heart border" mean?

What does "atrialization of left heart border" mean?

Atrialization: When the left atrium gets enlarged, the left heart border on the PA Chest X-ray loses its normal appearance and gets straighened out, this is called 'atrialization of the Left heart border' ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when your heart speeds up?

What exactly does it mean when your heart speeds up?

Tachycardia: Most resting heart rate normals are 80 to 100 bpm. Some people's resting heart rate is higher. Abnormal reasons for higher resting heart rate include anemia, hyperthyroidism, fever, ongoing inflammation or infection, dehydration and there is also a pathologic sinus tachycardia condition. You'd need to see a dr. And be evaluated if you're worried about your resting heart rate. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your heart functioning at 44% ?

EF 44%.: I assume you mean EF ( Ejection Fraction ) is 44%. The EF is a measure of how much blood was in the main pump of the heart at the beginning of contraction as compared to the end of contraction. This is not the same as function at all. Having said that >55% is "normal." 13% of people age 50-70 have EF ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have an airpocket by your heart?

What does it mean if you have an airpocket by your heart?

Heart: Not sure what you mean. There could be a pneumothorax or free air in the chest near the heart. There could be a large airpocket in the lung adjacent to the heart. ...Read more

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Is a upper normal heart size common and what does that mean?

Get an echo: Upper normal limit is not normal and not common in a 27 year old, but, if it's based on a chest x-ray, it's not reliable. Ask your doctor for an echo. (comment: if you failed to take a really good deep breath at the moment they took your chest x-ray, it will falsely make your heart appear to be larger than it really is). ...Read more

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What does it mean if my heart is flip flopping a lot lately?

What does it mean if my heart is flip flopping a lot lately?

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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What does progonlation of the qi interval of the heart mean ?

What does progonlation of the qi interval of the heart mean ?

QT: I think you mean qt since there is no qi. This is a measurement (in milliseconds) obtained on ekg of the time it takes for the ventricles to electrically prepare for their next contraction. Sodium, potassium, and calcium ions move through channels during this period. Some drugs and some families have abnormalities of this movement which can lead to characteristic rhythm problems. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your heart tightens up on the left side?

What does it mean when your heart tightens up on the left side?

Heart disease: Heart tighten up is not a term we use, if you mean your chest feels tight that could have chest wall or pulmonary significance, if a different sensation it needs more description. ...Read more