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Dr. Gutti Rao
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Rapid Heart Beat (Definition)

Rapid heart beat is a symptom in which a person's heart is beating fast. A fast heart rate can be normal if a person is excited or exercising. Sometimes a rapid rate is called sinus tachycardia, atrial flutter, or atrial fibrillation, etc..., depending on the type of arrhythmia (heart ...Read more


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Constant rapid heart beat/ palpitations, what is this?

Constant rapid heart beat/ palpitations, what is this?

Rapid heartbeat: Sounds like rapid heart beat to me. The cornerstone of treatment is an accurate diagnosis. If you truly have constant rapid heart beat, it's going to be exceedingly easy to diagnose (with just an ekg). Otherwise, a 24 hour recording would be helpful. ...Read more

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For a year now i've suffered from rapid heart beat due to graves' disease, my BP is 135/96 and pulse is 98, can I go back to doing kickboxing?

For a year now i've suffered from rapid heart beat due to graves' disease, my BP is 135/96 and pulse is 98, can I go back to doing kickboxing?

Needs control/BP/RAT: You have had graves' disease for a year it can cause rapid heart beat, but you must have been treated for graves disease and your rapid heart beat also have to be controlled with the treatment .But if you still have rapid heart beat you need a clearance from your treating physician if you can go back to kick boxing, we can not clear you for that on this site you also need BP control/beta blocker? ...Read more

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Sean is 7 has fever ,achy,chest congestion ans runny nose .cough also rapid heart beat ..we gave him OTC meds should we go to er?

Sean is 7 has fever ,achy,chest congestion ans runny nose .cough also rapid heart beat ..we gave him OTC meds should we go to er?

Asthma Pneumonia: If he has a past history of asthma treated with Singlair, the that would be a good plan. Mild asthma can progress rapidly into something much worse sometimes without treatment. Does he have a nebulizer with albuterol available at home? Is he short of breath or breathing fast? Can he talk without breathing in between words of a sentence? It may be better to be seen by a physician now. ...Read more

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My doctor says i may have mitral valve prolapse. However there's a ten month wait for an ethnocardiogram , my symptoms are persisting and sometimes worsening, chest pain , rapid heart beat, shortness of breath post excercise , fatigue , what should I do?

My doctor says i may have mitral valve prolapse.  However there's a ten month wait for an ethnocardiogram , my symptoms are persisting and sometimes worsening, chest pain , rapid heart beat, shortness of breath post excercise , fatigue , what should I do?

Nothing: If you haven't had the echo, then the diagnosis of mvp has not been established. Even if you do have it, mvp does not cause these symptoms. Doctors blame all kinds of things on mvp but they are not related. There is no treatment required for mvp and none that is helpful. If the wait for an echo is that long then you are in the wrong health system. ...Read more

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My friend heart beats rapidly at very random times and he doesn't think thats a problem. What can he do about his random rapid heart beat?

My friend heart beats rapidly at very random times and he doesn't think thats a problem. What can he do about his random rapid heart beat?

See a doctor: There are many causes of this .It would be helpful to know how fast his heart rate gets.He might well need blood tests such as thyroid testing.He would also need an electrocardiogram and possibly a 24 hr heart monitor called a holter monitor.It would be important to see his doctor to determine if the rapid heart rate originates from the top or bottom of the heart.Avoid caffeine and see a doctor! ...Read more

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What is the BPM for rapid heart beat ?

What is the BPM for rapid heart beat ?

>100: >100 BPM is "tachycardia" which may be entirely appropriate and healthy depending on the activity at the time. ...Read more

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What are the causes of rapid heart beat on exertion?

What are the causes of rapid heart beat on exertion?

May be normal respon: After exercise the heart rate will go up, this is a physiological response. And it should come base line in 10-15min of rest . If in case the heart rate continues to be high more than 100, then you should seek medical help. ...Read more

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