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Atleast 3-4 times a week when I wake up my hearts racing at well over 100 bpm. What causes this?

Atleast 3-4 times a week when I wake up my hearts racing at well over 100 bpm. What causes this?

Palpitations: You are having palpitations, which can be caused by many things, including thyroid issues, anxiety, arrhythmias, caffeine, hypoglycemia, among many other things. You need to be evaluated both with blood tests and possibly with a 24 hour monitor called a holter monitor to see what the heart is doing during these episodes from an electrical standpoint. ...Read more

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What causes neck pain,burning pain in left shoulder tip where it meets the arm,and a burning spot near bicep?Fear reduced blood flow.PCP says heart ok

What causes neck pain,burning pain in left shoulder tip where it meets the arm,and a burning spot near bicep?Fear reduced blood flow.PCP says heart ok

Evaluate Neck: If you are not improving have your doctor order a cervical spine mri. Many times a herniated disc in the neck can cause arm pain especially if you have not improved with the medications and physical therapy. If it is a herniated disc you may need evaluation from a spine specialist to determine what other options might be needed (injections, surgery, etc) to help reduce pain. ...Read more

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What does a spot on your heart mean?

What does a spot on your heart mean?

meaningless: Not a medical term. If someone told you that you have a spot on your heart, ask for clarification with medical terminology. We'd be glad to help decipher that if you need further assistance. ...Read more

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What can it mean to have a spot on your heart?

What can it mean to have a spot on your heart?

heart spot: It usually means someone who told you about a spot on your heart isn't a medical person. We don't use that terminology so can't tell you what they meant. ...Read more

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What can it mean to have a white spot on your heart?

What can it mean to have a white spot on your heart?

Spot: Ask whoever gave you this info, this isn't a medical term we use. Presumably someone non medical said this to you. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a white spot on your heart?

What does it mean to have a white spot on your heart?

Spot: Not sure what you are talking about. We don't have white spots on the heart as part of our cardiac lexicon ...Read more