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Central stomach pain, tender to palpate and feel strong heart beat in stomach, sudden. Abdominal aneurysm?

Central stomach pain, tender to palpate and feel strong heart beat in stomach, sudden.  Abdominal aneurysm?

Very unlikely: Probably just feeling pulsation of normal aorta. Many possible sources of pain, but, aortic aneurysm way down on the list. See your pcp or GI doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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I experience 2-3 heart palpations a day. They only last a second or two. Is this unhealthy? I can feel my heart race momentarily and i become short of breath. It is very brief, though. I do not consume much caffiene (about 4 cups of coffee weekly or l

I experience 2-3 heart palpations a day.  They only last a second or two.  Is this unhealthy? I can feel my heart race momentarily and i become short of breath.  It is very brief, though.  I do not consume much caffiene (about 4 cups of coffee weekly or l

There : There are many causes of heart palpitations. It sounds like caffeine is not the cause since you consume so little. Even though you are young and are in good physical health this is not normal and should be investigated right away by your doctor. Try not to worry, there could be a simple explanation such as stress, an electrolyte abnormality, dehydration, or even anemia, all of which can be treated. Some other conditions/factors that cause palpitations are thyroid disorder, alcohol, street drugs like marijuana, cocaine, and pcp. In addition to these things heart abnormalities, i.e. An abnormality in your heart valves, can cause palpitations. So as you see it is very important for you to schedule an appointment with your primary care provider. ...Read more

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What are heart palpatations?

What are heart palpatations?

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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What causes heart palpations?

What causes heart palpations?

Many possibilites: Palpitations is a common symptom but unfortunately the diagnosis is challenging. Alot of things can cause it. It can be something simple as a anxiety, or something much broader like abnormal heart rhythms. Some abnormal heart rhythms are quite benign, some are quite serious. So it's tough to say whats causing your palpitations without a thorough evaluation. Good luck! ...Read more

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Why do I have heart palpatations?

Palpitations: Heart palpitations are an awareness of your heart beating. It could be from fast heart rate abnormal rhythm or just feeling your heart beating. It is best to check this out with a doctor who might place a monitor and do other testing to make sure it is not an abnormal rhythm. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have heart palpatations?

What does it mean if I have heart palpatations?

Heart beating fast.: Palpitations have a number of potential causes. At your age and of course presuming no use of illegal substances, caffein is the most common cause. A very bad heart arrhythmia called atrial fibrillation is also a cause and this does need immediate medical attention. Seek medical advice and an ECG and possible holter monitor. Stop the coffee. ...Read more

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Why am i getting heart palpatations only at night?

Why am i getting heart palpatations only at night?

Less distractions : There are certain types of arrhythmias that occur when the heart slows down - vagotonically mediated. These are unusual. More commonly people notice palpitations at night because there are less distraction. You may be having an irregular heart even during the day. You should see you pcp soon. ...Read more

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I'm having heart palpations. What could that mean?

I'm having heart palpations. What could that mean?

Time to see a doc: Because the normal heart beats regularly we become unconscious of its beat. An irregular beating heart in an older person may have great clinical significance even if temporary or other symptoms such as shortness of breath or light headedness do not occur. A common cause is atrial fibrillation which can become symptomatic if it is rapid and which greatly increases the risk of a sudden stroke. ...Read more

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Weird heart palpation! only happened once so do I tell anyone?

Weird heart palpation! only happened once so do I tell anyone?

Palpitations: Palpitations are frequently related to benign premature beats. Nearly all of us get them but most of us don't notice them. Only 1 episode (especially if brief and fleeting is of little concern) is reassuring but pay attention and if frequent or sustained please get evaluated by your physician. ...Read more