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Doctor insights on: Where Is My Heart Located In My Chest

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Where is the heart located in the left chest?

Where is the heart located in the left chest?

Left Chest: Heart os located in left chest area under breast tissue, chest muscles and rib cage. ...Read more

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How come I have pain in my chest and around my heart?

How come I have pain in my chest and around my heart?

Many reasons: There can be many reasons for chest pain including heart attacks or poor blood flow to the heart. Also muscle strains, and inflammation can be a cause. Other reasons include, pneumonia, pleurisy, reflux disease and heart burn. You should see your doctor asap to help figure out the cause. Most likely it is something easily treatable, but you need to make sure. ...Read more

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My chest has been herting above my heart what could it be?

My chest has been herting above my heart what could it be?

Chest pain: Alot depends on the characteristics of the pain your best off seeing a doctor to go over your symptoms. ...Read more

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Is it normal to see your heart beating through your chest?

Abnormal: Nope. Seeing you chest beating in your chest would suggest enlarged heart, in physical exam this could be found with a displaced apical impulse. IN general seeing it would be unlikely thus abnormal ...Read more

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What would cause a persons heart to explode in their chest?

What would cause a persons heart to explode in their chest?

Myocardial infarct: Commonest cause of myocardial rupture ("explode") is after a heart attack. ...Read more

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Can chest compressions on a beating heart damage the heart?

CPR: Depends how hard the compressions are. Usually this is done on an emergency basis when there is no pulse (no beating heart) and the benefits outweigh the risks. ...Read more

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Why do I feel my heart beating in the right side of my chest?

See details: T may be normal or you may have dextrocardia. This is a variant in which you heart is reversed in the chest cavity. ...Read more

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My husband is having pain in his chest or heart thur his back?

Chest Pain: Whether this is pancreatitis or a heart scare this sounds like you should get him to the nearest er right now. ...Read more

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Can chest compressions be done on someone with 17 heart stents?

Can chest compressions be done on someone with 17 heart stents?

Yes: Yes, but only if necessary for resuscitation after cardiac arrest. ...Read more

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Can your heart pound loud in the chest if you are really scared?

Can your heart pound loud in the chest if you are really scared?

A thumping heart...: Some people can feel the heart beats, especially in situation such as significant fear as during a panic attack. Often these folks wil describe "pounding heart" that is about "jump out of the chest" sensation. So yes, at times you can hear your thumping heart! If you have concerns, consult your doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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What could be wrong if I can see my heart beating through my chest?

What could be wrong if I can see my heart beating through my chest?

Not unusual: Seeing or feeling one's heartbeat is not unusual, especially in thin individuals. The location of this is known as the pmi, or point of maximum impulse. If no other symptoms, not to worry. ...Read more

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I'm told my heart is backwards in my chest. What is that caused by?

I'm told my heart is backwards in my chest. What is that caused by?

Congenital: You're either born that way or you're not. You can't acquire it. ...Read more

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Can continuous pressure on the chest cause the hearts rhythm to change?

Can continuous pressure on the chest cause the hearts rhythm to change?

Clarify: What does continuous pressure mean? Did you mean, increased work load, for example with exercise? If so, yes but not Rhythm change, but rate change, the heart rate will increase but the rhythm should be normal (sinus and regular), a change in rhythm is often not normal, though a few premature beats is not considered that abnormal. ...Read more

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I'm having sharp pains in my chest around my heart what is causing this?

I'm having sharp pains in my chest around my heart what is causing this?

Could be pericarditi: S or musculoskeletal or something else...See your physician. ...Read more

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Why can I constantly feel my heart beating in my chest and is it normal?

Why can I constantly feel my heart beating in my chest and is it normal?

Palpitations: This sensation can be present with several conditions including anxiety, abnormal heart rhythms, or infections. You should go see your regular doctor to help narrow down the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What disease do you have when your heart is on the wrong side of your chest?

Dextrocardia: One is typically born with this....the heart during its formation, takes a wrong turn so to speak and is on more on the right side of the chest. ...Read more

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I can fell my heart beating in my chest and it's all over the place 50 to 80 bpm?

I can fell my heart beating in my chest and it's all over the place 50 to 80 bpm?

Feel your pulse: Your heart rate is normal. The question is if your heart beats are regular or irregular. You can feel your pulse on your wrist on the thumb side. If it is regular is normal. The fact that you are feeling your heart beats is abnormal. Let your doc know about your worries at earliest convenience. ...Read more

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Heart felt like it stopped for a second then started again with a beat in my chest?

Heart felt like it stopped for a second then started again with a beat in my chest?

Heart: What were you doing when this happened? Has it happened before? Any cardiac problems in your medical history? More information needed. ...Read more

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Why would my brother have his heart on the right side of his chest instead of left?

Why would my brother have his heart on the right side of his chest instead of left?

Normal variant: What your brother has is something called dextrocardia and is a known variant or mutation that is usually benign. He was born with this diffrerence. Some people are born with all of their organs reversed to the opposite side of where their organs should be. Again, it is normally not something to be worried about just an interesting medical curiosity. ...Read more

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Can you do chest compressions on someone who previously had stents placed in the heart?

Can you do chest compressions on someone who previously had stents placed in the heart?

Yes: Yes you can - CPR is the only thing left to save their life if they are in cardiac arrest. ...Read more

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Small light brown cluster about five tiny dots hurts when itched on chest right above heart?

Small light brown cluster about five tiny dots hurts when itched on chest right above heart?

See your PCP: Dermatological disorders re very difficult to diagnose with description. Please have some one look at the lesion. ...Read more

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Should you be able to feel your heart by touching your chest? What should it feel like if so

Should you be able to feel your heart by touching your chest? What should it feel like if so

Yes! Lie down: Lie down on your left side, place the tip of your right hand between the ribs somewhere southeast of your left nipple and say hello to your wonderful ticker. ...Read more