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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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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 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