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Are the flutters you feel in your chest called palpitations?

Are the flutters you feel in your chest called palpitations?

Palpitation Sx: Palpitations are an awareness of extra heartbeats which most of us have. The sensation can be single or multiple and can sometimes last minutes. Different people may feel other symptoms along with them such as dizzy, lightheaded or short of breath. The palpitations are almost always atrial or ventricular premature beats. Usually benign but they are also found with abnormal hearts. ...Read more

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Can putting ice on chest ease palpitations?

Can putting ice on chest ease palpitations?

May be: The cold sometimes will "shock" the body since it is very cold and the palpitations will stop but not always If you are having palpitations which are not stopping see your provider if you have chest pain with them then go to ER immediately Palpitations can be caused by many factors go and be tested ...Read more

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What is waking up with chest pains and palpitations mean?

What is waking up with chest pains and palpitations mean?

Usually SVT: It depends on the palpitations — if it's just one or two beats' worth, probably nothing and the chest pain should be investigated on its own merits. If there are prolonged, fast palpitations (>120/min or so) we'd use a monitor to see if your heart had flipped into an abnormal rhythm. Such rhythm problems can often be treated by an electrophysiologist, especially in a young patient like yourself. ...Read more

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I'm always having frequent palpitations and chest pains at random times.

I'm always having frequent palpitations and chest pains at random times.

See the Doc: With your symptoms, it is best to see a cardiologist who specializes in the heart, and get a good physical exam and possible a holter monitor, which is a portable device for continuously monitoring various electrical activity of the cardiovascular system, often for at least 24 hours. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Palpitations, when I have them sometimes I get a warm tingly sensation from my chest which spreads throught out my body. What is that feeling?

Palpitations, when I have them sometimes I get a warm tingly sensation from my chest which spreads throught out my body. What is that feeling?

Autonomic response?: The arrhythmia may trigger an autonomic response. You need to investigate further. Holter or multifunction cardiogram may help! Good luck! http://en. M. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/multifunction_cardiogram. ...Read more

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Can a pulled chest muscle be mistaken for palpitations?

Pull vs Palpitation: Palpitations generally refer to the heart muscle and describe periodic rapid accelerations of heart rate. Palpitations normally occur with vigorous activity. Some sensitive people can develop palpitations due to caffeine or thyroid disorders at rest. Most commonly a pulled chest muscle is localized to the chest wall and hurts when pressed or with deep breathing which makes it unmistakable. ...Read more

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Fluttering feeling in chest, feels like heart pulputations. Just as I fell asleep. Always goes away after 10 / 15 minutes?

Fluttering feeling in chest, feels like heart pulputations. Just as I fell asleep.  Always goes away after 10 / 15 minutes?

Chest fluttering: May be reflux or cardiac-Mitral valve prolapse, tachycardia or aberrant rhythm or a sensation that is unrelated to underlying cardiac rhythm. Would follow up w/ cardiologist they can do 72 hour holter or event monitor to assess rhythm. Ranitidine may help with reflux. ...Read more

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Hello when I've waked up in the morning I get strange palpitations one every couple of mins no chest pain or other symptoms any ideas?

Hello when I've waked up in the morning I get strange palpitations one every couple of mins no chest pain or other symptoms any ideas?

Palpitations in AM: May be from reflux or caffeine (coffee,energy drinks, lots of tea, or cocaine). Check thyroid. As you wake systems are just starting up, may be mal-regulation of vagal tone- (when stimulated should slow heart rate). May consider EKG/ sonogram just to ensure not mitral valve prolapse or hypertrophy. Review medications, f/u with doctor /urgent care ...Read more

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Take pulse walking feel pauses. They last a few seconds, followed by regular beat, more pauses immediately. Do not feel palpitations in chest. Problem?

Take pulse walking feel pauses. They last a few seconds, followed by regular beat, more pauses immediately. Do not feel palpitations in chest. Problem?

See MD: Sometimes you can have a normal arrhythmia that occurs when you are taking breaths in & out. The fact that you don't have symptoms s a good sign, but I'd still have your doctor listen to your heart. ...Read more

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Why do I have chest pains and palpitations after I feel hungry?

Why do I have chest pains and palpitations after I feel hungry?

Diabetes maybe: A diabetes patient always have heart problems, and when feel hungry especially hypoglycemia occurs your will have chest pains, palpitations and other symptoms related to your heart condition. ...Read more

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Can you get chest pain/ palpitations from taking Xanax (alprazolam).?

Can you get chest pain/ palpitations from taking Xanax (alprazolam).?

Yes.: Hello Helen662,
It can cause tachycardia(speeding up of the heart rate) which can present as chestpain and palpitations. ...Read more

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Every time I eat heavy meal I get Palpitations and some chest pain. Why is that?

Reflux: Your food is refluxing into your esophagus and irritating it and the vagus nerve there and triggering chest pain and palpitations. Please see your doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I have a mod-large pericardial effusion. Is it normal for it to cause a gurgling feeling in chest. It feels different from palpitations.

I have a mod-large pericardial effusion. Is it normal for it to cause a gurgling feeling in chest. It feels different from palpitations.

No: U may feel heaviness but usually no feeling like that you may have SXs like sob with minimal exertion weakness dizziness it is a serious condition its reason should be found out u should treat underlying conditions ...Read more

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My hb has been 7 or 8g/l for the last 3 months or so. I have been experiencing a lot of breathlessness, palpitations and left side chest pain?

Anemia: You seem to have quite a profound anemia and may need to have a blood transfusion. Go to an er and get evaluated there. You are on iron so it seems that even with iron supplementation, you can't raise you hemoglobin. In the er, they can make sure you aren't losing blood either in your GI tract or your menses by excessive bleeding. Another cause could be that your bone marrow isn't making red cells. ...Read more

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Strange feeling is chest, I have palpitations on the right side of my chest occasionally and have been getting chest tightness and pain. Why?

Strange feeling is chest, I have palpitations on the right side of my chest occasionally and have been getting chest tightness and pain.  Why?

Not sure: Difficult to tell for certain over the internet. In general in your age group we tend to think of non heart related processes such as musculoskeletal pain or esophagus disorders. Pain from heart vessel disease is exceedingly rare in your age group, although that's what most people immediately think of. Some rhythm problems can cause symptoms. Are you avoiding caffeine? Avoiding recreational drugs? ...Read more

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Painful palpitations (long history but never painful till recently). I exercise 3/wk. Should I bother gp? No lasting chest pain only transient.

Yes, bother them: Palpitations, as you know, are distressing but they're not painful. I would be suspicious that something else is going on. For instance, pericarditis could cause pain with forceful or irregular heart beat. Because of your age, an unusual presentation of angina also needs to be considered, even though your spells are brief. ...Read more

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Can oesophageal cancer cause chest pain and palpitations?

Varies: Chest pain: yes- referred from the esophagus. Palpitations can occur from other reasons. ...Read more

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Should i be worried? Heart palpitations, funny feeling in the chest?

Should i be worried? Heart palpitations, funny feeling in the chest?

Palpitations: Palpitations have many causes from anxiety through anatomic and physiologic abnormalities. The feeling of bounding usually relates to the volume of blood pumped with each palpitation. There is no simple single answer for the question. If you're bothered by the feeling should consult a dr. To see if the problem can be clarified. ...Read more

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Why does my chest feel sore after days of constant palpitations and fluttering?.

Why does my chest feel sore after days of constant palpitations and fluttering?.

Chest pain: It is unusual for a young person to have days of palpitations so have your heart checked by a cardiologist to help rule out rheumatic fever, myocarditis, pericarditis or some other reason. ...Read more

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Can acid reflux cause a fluttering or quiver sensation in your chest? Or actually cause palpitations?

Can acid reflux cause a fluttering or quiver sensation in your chest? Or actually cause palpitations?

Esophageal spasm: Acid reflux, commonly known as gerd occurs when acid moves from your stomach and into your esophagus which usually causes discomfort the characteristic "heart burn". An irritated esophagus may also spasm which can causes a fluttering/quivering sensation and requires the same treatment as acid reflux. Palpitations may be mistaken a spasm of your esophagus. ...Read more

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I am having chest discomfort and palpitations. I am extremely scared of this. Is this is common in mvp patients? Anything to worry.

Yes: Discuss status and degree of prolapse and leakage with your pcp or cardiologist.
Many folks have this condition and no symptoms, and a long life-- you need your facts and planning to allow your best life! And anxiety control. ...Read more

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What happens if in sick sinus syndrome if you take diltiazem. Chest pains and palpitations aren't improving with diltiazem. Worried its sick sinus?

What happens if in sick sinus syndrome if you take diltiazem. Chest pains and palpitations aren't improving with diltiazem. Worried its sick sinus?

Dangerous: U can't use Av blockers in SSS unless u have a pacemaker, it may control tachycardia but may also worsen bradycardia which may result in stoke, cardiac arrest or demise. ...Read more

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Doc took me off allergy meds to see if cause my palpitations. Gave allergy shot. After a couple days still palpitations and feel have brick on chest.

Doc took me off allergy meds to see if cause my palpitations. Gave allergy shot.  After a couple days still palpitations and feel have brick on chest.

Heartburn?: Some allergy medications with decongestants can cause palpitations. Is the allergy shot a steroid shot? That can give you heart burn and cause the heaviness in the chest. Ask your doctor what he gave you and I would avoid steroid shots all together. ...Read more

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For 2 weeks I have a cold feeling in my chest and when I take a deep breathe, especially after activity. Having slight palpitations and pain in chest.

For 2 weeks I have a cold feeling in my chest and when I take a deep breathe, especially after activity. Having slight palpitations and pain in chest.

Age?: Impossible to say what's going on. A truthful report of your age would have helped some. The list of possibilities is endless. You need to be seen and evaluated with judicious testing to ascertain an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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For the past 3 days I've been habing a palpitations like feelign my middle of my chest ekg is fine it's all day :(IT not like my anxiety palpitations?

For the past 3 days I've been habing a palpitations like feelign my middle of my chest ekg is fine it's all day :(IT not like my anxiety palpitations?

Longer EKG: You might need a longer EKG called an event recorder to prove or disprove what these are. Sometimes I just treat by using a chewed up low dose beta blocker. See your doctor and discuss this wi him/her. ...Read more

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Why did I have strong palpitations-pressure in head (on tge sides and hack of head) after running for 15 min. Did not feel them on chest. No agitatied?

Check BP: It maybe normal since your heart pumps harder after exercise and you may feel them if you just started exercising. This be also indicate that your blood pressure is shooting up too high when you exercise. You should have your blood pressure check both at rest and after exercise. ...Read more