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Why Do I Feel My Heart Beating In Random Places
Generally normal: Its completely normal to feel the heart beat at places in the body where the arteries that carry blood from the heart are close to the surface and easily felt. This includes the wrist, the neck, the groin, your feet and in some individuals the upper abdomen and temples. Overwhelmongly this is normal. If the pulse is irregular this could indicate a medical problem and a doctor should be consulted. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
At random moments i can feel my heart beating in my chest and i feel light headed and weak, but it disappears within minutes. What is it?
See your physician: The feeling of your heart beating in your chest could be palpitations. But, it shouldn't make you feel lightheaded or weak. You should see your physician - they will do an exam, likely order a heart tracing, some blood work, and maybe some other tests to make sure you are ok. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
All day my hearing in one ear goes quiet randomly and i get a ringing in it where i can hear and feel my heart beating in the ear. What is this from?
Tinnitus?: Recommend a hearing evaluation if symptoms persist. ...Read more
Arrhythmia: It can be a sign of an abnormality in the electrical pathway and is cause for evaluation. Abnormal rapid heart rates can range from 100 beats a minute up to 400 beats a minute and can be relatively harmless or life threatening. Ask your doctor to refer you to a heart rhythm specialist (an electrophysiologist), for further evaluation. Call 911 if passing out, dizziness, chest pain, or breathless. ...Read more
My heart starts beating very fast and the beats are very light. I have reached 180 BPM and it is often triggered by caffeine. Other times randomly.?
My heart started beating forcefully randomly. What could this be? Have had test done before and Docs told me I have a healthy heart.
Palpitations: This could be palpitations secondary to a type of arrythmia. there are different types of arrythmias for example Supraventricular Arrythmias (AVNRT, AVRT), Atrial fibrillation, Flutter, and Ventricular arrythmias. Depending on the tests performed, and if you still have these symptoms a holter monitor or zio patch could be useful ...Read more
I keep getting overwhelmed and panicking over nothing. It happens at random times. When it happens, my heart feels like it beating fast and I cry.
I was sitting on my bed, talking, and all of a sudden, my heart started beating irregularly, too quickly, and hard. I could feel the contractions. Are random palpitations normal? Should i be worried?
Very normal!: Palpitations are very common in the general population. Usually these consist of extra beats known as pvcs or pacs. These cause a chaotic fluttering sensation and take the breath momentarily away. They are most notable when stationary or lying down at night for example. Sometimes they may be evident at other times as well. Caffeine and stress potentate these common annoyers. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been experiencing a sharp pain in my throat/neck area that randomly happens. It seems that my heart is beating faster when this happens?
Arrythmia: Sounds like an arrythmia . See your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
I'm 34 with 4 kids am over weight w/ swelling from toes to knees, random rapid heart beating & breathless, no Pcp, not insured... afraid im gonna die?
Swollen legs: You must take care of yourself, go to ER & apply for charity care. But you can't ignore your symptoms. Good luck. ...Read more