Swelling in my fingers in morning, gurgling in chest, fatigue. Ekg, blood work, doc listened to lungs and heart all was fine. Could this be heart failure?

Gurgling in chest. Failure of esophageal sphincter or esophageal dysmotility could cause gugling sounds in the chest. Swelling of fingers could be sclerodactyly. Therse featutres we could see in crest syndrome. Your physician could consider this indifferential diagnosis. There are other reasons too.

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Had chest x ray and blood work and ekg 1 month ago. All normal. Now have developed pitting edema in legs and ankles. Could this be heart failure?

Edema. Right heart failure is one of the causes of lower extremity edema. There are others such as venous incompetence or obstruction, protein deficiency and others . Read more...
Is this new? If you have developed sudden swelling in both legs, you need to be checked right away to find out what is going on. As Dr. Weisberger says, CHF is just one of the problems. We don't know what meds you are on, or whether you drink alcohol or smoke, or take any meds, so it's not possible to say what else it could be. Since CHF is just one of the possibilities, and a very serious, one, get seen . Read more...

24 year old male have heart failure even after a few ekgs and blood work done ruling it out? . I have sharp pains in my left arm and chest

Heart failure. Heart failure in a young male is uncommon, and you need to have a cardiology evaluation. Ecg and blood test do not have to be abnormal to confirm heart failure. The echocardiogram (ultrasound) of your heart is helpful to determine the degree of damage. In young people, the cause is usually not from bad arteries, but from congenital causes, infectious myocarditis, or valve damage. See cardiologist! Read more...
Do more exams. It sounds that you are suffering from angina. Your doctor must investigate levels of cholesterol and other heart test. Watch your diet and stress on the mean time. Read more...

Waking up gasping for air when I'm falling asleep. Occasional localized pain in sternum. Healthy ECG 2 yr ago, good bp, doc says heart & lungs sound good. Do I still need to worry about heart failure?

Not really. I would be more concerned about the possibility of a condition known as obstructive sleep apnea. You should mention this to your doc. Read more...
sleep obstruction? It sounds more like sleep obstruction. Are you better if you sleep only on your side? Can you see the back of your throat when you open your mouth? Are you overweight? Do you get anxious easily. Read more...
Needs evaluation. Waking up short of breath is just one of several possible symptoms of heart failure. But there are other possible explanations for this symptom. Therefore it would be prudent for you to see your doctor for a thorough examination, including the retelling of your medical history, a physical exam and a decision by your doctor as to what other tests might be appropriate to elucidate your problem. Read more...
Unlikely. You generally need an echocardiogram to evaluate for heart failure, but your symptoms and your age may make it more likely that you have obstructive sleep apnea and not heart failure. You may need a sleep study. Read more...

Have had an ekg, chest xray, and CT scan. All came back fine. Is there any possibility that I could have heart failure/related? Or is it anxiety?

Anxiety. You do not have heart problems. Please stop wasting money on such impossibilities and get some help learning how to live in our stressful world. Read more...
Possible. It is possible that this is an anxiety disorder. Good to hear that your are being followed by your doc and that your test results are good. Seek the help of a clinical psychologist who works w/anxiety disorders for additional help. There is much reason to hope. Peace and good health. Read more...

Is it possible to have a normal EKG and a chest xray and still have heart problems? I had blood work and it came back fine. But I still don't feel wel

Yes. It is possible to have a normal ekg and cxr and still have a heart problem. Left arm pain is not a characteristic pain for coronary artery disease. Risk assessment and a good history and physical exam have to done by your doctor. If we are talking about coronary disease, pressure chest pain associated with activities and better with rest is the typical symptom. Read more...
Clinical exam. Any result is only as good as the test performed and unfortunately there is no perfect clinical test out there. While a normal ekg and cxr are very reassuring they are only a small piece of the pie. Any ongoing clinical symptoms should be discussed with your physician to decide if more invasive testing is needed. Focus on healthy diet and exercise under the supervision of your physician. Read more...