Is sweating a common symptom of heart failure?

It can be. Very commonly, congestive heart failure (chf), is a high Adrenalin state and because the sweat glands are at the mercy of the Adrenalin levels, people can have increased sweating when they are in decompensated (untreated) chf.

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I also have a non echogenic less than 3cm behind atrium pericardial eff. Can this be sympt right heart failure also? And cause cold sweats?

Unlikely. Severe bi-ventricular failure can cause a pericardial effusion but, with your cold sweats, I'd worry about an infection. Do you have fever? weight loss? anemia? loss of appetite? Other things must also be ruled out including collagen-vascular disease (e.g. lupus) and malignancy (esp breast and lung). My best wishes to you for a speedy recovery. Read more...

What are common symptoms of heart failure in women?

SOB, Edema. In both men and women shortness of breath, lower extremity edema, dyspnea on exertion, and on lying flat. Read more...
Same as men. Shortness of breath with minimal exertion, shortness of breath when lying down requiring one to sit up or lie in bed propped up (orthopnea), awakening with shortness of breath (paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea), swelling of the ankles, fatigue. Read more...

Is muscle ache a symptom of heart failure?

No. Heart failure usually presents as fatigue , shortness of breath upon exertion, leg swelling, fatigue upon laying down, weakness but unusual as a muscle ache. Read more...

When you are having shortness of breath from dcm and heart failure is there anything you can do to help with this symptom?

Yes, typically. If your symptoms are due to becoming fluid overloaded, you may need your diuretic (water pill) adjusted. There are other medication changes which can also be made, depending on your blood pressure, etc. Sometimes people who are quite symptomatic from heart failure benefit from biventricular pacemakers. Also eecp can help some. If all measures fail, then may need to consider heart transplant. Read more...

What are the symptoms of right sided heart failure?

Symptoms rt heart fa. Rt sided heart failure is due to long standing high blood pressure in pulmonary arteriesand right ventricle of the heart.Symptoms are shortness of breath and lightheadedness during activities, chest discomfort or pain, swelling of feet and ankles.Symptoms of underlying cause wheezing and cough and fainting spells with activities. Read more...

What are the symptoms of heart failure to watch for in kids?

Unlikely unless. Your child has had surgery on his heart. He may sweat, breath fast, have an increased rapid heart rate , and his liver may become enlarged as well as showing decreased activity. Read more...