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Are palpitations always a sign of heart disease?

Palpitations. Could be as simple as sinus tachycardia or as serious as atrial fibrillation or svt. Needs further evaluation including ekg, holter and labs. Read more...
Palpitations. These are caused by many things. Stress, excitement, irritants both physical and chemical, pressure like a hiatal hernia or esophageal push or pull, and primary heart things, the causes are very many in number. Read more...

I recently saw on abc news that a diagonal ear lobe crease is a sign of heart disease. What is your opinion of this?

Not necessarily. Ear lobe crease is often observed in people with heart condition but it is not a cause or effect . It's presence does not necessarily mean that one has a heart condition or will developed one. Read more...
Yes. It is called frank's sign.It is a diagonal ear lobe crease extending diagonally from the tragus across the lobule to rear edge of the auricle.It may indicate cardiovascular disease or diabetes. Read more...

Shooting pain in left arm for 2 days. No chest pain. What could this be, other than a pinched nerve? Could it be sign of heart disease?

Not likely heart. Shooting pain is most often associated with a nerve problem, as you suggested. It is rare to find heart problems in your age group, and shooting pains rarely reflect heart disease in any patient group. So a cardiac cause is most unlikely. Read more...