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Upper left abdominal discomfort, gas, increased heart rate. Could it be acute pancreatitis??

Possible - unlikely. Pancreatitis usually is associated with additional symptoms like nausea, vomiting and fever. The pain of pancreatitis is often worsened by eating. Your bowel pattern may be helpful and also any other unusual symptoms. Please contact your doctor, tomorrow at the latest, to review all of your symptoms! Read more...

Reason for a higher than expected resting heart rate in an athlete? Mine is about 80-95. used to be in the 60's? I drink tons of water

Fast pulse. That is an abnormally rapid resting heart rate for a healthy young person. Causes include overactive thyroid, fever, anemia, caffeine, alcohol, nicotine, anxiety, cardiac arrhythmias and certain stimulant medications. I recommend an evaluation by your physician and appropriate tests will be ordered. Read more...

I have been having trouble breathing and my heart rate has been really fast like over 200 beats. My pluse has also been fast. What might be the reason?

Tachycardia. Very rapid heart rate with difficulty breathing sound consistent with a tachycardia, most likely a supraventricular tachycardia (svt). If it is persistent, then would need to be promptly treated in an emergency department. If has been occurring in short episodes sporadically, then an event monitor will find out exactly the type of svt. Drugs or invasive procedures are used to treat this. Read more...

Hello doctor my heart rate is so fast and BP also high doctors told me that the reason of high BP is your fast heart rate I am 23?

Separate. Elevated heart rate and high blood pressure are two separate problems. Fast heart rate dose not cause high blood pressure. They could be related though. For example high thyroid hormone may cause both to be high. Thorough evaluation is needed to determine the cause. Read more...

Lately, my heart rate has been fluctuating for no apparent reason what could this be?

It depends . It is normal for the heart rate to fluctuate throughout the fau due to the control by the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system. Sometimes this could be a sign of an arrhythmia (e.g. Supra ventricular tachycardia or atrial fibrillation), or blocked heart beats (heart blocks). If there are associated symptoms (fatigue, shortness of breath, dizziness) you may require to wear a monitor. Read more...