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Impalpable radial pulse today at times. Now trying to sleep and radial pulse disappears for a second followed by adrenaline surge and return of pulse. Asystole poss in healthy (pots) heart? Or low bp

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Dr. Martin Rubenstein
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Arrythmia.

The missing pulse followed by a strong one occurs with an abnormal, premature beat.
This type of arrhythmia is common in otherwise healthy people, and is ok as long as it's rare and there are no other symptoms. Smoking (and caffeine) may be cause. If associated with chest pain, shortness of breath, lightheadedness or dizziness it could be dangerous. If frequent, your doctor should do an ecg.

In brief: Arrythmia.

The missing pulse followed by a strong one occurs with an abnormal, premature beat.
This type of arrhythmia is common in otherwise healthy people, and is ok as long as it's rare and there are no other symptoms. Smoking (and caffeine) may be cause. If associated with chest pain, shortness of breath, lightheadedness or dizziness it could be dangerous. If frequent, your doctor should do an ecg.
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
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Dr. Laurence Badgley
General Practice
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In brief: Whoa!

"he who has himself for a doctor has a fool for a doctor", or so I have heard.
Theories about pulse pressure related to hormonal "surge" with speculation about pots requires a few semesters of medical school discussions rather than 400 characters on healthtap.Com. Are you second year medical student with "sophomore syndrome"? Please bring you symptoms & observations to attention of a doctor.

In brief: Whoa!

"he who has himself for a doctor has a fool for a doctor", or so I have heard.
Theories about pulse pressure related to hormonal "surge" with speculation about pots requires a few semesters of medical school discussions rather than 400 characters on healthtap.Com. Are you second year medical student with "sophomore syndrome"? Please bring you symptoms & observations to attention of a doctor.
Dr. Laurence Badgley
Dr. Laurence Badgley
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