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Heart arrhythmia

Heart arrhythmia: Introduction

Heart arrhythmia: A condition which is characterized by an abnormality in the beat of a persons heart. See detailed information below for a list of 13 causes of Heart arrhythmia, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Heart arrhythmia:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Heart arrhythmia. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Heart arrhythmia

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Heart arrhythmia: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Heart arrhythmia, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Heart arrhythmia Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Heart arrhythmia may include:

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Heart arrhythmia: Animations

Medications or substances causing Heart arrhythmia:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Heart arrhythmia as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Drug interactions causing Heart arrhythmia:

When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Heart arrhythmia as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

  • Amiodarone and Indinavir interaction
  • Amitriptyline and Fluconazole interaction
  • Desipiramine and Thioridazine interaction
  • Imipramine and Epinephrine interaction
  • Imipramine and Ethinyl Estradiol interaction
  • Ketoconazole and Terfenadine interaction
  • Digitalis and Calcium Chloride (Intravenous) interaction
  • more interactions...»

Heart arrhythmia: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Heart arrhythmia may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Heart arrhythmia

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Heart arrhythmia: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Heart arrhythmia

Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss, there are varying degrees of severity. It is altogether too common for people to die from...read more »

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Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations and rapid heartbeat. In rare cases, this undiagnosed condition can be fatal. It should be considered for any unexplained heart rhythm...read more »

Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed, leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed. People become concerned that a condition is a heart attack, whereas there are...read more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood pressure can simply be too...read more »

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Heart arrhythmia: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Heart arrhythmia

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Heart arrhythmia: Related Rare Diseases

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Heart arrhythmia: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Article Excerpts about Heart arrhythmia

An arrhythmia is a change in the regular beat of the heart. The heart may seem... (Source: excerpt from NHLBI, Arrhythmia: NHLBI)

Most people have felt their heart beat very fast, felt a fluttering in their chest, or noticed that... (Source: excerpt from HEART AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE: NWHIC)

Detailed list of causes of Heart arrhythmia

The list below shows some of the causes of Heart arrhythmia mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Heart arrhythmia?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Heart arrhythmia. Of the 13 causes of Heart arrhythmia that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 1 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 1 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 11 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Heart arrhythmia:

The following list of conditions have 'Heart arrhythmia' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Heart arrhythmia:

The following list of medical conditions have Heart arrhythmia or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Heart arrhythmia Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Heart arrhythmia based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Heart arrhythmia:

    Medical Conditions associated with Heart arrhythmia:

    Heart rhythm symptoms (1589 causes), Heart symptoms (2927 causes), Cardiovascular symptoms (3192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Heart arrhythmia:

    Heart rhythm symptoms (1589 causes), Palpitations (566 causes), Arrythmias (10 causes), Heart symptoms (2927 causes), Coronary artery disease (106 causes), Electrolyte imbalance (89 causes), Heart attack (138 causes), Atrial fibrillations (77 causes), Atrial flutter, Paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia

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    Evidence Based Medicine Research for Heart arrhythmia

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