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Heart rhythm symptoms: Introduction

Heart rhythm symptoms: Problems with the rhythm of the heartbeat (arrhythmias). See detailed information below for a list of 1589 causes of Heart rhythm symptoms, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Heart rhythm symptoms:

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

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Heart rhythm symptoms

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Causes of Types of Heart rhythm symptoms:

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Heart rhythm symptoms: Symptom Checker

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Heart rhythm symptoms Treatments

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Stories from Users for Heart rhythm symptoms

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Message Boards for Heart rhythm symptoms

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Diagnostic tests for Heart rhythm symptoms:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Heart rhythm symptoms. Some of these are listed below :

  • Physical examination
    • Note pulse rate, rhythm and regularity. If rate is over 150 beats per minute may suggest paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT), atrial flutter, atrial fibrillation or ventricular tachycardia. If rate is less than 150 beats per minute it is more likely to be sinus tachycardia which can be associated with exercise, fever, drugs or hyperthyroidism
    • Temperature (if fever is present with enlarged heart and heart murmur must consider bacterial endocarditis; fever itself may cause tachycardia)
    • Blood pressure. If blood pressure is high may suggest phaeochromocytoma or hyperthyroidism
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Heart rhythm symptoms: Animations

Medications or substances causing Heart rhythm symptoms:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Heart rhythm symptoms 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 rhythm symptoms:

When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Heart rhythm symptoms 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.

  • Cosopt and oral beta blocker interaction
  • Cosopt and another calcium antagonist interaction
  • Cipro (Ciprofloxacin) and Aerolate interaction
  • Cipro (Ciprofloxacin) and Bronkodyl interaction
  • Cipro (Ciprofloxacin) and Elixophyllin interaction
  • more interactions...»

Heart rhythm symptoms: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Heart rhythm symptoms

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Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Heart rhythm symptoms. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.

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Heart rhythm symptoms: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Heart rhythm symptoms

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 undiagnosed heart attack, or from delaying too...read more »

Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but actually have something milder. Some of the conditions which may be causes of chest...read more »

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 various...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...read more »

Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is even more likely in children. Some of the symptoms of...read more »

Heart rhythm symptoms: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Heart rhythm symptoms: Related Rare Diseases

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Heart rhythm symptoms: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Organs affected by Heart rhythm symptoms:

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Detailed list of causes of Heart rhythm symptoms

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

How Common are these Causes of Heart rhythm symptoms?

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 rhythm symptoms. Of the 1589 causes of Heart rhythm symptoms that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 15 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 22 causes are "common" diseases
  • 7 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 3 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 34 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 1547 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Heart rhythm symptoms:

The following list of conditions have 'Heart rhythm symptoms' 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 rhythm symptoms:

The following list of medical conditions have Heart rhythm symptoms 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 rhythm symptoms Based on Risk Factors

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

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Heart rhythm symptoms?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Heart rhythm symptoms, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    Classifications of Heart rhythm symptoms:

    Subtypes of Heart rhythm symptoms:

    Rapid heart beat (865 causes), Slow heart beat (49 causes), Palpitations (566 causes), Weak pulse (51 causes), Cardiac arrhythmias (64 causes), Arrhythmia (267 causes), Heart arrhythmia (13 causes), Murmur (16 causes), Absent pulse (15 causes), Irregular heartbeats (174 causes), Irregular heart rhythms (34 causes), Abnormal heart rhythms (281 causes), Heart arrhythmias (14 causes), Arrhythmias (172 causes), Arrythmia (10 causes), Widened pulse pressure (5 causes), Extra heartbeats (11 causes), Bounding pulse (27 causes), Gallop, atrial (9 causes), Gallop, ventricular (5 causes), Loud Heart Sounds (10 causes), Pulse rhythm abnormality (1 cause), Pulse, bounding (13 causes), Soft Heart Sounds (9 causes), Tachycardia (194 causes), Sinus bradycardia (38 causes), Bruit (15 causes), Bruits (22 causes), Cervical bruit (14 causes), Pulsus alternans (7 causes), Pulsus bisferiens (3 causes), Pulsus paradoxus (7 causes), Intracranial bruit (5 causes), Additional Heart Sounds (267 causes), Atrial fibrillation (77 causes), Bradycardia (111 causes), Pounding heartbeat (15 causes), Abnormal heart rhythm (281 causes), Abnormally shaped QRS complexes (3 causes), Absent P waves on ECG (4 causes), Large S waves (6 causes), Atrial fibrillation in the elderly (11 causes), Atrial gallop (11 causes), Gallops (3 causes), Trifascicular block (3 causes), AV nodal re-entrant tachycardia (3 causes), Bradycardia in children (59 causes), Broad QRS complex (2 causes), Broad QRS complexes (3 causes), Cardiac arrhythmia (64 causes), Commotio cordis (8 causes), Elevated ST segments (7 causes), Feeling the heart skip a beat in the chest (34 causes), Heart flutters (30 causes), Heart rate worsened by exercise (12 causes), Heart rhythm problems worsened by exercise (10 causes), Inappropriate sinus tachycardia (2 causes), Depressed ST segments (6 causes), Increased metabolic or heart rate and other effects (18 causes), Intermittent palpitations, Causes of palpitations (12 causes), Intermittent increase in heart rate (12 causes), Intermittent tachycardia (11 causes), Irregular heart rhythm (34 causes), Irregular heartbeat (174 causes), Irregular rhythm (18 causes), Left axis deviation of QRS complex on ECG (4 causes), Loud crunching sound that synchronises the heartbeat (5 causes), Loud systolic bruits (1 cause), Nodal rhythm (23 causes), Palpitations during pregnancy (19 causes), Palpitations in children (25 causes), Precordial thrill (10 causes), Prominent U waves (3 causes), Q waves presence on an ECG (3 causes), Raised heart rate (30 causes), Right axis deviation of QRS complex on ECG (5 causes), Inverted P waves on ECG (3 causes), Short PR internval on ECG (3 causes), Short QT interval (7 causes), Sinus node dysfunction (31 causes), Slow heart rate (67 causes), Small QRS complexes (4 causes), Tachycardia in children (24 causes), Tachycardia in pregnancy (22 causes), Ventricular fibrillation due to ischemic heart (2 causes), Ventricular fibrillation due to scar tissue in the heart (2 causes), Ventricular gallop (9 causes), Wide P waves (1 cause), Sudden onset of tachycardia (11 causes), Sudden onset of tachycardia worsened by exercise (12 causes), Large R waves (6 causes), Sudden onset of life-threatening arrhythmias (9 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Heart rhythm symptoms:

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

    Symptoms related to Heart rhythm symptoms:

    Rapid heart beat (865 causes), Slow heart beat (49 causes), Palpitations (566 causes), Arrythmias (10 causes), Heart rate, Pacemaker, Sino atrial node, Atrioventricular node, SAN, AVN, Purkinje ibrs, Conduction defects, Atrial flutter, ECG, Electrocardiogram

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