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Irregular rhythm

Irregular rhythm: Introduction

Irregular rhythm: When the heart beats too fast, too slow, or with a skipping (irregular) rhythm, a person is said to have an arrhythmia. See detailed information below for a list of 18 causes of Irregular rhythm, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Irregular rhythm: Symptom Checker

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Irregular rhythm: Animations

Irregular rhythm: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Irregular rhythm may include these symptoms:

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Irregular rhythm: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Irregular rhythm

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,...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...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...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 less dangerous possibilities....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"...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 hypertension that can be overlooked include ...read more »

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Irregular rhythm: Related Rare Diseases

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Irregular rhythm: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Irregular rhythm

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How Common are these Causes of Irregular rhythm?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Irregular rhythm. Of the 18 causes of Irregular rhythm that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Irregular rhythm:

The following list of conditions have 'Irregular rhythm' 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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Medical Conditions associated with Irregular rhythm:

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

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