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Heart symptoms: Introduction

Further information about Heart symptoms is below, or review more specific information about these types of Heart symptoms: heart rhythm symptoms, rapid heart beat, slow heart beat, palpitations, cardiac abnormalities, pericarditis, heart block, heart inflammation or other types.

Heart symptoms: Symptoms affecting the heart. See detailed information below for a list of 2927 causes of Heart symptoms, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Heart symptoms: Symptom Checker

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Stories from Users for Heart symptoms

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Message Boards for Heart symptoms

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Heart symptoms: Animations

Medications or substances causing Heart symptoms:

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

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

  • Olanzapine and fluoxetine and thioridazine interaction
  • Zyprexa and fluoxetine and thioridazine interaction
  • Zyprexa Zydis and fluoxetine and thioridazine interaction
  • Inderal (Propranolol) and Alurate (Aprobarbital) interaction
  • Inderal (Propranolol) and Amytal (Amobarbital) interaction
  • more interactions...»

Heart symptoms: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Heart symptoms

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Heart symptoms: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Heart 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 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 more »

Rare undiagnosed iron disorder causes various severe conditions: The rare "iron overload" disorder, hemochromatosis, can cause a variety of symptoms and result in various severe conditions that mimic several of the big name medical conditions. However, since it 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 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 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 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 more »

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Heart symptoms: Related Rare Diseases

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Heart symptoms: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Organs affected by Heart symptoms:

The list of organs typically affected by Heart symptoms may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Heart symptoms

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

How Common are these Causes of Heart 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 symptoms. Of the 2927 causes of Heart symptoms that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 25 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 36 causes are "common" diseases
  • 12 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 14 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 59 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 2841 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Heart symptoms:

The following list of conditions have 'Heart 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 symptoms:

The following list of medical conditions have Heart 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.



















  • Q fever ... aortic heart valve endocarditis, endocarditis, mitral valve endocarditis








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Causes of Heart symptoms Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Heart 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 symptoms?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Heart 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 symptoms:

    Subtypes of Heart symptoms:

    Heart rhythm symptoms (1589 causes), Rapid heart beat (865 causes), Slow heart beat (49 causes), Palpitations (566 causes), Cardiac abnormalities (31 causes), Pericarditis (84 causes), Heart block (67 causes), Heart inflammation (5 causes), Heart attacks (138 causes), Cardiac arrest (93 causes), Heart complications (14 causes), Heart failure (274 causes), Heart damage (24 causes), High-output heart failure (11 causes), Congenital heart disease (68 causes), Congestive heart failure (140 causes), Heart disease (106 causes), heart enlargement (87 causes), endocarditis (68 causes), myocarditis (86 causes), cor pulmonale (61 causes), reduced heart function (1 cause), Fatal heart damage (13 causes), cardiomyopathy (135 causes), Heart disturbance (7 causes), Bruit (15 causes), Bruits (22 causes), Cervical bruit (14 causes), Pericardial effusion (37 causes), Pericardial friction rub (5 causes), Abnormal heart rhythm (281 causes), Additional Heart Sounds (267 causes), Extra heartbeats (11 causes), Heart arrhythmia (13 causes), Heart arrhythmias (14 causes), Heart attack (138 causes), Heartburn (163 causes), Irregular heartbeat (174 causes), Loud Heart Sounds (10 causes), Pounding heartbeat (15 causes), Soft Heart Sounds (9 causes), Cardiac defects (41 causes), Cardiovascular symptoms (3192 causes), Intracranial bruit (5 causes), Gastroesophageal reflux (53 causes), Epigastric pain (93 causes), Acid regurgitation (2 causes), Tachycardia (194 causes), Gallop, atrial (9 causes), Gallop, ventricular (5 causes), Atrial fibrillation (77 causes), Pulse, bounding (13 causes), Bounding pulse (27 causes), Widened pulse pressure (5 causes), Pulsus bisferiens (3 causes), Pulsus alternans (7 causes), Absent pulse (15 causes), Arrhythmia (267 causes), Pulsus paradoxus (7 causes), Arrhythmias (172 causes), Pulse rhythm abnormality (1 cause), Arrythmia (10 causes), Murmur (16 causes), Weak pulse (51 causes), Sinus bradycardia (38 causes), Sudden cardiac death (9 causes), Abnormal heart sound in children (10 causes), Abnormally shaped QRS complexes (3 causes), Absent carotid pulses (15 causes), Absent P waves on ECG (4 causes), Large S waves (6 causes), Asymptomatic heart murmurs in children (18 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), Blood in the anterior chamber (12 causes), Bradycardia (111 causes), Bradycardia in children (59 causes), Broad QRS complex (2 causes), Broad QRS complexes (3 causes), Cardiac arrhythmia (64 causes), Cardiac arrest in pregnancy (7 causes), Cardiac decompensation (30 causes), Cardiac defect (41 causes), Cardiac murmurs (27 causes), Cardiac tamponade (29 causes), Cardiogenic shock (19 causes), Cardiopulmonary disorder (24 causes), Cardiopulmonary insufficiency (24 causes), Cardiovascular disorder (52 causes), Cardiovascular disorders (46 causes), Carotid artery stenosis (5 causes), Carotid bruit on one side (6 causes), Carotid bruits (10 causes), Carotid bruits on both sides (5 causes), Chest pain from the heart (27 causes), Coarctation of the aorta (19 causes), Dissecting aortic aneurysm (16 causes), Dissection of an aortic aneurysm (12 causes), Conditions producing heart murmurs (13 causes), Constrictive pericarditis (27 causes), Cor pulmonale due to copd (6 causes), Cor pulmonale due to obstructive sleep apnea (6 causes), Cor pulmonale due to sarcoidosis (6 causes), Decreased cardiac output (24 causes), Janeway lesions (2 causes), Janeway spots (2 causes), Janeway's lesions, Myocardial infarction (38 causes), Myocardial ischaemia (3 causes), Dyspnea in heart failure (6 causes), Electrocardiogram changes (34 causes), Endomyocardial fibrosis (8 causes), Organ rupture (6 causes), Palpable thrill (18 causes), Commotio cordis (8 causes), Elevated ST segments (7 causes), Feeling the heart skip a beat in the chest (34 causes), Feeling the heartbeat (40 causes), Gradual onset of clubbing due to cardiovascular causes (4 causes), Gradual onset of cyanosis due to cardiovascular causes (7 causes), Gradual onset of heart failure due to congenital heart disease (5 causes), Gradual onset of heart failure due to valvular diseases (9 causes), Hamman's sign (4 causes), Heart attack and exercise (9 causes), Heart failure in children (58 causes), Heart failure in pregnancy (9 causes), Heart flutters (30 causes), Heart louder second sound (5 causes), Heart rate worsened by exercise (12 causes), Heart rhythm problems worsened by exercise (10 causes), Impaired myocardial contractility (27 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 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), Midsystolic click (3 causes), Mycocardial ischemia (22 causes), Myocardial abscess (8 causes), Congestion (4 causes), Nodal rhythm (23 causes), Non-viral myocarditis (4 causes), Palpitations during pregnancy (19 causes), Palpitations in children (25 causes), Patent ductus arteriosus (147 causes), Pericardial tamponade (12 causes), Precordial ache (47 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), Right to left cardiac shunting (1 cause), 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), Sudden onset of abnormal heart sounds (10 causes), Systolic ejection murmur (9 causes), Systolic murmur at the apex (15 causes), Tachycardia in children (24 causes), Tachycardia in pregnancy (22 causes), Third heart sound (10 causes), Tricuspid disorders (3 causes), Tricuspid stenosis (7 causes), Variable PR interval on an ECG (5 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 heart attack (9 causes), Sudden onset of leg swelling related to cardiac etiology (7 causes), Atrial symptoms (24 causes), Cardiac infection (6 causes), Cardiac inflammation (6 causes), Cardiac spasm (11 causes), Cardiomyopathy in danon disease (3 causes), Cardiopathy due to chagas disease (2 causes), Sudden onset of tachycardia (11 causes), Sudden onset of tachycardia worsened by exercise (12 causes), Systolic ejection murmur in pregnancy, Heart sounds symptoms (109 causes), Large R waves (6 causes), Sudden onset of life-threatening arrhythmias (9 causes), Sudden onset of murmur (10 causes), Sudden onset of cyanosis due to cardiac etiology (14 causes), Sudden onset of cyanosis of the arms (9 causes), Sudden onset of ankle swelling due to cardiac etiology (7 causes), Pyrosis (9 causes), Diminished peripheral pulses (28 causes), Shortness of breath similar as in pulmonary hypertension (22 causes), Paradoxical pulse (13 causes), High blood pressure (398 causes), Dramatic fall in blood pressure (70 causes), Weak rapid pulse (11 causes), Weak peripheral pulse (12 causes), Hypertension in children (60 causes), Wide pulse pressure (27 causes), Sudden onset of raised blood pressure (8 causes), Pulse irregularity (34 causes), Essential hypertension (18 causes), Pulmonary hypertension (86 causes), Increased systolic blood pressure (29 causes), Elevated blood pressure (31 causes), Neonatal hypertension (6 causes), Lower blood pressure in the legs than in the arms (11 causes), Absence of pedal pulse on both sides (7 causes), Unequal radial pulses (6 causes), Arterial hypertension (34 causes), Absent femoral pulse (8 causes), Hypertension in children under one year (7 causes), Absence of femoral pulse on one side (5 causes), Anginal pain (7 causes), Low blood pressure (575 causes), High blood pressure in pregnancy (4 causes), Blood pressure symptoms (716 causes), Thready pulse (17 causes), Pedal pulses, Intermittent labile hypertension (3 causes), Exercise hypertension (3 causes), Blood pressure changes (70 causes), Elevated Diastolic pressure (1 cause), Fainting episodes similar as in pulmonary hypertension (42 causes), Diminished pulse (19 causes), Abnormal pulse (24 causes), Popliteal pulses, Very low blood pressure (10 causes), Swollen ankles similar as in pulmonary hypertension (15 causes), Severe drop in blood pressure (18 causes), Portal hypertension similar to cirrhosis of liver (14 causes), Palpate peripheral pulses, Pulse irregularity in pregnancy (12 causes), Hypertension in children one to ten years (20 causes), Unequal pulses (16 causes), Increased Systolic pressure (13 causes), Hypertension in children from 11 through adolescence (20 causes), Elevated blood pressure in pregnancy (17 causes), Asymmetrical brachial pulses (6 causes), Absence of pulse on one side (8 causes), Pulse changes (29 causes), Angina (41 causes), Accentuated fall in systolic pressure (54 causes), Excessively reduced blood pressure (7 causes), Lower blood pressure in legs than arms (3 causes), Malignant hypertension (5 causes), Angina pectoris (15 causes), Low blood pressure in pregnancy (17 causes), Fluctuating blood pressure (5 causes), Diffuse apical impulse (2 causes), Narrowed pulse pressure (11 causes), Absent pedal pulse (11 causes), Absence of pedal pulse on one side (11 causes), Orthostatic hypotension in pregnancy (7 causes), Altered vital signs in case of diabetic ketoacidosis (8 causes), Altered vital signs in meningitis (9 causes), Diminished Korotkoff sounds (2 causes), Postural hypotension (33 causes), Altered vital signs due to road traffic accident (6 causes), Hypertension-like symptoms (11 causes), Chronic orthostatic hypotension (15 causes), Altered vital signs due to dehydration (15 causes), Eclampsia (8 causes), Orthostatic hypotension due to pheochromocytoma (1 cause), Labile hypertension (4 causes), Decreased cerebral perfusion (29 causes), Mild hypotension (7 causes), Sudden onset of orthostatic hypotension (9 causes), Orthostatic hypotension (55 causes), Sudden onset of paroxysmal hypertension (9 causes), Inadequate intravascular pressure (54 causes), Inadequate oxygenation of systemic arterial blood (9 causes), Systemic hypotension (47 causes), Altered vital signs due to encephalopathy (9 causes), Reduced intravascular pressure (54 causes), Altered vital signs in pulmonary embolism (8 causes), Altered vital signs (52 causes), Enhanced postural hypotensive reaction (9 causes), Chronic hypertension-like symptoms (11 causes), Intermittent hypertension-like symptoms (5 causes), Mild hypertension-like symptoms (7 causes), Hypertension-like symptoms in pregnancy (17 causes), Recurring hypertension-like symptoms (7 causes), Severe hypertension-like symptoms (11 causes), Acute hypertension-like symptoms (8 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Heart symptoms:

    Cardiovascular symptoms (3192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Heart symptoms:

    Chest pain (1053 causes), Chest tightness (166 causes), Angina (41 causes), Heart symptoms (2927 causes), Breathlessness (1528 causes), Difficulty inbreathing (2922 causes), Paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnoea (10 causes), PND (10 causes)

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