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Frequent heart palpitations, bulging veins and neck pain. Why ?

Good morning my name is AAAA mumit for the past few months now I have experience heart palpation as to where I have to sit down until it subsidies, my left hand veins bulge so bad and at times I also have annoying pain in my neck on different sides I m 39years old AA female its to the point that I get so very afraid. No insurance. Please help
Asked On : Thu, 15 Nov 2012
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Dear Concerned.,

Thanks for writing to us.

The condition described by you can attributed to various reasons.Let us discuss from the commonest to the rarest.

A)Anemia;-Any deficiency in Iron and B-complex group of Vitamins and presence of intestinal worms might have caused Anaemia.This also causes Palpitation.accompanying symptoms of undernutrition.

B)Anxiety Neurosis;-Due to manifest anxiety/highly strung individuals /Type A personality-ie agressive/ambitious/competetive/always I have to win type of personalities.

C)Hyperthyroidism;-Excessive secretion of Thyroid Harmone may precipitate this condition.In addition excessive sweating/loss of weight/good appetite.

D)Heart Diseases;-Hypertensive Heart Disease/Valvular Heart Disease/Childhood Rheumatic Heart Disease-untreated or inadequately treated. Any of these might cause tachy-arrhythmias which lead to the above symptoms.

please consult a General Physician/Internal Medical practitioner who will suggest suitable routine and special investigations such as,

A)Routine Urinalysis/Microscopy and Stools for Routine and Microscopy.

B)Blood Tests such as Haemogram/Blood Chemistry/Lipid Profile/Thyroid Function Tests/

C)Chest X-ray-PA View.

D)USG Abdomen/Pelvis

E)ECG/Echo Cardiography.

F)Veinous and Arterial Doppler to find out any block as you have Lt Upper Limb Veinous bulge.

Any other Tests as deemed fit and go ahead with further management.

Best Regards,

Dr Lt Cdr ASN Bhushan.
Answered: Fri, 16 Nov 2012
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