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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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User :   Hello I have been feeling a minor twitching by my heart area. I dont if its a muscles spasm or the heart but i have no trouble when i breath or my arm doesnt hurt i am fine. I just want to know what this can be
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   May I ask you few questions to know about you?
User :   sure
Doctor :   Please give your Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status, Height & Weight
Doctor :   May I know what exactly you mean by twitching? Is it pain or discomfort?
User :   i am a male 26 years old,NY, i dont work, not married 5'0 133lbs
User :   no pain just like when you have like a twich in your eye something like that
Doctor :   How fast is this twitch?
Doctor :   Does its rhythm match with the heart beat?
User :   not fast and it doesnt happen so often
User :   no
Doctor :   Since when do you have the current problem?
User :   today
Doctor :   Is it related to food intake?
User :   i dont know
Doctor :   How long does it stay?
User :   a few seconds
Doctor :   Do you have any associated problems along with it?
User :   i dont know if this is going to make sense ill try to explain it...the twiching goes tik tik quick.
User :   my heart rate i think is normal
Doctor :   OK, so are you sure that it is not palpitations?
User :   i am very sure i have had this similar feelings before
Doctor :   Have you taken/taking any medicines or had any consultation with a Doctor?
User :   but i just want to know what it can be
Doctor :   From whatever you have narrated
Doctor :   it seems to be nothing more than a muscle twith
User :   for this problem/feeling no but this week i have had a blood exam and will be going to see a doctor tomorrow
Doctor :   An ECG will rest your doubts

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