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What causes lightheadedness during workouts along with irregular heart beat?

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Posted on Wed, 16 May 2018
Question: my 15 year old son says he is getting light headed when working out and thinks his heart beat is irregular
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Answered by Dr. Bhanu Partap (26 minutes later)
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After going through the medical details provided by you I understand your concern for your son's health and I would like to suggest you that taking into consideration the symptoms which your son is experiencing it's important to rule out any sort congenital heart disease and anaemia.

So its advisable to kindly get the following tests done

1. Complete Blood Count

2. ECG

3. Echocardiography

I hope this information will guide you properly.

Kind regards
Dr Bhanu partap
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What causes lightheadedness during workouts along with irregular heart beat?

Brief Answer: Please refer to the detailed answer below Detailed Answer: Hello After going through the medical details provided by you I understand your concern for your son's health and I would like to suggest you that taking into consideration the symptoms which your son is experiencing it's important to rule out any sort congenital heart disease and anaemia. So its advisable to kindly get the following tests done 1. Complete Blood Count 2. ECG 3. Echocardiography I hope this information will guide you properly. Kind regards Dr Bhanu partap