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What causes rapid heartbeat and pricking pain throughout the body while on AKT-4 kit?

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Dr. Bhanu Partap

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Posted on Mon, 24 Sep 2018 in Hypertension and Heart Disease
Question: Hello Doctor, My wife sometime feels faster heart beat and after that she feels like needle pain in her body and light sweating. After sometime it gets normalize.It happens only for two to three minutes but many times in a day. this problem since last 6 months. but now this problem is increased. she is taking AKT4 for tb treatment.
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Answered by Dr. Bhanu Partap 29 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Needs basic cardiac evaluation

Detailed Answer:
Hello,

After going through the medical details provided by you I understand your concern for your wife's health and I would like to tell you that although the symptoms doesn't points towards any significant cardiac problem. Following tests I would like to suggest you

1. Get an ECG done ideally during the event of faster heart rate.

2. Echocardiography

3. Thyroid function test

4. Complete Blood Count

Hope I have answered your query.

Kind regards,
Dr Bhanu partap
Cardiologist
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