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    Trac12 posted:
    I'm getting a vibration coming from my heart. It feels like a cell phone is in my chest vibrating. Is this anything to worry about?
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    CardiostarUSA1 responded:
    Hi:

    "Is this anything to worry about?"

    Yes, of course.

    Medical rule of thumb, report any bothersome, concerning, troublesome, worrisome, worsening or new symptom(s) to a/your doctor promptly.

    In general-only here, a vibration, or buzzing feeling/sensation in the chest/thoracic area warrants checking for possible problems that can involve the heart's electrical conduction system, i.e., irregular heartbeat/arrhythmia or a heart valve. There may/can also be non-cardiac related issues, such as rapid-fire muscle spasms.

    ALWAYS be proactive in your health care and treatment. Most important, communicate/interact well with your doctor(s).

    Best of luck down the road of life.

    Take care,

    CardioStar*

    WebMD member (since 8/99)



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