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Pain associated w/heartbeat
kellarlln1 posted:
I experience occasional pain(sharp) with [each> heartbeat without other symptoms(no anxiety,sweating. nausea, etc) and goes away after several beats without intervention. Not associated with exercise, rest, activity,etc.

I'm 43, female,slightly overweight, Diagnosed with Hyperparathyroidism(controlled), Hypertension(controlled), Hyperthyroidism and unconfirmed Marfan Syndrome(both sons, brother & sister have been diagnosed). Occassionally experience fluttering/palpatations.

I take Hydrochlorthiazide, allergy meds, Vitamin D regularly.
CardiostarUSA1 responded:

"Occasionally experience fluttering/palpitations."

Noteworthy, as applicable, some individuals with palpitations (the most common type being premature ventricular contractions, PVCs) can experience pain with each beat [primarily during these early beats> as the heart is described to be thumping, or strong, hard, or forceful beats are felt in the chest.

Additionally, of the different types/kinds of heart conditions, various symptoms may/can be acute (occurring suddenly), chronic (occurring over a long period of time), come and go (be transient, fleeting or episodic), or even be silent.

ALWAYS be proactive in your health care and treatment. Most important, communicate/interact well with your doctors. Best of luck down the road of life.

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