Palpitations (Fluttering In Chest), Swelling (Foot (Top)) And Swelling (Toes)

Last Editorial Review: 12/14/2020

A feeling of fluttering in the chest or palpitations can result from a heart rhythm disturbance such as atrial fibrillation. This feeling has also been described by people having anxiety or panic attacks. Swelling of the feet and toes can be related to heart or kidney disease, or local injury to the area. Because these symptoms can arise from many different conditions, discuss your symptoms with your doctor to determine the cause.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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