What Are the Symptoms of An Enlarged Heart?

Q:
What are the symptoms of an enlarged heart?

A:
In some cases, patients can experience no symptom or sign of an enlarged heart.

However, other people may have:

  • Shortness of breath
    This occurs especially when you are doing exercise.
  • Swelling
    This can also be called edema.
  • An irregular heart rhythm
  • Fatigue
  • Dizziness

If you have these following symptoms, go to see a doctor immediately:

  • Difficulty breathing
  • Chest pain
  • Pain in other parts of the body, such as neck, jaw, arms or back
  • Fainting

These may indicate a heart attack.

Key word: enlarged heart symptoms

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