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1,407 Possible Causes for Weak Pulse

  • Heart Failure

    During the physical exam, the doctor will check for a weak or rapid pulse rate, enlargement of the heart, swollen neck veins, swelling of the liver, fluid retention, sounds[advocatehealth.com] The diagnosis is supported by the results of a physical examination, including a weak, often rapid pulse, reduced blood pressure, abnormal heart sounds and murmurs and fluid[msdmanuals.com] Common symptoms are: Cough Fatigue, weakness, faintness Loss of appetite Need to urinate at night Pulse that feels fast or irregular, or a sensation of feeling the heartbeat[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Myocardial Infarction

    Rapid and weak pulse. Perspiration/sweating. The most common symptom is severe chest pain, which often feels like a heavy pressure feeling on your chest.[patient.info] It is often thought to present with a triad of clinical symptoms: (1) intermittent lower extremity vascular claudication, (2) impotence, and (3) weak/absent femoral pulses[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] or fatigue Rapid or irregular pulse Although chest pain is the key warning sign of a heart attack, it may be confused with indigestion, pleurisy, pneumonia, or other disorders[lakelandhealth.org]

  • Acute Myocardial Infarction

    Rapid and weak pulse. Perspiration/sweating. The most common symptom is severe chest pain, which often feels like a heavy pressure feeling on your chest.[patient.co.uk]

  • Atrial Fibrillation

    Upon physical examinations, pulses and auscultatory findings will reveal an irregularly regular rhythm.[symptoma.com] In people with atrial flutter, the pulse is usually rapid and can be regular or irregular.[merckmanuals.com] Only mild palpitations, chest discomfort, light headedness, dyspnea, and generalized weakness are subjectively felt by the patients.[symptoma.com]

  • Transient Ischemic Attack

    IHCP was diagnosed and pulse corticosteroid therapy was used to treat this case.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Headache, neck pain and recurrent episodes of weakness and numbness in the left limbs were the main clinical manifestations.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

    […] peripheral pulses, and cold skin on the arms and legs.[en.m.wikipedia.org] You could go into shock, with a rapid pulse and drop in blood pressure. You may become pale.[webmd.com] […] hypovolemic shock, which is a type of shock that occurs when there is not enough blood to reach organs in the body. [10] Early symptoms include anxiety, increased breathing rate, weak[en.m.wikipedia.org]

  • Cardiomyopathy

    Cardiomyopathy is disease in which the heart muscle becomes weakened, stretched, or has another structural problem. It often occurs when the heart cannot pump or function well. Most people with cardiomyopathy have heart failure. There are many types of cardiomyopathy, with different causes. Some of the more[…][medlineplus.gov]

  • Aortic Valve Stenosis

    […] exam (see cardiovascular examination ) Delayed and weak pulse ( Pulsus parvus et tardus ) Palpable systolic thrill over the bifurcation of the carotids and the aorta Harsh[amboss.com] Check your pulse. A weak pulse may mean that there is narrowing of the heart valve. Listen to your heart and lungs for abnormal sounds.[northshore.org] Symptoms typically present on exertion, unless AS is severe Dyspnea Angina pectoris Dizziness and syncope Small blood pressure amplitude, decreased pulse pressure Cardiac[amboss.com]

  • Acute Massive Pulmonary Embolism

    Abstract The aim of this study was to evaluate the contribution of clinical, angiographic and haemodynamic findings in predicting the cardiorespiratory efficacy of thrombolytic therapy in acute massive pulmonary embolism. Haemodynamic measurements and pulmonary angiography were performed before (H0) and 12 h[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypovolemic Shock

    Weak pulse or absent pulses (they are more significant than weak pulses). Skin: pale, moist and cool. Tachycardia Hypotension Tachycardia, very weak pulse.[slideshare.net] Symptoms include: Anxiety Low or no urine output Profuse sweating Dizziness Confusion Loss of consciousness Chest pain Tachycardia with weak pulse Hypotension Decreased urine[symptoma.com] Symptoms of shock include Confusion or lack of alertness Loss of consciousness Sudden and ongoing rapid heartbeat Sweating Pale skin A weak pulse Rapid breathing Decreased[icdlist.com]

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