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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Belch: There are many possibilities one of which is swallowing too much air when you eat.
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Likely GI: Pain and belching after eating is likely a GI problem. Most likely gallbladder, however reflux is possible. Check with your provider . A good sta ... Read More
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
31 years experience Cardiology
GERD: You may have reflux esophagitis -- go see your doctor or GI for evaluation and meds.

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
32 years experience Family Medicine
PVC: If t is an infrequent, brief event with just one abnormal beat it is probably a pvc. Premature ventricular contraction means the ventricle part of th ... Read More
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Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
32 years experience Cardiology
Premature beats: You seem to have occasional pvcs (premature beats followed by a pause and a hard beat). They are generally of not much concern if happening once in a ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
29 years experience Rheumatology
Have: Cardiologist evaluate for arrhythmia.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frederick Thum
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Maybe normal: It may be normal to have an occasional skipped beat. Check with your primary care physician. S/he may want to do an electrocardiogram.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Many reasons: There are many reasons for having "hard" heart beats. Some of these are abnormal and some of these just indicate increased heart awareness. Some can b ... Read More
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reid Blackwelder
37 years experience Family Medicine
Many things can: An irregular heartbeat can have many causes from very benign ones to serious ones. It is important to review with your provider to be sure you are asy ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Zanger
33 years experience Cardiology
Orthostasis : Yes upon standing there is a need to pump blood against gravity which is compensated by the heart increasing its contractile strength
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
The heart is: affected by the pressure inside your chest cavity. Blood flow in the heart and other factors are changed with respiration. In addition, when you exhal ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: When you're relaxing, your heartbeat certainly continues. But it won't be pounding like it might be during heavy physical activity.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nancy Mellow
44 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Varying heartbeats could mean that you are having an arrhythmia (ie that all the heartbeats are not being generated by the usual pacemaker in your he ... Read More

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