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What does it mean when ur heart skips a beat every few beats

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ajluni
Cardiology 36 years experience
Arrhythmia: A regularly irregular rhythm typically relates to a timed premature beat (either pvc- premature ventricular contraction, or pac-premature atrial contr... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Geriatrics 41 years experience
Yes: Technically it may be called arrhythmia but it is very common. It is normal to have at least five extra beats per minute. Just to make sure you don't ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Hinkle
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes.: An EKG and Holter monitor are non-invasive and can give good information. Lab may be needed for Ca, Mg and K levels if you are on other meds or have l... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
Medical check up to : Palpiations are often caused by irregular heart beats what you describe is very likely due to extra beats which can be best confirmed by your doctor w... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Palpitations: Palpitations with lightheadedness upon standing - this could be due to something with the thyroid, electrolytes, heart rhythm abnormality. I suggest y... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 55 years experience
Difficult to explain: See a doctor for baseline cardiac tests & exam. Skipped beats may be benign.I can not explain how you feel palpitations when heart rate is 50s
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
Palpitations: Palpitations have many causes from anxiety through anatomic and physiologic abnormalities. The feeling of bounding usually relates to the volume of bl... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Needs eval soon: This could be something not serious like an adverse effect from your antihistamine. But it could also be something very serious. Heart beat irregulari... Read More
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Craig Greene
Sports Medicine 22 years experience
Cardiologist : Consider seeing a cardiologist to rule out major cardiac problems with exercise.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
They are the same thing. Often the stop or dropped beat is followed by a more forcefull heart beat because the heart has more time to ill. The dropp... Read More