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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
35 years experience Cardiology
Arrhythmia: A regularly irregular rhythm typically relates to a timed premature beat (either pvc- premature ventricular contraction, or pac-premature atrial contr ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
40 years experience Geriatrics
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
Dr. Marianna Post
17 years experience Family Medicine
Love arrhythmia!!!! : No not really ;-).
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
55 years experience Internal Medicine
A skipped beat: we all have. A pulse rate is 112 is a different story. See your PCP
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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
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
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
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Palpitations: Palpitations with lightheadedness upon standing - this could be due to something with the thyroid, electrolytes, heart rhythm abnormality. I suggest y ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
54 years experience Internal Medicine
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
51 years experience Cardiology
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
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Warren Everett
Specializes in Family Medicine
Don't worry: when you skip a beat you get back-up beats sowing that your back-up system is intact. This is very common To rassure patients you can do an exercise ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Craig Greene
21 years experience Sports Medicine
Cardiologist : Consider seeing a cardiologist to rule out major cardiac problems with exercise.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Rubenstein
20 years experience Cardiology
Sensation vs. Rhythm: Palpitations are the sensation of skipping or abnormal heart beats. These might be from abnormal beats, or just the normal rhythm beating fast or str ... Read More
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