A 38-year-old member asked:
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what does it mean when your heart skips a beat?

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Dr. Chris Oh
Dr. Chris Oh answered
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Ectopy: The heart beats by electrical conduction system through the cardiac muscles - sometimes it can skip a beat or beat irregularly - these are known as arrythmias. There are benign kinds (such as psvt, pvc) and more dangerous kinds such as atrial fibrillation. An ekg will give you the answer.
Answered on May 11, 2019
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