A 38-year-old member asked:
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Heart beats skip every couple beats during physical exertion--could this be dangerous?

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Probably not: You describe normal extra beats.
Answered on Feb 16, 2020
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