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A 24-year-old female asked:

Ive had an odd heartbeat the last few days. itll beat normal, then ill feel a fluttering in my chest & throat then it beats hard twice,& gets norm.

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Dr. James Chapman
Cardiology 41 years experience
Arrhythmia: See your doc. You are having palpitations, which may indicate an irregular heart beat. There are many types, most of which are not serious. Testing, such as an ECG, overnight monitor, and blood work will likely be helpful in tracking this down. In the meantime. decrease or eliminate caffeine, and avoid stress.

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Last updated Apr 6, 2016

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