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A 47-year-old female asked:

Thank you. my 24hr holter showed 1700 pvcs. i was told my echocardiogram showed a healthy heart, & i passed a stress test (non-nuclear). still worried?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jesus Yap
Cardiology 54 years experience
No: These irregularities are benign require no treatmet
Dr. Stephen Southard
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
A bit more info: Would help. Do you have symptoms from the palpitations. Did you have increased PVCs with exercise. Usually any treatment isn't necessary unless you have symptoms a major arrhythmic event or underlying structural heart disease(which appears not to be the case for you).

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