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A 19-year-old female asked:

at work earlier i had pvcs they lasted for a min or two i had alot back to back had a tightness in my chest and felt like i couldn't breathe i do have anxiety should i be worried?

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Dr. Laila Alamgir
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Arrythmia: You need to go to see your doctor. You need baseline EKG and 24 hour holter monitor. You also need to check thyroid panel . electrolytes ( potassium,magnesium ) ,Urine toxscreen as well.
Dr. Volkan Tuzcu
Pediatric Cardiology 31 years experience
Pvc: if you know you have PVCs better to be checked soon with a Holter or event recorder to see what is going on during these symptoms. Your electrophysiologist may also want to do other tests.

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