A 69-year-old male asked:
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My dad have frequent ectopic heart beats nowadays with no symptoms what is the best management?

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Dr. Marius Frasie
25 years experience in Internal Medicine
WHAT KIND OF BEATS?: IF OCC PVC. PAC, NOT SUSTAINED AND ALL ELECTROLYTES ARE FINE THEN JUST OBSERVE.
Answered on Oct 27, 2015
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