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A 64-year-old male asked:

I am taking my pulse with my finger to my wrist. am i expecting to feel one solid beat or is there a "bump bump" sound usually between heart beats?

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Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Possible extra beat: with PVC ir APC. Keep checking and if persistent, get a medical exam and an EKG or cardiac monitor.
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