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Draper, UT
A 38-year-old female asked:

Can feel heart beating in chest. dull pain in chest off and on. 38 y.o. f. regular color and breathing. resting heart rate of 68. what could it be?

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Dr. Randy Stevens
General Surgery 26 years experience
Arrhythmia, sinus?: You feel your heart beating in your chest. You note your heart rate is 68. It may be sinus arrhythmia this is a pause and then strong beat after. It could be atrial fibrillation or other abnormal rhythm. Your heart can be beating but only contract at a lower rate (68). If you feel ill or have family history then see your doctor for a cardiology referral to see an electrophysiologist. Ok
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