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A 21-year-old female asked:

I suffer from palpitations. i did ekg it showed sinus tachycardia. doctor didn't prescribe anything. now my heart is racing 140 bpm what should i do?

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Dr. Bhavya Trivedi
Pediatric Cardiology 22 years experience
More evaluation: Palpitations can be related to "normal" sinus tachycardia, or it could be an arrhythmia. Additional possibilities include thyroid disorder and other diagnoses. The list of possibilities is quite long! I would suggest consultation with a cardiologist and additional testing is warranted. When you see the physician, it is important to add additional details about your palpitations.
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