A member asked:

History of pvcs, few a day nothing extreme. had echo, ekg, stress test, holster. they found pvcs and j point depression during test. i was just now sitting and noticed multiple pvcs in a row. can it be nsvt? this is the 2nd time its happened in a yr?

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Dr. John Berryman answered

Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology

"Premature ventricular contractions" (PVC's) are common at all ages, and can occur more frequently with stress, anxiety or hard exercise. Ventricular tachycardia can be a sign of heart disease, but at age 21, it is not likely unless you have a congenital heart condition. Get a referral to a cardiologist at UVM school of medicine for appropriate evaluation of your condition.

Answered Apr 16, 2021

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