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How do you describe a heart palpitation?

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Dr. Barton Cook
Pediatrics - Cardiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Various ways

Most people describe their heart as beating too fast, too hard, or irregular. Some say it feels like fluttering or skipping a beat.
Palpitations are a symptom, and a doctor can usually find a diagnosis to explain your symptoms.

In brief: Various ways

Most people describe their heart as beating too fast, too hard, or irregular. Some say it feels like fluttering or skipping a beat.
Palpitations are a symptom, and a doctor can usually find a diagnosis to explain your symptoms.
Dr. Barton Cook
Dr. Barton Cook
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: See below

Most people say they feel a "flip-flop" or a "flutter".
Some say they feel their heart pound. Others feel a thud or a sensation as if their heart has momentarily stopped.

In brief: See below

Most people say they feel a "flip-flop" or a "flutter".
Some say they feel their heart pound. Others feel a thud or a sensation as if their heart has momentarily stopped.
Dr. Bennett Werner
Dr. Bennett Werner
Thank
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