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What should someone do if he or she feels their heart flutter and race?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
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In brief: See physician

Everybody gets skipped beats, but a run of flutter or racing, especially if it takes your breath away, is reason to get seen for a thyroid check, ekg, rhythm study, and whatever else.
Usually these are mild nuisances easily managed, but occasionally they warn of something dangerous. Good luck.

In brief: See physician

Everybody gets skipped beats, but a run of flutter or racing, especially if it takes your breath away, is reason to get seen for a thyroid check, ekg, rhythm study, and whatever else.
Usually these are mild nuisances easily managed, but occasionally they warn of something dangerous. Good luck.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Dr. Rick Koch
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Depends

On severity & duration of symptoms.
If fleeting probably just pacs or pvcs....In which case adequate hydration can be quite beneficial. If sustained may be an arrhythmia such as svt & evaluation required.

In brief: Depends

On severity & duration of symptoms.
If fleeting probably just pacs or pvcs....In which case adequate hydration can be quite beneficial. If sustained may be an arrhythmia such as svt & evaluation required.
Dr. Rick Koch
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