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How serious is a heart palpitation? Is it worth getting checked?
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Dr. Francis Uricchio
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Heart palpitations can be a reflection of a benign condition such as anxiety or can be symptomatic of a serious condition such as a heart rhythm abnormality.
With a history, physical examination, and cardiac monitor, your physician should be able to determine the reason for your symptoms.

In brief: Yes
Heart palpitations can be a reflection of a benign condition such as anxiety or can be symptomatic of a serious condition such as a heart rhythm abnormality.
With a history, physical examination, and cardiac monitor, your physician should be able to determine the reason for your symptoms.
Dr. Francis Uricchio
Dr. Francis Uricchio
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Dr. Daniel Zanger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: Palpitations
Palpitations in someone who had no health problems or heart disease is not usually a problem .
See your doctor to make sure none if the above are present.

In brief: Palpitations
Palpitations in someone who had no health problems or heart disease is not usually a problem .
See your doctor to make sure none if the above are present.
Dr. Daniel Zanger
Dr. Daniel Zanger
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Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Surgery - Thoracic
In brief: Some are serious.
Yes have it chequed, specially if frequent.
You may need an event recorder to tell exactly the nature and frequency of the palpitation.

In brief: Some are serious.
Yes have it chequed, specially if frequent.
You may need an event recorder to tell exactly the nature and frequency of the palpitation.
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
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