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Pvc? Recently in the past 2 months I have been experiencing a random and sudden hard and almost slow motion pump of my heart. Is this normal?

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Dr. Andrew Lawrence
Cardiology - Cardiac Electrophysiology

In brief: Common

Pvcs are common. Some people may have a few a day while others may have thousands.
Many people have no awareness while others feel every one of them. Most often they are benign. If you are experiencing symptoms it may be worth checking with your doctor. Some non-invasive studies may put your mind at ease.

In brief: Common

Pvcs are common. Some people may have a few a day while others may have thousands.
Many people have no awareness while others feel every one of them. Most often they are benign. If you are experiencing symptoms it may be worth checking with your doctor. Some non-invasive studies may put your mind at ease.
Dr. Andrew Lawrence
Dr. Andrew Lawrence
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Dr. Linda Gromko
Family Medicine

In brief: Could be PVCs...

Premature ventricular contractions (pvcs) are common.
For some reason (sometimes fatigue, stress, coffee), we have an early heartbeat. Then, rather than beat again at the usual interval, the heart waits for the next "scheduled" beat. This gives the heart time to fill up with more blood - creating a beat that pumps more blood than usual. Can feel like your heart's thumping, or flipping over!

In brief: Could be PVCs...

Premature ventricular contractions (pvcs) are common.
For some reason (sometimes fatigue, stress, coffee), we have an early heartbeat. Then, rather than beat again at the usual interval, the heart waits for the next "scheduled" beat. This gives the heart time to fill up with more blood - creating a beat that pumps more blood than usual. Can feel like your heart's thumping, or flipping over!
Dr. Linda Gromko
Dr. Linda Gromko
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