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Is it worth a trip to the doctor for skipped heart beat?
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: How do you feel?
Skipped heart beat affects practically everyone sometimes.
If you're aware but not troubled most of the time, there's no need to see a doctor. Causes include caffeine, stress, lack of sleep electrolyte imbalance from diarrhea, vomiting, diet, sweating etc. If you have a known heart disease (eg hx of heart attack or heart failure), it may be more serious and ought be evaluated.

In brief: How do you feel?
Skipped heart beat affects practically everyone sometimes.
If you're aware but not troubled most of the time, there's no need to see a doctor. Causes include caffeine, stress, lack of sleep electrolyte imbalance from diarrhea, vomiting, diet, sweating etc. If you have a known heart disease (eg hx of heart attack or heart failure), it may be more serious and ought be evaluated.
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