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Heart rhythm

Sometimes lately when I am calm like watching t.v or something I get like a fish flopping sensation in my heart area or like 3-3 beats in a row . I immediately take my pulse and its perfect plus no other symptoms simultaneously. Surprisingly I didnt get a single one this summer during a cancer scare so I dont think its stress related. I suffer from Hashimoto thyroiditis and acid reflux/Gastritis and exercise, normal weight . Dont smoke or drink. What could it be?
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It could be an abnormal heart rhythm, including but not limited to premature ventricular contractions (PVCs). You should see your doctor for further evaluation with EKG, Holter monitor, event recording, etc.
20748650 tn?1521032211
Thyroid issues are associated with ectopy formation so yes, what the above user said. A holter is best.
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Thyroid issues and reflux can cause palpitations, always safer to get checked out by a cardiologist to make sure they’re benign. That flip flop feeling is usually a PVC. They are generally benign unless you have structural heart disease or some congenital rhythm defect. But just to be sure get checked out.
Thank you
20748650 tn?1521032211
Thyroids also associated with AFib and Afib triggers as well. Doesn’t sound like it’s the case here but is apparently a thing to keep in mind.
Thank you .
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