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Extra Heartbeat

My doctor told me I had an extra heartbeat, can this affect my long term health?
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You probably need to clarify with your doctor what that means. They are probably referring to occasional premature beats from the upper or lower chamber of your heart.  They are seldom of significant concern but you should clarify with this your doctor.
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