Heart Rhythm Community
Pair PVC
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to heart rhythm issues, arrhythmia, irregular heartbeat, implanted defibrillators, pacemakers, and tachycardia.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Pair PVC

Hi there!  I'm a 41 year old female who recently attended the local ER for servere acid reflux. I was put on a heart monitor after asking they do so to ensure it wasn't heart related. After 4.5 hours on the monitor it showed "pairv pvc" twice, possible 3 times (I could of missed one).  The Dr. told me this was completely normal and absolutely nothing to worry about. However, I don't recall ever seeing this before when on a monitor. Should I be worried?
2 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
1124887_tn?1313758491
I think the important part here is that your doctor said: "completely normal" and "nothing to worry about". That's the things that should stick to your mind.

If your heart is otherwise healthy, PVCs, even in pairs, are nothing to worry about as far as I know. Premature beats can often occur in pairs and even in short runs (the latter may be a concern with PVCs if you have a heart disease. PACs often occur in runs).

Acid reflux can often make PVCs worse, and being concerned about PVCs will definitely make them worse.

If you are very afraid, you could ask for some tests to make sure your heart is healthy, but if your doctor didn't suggest it, it's probably not necessary (though it may be reassuring).

Blank
2190999_tn?1397182731
Agree with the above. PVCs are funny little beats we all have sometimes. If it were me, I wouldn't be concerned. Focus on controlling your Reflux and feeling better.
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Top Arrhythmias Answerers
1423357_tn?1414258965
Blank
tom_h
Central, MA
612551_tn?1247839157
Blank
Jerry_NJ
NJ
995271_tn?1408549100
Blank
itdood
PA
1807132_tn?1318747197
Blank
michellepetkus
Chicago, IL
1569985_tn?1328251082
Blank
DeltaDawn23
Ann Arbor, MI
86819_tn?1378951092
Blank
Bromley
MedHelp Health Answers
Recent Activity
1236893_tn?1408490528
Blank
gymdandee commented on Live Longer
2 hrs ago
5194006_tn?1380823487
Blank
KylieRMs_momma Hi everyone! Havent been on... Comment
3 hrs ago
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Paxiled commented on Live Longer
13 hrs ago
Heart Rhythm Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
748543_tn?1371753642
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
Jan 27 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGDBlank
469720_tn?1388149949
Blank
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm-treatable... Blank
Oct 04 by Lee Kirksey, MDBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
The 3 Essentials to Ending Emotiona...
Sep 18 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Arrhythmias Answerers
1423357_tn?1414258965
Blank
tom_h
Central, MA
612551_tn?1247839157
Blank
Jerry_NJ
NJ
995271_tn?1408549100
Blank
itdood
PA
1807132_tn?1318747197
Blank
michellepetkus
Chicago, IL
1569985_tn?1328251082
Blank
DeltaDawn23
Ann Arbor, MI
86819_tn?1378951092
Blank
Bromley