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Jumpy heart after heart ablation

I had a heart ablation on Feb 2016.  For the last few days I feel like my heart is jumping.  It doesn't feel like a palpitation.  I had an EKG about 5 days ago and the Doctor said I am in good sinus rhythm.  What would be causing this?  Also my heart rate has been lower then normal but of course not when I go to the Doctor.  The only difference in medications is I have been taking amoxicillin for a tooth infection for about 5 days now.
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1423357 tn?1511085442
It is very normal to feel this for up to a year following the procedure.  I think all of us have reported some type of arrhythmia during this period. Short runs of a dozen beats, along with PVC's are common.
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When your heart feels like it's jumping around, skipping beats, or fluttering, doctors call that palpitations. If you are experiencing palpitations, you may worry that you are going to have a heart attack. The good news is that the vast majority of the time, early or skipped heart beats cause nothing more than the simple sensation of a heart hiccup. They are not dangerous, and do not lead to additional problems. (Of course, you need to check with your doctor about your symptoms to be sure you are not in the percentage that has a truly concerning arrhythmia, but be reassured this is uncommon.)
Now, if your heart hiccups are also associated with increasing shortness of breath or trouble exercising, that's a different ball game, so head to your doctor now to be checked out.
Heart attack symptoms rarely involve any type of flipping sensations. Palpitations most often occur without any other types of discomfort and may occur in healthy young people as well as those medically challenged
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