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Had random rapid heart beat. Why? Is it normal?

My 4 year old Daughter has random rapid heart beat. It will occur even at times when she is not active, even upon waking. This occured this morning. I had her evaluated at the doctor, they hooked her up to a monitor and said she is fine. However, this does not seem normal. It scares her and me. When I feel her chest it feels as though it is pounding at a rate that is abnormally high. Kindly advise? Should I seek out advice from other than her Pediatrician at Kaiser? Her doctor seems very thorough.
Asked On : Sat, 13 Oct 2012
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Hi random rapid heart beat is not a normal finding
it might be possible that at time of ckeck up she may have normal beat , if you feel that she definately have rapid heart beat than go for one more consultation and go for 24 hr holter study which will study your daughter HR for 24 hrs
take care
Answered: Wed, 24 Oct 2012
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