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Few episodes of racing heart with 11 yr old. Anything to worry ?

My 11 year old has had a few episodes now of feeling sick, with a racing heart, I assumed the fast heart was because he s worried about being sick however, the other night I listened to his heartbeat whilst he was calm and it scared me a lot! it beats nice and regular for a couple of minutes then slows right down for quite a few beats to the point where i think its actually gong to stop,then it quickly speeds up again, this has happened every night I ve listened
Asked On : Mon, 17 Dec 2012
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Hello and welcome to Healthcare Magic. Thanks for your query.

If you have repeatedly noticed irregular heartbeats in your child, then it is better to see a doctor for a complete physical examination and further evaluation, if necessary. It is better to have a proper medical check-up and clear your doubts, rather than being anxious and worried about it.

Best wishes,
Dr. Sheeba Stephen
Answered: Mon, 17 Dec 2012
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