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29 year old male. Getting fluttering / arrhythmia feeling

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29 year old male. Getting fluttering / arrhythmia feeling with exerersion exersise or when surprised. First symptom occurred 16 when playing football , big fluttering sensation irregular beating then went away after 20/30 secs, ever since then been getting it with exercise mostly. Have had numerous tests throughout my life , ecg echo blood stress , holster 24 48 he and 2,week one (could not catch it on it) I'm really worried this is maybe long qt syndrome or atrial fibrillation and being over looked.... Please help
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Cardiology
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
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Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 8 months ago.

Did you have a holter monitor?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Too much for me sorry can you just reply texting thanks
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
had a holster a few times as well as event monitor but symtom did not occur while I had the holter,
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 8 months ago.

I'm here. Then you need another one and an echo if you haven't had one

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Iv had an echo last week everythink is perfect , no abnormalities, I rarely get this flutter so the monitor is hard to catch it,. Could this be long qt syndrome . Iv no family history of heart problems what so ever.. my qt intervil is .365 or 3. Something anyway and the top cardiologist said all my ecgs have shown no indication of anything even on my stress test for 18 minutes...
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 8 months ago.
No this is nothing. Some of those tests would have detected it
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Okay so in your professional opinion what do you think it could be, it can last up to a minute sometimes, as I said only with exercise really, never fainted or feel dizzy when occurring, I'm very scared and stops me from exercising .
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 8 months ago.
I think it is PVCs
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Okay should I worrie, can these be dangerous as it seems like a irregular pattern
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 8 months ago.
No. I wouldn't worry
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
I'm still very worried that I have some sort of arrhythmia or this qt syndrome as I get the fluttering badly when exercising or when surprised , what other smtests can I get to diagnose other than holter and tests if already done
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 8 months ago.

There is nothing else that can be done.

you have had all the tests.

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 8 months ago.

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