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I've had heart palpitations for four days. Should I be

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I've had heart palpitations for four days. Should I be concerned?
JA: Do you know if your family has a history of heart disease? In general, how would you describe your health lately?
Customer: They do. I have been drinking a lot lately and is that a withdrawal symptom?
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I smoke and I'm overweight. My blood pressure is always pretty good though
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 6 months ago.

Hi. Welcome to JustAnswer. My name is Uzair.
I am reviewing your post and will get back to your reply momentarily.

Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 6 months ago.

Yes palpitations can be due to excessive drinking as well as due to withdrawal. Since you have them for four days i would recommend you to see your doctor and get an EKG to rule out anything serious and to be on safe side. Monitor your blood [pressure as well.

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