In 2010 i was diagnosied with SVT (super vascular tachycardia)i was given an Ablation procedure in May 2010, which i was told was successful, however my 'flutters' continued. They became more often and so i went back to the GP. In Feb i was told i needed a 24 hour heart monitor which was no biggy as i had a 2 week monitor fitted before my operation. The results came back that i now have Ectopic heart beats (which i didnt have before the abaltion procedure that i know of. i have a cardiology appointment on 16th July to have more assessments done.
On Thursday evening i experienced what felt like indigestion and then chest pains. I was breathless and felt pretty rubbish, i took myself off to bed. The next morning i felt better but my chest was very sore, with sharpe pains and what i can only describe as pressure on my chest. I called the dr on friday who told me the dr would call me back on Monday, i spoke to the dr this morning and she has tole me to come in today to be seen, have my blood pressure taken and check my chest. i have my appointment in 4 hours.
My concern is what could it be, and what if the dr says my chest and blood pressure is fine, where do i go from there because the chest pain is so uncomfortable and had it constantly now for 4 days.
You don't give your age, gender, past history, family history, etc.
Neveretheless, an initial ablation procedure often does not solve the problem, and a 2nd procedure may be necessary. Though you were told the ablation was successful, I don't know why your "flutters" continued and apparently increased in frequency.
I am unclear as to the type of ectopic heart beats you are experiencing. And I don't know the origin of your sharp chest pains and a feeling of pressure on the chest.
You need clarification of your medical condition - including the nature of your "flutters" and ectopic heart beats, and your chest pains of variable nature. Certainly this calls for a proper diagnostic approach from your physician.
Please be aware that I am unable to diagnose medical conditions online.
Hi I am a 30 year old male and when I was born I had 2 major heart operations 1 which included having a banding fitted round my heart for the last few months I have been experiencing flutters and palpitations near the left nipple somtimes they hurt they beat that hard I have been passing it off as stress but they won't go away I feel I'm living the last days off my life (hope not) I'm 2 scared to go hospital incase they confirm what I'm thinking as true I've led a pretty good life a stunning wife and 6 beautifull children and hope to live longer any thoughts on what it can be thanks
Btbruno thanks for reply I know I should seek medical help 4 this and am trying to get the courage to do so I don't no why I can't just go and do so abit of anxiety I think stopping me but there again I think that's what's causing the problem but I am going to go I have read that so many people have the same problem and go to hospital only to be told its nothing to worry about but with my past it makes me think otherwise
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