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Momentary palpitations

I had my aifb ablation exactly three months ago in Boston. I had palpitations for the first month - up to 2-3 hours long, but only to about 110 bpm and even - but they eventually went away. I had a heart catheterization a week ago because of continued chest pain (revealed no blockages). But since then I have been getting momentary palpitations. Less than a minute. Usually no more than a couple of seconds. My doctors don't seem concerned. Anybody deal with these?

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Situation normal while your heart is healing and adjusting. Took me 9 months to stabilize and get back to LOW normal heart beat.

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When I told my cardiologist, she said "you may get those for the rest of your life." They come with a lot of activity, stress, drinking alcohol, or sometimes simply when I lie down at night in my bed. Usually by the time I check my pulse they are already gone.

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Snap. Last ten years! Move on --Life is too short.

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Be happy that's all you've got 😀

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I had my ablation Jan 31,2018 my heart rate and rhythm pattern is just now getting steady. I understand 6 months to a year to get back to normal. My recovery time is finally starting to come back to. Walking 2-4 miles a day and my first bike ride last weekend! If I still have issues after 6 months Dr. said to come in for a checkup. Fingers crossed.

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I don't have so much pain now after 3 months as I do just general feelings of heart uneasiness. Tingling, occasional palpitations. I had cardiac catheterization which showed no blockages. That gave me a lot more confidence and less anxiety about the condition of my heart. Now I just live with ongoing bouts of cardiac weirdness. This forum has been a big help.

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I live in Massachusetts and am considering an ablation. Would you please tell me what hospital in Boston and Dr? And if you were satisfied with your procedure? Thank you and hope you have continued good health, Gracey

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I went to St. Elizabeth's in Brighton. Dr. Natan did my ablation and Dr. Tsao is my cardiologist. I like the them both. I have not had afib since the ablation on Feb. 28. Some palpitations but no afib.

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Thank you! I’ve had a flutter ablation at U Mass in Worcester but have been wanting a second option if I decide to go ahead with an AFib ablation. I know it’s the most important to have a very skilled Dr! Thank you! Gracey

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