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Extra heartbeats: A condition which is characterized by extra heart beats outside the normal rhythm. See detailed information below for a list of 11 causes of Extra heartbeats, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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The following list of conditions have 'Extra heartbeats' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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Medical Conditions associated with Extra heartbeats:
Symptoms related to Extra heartbeats:
Palpitations (566 causes), Rapid heartbeat (865 causes), Arrhythmias (172 causes), Pulse symptoms (1589 causes), Heart symptoms (2927 causes), Arrythmia (10 causes), Heart sounds (267 causes), Murmurs (16 causes), Asystole, Flutter
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