Hi all.. i've had the occasional pronounced ectopic for about fifteen years, sometimes they go on for a few minutes with every few beats skipped, but i've got used to them. They werent regular, about once every two weeks or so, for just a few beats and about 30 seconds.
Yesterday, they started between every 4 and every 20 beats, and continued, and continued, all day , without a break. Eventually after six hours i got fed up and rang NHS direct who obviously told me to go to A+E. I did this, had ECG etc etc, and was told you're fine, its just ecctopics. I went home, still having them, and went to sleep.
It's now 24 hours later and they're still going on.. sometimes i get a break of a minute or two, but then they come back with every few beats again.
I can cope with them normally, but this is a bit much.. 24 hours constantly and showing no sign of stopping.. i'm getting concerned now
Last edited by freeflyer; 03-09-2010 at 07:42 AM.