PVC (Premature Ventricular Contractions)

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What is PVC (Premature Ventricular Contractions)?

Premature ventricular contractions are additional heartbeats that are initiated by the abnormal pumping of one of the ventricles of the heart, disrupting the regular heart rhythm. This causes a feeling of a skipped beat in the chest.

What is it like to have PVC (Premature Ventricular Contractions)?

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Who has PVC (Premature Ventricular Contractions) on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 106patients have this condition
  • 1new patients joined this month
  • 24say PVC (Premature Ventricular Contractions) is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 2
20s 6
30s 27
40s 35
50s 20
60s 8
70+ 3

Gender

Distribution of females vs. males

78% Females
22% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 12
20-29 years 14
30-39 years 20
40-49 years 13
50-59 years 6
60-69 years 3
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 78
Not Diagnosed 5

These charts show data from PVC (Premature Ventricular Contractions) patients who have completed their condition history
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