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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience Internal Medicine
There may be none: Atrial fibrillation is a heart arrhythmia where the atria (2top chambers) are contracting in a rapid disorganized manner, and the blood is being pumpe ... Read More
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Dr. Charles Davant
48 years experience Family Medicine
How about a stroke?: Chronic a. Fib patients are at high risk for strokes. Until that happens, you might notice fatigue, palpations, poor exercise tolerance.

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hanan Morcos
20 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
No: Atrial fibrillation is a chaotic rhythm from the top chamber of the heart... Treatment is blood thinner spending on a score given by your risk factors ... Read More
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Dr. Randee Lipman
37 years experience Cardiology
Atrial Fibrillation: Atrial fibrillation can be caused by valve problems, high lung pressures, enlarged heart chambers, advanced age and just because. It is not easy to t ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Bradycardia : A concern I have is why it is difficult to breathe on the right side. Fluid in the lung comes to mind. Metoprolol is often used to control atrial fibr ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liviu Klein
22 years experience Cardiology
Unlikely: Albuterol can increase your atrio-ventricular conduction and make your atrial fibrillation conduct faster to the ventricles, so you could have an over ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mithil Gajera
20 years experience Critical Care
Rate vs rhythm : For rare control metoprolol, diltiazem, carvidelol most common rhythm control is amiodarone most common. Also include sotalol, procainamide, Dofeti ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
See below: Keep your BP well controlled, potassium and magnesium in the upper range of normal, and keep your fingers crossed. That's all you can do. If it comes ... Read More
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Dr. RENATA FORD
26 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Yes in some cases: Yes in some cases. The medical treatment can be focused on just keep your hear rate low or to try to convert you into normal rhythm. Cardio version is ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
30 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
A-fib: The causes of A-fib are not clearly known. CABG can harm the vascularture and the structure of the heart. These could lead to A-fib. The procedure its ... Read More
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Atrial fibrillation: I still advocate minimizing intake of caffeine,alcohol and prohibition of smoking and maintenance of normal blood pressure to reduce recurrence of a f ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Flecamide: this is a dangerous medicine but used in what you have as untested it may be more dangerous. Discuss with your Dr.
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