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A 50-year-old member asked:
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Cardiac?: If you are referring to fibrillations related to the heart, a cardiologist is the right type of medical specialist to consult with.
A 46-year-old member asked:
24 years experience in Internal Medicine
Lone A fib: Yes, its called lone atrial fibrillation.
A 36-year-old male asked:
26 years experience in Pain Management
See below: Fibrillation is the rapid, irregular, and unsynchronized contraction of muscle fibers. An important occurrence is with regard to the heart.
A 39-year-old member asked:
36 years experience in Internal medicine
Yes: If they are defibrillated and resuscitated in a relatively short amount of time so as not to suffer irreversible brain damage from prolonged lack of o ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
15 years experience in Cardiology
If it weren't for...: If it weren't for stroke risk, afib would be nothing but an annoyance. Sadly, afib does significantly increase your risk for stroke and medications sh ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
19 years experience in Cardiology
It Varies: Presumably you are asking about ventricular fibrillation, since atrial fibrillation would hardly ever by fatal. The risk of vf, or cardiac arrest, va ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
22 years experience in Cardiology
Not likely: There are a few treatable causes of atrial fibrillation however in most, there is no such cause found. Cure is possible by ablation procedure which in ... Read More
A 67-year-old male asked:
40 years experience in Cardiology
Possibly: I did not see original question, but an excess of nicotine in any form does stimulate the heart, and in extreme situations could cause arrhythmias suc ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Not realy: Early changes of degeneration we see in degenerative arthritis.
A 38-year-old member asked:
18 years experience in Pediatric Cardiology
Ventricular or Atria: Fibrillation is a random chaiotic electrical pattern. Atrial fibrillation is common an some older adults live in continuous a-fib and feel ok while o ... Read More
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