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is shortness of breath a symptom of arrhythmia

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Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
46 years experience Hospital-based practice
Yes: Arrhythmias can cause shortness of breath.

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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Heldman
33 years experience Cardiology
Exercise and heart: There are several types of heart conditions which might cause exercise-induced arrhythmias. We cardiologists take these seriously because of the conce ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Volkan Tuzcu
31 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Arrhythmia : If you have arrhythmia with that heart rate, you maybe having atrial fibrillation or frequent extra beats such as PVCs and PACs.
Dr. Matt Wachsman
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Hard to say: given that the overalll structure and the rate is normal... There are many things that can give fatigue that are not heart. Indeed, a weak heart would ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Satyanarayan Hegde
28 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Heart: If you do not have previous history of asthma, it is not because of asthma. Also lack of wheezing makes it unlikely to be from asthma. So it is either ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Collins
41 years experience Family Medicine
Get checked: No way to tell if this is anything serious, you need to see your doctor to determine if this is a heart problem or pulled/strained muscle. Good luck!
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Did they do blood: Unless they have an old ECG to compare it to it would hard to tell on an isolated study. Cardiac panel blood profile would more helpful
A 16-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Jost
36 years experience Cardiology
Side effects, see dr: Flecainide has many side effects, shortness of breath is one of them. Suggest a visit to a cardiologist to verify that the heart is doing well. Just ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
25 years experience Family Medicine
See a doctor: I would recommend going to an urgent care or ER today.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tapan Joshi
27 years experience Pain Management
See your PCP........: See your pcp........
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