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Shortness of breath and irregular heartbeat and cough

A 16-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Jost
Cardiology 36 years experience
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
Dr. Thomas Klein
Allergy and Immunology 41 years experience
See your doctor: Flecainide is used for irregular heartbeats. It can cause worsening of irregular heart beats as well, especially if there is a history of a heart att... Read More

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Dr. James Burns
Emergency Medicine 37 years experience
If of acute onset: And recent or ongoing now for more than a few minutes i recommend calling 911 or going as quickly as possible to the ed. No likely cardiac related bu... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Please discuss with your PCP and a nutritionist. If there are no contraindications, high calorie Boost is available.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Katz
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Need to Get Checked: There are a few reasons, for this, but because of the high and irregular heartbeat you should be checked as soon as possible. I would recommend being... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gavin Noble
Cardiology 22 years experience
Atrial fibrillation: Afib is a likely cause. Congestive heart failure, heart block which might need a pacemaker and coronary artery blockages are also concerns. He needs... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Do not ignore irregular heart beats. Especially if the are irregularly irregular. That suggests atrial fibrillation. Keep diary and count at your w... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Weight loss check: 30 lb weight loss in 5 wks now causing irregular heart and shortness of breath needs thorough medical evaluation which probably requires observation ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anita Prakash
Cardiology 29 years experience
Get an ECG: IF the irregular heart beat is constant as you say, proceed to Urgent Care, your MD or a cardiologist and get an ECG asap so as to diagnose the rhythm... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
Cardiology 31 years experience
Possible: Speak with your doctor for an alternative medication.

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