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What does afib sound like

A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
Internal Medicine 43 years experience
Atrial Fibrillation: The fact that you have had this since age 15 suggests possible congenital heart or valvular heart disease. Heart rate control important to prevent low... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Claude Parola
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Rapid heart beat: You may feel that your heart is racing, sometimes you may feel like passing out, you feel irregular heart beat.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francis Uricchio
Cardiology 38 years experience
Various symptoms: Symptoms vary from patient to patient. Some patients have no symptoms at all. Possible symptoms include chest pain, shortness of breath, palpitation... Read More
Dr. John Garner
Cardiology 16 years experience
It Depends: Atrial fibrillation feels different to different people. It makes the heartbeat irregular so many feel thumping or pounding in the chest. The cardiac ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. A. tarig Ahmed
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
Ablation: first line of treatment is medications. if it fails then ablation would come next.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ramesh kr Tentu
General Practice 17 years experience
Atrial Fibrillation: - irregular heart beat, incidence and frequency based on multifactors, such as cardiac, infective, non-cardiac, metabolic. It can last for short, ... Read More
A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vishnu Gaiha
Cardiology 52 years experience
Regular rhythm ,: It depends if your afib is of recent onset or if it is chronic.Recent afib can be converted to regular rhythm with medications or an electric shock af... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Samuel Hahn
Cardiology 28 years experience
Relativity: There are no perfect treatments for af. The most effective, amiodarone, unfortunately has the most serious long term toxicity. The problem with all ot... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
PSVT vs AFIB: Atrial fibrillation is a form of SVT. PSVT is a specific paroxysmyal regular supraventricular abnormal rhythm. Atrial Fibrillation may be paroxysmal, ... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
No!: It is likely to be just a coincidence because Afib is relatively common arrhythmia in older adults.
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
Cardiology 46 years experience
No: No, but stress is one of the many things that can precipitate it in an already diseased heart.

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