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Is it bad to drink alcohol if I have an atrial flutter of the heart?

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Dr. Stuart Wasser
34 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Yes: It will increase the underling chances or recurring/increasing flutter.
Answered on Mar 24, 2013
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