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Pinnacle, NC
A 32-year-old female asked:

Possible causes for shortness of breath and irregular heart rate 85 yo male has high bp and hiadle hernia? resting rate of 46, but was 85-130

2 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gavin Noble
Cardiology 23 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 to see a doctor and get an ekg and poss some other tests as well.
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Consider these: Sick sinus syndrome, atrial fibrillation, pulmonary embolism, ischemic heart disease. See an internist asap. These are not the only possible reasons.
Last updated Oct 2, 2015

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