A 40-year-old female asked:
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can a heart problem cause severe weakness and dizziness? i have had chest pain and fluttering that lasts 2 to 3 mins then the weakness starts..

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Dr. Ronda Alexander
18 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Absolutely: This can be a problem with the rhythm of the heart's beating. If your heart isn't working properly, your body & brain won't get the oxygen and nutrients needed to function properly. You should report to your primary care provider or cardiologist for an examination and/or testing.
Answered on Dec 27, 2018
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Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yes: Yes. See MD or go to ER for exam. Can result in fatal arrhythmia.
Answered on Jul 4, 2015
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