A 33-year-old female asked:
What are the simptons of atrial fibrilation/flutter? what s the diiference between atrial fibrilation/flutter and sinus tachycardia?
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Pathology 51 years experience
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 62 years experience
REGULARITY: In addition to Dr Singh's good advice, the major difference between atrial fibrillation (known as A-fib) and either flutter or sinus tachycardia is that A-fib is irregular while flutter may be either, and sinus tachycardia suggests that the rhythm is of ventricular origin--simply faster than "sinus rhtyhm." Any flutter suggests serious heart disease and must be converted ASAP. A-fib may be asymp
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