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Flutter (Overview)

Atrial flutter is an abnormal heart rhythm in the top of the heart in which the top of the heart beats very fast but very regularly (as opposed to atrial fibrillation which is always irregular) and can lead to a rapid heart rate and increased risk for stroke.


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What is the definition or description of: flutter?

What is the definition or description of: flutter?

Flutter: Atrial flutter is an abnormal heart rhythm in the top of the heart in which the top of the heart beats very fast but very regularly (as opposed to atrial fibrillation which is always irregular) and can lead to a rapid heart rate and increased risk for stroke. ...Read more

Flutter (Overview)

Atrial flutter is an abnormal heart rhythm in the top of the heart in which the top of the heart beats very fast but very regularly (as opposed to atrial fibrillation which is always irregular) and can lead to a rapid heart rate and increased risk for stroke.


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I have fluttering on my left side what does this mean?

I have fluttering on my left side what does this mean?

Heart trouble?: Cardiac arrythmia is possible , that is rythm disturbance of the heart, Get in touch with your doctor if you can not go to an urgent care or er. I hope this helps. For more make a virtual appointment at www.healthtap.com/dryetimyan ...Read more

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When will you be able to feel the baby flutter or move?

Most say 16 wks: Quickening or the sensation of fetal movement is often noted on or after 16 weeks. ...Read more

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Why is my uterus fluttering?

Bowels: If not pregnant, the fluttering feeling is from spasms in the muscles lining the bowels. This is similar to a twitch you feel on your skin but it's located in the wall of the bowel. ...Read more

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How often should I use my flutter device?

Ask your doctor: Flutter devices for patients with bronchiectasis (for example cf) should be used to help clear excess thick secretions from the airway. If it takes you one, two or three times daily to keep your secretions manageable, than that is what you do. Best to ask the doctor who prescribed it for you. ...Read more

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Having flutters at 10 weeks, what does this mean?

Flutters: If you are experiencing an abnormal heart beat get it checked out. Your doctor or ed can evaluate you to make sure you are ok. It is important to make sure your electrolytes are normal. ...Read more

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I have a flutter in my stomache area. What could it be?

Many possibilities: Muscle twitches (abdominal muscles) Transmitted Pulse (common especially if you are lying on your left side) Irritable bowel Syndrome (IBS) Check with your PCP (Primary Care Provider) Hope this helps! Be Well Dr Z ...Read more

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What are the common causes of chest flutters or sinking?

Anxiety & arrythmias: Anxiety & arrythmias would be 2 common ones. Talk to your physician and get evaluated. ...Read more