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I feel a strange fluttering in my chest and just sometimes. Could this be atrial fibrillation?

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Dr. Michael Zevitz
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Possibly yes

However, there are many other types of arrhythmias that could cause the same symptoms.
Also, fluttering in the chest may not be even due to an arrhythmia. Go see a doctor.

In brief: Possibly yes

However, there are many other types of arrhythmias that could cause the same symptoms.
Also, fluttering in the chest may not be even due to an arrhythmia. Go see a doctor.
Dr. Michael Zevitz
Dr. Michael Zevitz
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Dr. Dennis Clifford
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care

In brief: Yes

You can feel your pulse to see if it's irregular during an episode.
Sometimes what is called an event monitor can be placed to capture the heart's rhythm and have it analyzed by a cardiologist. You should have this evaluated since intermittent atrial fibrillation can lead to stroke and other serious problems.

In brief: Yes

You can feel your pulse to see if it's irregular during an episode.
Sometimes what is called an event monitor can be placed to capture the heart's rhythm and have it analyzed by a cardiologist. You should have this evaluated since intermittent atrial fibrillation can lead to stroke and other serious problems.
Dr. Dennis Clifford
Dr. Dennis Clifford
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