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Sometimes I feel just slightly out of breath for no reason. Could this be atrial fibrillation?
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Dr. Jason Rubenstein
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Possibly.
Possibly. You can check your pulse during these episodes and see if it is irregular, which may be a clue the shortness of breath is coming from some heart arrhythmia.
To make the diagnosis officially, some recording of the heart rhythm needs to be made. This can be via 12-lead ekg, 24-hr holter monitor, or 30-day loop monitor.

In brief: Possibly.
Possibly. You can check your pulse during these episodes and see if it is irregular, which may be a clue the shortness of breath is coming from some heart arrhythmia.
To make the diagnosis officially, some recording of the heart rhythm needs to be made. This can be via 12-lead ekg, 24-hr holter monitor, or 30-day loop monitor.
Dr. Jason Rubenstein
Dr. Jason Rubenstein
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Dr. Michael Zevitz
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: Yes
But it could also be one of many other medical conditions.
Go see a doctor and have a thorough medical exam.

In brief: Yes
But it could also be one of many other medical conditions.
Go see a doctor and have a thorough medical exam.
Dr. Michael Zevitz
Dr. Michael Zevitz
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