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Is atrial fibrillation dangerous to have?

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Dr. Rick Koch
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
5 doctors agree

In brief: It can be

Increased stroke risk is the major consideration here.
Talk to your cardiologist about what yours is & whether you should be on blood thinners or just Aspirin (for lower risk patients).

In brief: It can be

Increased stroke risk is the major consideration here.
Talk to your cardiologist about what yours is & whether you should be on blood thinners or just Aspirin (for lower risk patients).
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch
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Dr. Gavin Noble
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: It depends

Appropriate management can lower the risk.
Specifically, the heart rate needs to be controlled and stroke risk needs to be addressed. Specific guidance should be available from your physician.

In brief: It depends

Appropriate management can lower the risk.
Specifically, the heart rate needs to be controlled and stroke risk needs to be addressed. Specific guidance should be available from your physician.
Dr. Gavin Noble
Dr. Gavin Noble
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Dr. Mark Stern
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: It can be

It can lead to stroke unless you take anticoagulants.

In brief: It can be

It can lead to stroke unless you take anticoagulants.
Dr. Mark Stern
Dr. Mark Stern
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