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Which symptoms are associated with atrial fibrillation and flutter?
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Dr. Mark Rasak
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Palpatations common
Afib can cuase a variety of symptoms.
Palpatations or the feeling of the heart racing is common . Pts may notice this at rest or with exercise. Shortness of breathe also. If heart rate really fast may get dizzy. In extreme cases can get heart failure. Pts without adequate blood thinning can have a stroke with afib also.

In brief: Palpatations common
Afib can cuase a variety of symptoms.
Palpatations or the feeling of the heart racing is common . Pts may notice this at rest or with exercise. Shortness of breathe also. If heart rate really fast may get dizzy. In extreme cases can get heart failure. Pts without adequate blood thinning can have a stroke with afib also.
Dr. Mark Rasak
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Dr. Jason Rubenstein
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: It Varies
Palpitations, shortness of breath, lightheadedness are all common symptoms with either atrial fibrillation or flutter. Other symptoms may be fatigue, fast or irregular pulse, leg swelling, syncope or chest pain.

In brief: It Varies
Palpitations, shortness of breath, lightheadedness are all common symptoms with either atrial fibrillation or flutter. Other symptoms may be fatigue, fast or irregular pulse, leg swelling, syncope or chest pain.
Dr. Jason Rubenstein
Dr. Jason Rubenstein
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