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Is an arrhythmia dangerous?

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Dr. Peter Banitt
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Many Types

There are many types of arrhythmias or irregular heart beats.
The most common ones are benign and not dangerous and only a nuisance at most. However if your races and does not stop or you feel poorly - lighheaded, sick to your stomach, dizzy or pass out - this could be a very serious condition. The only way to determine what kind of arrhythmia you have is to see your doctor.

In brief: Many Types

There are many types of arrhythmias or irregular heart beats.
The most common ones are benign and not dangerous and only a nuisance at most. However if your races and does not stop or you feel poorly - lighheaded, sick to your stomach, dizzy or pass out - this could be a very serious condition. The only way to determine what kind of arrhythmia you have is to see your doctor.
Dr. Peter Banitt
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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Life threatening arrhythmias such as ventricular tachycardia and fibrillation can be dangerous.
In general arrhythmias are not be neglected.

In brief: Yes

Life threatening arrhythmias such as ventricular tachycardia and fibrillation can be dangerous.
In general arrhythmias are not be neglected.
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao
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