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What are some of the symptoms of a heart flutter?

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Dr. Louis Grenzer
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Chest sensation

If you mean atrial flutter that is a specific rhythm where the heart skips or beats fast causing a fluttering or skipping sensation in the chest which we call palpitations.
This can eventually lead to shortness of breath, dizziness, even chest pain if the heart is beating fast enough.

In brief: Chest sensation

If you mean atrial flutter that is a specific rhythm where the heart skips or beats fast causing a fluttering or skipping sensation in the chest which we call palpitations.
This can eventually lead to shortness of breath, dizziness, even chest pain if the heart is beating fast enough.
Dr. Louis Grenzer
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Dr. Mark Gabelman
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Palpitations

Skipping or racing of the heart is often described as fluttering or palpitations.
Many people have premature (early often called extra) beats which are not always felt. If extra beats were noted without symptoms in the absence of heart disease(after testing), usually no intervention is needed.

In brief: Palpitations

Skipping or racing of the heart is often described as fluttering or palpitations.
Many people have premature (early often called extra) beats which are not always felt. If extra beats were noted without symptoms in the absence of heart disease(after testing), usually no intervention is needed.
Dr. Mark Gabelman
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Dr. James Chapman
I agree with Dr Gabelman. Also, if flutter is rid or prolonged, may produce shortnes of breath, dizziness/syncope, or chest pain.
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