Having atrial fibrillation, I do not feel fast heart beat or shortness of breath, due to medication. Would air travel for 6 hours be a problem?
C Below. You have asymptomatic Afib. Depending on your CHADS2 Score or CHADSVASC you should be at least on Aspirin. My guess is that you likely should be on Warfarin also. - Air travel is as safe as staying at home watching a TV Show. What is important is your antiplatelt therapy or anticoagulation as needed.
Must see a doctor. If one is not pregnant, but has a large abdomen and shortness of breath, she must be wondering "what is in the abdomen that is bloating it up". A primary care doctor can evaluate, and will likely do blood tests, urine tests, and scans such as ultrasound or ct scans. Possibilities include fluid in the abdomen (such as with kidney disease or some cancers), a tumor (some cancerous, some not), etc... Read more...