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Can someone have atrial fibrillation and never know it, or will there be shortness of breath?

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Dr. Mark Stern
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
7 doctors agree

In brief: Some have no symptom

Some patients are asymptomatic.

In brief: Some have no symptom

Some patients are asymptomatic.
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Dr. Sunil Mehra
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Yes if heart rate is slow, person might not have any symptoms like palpitation, chest pain or shortness of breath.

In brief: Yes

Yes if heart rate is slow, person might not have any symptoms like palpitation, chest pain or shortness of breath.
Dr. Sunil Mehra
Dr. Sunil Mehra
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Dr. Ryan Cooley
Sometimes even fast Heart rates are asymptomatic
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