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Does heart arrhythmia make you throw clots?

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Dr. Ryan Cooley
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Yes

Both atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter are associated with pooling or stasis of blood, loss of vigorous contraction, and possibly platelet activation all of which can cause blood clots.
If the clot moves it can go to the brain and cause stroke.

In brief: Yes

Both atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter are associated with pooling or stasis of blood, loss of vigorous contraction, and possibly platelet activation all of which can cause blood clots.
If the clot moves it can go to the brain and cause stroke.
Dr. Ryan Cooley
Dr. Ryan Cooley
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Dr. Ravinder Rustagi
Internal Medicine

In brief: IT CAN

Arrhythmia can make you throw clots all over starting from head down to your legs.

In brief: IT CAN

Arrhythmia can make you throw clots all over starting from head down to your legs.
Dr. Ravinder Rustagi
Dr. Ravinder Rustagi
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