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Can young adults get atrial fibrillation?

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Dr. Ryan Cooley
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

I have seen af in 20 year olds.
Most likely genetic when it afflicts young people.

In brief: Yes

I have seen af in 20 year olds.
Most likely genetic when it afflicts young people.
Dr. Ryan Cooley
Dr. Ryan Cooley
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Dr. Warren Foster
Sleep apnea, if present, and alcohol binging are two other causes in the younger adult.
Dr. Dennis Clifford
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Atrial fibrillation can occur in young adults although it is more common as we get older. There are many causes including congenital heart disease, valvular heart disease and sometimes alcohol intake.

In brief: Yes

Atrial fibrillation can occur in young adults although it is more common as we get older. There are many causes including congenital heart disease, valvular heart disease and sometimes alcohol intake.
Dr. Dennis Clifford
Dr. Dennis Clifford
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