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Atrial Flutter (cont.)

When to Seek Medical Care for Atrial Flutter

If a person experiences any of the symptoms suggestive of atrial flutter, a health care provider should be called for an appointment. If symptoms are severe or alarming, urgent medical attention should be sought.

If a person is taking any medication for atrial flutter and experiences a change or worsening of the symptoms, a health care provider should be called.

If a person has been diagnosed with atrial flutter and is being treated, medical attention should be sought immediately at a hospital emergency department if any of the following symptoms are experienced:

  • Chest pain
  • Feeling faint or light-headed
  • Fainting
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/6/2014
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