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Atrial Fibrillation and its treatment - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
User :   I have had an ablation for AF , a pacemaker fitted and am taking 100 mg Amiodarone also taking 10mg lisinopril,2x5/50 co-amilozide, 4mg Doxazosin, 75mg Asprin, 10mg Atorvastin and Stalara (Ustekinumab) for Psoriasis. My question is ,my blood pressure over the last 2 weeks has been dropping and is now 97/50 it is between 115/65 and 97/50.
I am feeling light headed, a little dizzy and am suffering from fatigue. My Cardiologist is on Vacation for two weeks, can you help me?
Doctor :   Let me read the query
Doctor :   Hi again
Doctor :   Ihave few questions
Doctor :   What is your age?
User :   MY AGE IS 64
Doctor :   When was the ablation done?
Doctor :   Do you know the reason for the AF?
User :   The ablation was done in February 2010
Doctor :   Do you know the reason for Atrial Fibrillation?
Doctor :   or Atrial flutter
User :   I do not know what you mean ?
Doctor :   The cause of the heart disease
User :   Originally I had both af and atrial fluuters, but after the ablation, I was only left with a little AF, hence the Amiodarone
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Let me not waste the time
Doctor :   I have read the query and did not understand few details I think a Cardiologist would be able to answer you better
Doctor :   WWW.WWWW.WW
Doctor :   You may want to write the same query to the Cardiologist here, he will be able to help you better
Doctor :   I shall refund your money you spent on the chat with me after you take the opinion from him
User :   THank you, Can we bring him on line, to save me tyeping every thing out again
Doctor :   We do not have online facility with specialists
Doctor :   You get the reply over an email
Doctor :   If you write to him now
User :   Thank you I will email him.
Doctor :   Perfect
Doctor :   I am sorry I just do not want to waste your time
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