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Treatment for afib - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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User :   I am on meds (cartia and amarodarone) to control a fib, and am in sinus rythm now. I am on cumadin and have 3 pulmunary embellisms. Can I use hot tubs?
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   May i know your age?
User :   48 - female
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   yes you can use hot tubs
Doctor :   it will not cause anybleeding
User :   any limitations?
User :   willit affect my heartrate?
Doctor :   Make sure you do not get hurt or brusing from heat
Doctor :   no it will not affect ur heart rate
User :   ok.
Doctor :   u will be relaxed actually
User :   Do you thinkj its safe for me to travle (by air)?
Doctor :   so the rate will be low
Doctor :   yes
User :   my rate is artificially low now because of the meds
Doctor :   travel is not a problem with Afib or coumidine as long as u r stable now
Doctor :   i know
User :   usually below 100/55
Doctor :   u will be fine
User :   ok. thanks.
Doctor :   inform the crew in case of any emergency they will react
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting
Doctor :   Bye
User :   bye
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