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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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Suggest treatment for atrial flutter and lightheadedness

My mother, an 84 yo heart patient, has been dealing with the recent flu for close to two months. She was recently diagnosed with atrial flutter and delayed surgery due to a clot. She has been experiencing seeing black spots swirling accompanied by lightheaded ness and feeling like she will pass out. Is this something serious to been seen by heart dr or gp
Fri, 23 Nov 2018
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General & Family Physician 's  Response

I recommend you to visit a doctor and have the right treatment for Controlling The Heart Rate and considering an anticoagulation Therapie if She doesn't have one.

An ECG and a cardiac sonography may be needed.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Dr Anila Skenderi, General & Family Physician
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