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What causes tingling in neck/shoulders with irregular heartbeat?

Hi, I am asking because i dont wanna go to the er and make a fuss if not needed. i have tingling in my neck and shoulders and i have had sort of a tension headache all day.. my pressure was up earlier and I took my prescribed tekturna 150mg given by my primary care doct. i have never had problems with my pressure or my heat beat which i found recently was irregular. should i wait to make a doctors appointment in the morning or should i go to the er. i just dont wanna make a fuss
Mon, 8 Apr 2019
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hello,

You should first do an ECG, and probably a 24h ECG Holter monitoring and cardiac sonography. It may be atrial fibrillation that may need specific treatment, anticoagulation.

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

Regards,
Dr. Anila Skenderi, General & Family Physician
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