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I have a deep history of heart problems. & heart caths a nd

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I have a deep history of heart problems. & heart caths a nd 6 stents. I am experiencing a lot of shortness of breath. Where I have to sit down and get breating under control. Then I have to eliminate, pee or poops. Is this afib?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.
Hi there,
This is Dr Basu, Experienced Specialist.
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This is concerning.
Ye it can be Afib or supraventricular tachycardias or vetricular tacharrhythmias --all possible with history of heart disease.
Also you may hae devloped heart failure.
Given the history of alcohol and smoking, they can affect the heart muscles and reduce the heart function.
You will need to go to the ER for faster evaluation.
If arrhythmias, you will need diffeerent medications.
In case of heart failure also you will need additional medications.
Best wishes,
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