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Igave a very bad headache and atrial fibrillation - are they

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Igave a very bad headache and atrial fibrillation - are they wo related and what is th best NSAID to take.?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Cardiology
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.

They might be related and that is very concerning to have a new onset headache on blood thinners

This could be related to a bleed in the brain or stroke.

I recommend you go to A and E and have a CAT scan right away.

And absolutely do NOT take any NSAIDs. This can only increase bleeding risk

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