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I have AF and am waiting for treatment Recently I have been

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I have AF and am waiting for treatment Recently I have been experiencing a strange symptom, I can feel my heart pulsing in my neck and it feels as if I'm stifling myself, as if I have a scarf too tightly wrapped round my neck and shoulders . what is this
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
It can be from the a fib but also from another problem
Can you go to the ER?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
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Just to suggest to go to ER ? this symptom has been intermittent for the last six weeks
Expert:  Dr. David replied 3 years ago.
This is Dr. David

I see you have relisted the question for other experts

these symptoms are just intermittent?

what medications are you on for your afib? is your afib in control? are you in sinus rhythm now?

do you have problems with breathing?

are you overweight?

are you having any prominence of your jugular veins?