So i normally post for me but this time it’s to ask questions for my husband. He felt his heart racing yesterday when he wasn’t doing anything we took his blood pressure and it was high but not too bad but an irregular heartbeat symbol popped up i thought it could be a fluke so we took it again 30 mins later bc he still felt his heart racing and the symbol was there again and he’s heart rate was faster 102. This went on for about 2 hrs before we called a dr on call. And they said could be his antibiotic but to come in to make sure. They did 2 ekgs and one showed he was in afib and his heart rate was 166 they sent us to the er right away. Of course when we got there he was out of afib and normal so the dr did blood test and chest x ray and said all was normal they didn’t know why he went into afib but the ekg definitely showed he was.
My question for anyone with afib how does it work? Is it serious? They told us to follow up with his dr and get a echo but that’s really all they said. I worry so just wanted to seek advice from anyone who may have afib