Atrial Fibrillation - When to Call a Doctor

Call or other emergency services immediately if you:

If you see someone pass out, call or other emergency services immediately.

Call your doctor if you have:

If you take a blood thinner

If you take blood-thinning medicine, such as an anticoagulant or aspirin, watch for signs of bleeding.

Call or other emergency services immediately if you:

Call your doctor right away if you have any unusual bleeding, such as:

Who to see

The following health professionals can detect, diagnose and, in some cases, treat atrial fibrillation:

The following specialists can treat people who have severe symptoms:

WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.© 1995-2015 Healthwise, Incorporated. Healthwise, Healthwise for every health decision, and the Healthwise logo are trademarks of Healthwise, Incorporated.