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Can you detect a heart injury from an accident on ekg?

Can you detect a heart injury from an accident on ekg?

Yes: You can identify there is a problem but would need further testing with cardiologist to know exact issues. ...Read more

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Electrocardiogram (Definition)

Electrocardiogram (ecg, ekg) is a print-out of the electrical forces detected by electrodes on the chest wall, as electricity travels through the heart with each heart beat. The electrodes are placed in different positions, and each position "sees" the electrical activity of the heart from its own vantage point. Abnormalities in signal detected at chest surface ...Read more


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Electronic shock and heart injury, should I be concerned?

Electronic shock and heart injury, should I be concerned?

Injury: You haven't described whether you have experienced an electronic shock or if you are concerned should you experience same. Electric shock can cause heart injury if that is the question. ...Read more

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What can I do about possible heart injury..Help..?

What can I do about possible heart injury..Help..?

Diagnosis?: Do you mean trauma? Or medical illness? The cornerstone of therapy is an accurate diagnosis. Echocardiography and cardiac MRI are non-invasive ways of detecting heart injury very accurately. Please consider cardiac consultation. ...Read more

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What amount compensation for spinal cord injury and heart injury?

What amount compensation for spinal cord injury and heart injury?

Medical site: This is site for asking medical questions. You might want to try a lawyer's website. ...Read more

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My heart double beats, i've had an EKG done and other work done and they said they can't find anything.. Is this normal?

My heart double beats, i've had an EKG done and other work done and they said they can't find anything.. Is this normal?

"Premature beats" : I believe that you are referring to what are called "premature beats". These beats are due to early (premature) impulses that arise from either the top or the bottom chambers of the heart. They occur in 100% of human beings; some of us have more than others; most of us don't feel them at all, but a minority are very aware of them. They are usually benign, don't need treatment unless v troubling. ...Read more

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How reliable is an EKG in diagnosing heart trouble? Maybe I am needlessly worrying but I had one yesterday - normal - but I still don't feel well

How reliable is an EKG in diagnosing heart trouble?  Maybe I am needlessly worrying but I had one yesterday - normal - but I still don't feel well

EKG: The EKG is good at detecting many electrical abnormalities of the heart. Other options are more useful for looking at structural problems. Additionally, not feeling well may not be cardiac related at all - difficult to say without more specifics. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more