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abnormal electrocardiogram results

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terrence Cohen
45 years experience in Cardiology
Certain medications: Certain medications obscure the ekg changes, or the exercise capacity reducing the utility of the test. Abnormalities of the resting ekg may also impa ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nassir Azimi
22 years experience in Interventional Cardiology
Possible arrhythmia: When you sleep the heart rhythm is affected. Normally during sleep the heart rate decreases. Occassionaly, one could have arrhythmia. The likelihoo ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience in Cardiology
Can't tell: Not sure what "incomplete" would be referring to if it's not associated with any other phrase. It may be followed by other information, e.g. Incomplet ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Landers
30 years experience in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Weird or not: P-wave axis normal is 0 to +75, QRS axis normal is -30 to +90, and T-wave axis normal is +15 to +75 degrees. QRS is normal. P-wave borderline and if ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Ostrom
Specializes in Cardiology
Common reading: "abnormal" because there are non-specific changes which are not specific enough to meet a true diagnosis, but not normal enough to say normal, so so ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
30 years experience in Cardiac Electrophysiology
It depends...: We need to know what exactly was wrong with your latest ECG before telling you what possibly the problems are with you heart. Good luck !
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yuri Maricich
13 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: Ekgs, like any test, must be performed correctly. The leads must be placed appropriately and there must be minimal movement when the image is capture ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Ecg: Not enough information here, ask your Dr. what is wrong and what you need to do about it.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
ECG: That is a common ECG reading which can indicate something is wrong but also can be as it says nonspecific and 'no big deal'. Ask your doctor if there ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marianne DiNapoli
7 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
It depends.: A pap smear is a test used to screen for cervical cancer, where a doc takes a sample of cells from the cervix. There is a wide range of abnormal resul ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Foster Carr
32 years experience in General Practice
Papilloma Virus.: A sample of the cervix is taken during a pelvic exam and smeared on a glass slide to be viewed under the microscope. If the cells look abnormal then ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience in Family Medicine
No worries: That's ok - no worries.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guy VanDell
22 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: I think this is a test for vertigo, i would recommend asking the doctor who ordered the test.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Dowd
19 years experience in Internal Medicine
Not necessarily: Several things can make a pap smear abnormal including cancer, pre-cancer, infections, or even a false positive result. If yours is abnormal you'll p ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
Borderline means it: Is just off by a little bit from normal, a variation of normal or early changes indicating possible problems.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Claude Brachfeld
38 years experience in Cardiology
Must see : It's not possible to "interpret" an ECG without seeing it. These reports suggest the possibility that high blood pressure has effected the heart, mak ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience in Internal Medicine
Myocarditis. : We would expect troponin and ECG abnormalities with myocarditis. Inflammation of the myocardium should cause the release of troponin.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Ostrom
Specializes in Cardiology
Normal values: That is a list of standard intervals and segments measured as a part an ECG. Those numbers look pretty normal, of course there is much more to the EC ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
ecg: Generally a 'borderline' abnormal ECG is one which has measurements which are very close to definitely abnormality.
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A female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
57 years experience in Cardiology
No: Abnormal. Low voltage Left atrial enlargement .
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience in Cardiac Electrophysiology
It is likely you are: referring to a computer interp. of your EKG. The computer program is slanted to indicate any potential abnormality no matter how insignificant. Ask a ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Dinerman
33 years experience in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Hard to say: Non specific t wave abnormalities can be associated with many different cardiac conditions both benign and more serious. They may also be present when ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
24 years experience in Internal Medicine
PVCs: Occasional premature vantricular contractions are fairly common and typically would not need any specific treatment. However cutting back on caffiene ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
ECG: The ecg shows abnormal extra heart beats. This can be a variant of normal or due to various abnormalities. You should discuss this with your Doc who h ... Read More
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