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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Unclear question: Did the report say normal or abnormal. You should discuss it with the doctor who ordered the EKG. Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh ve ... Read More

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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Dinerman
33 years experience 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 female asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
10 years experience Internal Medicine
Electrocardiogram: Interpreting an EKG correctly is a tricky proposition and requires clinical correlation along with a physicians careful interpretation. The Q waves ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
If the tachycardia: is occurring at rest with changes in the P wave morphology then it might be an ectopic atrial tachycardia. If it is occurring during exercise it is no ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience 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 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 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
No worries: That's ok - no worries.
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A female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
57 years experience Cardiology
No: Abnormal. Low voltage Left atrial enlargement .
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Normal variant: In all likelihood; ekg not the best to study uour heart.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Ecg: poor R wave progression doesn't necessarily mean anything. If your echo images are normal, that confirms the 'poor R wave progression' in your case is ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Depends: You list "stress echocardiography" - was this normal? It's a much more accurate test than just an ordinary, resting EKG. If your stress echo was norm ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Veena Govila
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Palpitations: Need to check if you do not have thyroid over function or mitral valve disease. Need monitoring further.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience 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 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Ecg: You are reading off values from a computerized ECG reading. The numbers are measurements of time intervals of various cardiac events displayed on the ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Ecg: Not enough information here, ask your Dr. what is wrong and what you need to do about it.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Claude Brachfeld
38 years experience 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 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Sample
23 years experience General Surgery
Automated ECG: The automated ECG interpretation that appears on a 12 lead ECG printout must always be viewed with a grain (or two) of salt. The best person to evalua ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Amrit Singh
50 years experience Cardiology
Not really: But u must check if u have any heart murmur, HT or Obesity.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
20 years experience Hospital-based practice
Finding not a diagno: Assuming ur EKG was collected correctly (i.e., the wires & patches were put on correctly), it's not entirely as expected for a person of your age ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
The EKG is most: likely over diagnosed by a computer algorithm designed to produce a diagnosis if anything is even a little bit off. It takes a human with years of exp ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mathew Chengot
42 years experience Cardiology
Need further workup: Need to get evaluated for ischemic heart disease myocardial perfusion scan if done and called for this ischemia ,need to further evaluate with cardia ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
31 years experience Cardiology
PRWP: PRWP or poor R wave progression can be a sign of a few things: most common problem I see is artifactual: simply a matter of suboptimal electrode place ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Non-specific: You need a stress test. It appears that you've had one. If it's been >1 year, it should be repeated now and done with an imaging modality such as e ... Read More
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