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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
45 years experience Preventive Medicine
Something to watch: Left atrial enlargement may be associated with some risk for future cardiovascular problems including atrial fibrillation (a rhythm problem) and possi ... Read More
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Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Depends: There are 2 question: is the atrium truly enlarged and, if so, is there a reason for it: both can be answered with an echocardiogram. Usual reasons fo ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Ecg: Borderline ECG with right atrial overload pattern is a nonspecific finding. You should discuss with your doctor whether it has meaning in you.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robin Merlino
41 years experience Internal Medicine
PACs: These are benign premature atrial contractions and do not need intervention. Treatment can be used if they are bothersome
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Dr. Jesus Yap
Dr. Jesus Yap answered
53 years experience Cardiology
Irregular heart beat: Atrial pairs mean two irregular heart beats coming from the upper heart chambers occuring in pairs or following each other. It is benign and occurs in ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Ecg: The ecg represents the surface recording of electrical vectors produced by the summated electrical forces through time produced by the cells of the he ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
I do not know: Your dr. who knows you best, will take that reading and compare it to your overall physical condition, and most likely it will be fine, but they need ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Echocardiogram: The EKG is not the swiftest way to diagnose this - you need an echo. Not only will it rule the problem in or out, it will provide information about wh ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Questionable entity: An EKG is not a reliable test for Atrial size. it is not uncommon for the EKG report to say 'enlarged right atrium'....but mark the word, " which to ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
ECG: Without seeing the ecg and only given what you wrote, it isn't possible to know whether the ecg is abnormal or not. An axis of 57 degrees is not a 'ri ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Atrial repolarizatio: You can see this on some ecgs but not on most. It is seen when present after the P wave and before the onset of the QRS
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
43 years experience Internal Medicine
No: What you describe is a very acceptable EKG in a 34 year old woman. Do not worry

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