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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
No: Nor can it tell when you're doing anything else that you enjoy. Why do you ask? Is someone making a problem over something that essentially all men an ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Ganji
Dr. Jay Ganji answered
Specializes in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Palpitation: If you are diagnosed with extra beats (Premature atrial or ventricular contractions) and if you are vey symptomatic, doctors sometimes Rx a beta block ... Read More
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Dr. Sergio Schabelman
47 years experience in Cardiology
Yes: Holter monitoring is going to check for arrhythmias and heating pads will not interfere.
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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Zanger
32 years experience in Cardiology
Extra beats: Extra beats on a holtet are quite common as I am sure your doctor told you your ok unless there are sustained periods of rapid heart beats or pauses.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Henson
31 years experience in Cardiology
Ecg finding: long qt is an ECG finding, would see it on an ECG, or holter; sometimes situational such as exercise, and a treadmill ecg would pick it up. i don't ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Holter: Holter only shows heart rhythms.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
35 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Sure: Depends how long you use it. This can be 5 seconds, or minutes, or one day or one week or even longer...
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mathew Chengot
42 years experience in Cardiology
Abnormal: Abnormality of heart rhythm htn angina heart attack and many others DX can be made from these tests ask the doctor if and why when they are ordered.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
44 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes and No: EKG can show some changes in Q and S waves and ST. Elevation may suggest old myocardial infarction. Hotter monitor is a device that registers heart r ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience in Cardiology
Maybe: If your dyspnea correlates with an arrythmia found on the holter then it could be helpful.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
ECG : The strip recorder is the printer for the monitor.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience in Pediatrics
Many things. : The echocardiogram or heart ultrasound, gives an accurate picture of the heart's anatomy. An ekg demonstrates the cardiac rhythm. A holter moniters t ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Holter: The purpose of a holter monitor is to detect arrhythmias.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Not its job: A Holter monitor records the rhythm of your heart, looking for source of palpitations / passing out (syncope) and similar. Heart blockages are detecte ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Callahan
28 years experience in Cardiology
Holter monster: A holter monitor is designed to record heart beats over a twenty four hour period. It will show any rhythm disturbances, pauses or ekg abnormalities ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ahlering
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Talk to your Doctor: Holter Monitor used to look for abnormal heartbeats or patterns of heartbeats. They are often missed on basic ecg(EKG). The causes and types of findin ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
54 years experience in Psychiatry
Anxiety: I understand your distress. Feel the Wonder of 3 Billion muscle cells working together to send blood with oxygen to all parts of your body due to whic ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience in Cardiac Electrophysiology
The Echo will rule: out HCM but ARVD will require MRI. It is unlikely you have this. It also sounds like your health care provider is evaluating you thoroughly. Have you ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
19 years experience in Internal Medicine
Unlikely: When a holter monitor is used, up to 80% of apparently healthy people will have pvc's. Your normal 12-lead ekg and exercise tolerance test will exclud ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allison Greco
8 years experience in General Practice
Like an EKG: A holter monitor is basically a 24-hour-long ekg. It is used to monitor people for arrhythmias when a normal ekg isn't able to catch it due to its sho ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience in Cardiology
Possible: Ecg and treadmill ECG test are by no means comprehensive evaluation of the heart and do not rule out all heart disease when normal. Structural heart d ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Klein
16 years experience in Cardiology
Yes: Yes, a holter will detect an arrhythmia only if you have the arrhythmia during the monitoring period (while wearing it). Sometimes people need a longe ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Rubin
46 years experience in Cardiology
Event monitor: Stores ekg then transmits to a central monitoring station.

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