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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Rubenstein
19 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Yes, absolutely. Avr usually has inverted t-waves normally. If you invert left and right arm electrodes, avr becomes avl so now avl has inverted t w ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Waves: T he inverted T waves could be significant. HOWEVER THEY ARE OFTEN NON SPECIFIC.I would see a cardiologist as he could do further testing to exclude a ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
ECG: I would have it rechecked. Had you just eaten a big meal?
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: However, often you never find the cause of flipped T waves. How do you feel?
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Ehlers Danlos: The answer to your question requires an evaluation, physical exam, and testing. A chest xray can be helpful, but a CT-scan of the chest is more sensit ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Possibly: Which lead(s) is/are involved and the depth of T wave inversion are important variables. Some T waves are labile and may invert without significance. ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
40 years experience Cardiology
Abnormal ECGS: T wave inversions are an abnormal electrical pattern on an ECG which can indicate a heart problem. Most serious would be an indication of ischemia, or ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
20 years experience Cardiology
Nonspecific: The t wave is more commonly upright in those leads; when it is upside down (a negative deflection), it is inverted. T wave inversion in leads iii ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francesco Rotatori
10 years experience Internal Medicine
Cardiology consult: It is possible that the EKG is showing some abnormalities. It could be just a 'normal variant' or it could mean that there is an underlying cardiac pr ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elena Vezza
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Can be normal: An ECG has different waveforms that are labeled with letters. They reflect the electric current in your heart muscle. sometimes the T wave can go in ... Read More

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