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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
I'm good with this: These little variations on the way in which the heartbeat is propagated are common and almost never mean anything. Your bradycardia is healthy if you ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Could be normal.: Depends upon your clinical situation. EKG's are not very predictive if they are done without a specific purpose in mind. If you have not had any sy ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Heldman
32 years experience Cardiology
Question? Consult!: The EKG findings must be considered in context of age, history, and symptoms. These little boxes are not good for answering specific patient case prob ... Read More
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 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tamara Modilevsky
53 years experience Internal Medicine
Need work up: You have to see your doctor for further evaluation. Echocardiogram and stress test are most likely indicated to rule out coronary heart disease. You a ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
16 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: Any part of the heart that becomes enlarged is prone to possible arrhythmia if enlarged enough.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 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 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerry Fioramonti
Specializes in Family Medicine
Concerning: The abnormalities you have described raise concern for heart disease in a young woman like yourself. You should see a cardiology specialist soon to d ... Read More
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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 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anita Prakash
28 years experience Cardiology
Depends.... : Your ECG findings may be nonspecific; biatrial enlargement - may actually be interatrial conduction delay ; u need an echocardiogram to noninvasively ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Yes, eventually : it can
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Safford
34 years experience Critical Care
Cardiology: Athletes often have different "normal" cardiac physiology. However anytime there is a question it is best to be evaluated by a cardiologist. Ecg is ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
MRI: If you have severe pulmonary hypertension, you may have Primary Pulmonary Hypertension. This is potentially a serious diagnosis. Intracardiac and intr ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
20 years experience Cardiology
ECG- in context: The ECG needs to be taken in context of an individual situation. If one of the ECG waves is prolonged, the computer may raise concern of atrial enlarg ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Right atrial enlarge: You list scoliosis as a dx which can sometimes make the RA look bigger than it really is. True RAE can be reversible depending on the cause of the tru ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bishnu Subedi
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Repeat EKG: Computer interpretation is often wrong, not surprisingly. If no chest pain and cardiac enzymes are normal-likely, it's not a heart attack. There are s ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
PAH: Appearance of symptoms with pah can be varied in timing in the course of pulmonary hypertension. Generally present by right sided enlargement appearan ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
You need to see a: Cardiologist,if you have not. They can explain all those changes on your EKG..
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 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 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Not really: CHF can cause left atrial enlargement & many older patients have enlarged left atriums with no chf.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Dilation of any of the heart chambers can cause disordering of the heart's conduction system & cause palpitations or arrythmias.
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