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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harinder Gill
39 years experience Cardiology
Stress test: A stress test will yield evidence of physiologic ischaemia, this can be present without obstructive coronary disease though coronary obstruction is by ... Read More

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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
ECG: You should ask the Dr.who saw you. There are ECG patterns like early repolarization which the computer can interpret as acute mi, which are just varia ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammed Parvez
14 years experience Internal Medicine
EKG: The ekg changes of St - segment elevation suggest acute heart attack. This means that the person is having severe, not "mild" CAD.
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Dr. Vijay Iyer
26 years experience Cardiology
Coronary spasm or an: Variant angina can occur with coronary spasm. The EKG changes can mirror that when not acute. In the acute setting EKG changes like that represent clo ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mary Callahan
29 years experience Cardiology
EKG : I would not go by the computer interpretation of any ekg, it is better to ask the physician ordering it for the interpretation.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bishnu Subedi
15 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 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
33 years experience Rheumatology
PVCs common: Most times PVCs are benign and do not result from serious cardiac disease. However, you need some further workup such as a Holter monitor which will t ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
32 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 84-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Edema: Edema can be from heart failure or low proteins but very commonly is caused by hydrodynamics from poor veins and lack of leg exercise. You describe th ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Bronchitis: Acute bronchitis is >95% viral. Bacterial infection is usually with bordetella pertussis, the cause of whooping cough. Although usually in childre ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Chest pain: Symptoms and signs are reviewed and lead to testing and lead to diagnosis. Some require cardiac cath even after the other testing.

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