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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Without seeing the: EKG it is impossible to advise you. As far as I know, the only way of doing that will be to pay for an in-box consultation and upload the EKG. In gene ... Read More

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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
ECG: The normal QRS may be predominantly negative in the anterior pre cordial leads and sometimes others.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Norris
35 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Yes, perhaps: Chest pains in young and healthy people are common. The most common reasons include: musculoskeletal aches and pains, gastroesophageal reflux, and a c ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Lorino
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Electrocardiogram: Did you just say you are a firefighter? Seems an unusual question.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Boyer
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Electric heart signa: An ekg is a record of the electric impulses the heart gives off as it beats. Several leads are placed on the chest wall to measure the inpuses from d ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Heart rhythm test: ECG (electrocardiogram) and EKG (elektrokardiogramm - German spelling) are the same thing. The English language includes words originating from many ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
31 years experience Family Medicine
Heart evaluation: An EKG (also more properly known as an ecg) is an electrical tracing of your heart in 12 different positions ("12 lead ecg"). It is used to determine ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See you doctor: You have to go over these with your doctor.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
32 years experience Cardiology
Electrical activity: Ekg is a graph of the electrical activity of the upper and lower chambers of the heart. Electricity travelling toward an ekg electrode records a posit ... Read More
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