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slightly abnormal ekg

A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
30 years experience Cardiology
Difficult to say: There are varying degrees of "abnormal". Dsiscuss specific abnormalities with your doctor or cardiologist.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Borderline means it: Is just off by a little bit from normal, a variation of normal or early changes indicating possible problems.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Irv Loh
Dr. Irv Loh answered
48 years experience Cardiology
Yes: It depends on the nature of the abnormality, but abnormal ecgs can be caused by minor conditions. But the converse can also true; severe cardiac dise ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
ECG : Yes, frequently.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Dinerman
33 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Hard to say: Non specific t wave abnormalities can be associated with many different cardiac conditions both benign and more serious. They may also be present when ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Talk to your doc!: Ask him about what you found on your bill, specifically what was nonspecifically abnormal on your ekg.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Winkler
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Abnormal EKG: Sometimes the computer can read a nonspecific wave as an abnormality. The computer is not perfect. If the human interpretation was normal I would no ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yuri Maricich
13 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Ekgs, like any test, must be performed correctly. The leads must be placed appropriately and there must be minimal movement when the image is capture ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dallas Bailes
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Possibly: Most ekg's are 'abnormal' because the computers that read the ekg are very sensitive and call most minor and insignificant things 'abnormal'. Board c ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
30 years experience Cardiology
While it probably: Doesnt help, not the likely cause of an abnormal ekg. See your doctor to get it checked.
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