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Slightly abnormal ekg

A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
Cardiology 31 years experience
Difficult to say: There are varying degrees of "abnormal". Dsiscuss specific abnormalities with your doctor or cardiologist.
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Unanswerable: Wow. That is so ambiguous that there is absolutely nothing we can comment on. But, if you have an abnormal ekg you have the right to know what that m... Read More

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
Borderline means it: Is just off by a little bit from normal, a variation of normal or early changes indicating possible problems.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
EKG: Borderline abnormal is slightly below the low cutoff range or slightly above the high cutoff range of normal. For example, for example; if normal rang... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Irv Loh
Dr. Irv Lohanswered
Cardiology 49 years experience
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
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Dinerman
Cardiac Electrophysiology 34 years experience
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
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 30 years experience
Talk to your doc!: Ask him about what you found on your bill, specifically what was nonspecifically abnormal on your ekg.
A male asked:
Dr. Stuart Winkler
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
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
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yuri Maricich
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
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 41-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
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
Cardiology 31 years experience
While it probably: Doesnt help, not the likely cause of an abnormal ekg. See your doctor to get it checked.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
ECG: Sorry but this question can't be answered simply. We use ECG in folks with chest pains because there are some very typical and fairly specific changes... Read More

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