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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Krulak
23 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Generally speaking, it should not be too difficult for your doctor to differentiate between the two on your EKG.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Several ways: First: resting HR is never 160. If HR is 160 at rest, it's SVT. Second: w carotid massage or valsalva: sinus slows, SVT breaks or blocks down. Third: ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Safford
35 years experience Critical Care
Tachycardia: If the ECG was sinus tachycardia you needn't worry about ventricular tachycardia. Svt is usually faster. A rate of 150 is often aflutter with 2:1 bl ... Read More
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Dr. Rajiva Goyal
34 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Inappropriate Tach: Patient with inappropriate sinus tachycardia (ist) may have an elevated heart rate. You should have this evaluated soon. May need a holter. ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
No not enough: As electrophysiology would be needed to say for sure...Talk to an electrophysiologist.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harinder Gill
39 years experience Cardiology
Arrhythmia: Variable,symptoms can be none to an awareness of palpitations or a general sense of being unwell-a wide range exists;diagnosis can often be made on ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
See below.: With sinus tachy, a vagal maneuver will cause the HR to slow gradually. With release, the HR will gradually return to its original rate. With SVT, vag ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Moran
33 years experience Cardiology
Not necessarily, but: Sinus tachycardia, or a fast, but normal heart beat, is not in itself a problem, but may be a sign of an underlying problem. If your echo (ultrasound ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl): No medication - Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) included - is safe unless your doctor has explained the reason for specific meds.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrit Singh
51 years experience Cardiology
Need more: Information s/t is hr > 100 so it could be 101 or 150 serious depends upon higher rate and if it is at rest and because it's always due to some und ... Read More

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