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What does abnormal ekg mean

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

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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
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 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carisa Hines
Palliative Care 21 years experience
Abnormal EKG: I would discuss findings with your PCP or Cardiologist. Also, mention any symptoms that you are having either at rest or with exertion. Symptoms inclu... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Peura
Cardiology 21 years experience
EKG afib: An ekg can diagnose afib. There are many different abnormalities that can be seen. Abnormal does not equal a fib.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Levine
49 years experience
Sinus tach: Sinus tachycardia is the normal response of the heart to speed up. It can be due to many causes.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience
Question : it means you should ask that question of the doctor that made the statement. An explanation of the instructions is appropriate.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rodney Del Valle
A Verified Doctoranswered
36 years experience
Stress test: With the above history, a stress test will be indicated to r/o coronary artery disease. Are you having any symptoms? Any other risk factors like obesi... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ramalingaier Parameswaran
A US doctor answeredLearn more
ECG nonspecific : ECG findings have to be correlated with history and findings. If you have no symptoms, no abnormality on exam and no significant risk factors, nothing... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Could be normal.: Depends upon your clinical situation. EKG's are not very predictive if they are done without a specific purpose in mind. If you have not had any sy... Read More