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what does abnormal ekg mean

A 30-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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Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
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
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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Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
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
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 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carisa Hines
20 years experience Palliative Care
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
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Peura
20 years experience Cardiology
EKG afib: An ekg can diagnose afib. There are many different abnormalities that can be seen. Abnormal does not equal a fib.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Levine
48 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Sinus tach: Sinus tachycardia is the normal response of the heart to speed up. It can be due to many causes.
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Question : it means you should ask that question of the doctor that made the statement. An explanation of the instructions is appropriate.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
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
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rodney Del Valle
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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 43-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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