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what does ekg show

A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
31 years experience Cardiology
Electrical activity: Ekg is a graph of the electrical activity of the upper and lower chambers of the heart. Electricity travelling toward an ekg electrode records a posit ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience Cardiology
Sinus arrythmia: Probably sinus arrythmia. It is a normal physiological variation. Precise diagnosis could be given only after reviewing ekg.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
There can be a lot: of normal variability to the p-wave morphology in V1. More so in women. In general a biphasic or mostly upright p wave is usual. Certainly you could h ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
Common, Also Careful: False positive & false negative are important but also complex issues, commonly dealt with in a simplistic manner. They only refer to one test showing ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Palpitations: These are caused by many things. Stress, excitement, irritants both physical and chemical, pressure like a hiatal hernia or esophageal push or pull, a ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
Depends: That is with life threatening hyperkalemia. If your case is mild, or chronic, it may not manifest yet with ekg abnormalities.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ayaz Samadani
56 years experience General Practice
T wave changes: 18 years of age T wave changes may be normal. I would suggest to have complete 12 leads EKG for proper evaluation
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Ecg: The ECG findings associated with pericarditis are diffuse st segment elevation in all the leads. It is a usual but not universal finding when pericard ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
38 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Sometimes: It may sometimes show on ECG depending on how severe.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Moneil Patel
16 years experience General Practice
No: An ECG monitors the electrical impulses/conduction of the heart. It does not monitor or diagnose chest inflammation. There are many organs/tissues w ... Read More

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