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Need doctor's help! will long qt syndrome kill you?

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Dr. John Garner
15 years experience in Cardiology
It can: Long qt is one of the most common causes of "sudden death" especially in the young. Caution is needed though; just because an ekg says "long qt" doesn't mean you have the dangerous (and genetic) "long qt syndrome." a competent electrophysiologist and potentially genetic testing are needed here.
Answered on Oct 16, 2016
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