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A 41-year-old member asked:

Ekg says normal sinus rhythm, nonspecific st abnormality, abnormal ecg, what does this mean?

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Dr. Matthew Ostrom
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Common reading: "abnormal" because there are non-specific changes which are not specific enough to meet a true diagnosis, but not normal enough to say normal, so somewhat of a soft call or indecisive read, but very common and does not necessarily mean anything. The bottom line, the ECG findings need to be placed in the clinical context in which it was taken, and compared to previous and subsequent ECGs.

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A 41-year-old member asked:

Ekg says normal sinus rhythm, nonspecific st abnormality, abnormal ecg, what to do?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
ECG: That is a common ECG reading which can indicate something is wrong but also can be as it says nonspecific and 'no big deal'. Ask your doctor if there is reason for concern or further investigation.
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A 73-year-old female asked:

EKG Impression Normal sinus rhythm Nonspecific ST abnormality Abnormal ECG What does this mean for me @ 73 yrs. of age?

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Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
It means you need to discuss with your Dr who knows you. We do not. The first thing to do is to compare it with previous ones. Ask if this is the machine reading or by a real Dr?
Last updated Mar 11, 2022

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