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A 23-year-old male asked:

i have had 5 ecg's in the past, i had another one today, but this one said "consider right ventricular hypertrophy" could it be wrong? really worried.

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Dr. Melanie Mintzer
Family Medicine 41 years experience
ECG: ECG's are now automatically read by a machine which prints out an interpretation to a pattern. The patterns reflect the integrity of the electrical system of the heart. At your age, and normal ECG's you need to consider other non cardiac reasons for chest pain such as gastric reflux, gas, abdominal pain. RVH is a person your age is rare. Get a consult from a good cardiologist.

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Last updated May 2, 2015

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