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What does nssttwc in my ecg mean?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Wave: My best guess would be Non-Specific ST-T wave changes which is most likely non diagnostic, but it may also signal early ischemic changes.
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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45 years experience
EKG: Non-specific ST-T wave changes. Means minor repolarization change in a region of the heart. Can appear with hi bp, electrolyte change, minor ischemia, thyroid disorder, or be meaningless.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Electrocardiogram: Nonspecific ST-T wave electrocardiographic changes. It is due to a reading that has an abnormality that isn't related to a specific conditions. It is more than just a variation but doesn't necessarily imply any real significant issue.
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 48 years experience
NSSTTWC: Nonspecific ST-T wave changes are just that nonspecific. Certain parts of the ECG aren't quite normal. Can be caused by heart problem or electrolyte abnormalities like low potassium, or by nothing. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Pulmonary Critical Care 37 years experience
Nothing to worry: Nonspecific ST-T wave electrocardiographic changes. However, ask your doc about risk factors such as family history of heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, high blood sugar and smoking to make sure everything is alright.

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