A 36-year-old male asked:
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i was just found out i have early repolarization. should i be worried about sudden cardiac death?

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Dr. Jesus Yap
Dr. Jesus Yap answered
52 years experience Cardiology
No: As an isolated finding,early Repolarization is a rare cause of sudden cardiac death.check with your doctor or get a second opinion if in doubt
Answered on Jan 23, 2015
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This is frequently : A normal finding in young people...Rest easy.
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Normal, normal, norm: Early repolarization is completely normal. You have no more risk of cardiac arrest than I do (actually, much less than I since you're 22 and I'm 62).
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