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A 32-year-old female asked:

32f borderline ecg normal sinus rythm and poor r wave progression. almost daily heart palpitations and pinching/crushing. headaches, tinnitus, tingles/twitching in different areas. . am i ok? should i wait a month to see cardio or go to hospital?

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 years experience
A more immediate evaluation of your cardiac status, possibly including Holter monitoring may be prudent, as the anxiety connected with waiting may cause other adverse irregularities .
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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
My impression is that your EKG is ok. Poor R wave progression in the precordial leads cab be due to thick chest wall or lead placement variations on the chest. Concern would be if clear cut loss if R waves in the septal leads which is seen in myocardial scars from old damage which is quite unlikely in your case. A cardiologist who will investigate your symptoms can validate my impression for you
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Last updated Mar 8, 2022


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