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Does having a normal EKG rule out myocarditis?

Does having a normal EKG rule out myocarditis?

Not necessarily: If you suspect myocarditis this is a diagnosis which should be investigated by experienced clinicians. It is conceivable that you have heart muscle inflammation without ECG changes, but this is unusual. ...Read more

Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Electrocardiogram (Definition)

Electrocardiogram (ecg, ekg) is a print-out of the electrical forces detected by electrodes on the chest wall, as electricity travels through the heart with each heart beat. The electrodes are placed in different positions, and each position "sees" the electrical activity of the heart from its own vantage point. Abnormalities in signal detected at chest surface ...Read more


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I'm a 49 incomplete. Ekg said normal sinus rhythm can not rule out anterior infarct, age undetetermined abnormal ecg. I've had myocarditis. Worry?

I'm a 49 incomplete. Ekg said normal sinus rhythm  can not rule out anterior infarct, age undetetermined abnormal ecg.  I've had myocarditis. Worry?

Discuss with: Your cardiologist. If you are seeing this automated interpretation at the top of your ekg keep in mind it is not always accurate and will still need interpretation by a physician. ...Read more

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Could normal ECG rule out myocarditis?

Could normal ECG rule out myocarditis?

Myocarditis: A normal ECG would be unusual in myocarditis but would not absolutely rule it out if there were good reasons for suspecting myocarditis. ...Read more

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Are extra beats normal after myocarditis. ECHO and ECG are normal. Started during myocarditis, have them during exercise. Myo. was year ago. ?

Are extra beats normal after myocarditis. ECHO and ECG are normal. Started during myocarditis, have them during exercise. Myo. was year ago. ?

Arrhythmia: This depends upon the nature and frequency of the extra beats and it might be necessary to have a 24 hour cardiac monitor placed on you to define these. May be entirely benign but cannot tell without further info. ...Read more

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Had inverted t waves on ecg 3 wks ago normal troponin scared I could have myocarditis? would I know by now plz respond

Had inverted t waves on ecg 3 wks ago normal troponin scared I could have myocarditis? would I know by now plz respond

EXG: Specifics matter ;which leads on ECG were inverted;why did you need an ECG in the first place? The ordering physician is your initial best resource for answers;myocarditis is in the long differential as is a normal ECG ...Read more

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Pllz respond inverted t waves on ecg? normal troponin and d dimer can i have myocarditis?

There are many: causes of inverted Twaves on an EKG including being a normal variant for you. Myocarditis, stroke, chemical or metabolic abnormalities and NORMAL. If this is highly concerning for you make an appointment with a cardiologist for an evaluation. ...Read more

Dr. Vipin Khetarpal
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Myocarditis (Definition)

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