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Flat T Waves Ekg
Low Potassium: Flat t waves can indicate that you are low in potassium (k) or that you are experiencing some ischemia (lack of oxygen) to your heart. Was this a routine ekg? Or was it a stress test? Depending on the answer, your doctor may want some more tests to evaluate blood flow to the heart. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
EKG - ST - Changes: 60 years old female with slightly flat ST -T waves on EKG : The EKG is not a very sensitive tool to diagnose heart disease especially in females. EKG should be compared to prior EKG's if you had one done in the past and also your cardiologist or physician should look into your symptoms and risk factors together with EKG changes to make further recommendations ...Read more
Im 20 and i had an EKG done that said borderline EKG and that i had a flat t-wave should I be worried I have to go do an serum treponin why is that ?
May be a problem: Why did you have an ekg? Symptoms or screening before surgery? Flat t waves indicate a potential problem. You may require an echocardiogram and stress test. I would not start an evaluation with just a serum troponin, although it can indicate cardiac pathology. Are you seeing a cardiologist? ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Doc won't send me to cardiologist unless my serum treponin is abnormal my EKG was borderline flat t-wave had it done for chest pain what should I do?
Find a MCG test!: Here is the link! http://en.M.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/multifunction_cardiogram.Get a more detailed answer ›
Ekg say flat t waves in v4v5v6.Check av block of higher degree. Absolute arrhythmia, atrial flutter.Inferior myocardial infarction, probably old, normal?
My ECG showed repolirisation abnormalities in lead v5 and v6 the t wave was more flat or something is this bad? I'm 23.
Non-specific: What you're describing is rather non-specific, that is, you'd have to combine the EKG findings with a thorough history and physical examination by your primary physician. They may want to, then, refer you to a cardiologist or cardiac electrophysiologist to see if the findings are significant. Call 911 if you pass out, have chest pain, severe dizziness, or sudden onset shortness of breath. ...Read more
I had an ecg done and the t waves where flat in V5 and V6 in an older one 6 months ago the t waves where completely normal is this normal?
No but it does not: Denote any sp dz if u have no symptoms u may ignore it ...Read more
T Wave flattening : In the absence of clinical history or symptoms, t wave abnormalities such as flattened t waves are nonspecific. They may be seen in healthy individuals, leading to mistaken diagnosis of heart disease. Pathological causes are many & include myocardial ischemia, electrolyte abnormality, stroke, anticancer medications, and even with fever and after eating. Your dr, will tell you more. ...Read more
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