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31 y/o white female had a EKG done hr 83 the results stated abnormal EKG nonspecific t-wave abnormality. Was taken twice, what does that mean?

31 y/o white female had a EKG done hr 83 the results stated abnormal EKG nonspecific t-wave abnormality. Was taken twice, what does that mean?

Hard to say: Non specific t wave abnormalities can be associated with many different cardiac conditions both benign and more serious. They may also be present when nothing is wrong with the heart. That's why they are " nonspecific, ". ...Read more

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Had a ECG which shows a nonspecific T wave abnormality with pulse of 97bpm. I'm on abilify (aripiprazole). What does the result mean? Pic of ECG in my files.

Had a ECG which shows a nonspecific T wave abnormality with pulse of 97bpm. I'm on abilify (aripiprazole). What does the result mean? Pic of ECG in my files.

Talk to your doctor: The reason the study says, "nonspecific T-wave abnormality" is because the reader doesn't have enough information supplied to them by the referring provider so as to make a more SPECIFIC comment on what they're seeing...which is some sort of T-wave abnormality. Abnormalities can be due to NORMAL variants and therefore, of no consequence, or meaningful based on the clinical situation. ...Read more

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Ekg left atrial enlargement, nonspecific t wave abnormality, echo done trace mitral regurg, tricuspid regurg. Pericardial effusion global. Is my heart ok?

Ekg left atrial enlargement, nonspecific t wave abnormality, echo done trace mitral regurg, tricuspid regurg. Pericardial effusion global. Is my heart ok?

More info needed: I am assuming echo is showing pericardial effusion and global? Or maybe global hypohypokinesia? Any wall motion abnormalities? Ejection fraction? Do u have any symptoms? At rest or with activities? Any other risk factors? Smoker, overweight, dm, htn, high chol, family history heart attacks, sedentary life etc. Any prior heart attacks? Stress test done. Any recent viral infection? Pericarditis? ...Read more

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What could cause transient ST\T wave abnormalities on my EKG...t wave inversion specifically. My EKGs always change some with T inversions.

What could cause transient ST\T wave abnormalities on my EKG...t wave inversion specifically. My EKGs always change some with T inversions.

Left ventricular: Left ventricular strain for a variety of possible reasonss: from left ventricular hypertrophy to strain, electrolyte abnormalities, abnormalities of the sodium channels. ...Read more

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What can cause a t wave inversion?

T waves: Many things can cause T wave inversion, it is a very nonspecific finding on an ecg. ...Read more

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What leads are normal to have T wave inversion? Are P waves always upright?

EKG: P waves are normally upright. T waves in healthy young individuals are usually upright in leads 1, 2, AVL, V4, V5, and V6. Other leads may have inverted T waves and still be normal. These are just guidelines, however as normal variants are common in EKG's, especially in young individuals. ...Read more

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What do T wave inversion in the septal leads mean?

T wave: It can mean abnormalities in repolarization in the area of the septum. There is a legion of possible reasons for such T wave inversions. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your ECG shows t wave inversion from v1- v4?

What does it mean if your ECG shows t wave inversion from v1- v4?

Abnormal ECGS: T wave inversions are an abnormal electrical pattern on an ECG which can indicate a heart problem. Most serious would be an indication of ischemia, or lack of blood flow to a part of the heart muscle. This occurs when there are cholesterol blockages in the coronary arteries. Other less dangerous causes for these changes include high blood pressure, leaky valves and thickened heart muscle. ...Read more

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What does t wave inversion mean in lead III and avf?

What does t wave inversion mean in lead III and avf?

Depends: In a vacuum, it's a non-specific finding. Isolated T inversion in III is common and normal but when combined with aVf, it can sometimes mean that the inferior wall of the heart isn't receiving adequate circulation. Further testing is indicated. ...Read more

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What does ECG report saying t wave inversion in III & avf means.

ECG: T wave inversion in leads 2 and 3 doesn't necessarily mean anything significant. It depends on other factors and if the only thing mentioned is t wave inversion likely nothing of concern. ...Read more

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What to do if I had an ECG and the letter I got back interestingly evidence of t wave inversion in the septal leads what does this mean?

Cardiology consult: It is possible that the EKG is showing some abnormalities. It could be just a 'normal variant' or it could mean that there is an underlying cardiac problem. A cardiology visit could be appropriate and an echocardiogram to start. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I had an ECG and the letter I got back "interestingly evidence of t wave inversion in the septal leads" what does this mean?

What do you advise if I had an ECG and the letter I got back "interestingly evidence of t wave inversion in the septal leads" what does this mean?

Can be normal: An ECG has different waveforms that are labeled with letters. They reflect the electric current in your heart muscle. Sometimes the T wave can go in a different direction than expected. It usually points upright like a little hill, but can point downwards. In the septal leads it can be normal. More studies should be done if this is different from other ECGs, or if you have chest pain/ or symptoms ...Read more

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Ecg possible myocardial ischemia inferior plus t wave inversion. How serious?

ECG: Possible abnormalities can possibly be meaningful or not. The best you can say is possibly serious. More information is needed, ask your Doc about you. ...Read more

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I am 42 and last year I was diagnosed with a short systolic heart murmur with a T-wave inversion and never had it before. What causes this?

I am 42 and last year I was diagnosed with a short systolic heart murmur with a T-wave inversion and never had it before. What causes this?

Risky...: Your gene, size, DM, HTN, Nicotine use, cholesterol all, together puts in a risk category.....which presents with heart murmur, Ischemia....T inversion. If not on. Start 81mg ASA daily, get stress test. ...Read more

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Can Lateral T wave inversion and LBBB be caused by Sepsis?

Can Lateral T wave inversion and LBBB be caused by Sepsis?

Coronary disease: In the right context, T wave inversions on EKG are caused by a mismatch in the supply and demand of oxygen to the heart, which is caused by underlying coronary heart disease, but can be worsened by sepsis. A Left bundle branch block can also be caused by coronary disease with injury to the left bundle due to lack of oxygen. This can happen after an acute heart attack (MI). Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Help me understand this. Stress test says t wave liability at rest t wave inversion during recovery non diagnostic for ischemia. St depression <1mm??

Help me understand this. Stress test says t wave liability at rest t wave inversion during recovery non diagnostic for ischemia. St depression <1mm??

EKG essentially ok: Sounds like they were determining if you had narrowing of your heart arteries and if that was causing a low blood supply to your heart. Ischemia means low blood/oxygen supply to tissue (in this case the heart). When there is a low blood/oxygen supply to heart tissue ischemia can happen and a t-wave inversion can show this on EKG. ST depres can tell if you have had a heart attack, not in your case ...Read more

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I am 19 years old, I am physically fit which I do karate 3 hours a week and running everyday. ECG t wave inversion but normal echocardiogram?

I am 19 years old, I am physically fit which I do karate 3 hours a week and running everyday. ECG t wave inversion but normal echocardiogram?

Probably fine but...: The fact that you are so physically active with no problems is great! You are doing an informal exercise stress test 5 times a week. The safest thing to do is to get a formal exercise stress test. Once you pass that, relax! ...Read more

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Had abnormal EKG. T wave inversion in lead V1, V2 and V3. Mild mitral regurgitation. And they think right ventricular hypertrophy. Is this normal?

You answered that: You correctly described your ECG as abnormal, so, no it's not normal. The ecg changes you described don't necessarily mean RVH. And mild MR doesn't cause RVH so I wonder if you're a bit confused. If you had an echo and it didn't show RVH then you're done. Ask your provider to explain the findings. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause slight T wave inversion? I ve had around 30 ECG during the last 6 months (everytime it was because I went to the ER after having a panic attack and feeling of irregular heartbeat). 28 times I ve had normal ECG but 2 times I ve had what

Can anxiety cause slight T wave inversion? I ve had around 30 ECG during the last 6 months (everytime it was because I went to the ER after having a panic attack and feeling of irregular heartbeat). 28 times I ve had normal ECG but 2 times I ve had what

Unlikely: T waves are usually inverted in aVR and often leads III, aVL, aVF & V1, An inverted t wave in any single lead is considered a "normal variant." Anxiety doesn't cause T wave inversion but, in your case, it is causing multiple ER visits & EKG's and probably more anxiety. You sound miserable but what you need is appropriate & aggressive treatment for your anxiety, not more EKG's. ...Read more

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What to do if I have slight resting chest pain. Ecg shows t wave inversion in 2.3 avf. Ett is positive. Echo normal, ct angio?

What to do if I have slight resting chest pain. Ecg shows t wave inversion in 2.3 avf. Ett is positive. Echo normal, ct angio?

Data: With the data you present, you should be seeing a cardiologist. The doctor will choose the appropriate further steps for you given your specifics and the availabilities of testing locally. ...Read more

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What to do if I have slight resting chest pain. Ecg shows t wave inversion in 2.3 avf. Ett is positive. Echo normal, CT angio?

Need more info: ETT can give false positive results. Did you have chest discomfort during the test? Do you only have rest pain? ETT can be combined with imaging studies like a stress Echo, this would give more information. Typical chest pain from heart disease gets worse with activity, and gets better with rest. ...Read more

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Is non specific anterior t wave abnormality a risk for sudden death?

Is non specific anterior t wave abnormality a risk for sudden death?

EKG: EKG is a test that may show minute variability that based on operator technique and interpretation. A non specific T wave abnormality is usually no cause for worry. ...Read more

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What is a t wave abnormality on an ecg?

Ecg: T waves represent the repolarization of the ventricles. The morphology of the wave is fairly uniform so when its vector is in the wrong direction we consider the t wave abnormal. ...Read more

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Could u explain to me what exactly non specific t wave abnormality means I don't understand what t wave is?

Could u explain to me what exactly non specific t wave abnormality means I don't understand what t wave is?

T waves: See the added diagram. The large wave on the EKG is called the QRS complex. It appears when the ventricles contract and the T wave after it is a repolarization wave that occurs when the ventricles relax. Non specific T wave abnormalities may mean that the T waves are flattened or inverted. This is not specific for any abnormality. There are many causes for this. ...Read more

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What causes anterior t wave abnormality non specific plz reply massive panic attack?

What causes anterior t wave abnormality non specific plz reply massive panic attack?

NSTW abnormality: Hi, it means not classic or specific for conditions like ischemia, infarction, or pericarditis, therefore the Clinician needs to consider other things like the type of chest pain, medical history & risk factors for heart disease & family history to determine if the T wave changes are significant or not, I would assume in a 24 yo guy with no risk factor for heart disease, NSTW change is harmless. ...Read more

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I just had a ecg and it said left axis deviation and a t wave abnormality. What does this mean?

I just had a ecg and it said left axis deviation and a t wave abnormality. What does this mean?

Understanding based: On both heart anatomy & how the electrical stimulation spreads from cell-to-cell with the atria, then within the ventricles. Both terms relate to both heart anatomy & electrical activity within the ventricles, both dominant depolarization biased more to left side (left axis deviation) & altered repolarization (T waves); many possible reasons. Study: https://www. Google. Com/search? Q=EKG+patterns. ...Read more

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I have just done a ecg and it came back with a left axis deviation and t wave abnormality. What does that mean?

Left axis deviation: What that means is the doctor who was "caring" for you has not been very pleasant or helpful.
Two things to do:
1: Please have your doctor explain all of the information to you. There is absolutely no reason why that did not happen already.
2: You can go online and look for several patient centered articles that will be helpful. ...Read more