What would a person see on an EKG of someone who is having a heart attack?

Impossible. There are numerous diagnosable problems seen on ekg during and after a myocardial infarction. The question here on this simple app, however, is way too broad and too ambiguous to answer with any confidence.

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Can you see heart attack changes on a 3 lead EKG?

Well. I'm electrocardiogram there are usually changes that reflect haven't had a heart attack or myocardial infarction. However electrical abnormalities in the conduction system of the heart can't look like a heart attack or infarct. Also some infarcts do not show up on the EKG. Most the time the EKG is abnormal and shows a prior heart attack or while you're having a heart attack itshows the acute changes of a heart attack but it's not 100% Read more...

How serious is an abnormal EKG that shows a possible heart attack and how soon should you see a cardiologist?

Abnormal EKG. An abnormal ekg should be evaluated by your primary care doctor or cardiologist asap -- if you are having symptoms of chest pressure, chest pain, chest tightness, shortness of breath, or jaw or arm pain, report to your closest emergency room. Read more...
It the ecg is. Consistent with old infarction, the next step is arranging for a myorcardial perfusion stress test and evaluation of the risk factors. This can be done by his internist and there is no need for a cardiologist if you have a competent primary physician. Good luck. Read more...

Went to ER had chest pain EKG was ischemic from one 2 years ago eco was fine no heart attack no damage need to see a cardio I am freaked out m 41?

See cardiologist . My opinion is you need to see a cardiologist. This could be related to ischemic heart disease and i think would warrant expert evaluation you might need a stress test versus angiography. Read more...
Ischemia. Cardiac ischemia usually suggests coronary artery blockages. An echocardiogram does not detect coronary artery problems but can detect heart muscle damage, weakness or enlargement. An echocardiogram can be perfectly normal even when there is significant coronary artery disease. I recommend that you consult a cardiologist for further diagnosis, stress testing and advice. Read more...

How can an EKG if I'm having a heart attack?

ST Elevation. Changes on an ekg can be highly suggestive of a heart attack (especially major ones called st elevation mi's (a segment on the ekg called the st segment is noted to be higher than the baseline) but that does not mean a normal ekg can exclude a less severe heart attack. Read more...

I'm 27 male and im super terrified of having a heart attack I weigh 190 when I lay in bed mt heart rate rides about 50-59 had ekg 10 year ago was good?

Why the fear? Dear ZachA, heart attacks in 27 year men are rare but they do happen and we can predict better if we get more information from you, like your family and personal history, smoking, height, etc. Consider doing a formal consult with internal Medicine or cardiology. I am sorry I cannot reassure you more. Read more...