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What did I say to a doctor to get a holter monitor? Why do I need it?

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Dr. Barton Cook
Pediatrics - Cardiology

In brief: The truth

A holter is used to diagnose rhythm problems.
If you explain your symptoms to your doctor, and they feel a holter would be helpful, they will get one for you.

In brief: The truth

A holter is used to diagnose rhythm problems.
If you explain your symptoms to your doctor, and they feel a holter would be helpful, they will get one for you.
Dr. Barton Cook
Dr. Barton Cook
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Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics

In brief: Irregular heart beat

A holter monitors your heart rhythm with an ekg over a long period of time, like a full day or two.
Looks for causes of irregular heart beat, fainting, or palpitations.

In brief: Irregular heart beat

A holter monitors your heart rhythm with an ekg over a long period of time, like a full day or two.
Looks for causes of irregular heart beat, fainting, or palpitations.
Dr. Robin Larabee
Dr. Robin Larabee
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