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Is having an electrocardiogram painful?

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Dr. Barton Cook
Pediatrics - Cardiology
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In brief: No

It may be a little uncomfortable when the electrode pads are removed, since they are secured with a mild adhesive.

In brief: No

It may be a little uncomfortable when the electrode pads are removed, since they are secured with a mild adhesive.
Dr. Barton Cook
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry

In brief: EKG

Not painful, but a bit uncomfortable when adhesive tapes are removed at the end of the test if u have hairy chest.

In brief: EKG

Not painful, but a bit uncomfortable when adhesive tapes are removed at the end of the test if u have hairy chest.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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