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Is SVT inherited from your parents?

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Dr. Irv Loh
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Usually not

Svt can be part of heritable cardiac conditions, so in that sense the svt can be passed down by parents.
But the arrhythmia itself usually is not per se inherited. An echocardiogram and electrocardiograph ordered by your doctor will help sort this out.

In brief: Usually not

Svt can be part of heritable cardiac conditions, so in that sense the svt can be passed down by parents.
But the arrhythmia itself usually is not per se inherited. An echocardiogram and electrocardiograph ordered by your doctor will help sort this out.
Dr. Irv Loh
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Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Generally NO

Svt is a condition that usually develops as one ages.
It could be related to development in utero due to exposures in utero or genetics. Usually it is related to coronary atherosclerosis, drugs/chemical, and other secondary causes of heart conditions. To say you inherited it from a parent would be indeed a more rare cause. If concerned see your pcp/cardiologist.

In brief: Generally NO

Svt is a condition that usually develops as one ages.
It could be related to development in utero due to exposures in utero or genetics. Usually it is related to coronary atherosclerosis, drugs/chemical, and other secondary causes of heart conditions. To say you inherited it from a parent would be indeed a more rare cause. If concerned see your pcp/cardiologist.
Dr. Danny Proffitt
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Dr. Volkan Tuzcu
Pediatrics - Cardiology

In brief: Svt

Very unlikely

In brief: Svt

Very unlikely
Dr. Volkan Tuzcu
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