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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
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
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
Dr. Volkan Tuzcu
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