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Does an ECG show abnormalities even if you are not having palpitations at the time?

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Dr. Ram Dandillaya
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Yes, it can

Some patients are not symptomatic, and yet can have abnormalities in heart rhythm, such as atrial fibrillation or pvcs.
Often times, an event monitor or holter monitor can be helpful in identifying episodes over a longer period of time and correlating with symptoms.

In brief: Yes, it can

Some patients are not symptomatic, and yet can have abnormalities in heart rhythm, such as atrial fibrillation or pvcs.
Often times, an event monitor or holter monitor can be helpful in identifying episodes over a longer period of time and correlating with symptoms.
Dr. Ram Dandillaya
Dr. Ram Dandillaya
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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine

In brief: It can

Palpitations can be caused by a number of heart rhythm disorders.
Sometimes these abnormal rhythms are present even when you don't feel palpitations. Therefore, the first and easiest test is an ekg.

In brief: It can

Palpitations can be caused by a number of heart rhythm disorders.
Sometimes these abnormal rhythms are present even when you don't feel palpitations. Therefore, the first and easiest test is an ekg.
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Dr. Ankush Bansal
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