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How serious is an abnormal EKG that shows a possible heart attack and how soon should you see a cardiologist?

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Dr. Michael Borookhim
Internal Medicine
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In brief: It the ecg is

Consistent with old infarction, the next step is arranging for a myorcardial perfusion stress test and evaluation of the risk factors.
This can be done by his internist and there is no need for a cardiologist if you have a competent primary physician. Good luck.

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In brief: It the ecg is

Consistent with old infarction, the next step is arranging for a myorcardial perfusion stress test and evaluation of the risk factors.
This can be done by his internist and there is no need for a cardiologist if you have a competent primary physician. Good luck. Get help now ›
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Dr. Michael Borookhim
Internal Medicine , 17 years in practice
Dr. Harris Cohen
Family Medicine

In brief: Abnormal EKG

An abnormal ekg should be evaluated by your primary care doctor or cardiologist asap -- if you are having symptoms of chest pressure, chest pain, chest tightness, shortness of breath, or jaw or arm pain, report to your closest emergency room.

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In brief: Abnormal EKG

An abnormal ekg should be evaluated by your primary care doctor or cardiologist asap -- if you are having symptoms of chest pressure, chest pain, chest tightness, shortness of breath, or jaw or arm pain, report to your closest emergency room. Get help now ›
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Dr. Harris Cohen
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