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... ray would be the cheapest and almost best way to check the size of a heart. I have been told that an echo is not as good. ... (24 replies)
... that cannot show its Enlarged. ... (24 replies)
... While what you are describing CAN be straight old panic attacks, an EKG alone will tell you what your heart is doing at the time the EKG is going. It will also show an abnormal rhythm, or if there was damage done to the heart. It will not show if there are any blockages, or if there are any valve problems. ... (4 replies)

... XRAYs usually are not considered as the most reliable source of determining an enlarged heart. ... (2 replies)
... thanks for you answer. A month earlier I was given a letter stating that I was in good health so maybe the it is an error. Also, the technician barely let me sit down before she hooked me up. I wondered if that would make the test show up odd. I tend to get nervous too. ... (3 replies)
... Flowergirl, at least there was some communication. I was hijacked into a situation due to a lack of communication and my and family ignorance to heart disorders. ... (20 replies)
... Hey, if you're worried, then definitely call a cardiologist for an appointment. Maybe her primary doctor can give you a referral to a good once. ... (5 replies)
... I just wanted to wish you and yur son good luck with the echo tomorrow. I hope everything turns up normal. If there's a problem, the echo will show it. I have had to have an echo once a month for the past few months because of a mild case of peripartum cardiomyopathy. ... (12 replies)
... The EKG would have caught an irregular heart beat if he has this, so I think only the enlarged left atrium could be a concern. Not quite sure how an EKG could show an enlarged left atrium, I thought they found these kinds of things by doing echos, I hope someone else can say something about that. ... (12 replies)
... This is just a possibility, but worth checking out. I know often an EKG won't show anything wrong, even if things are bad. ... (3 replies)
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Oct 23, 2004
... Well, yes you are right about my confusion in my reply to this young person. In the United States, an electrocardiogram is usually abbreviated as EKG. I saw the ECG, and read where her doctor suspected a slightly enlarged right side heart. ... (18 replies)
... just the fast heartrate at the time of the EKG. I feel that if something were really wrong with my heart, something would show up as an electrical problem within the EKG. Right? ... (8 replies)




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