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The ER doctor said that my abnormal ekg was normal and nothing to worry about. That I was simply having an anxiety attack. 3 days later, my ekg is still abnormal. Is there something terrible going on? Should I be more worried?
I quit smoking 7 weeks ago and am working on losing weight after my total thyroidectomy, but now I am terrified.
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replied September 11th, 2008
Heart Disease and Heart Attack Answer A4672
Certain ECG-apparatus have their own interpretation program which is not reliable. You shouldn't worry about the apparatus's interpretation. Only a doctor can give a reliable interpretation of the ECG. A cardiologist is the most qualified doctor for ECG interpretation.

I can't give you my opinion because I can't see your ECG.

You may want to consult a cardiologist.

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