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Heart palp/shortness breath, Should I have an echo-cardiogram ?

I have had mild heart palpitations and slight shortness of breath over the past few years. It was finally bothering me so much that I went to a doctor and had an ECG and 24 Holter Monitor. Both came back fine with only rare PVC's (on the holter). I still have the symptoms and it seems to occur more when lying on my back, bending down or lying or my side. Sometimes it will occur when I start walking after sitting for a long period. I am wondering if I should have an echocardiogram to rule out hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. I don't have a family history of any heart related problems, but want to make sure it's not HCM.
Asked On : Sun, 20 Dec 2009
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OK, you can go for echocardiogram, but in advance I am telling you it will be normal.
Answered: Sun, 20 Dec 2009
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