Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
176 Doctors are Online

ECG report showing suspected left ventricle hypertrophy. Suffering from chest pain. Treatment? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 30-Aug-2013
User rating for this question
Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
Answered by

General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2009
Answered : 983 Questions
User:Good Evening Doctor
User:I have one query related to ECG report
User:Report status suspected left ventr. hypertrophy. What does it means.
Doctor:The heart is enlarged at the left ventricle chamber
Doctor:The left ventricle is enlarged because of certain conditions
User:Actually I am suffering from chest pain from last 1 yr
Doctor:I would like to know why was the ECG done in the first place?
Doctor:What is your age, occupation and other health problems?
User:My age is 34 yrs working in call centre
User:I am also having gastric and acidity problem
User:I have done 2d echo and stress test but the reports are normal
Doctor:Ok then it is fine
Doctor:2D Echo is important than ECG
Doctor:It is more direct assessment than ECG
User:They have suggested two more test one is sonograpy of chest which would cost 8000 rs and one test retated to gastris which will cost 1800 rs.
Doctor:Do you have high blood pressure?
User:At present they have given me dose of three tablets Ismo 10mg , Ecosprin AV 150 and Pan D.
Doctor:Do you have family history of high blood pressure
Doctor:Why did you take the tests in the first place can you tell me now?
User:One Doctors say the BP is normal
User:The test were suggested my the medicine and the chest specialist
Doctor:Is it part of general check up
User:I am facing chess pain from last 1 yrs along with breathing problem
Doctor:yeah there you come from
Doctor:Ok then I suggest you to take the medicines for sometime
Doctor:and check if this helps you
User:How are the above tablet realted with
Doctor:Ismo is for chest pain coming from heart
Doctor:Pan D is for burning pain in the lower chest from gastritis
Doctor:Ecospirin is a blood thinning medicine routinely advised by doctors
Doctor:Ecospirin causing gastritis so Pan D helps
User:Because since I have started taking the tablet I am facing severe head pain only near both the ears.
Doctor:Ok then you should report to the doctor about this side effect
Doctor:Ismo is known to cause this
Doctor:Ask if he would like to reduce the dose
User:What would be the caus of the pain then
Doctor:the doctor should have told this common thing when prescribing
User:Not at all. Non of the doctor have describe this
Doctor:It is difficult to judge now, hence the doctor had put a trial course of Isosorbide
Doctor:to check if this subsides the pain then the origin is from heart
Doctor:Sometimes the doctors have to do this trial and error when there is no exact reason from the investigations
User:which gastric test you would suggest
Doctor:to rule out all the causes both of them help
User:Even the xray of the heart is normal which was taken 4 days back
Doctor:Trans oesophageal sonography (Rs 8000) i guess is suggested to you
Doctor:It goes closer to the heart and test it
Doctor:The other could be GE Endoscopy to test for ulcers or tear or inflammaton of the stomach, food pipe and duodenum
Doctor:Rs 1800
User:Doctor suggest to go for the gastric test before that Trans oesophageal sonography.
Doctor:You should get it done by a good trained gastroenterologis
User:I will do it tomorrow
User:Becasue the doc are not able to trace the cause but I am suffering a lot
Doctor:Ok I understand that
Doctor:However this pain may sometimes be temporary
Doctor:and may go off on its own
Doctor:Doctors are trying to figure if it is food pipe causing the pain
Doctor:Please give me two minutes
User:I also thought that its normal thats why i did not consult any doc till last 1 week but the pain and the breathing problem has increased day by day
User:At present I am not able to walk 2 floor through stair case
Doctor:Pl get this tested first with GI Endoscopy
User:One more query
User:The ecg report status T- wave near basement, large T wave
User:What does that mean
Doctor:No it cannot be commented on one wave
Doctor:The entire ECG has to be taken in the picture
Doctor:There are mild conditions to serious conditions representing T waves
User:Should I go for any blood test
Doctor:Not necessary, I would advise now to stay calm
Doctor:there are no major heart changes or conditions
Doctor:that are life threatening
Doctor:I suggest Endoscopy with a good Gastroenterologist
User:Thank a lot
User:I will get back to you
User:alog with the report
Doctor:Who are you seeing at which hospital
Doctor:which city
User:Its Pune
User:Budrani hospital
Doctor:Ok all the best.
Doctor:Bye for now
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor