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Is abnormal EKG results a matter of concern?

I am 59 yr female, had adnormal ekg by insurance co at home then followed up with pcp and it came back adnormal, also. Referred to Cardio guy and he did a echo and nuclear stress test which said both test were good. I work out about 5-6 days a week and have at 58-60 pulse rate resting. The cardio said the ekg did show some adnormalities but not to be concernce with. I had a heart work up about 3 yrs ago with same cardio and it was good also, they checked the last one in compairson and the ekg there also show some adnormals in it-- nothing to worry with. Still wondering why my ekg is showing adnormal all the way around. Is there any thing to be concerened with. I talke high blood pressure linsiporl 20 m 1 @day. my blood pressure was 117/75 at time of echo and for the stress test started out high at 140 over 80 the 1st number got up to 178 and the bottom went down to 77.... ??????
Mon, 13 May 2019
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Hello,

If I could have a look at your ECG then I would give you a definite answer. However, if your echo and nuclear stress test results came back normal, then absolutely nothing to worry.

Also, you should know that the increase in blood pressure during the stress test is normal, and the top number sometimes can go as high as 200.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Regards,
Dr Lilit Baghdasaryan, Cardiologist
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