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Tilted Heart Questions

I just had an ekg done and it showed that I had a tilted heart; when they looked back at the one in 2007 it was tilted then but no one said anything. Is it dangerous, do you need surgery for this, how does a tilted heart affect you? Thank you any help you can give me.
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Have you lost weight? It is fairly normal for the heart to change position when one loses a significant amount of weight. Mine has changed position since losing 80 pounds, now it's a little more tilted to the left. My doc said it was fine and due to weight loss. In any case, if it was a problem they would have let you know.

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There are anatomical variations, and in the absence of symptoms or abnormalities in circulation or function, you need not be concerned.
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No I haven't lost any weight. I wish I could. If anything I have gained some weight. They looked at an ekg done in 2007 and it was the same.
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You probably have something called Dextrocardia which means your heart tips in the opposite side of normal. It really isn't anything to worry about. Many people have this.
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Thank you  all for your comments. I saw a cardiologist today and feel so much better after talking to the doctor.
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hi i am 21.... an just yesterday i had an ekg .....and blood work because i hadnt been feeling right in my chest it felt like when i was at work my heart was wee.....and this had been going on for weeks....finally doc said that my heart was tilted to the right
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i was also diagnosed with anxiety....i was having cold sweat and shakiness and my chest was on fire one night....has anyone expierenced this before?
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