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Help understanding EKG

So I was in the hospital the other day with feeling really faint and heart skips, as I have been having many PVC's per day (thousands), lots of couplets per day (maybe 30 lately), my first 4-5 beat run of nsvt.  My doctors and cardio tell me it's all benign, my recent ECHO of my heart showed completely normal with an EF of 60%.

My EKG was on me for 2.5 hours, and it reads

SINUS RHYTHM (normal P axis, Vrate 50-99)
VENTRICULAR PREMATURE COMPLEX (V Complex w/ short R-R interval)
BORDERLINE RIGHT AXIS DEVIATION (QRS AXIS 90, 99)
Borderline Q waves, probably normal variation.
Minimal ST depression, inferior leads ST <-0.03mV

RATE 99 B/min
PR 102/ms
QRSD 88ms
QT 264ms
QTc 467ms

AXIS
P 73 degree
QRS 97 deg
T deg



The day before my EKG said:

*Normal sinus rhythm with sinus arrythmia and short PR
*Nonspecific ST abnormality
*Rightward axis (P-QRS axes) 68 degrees 94 degrees 20 degrees
Qt/QTc 0.346/ 0.474s


The doctor said both of these EKG's were completely normal.
Is this true?
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I dont know but hopefully someone with some idea will try to help.
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I can't comment about the details, all I can say is a report by a cardiologist has to believed.  Doesn't make your symptoms go away or make them less real to you.  My report was PCA's/PVC's that are benign, all other tests negative.  Episodes still scare the heck out of me and I have been to ER several times only to be sent home two hours later. My motto is trust but verify.  second opinions are always available.
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It is most probably results of automated EKG interpretator (sort like a EKG google translator ), so i guess you should believe your human - your doctor cause automated intrepretator is not accurate.
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