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How can i prepare for a chemical stress test for cardiac

A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
GERD: The most likely diagnosis in a 31 year old man is gastroesophageal reflux disease, peptic ulcer disease, gastritis, esophagitis, or non-ulcer dyspepsi... Read More
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Dr. Nicholas Mexas
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Gastro related ???: Sounds like you have had a good work up already. Gastrointestinal issues such as reflux disease, esophageal spasm, gallbladder and others, as well ... Read More
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Dr. Susan Madonna
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Chest pain: First of all, thank you for first seeing the cardiologist and pulmonologist. Other systems that affect that central chest region include the gastroin... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. George ALLIBONE
Internal Medicine 51 years experience
Yes: Can precipitate an ischemic event , if stress relates in decreased coronary flow during maximum stress.
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Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Yes: The "stress test" drives the heart to it's maximal workload.This may bring on major problems and it is the reason for the test.We seldom do this test ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
Gastroenterology 18 years experience
Don't think so: But i would discuss with your cardiologist to be sure.
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Dr. Brian Wosnitzer
Nuclear Medicine 19 years experience
NO!!!!: Caffeine should not be ingested prior to pharmacologic cardiac stress since it can interfere with the results. Stopping caffeine ingestion for at lea... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
Fairly but not entir: It is 80-90% reliable.But if you have angina oranychest pain thenyou must have a coronaryangiogram done to check the health of your coronary arteries.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
Cardiac stress test: There are various drugs we use during cardiac stress testing with imaging. For routine treadmill or bicycle exercise stress testing without imaging, n... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
Internal Medicine - Cardiology 24 years experience
Varies: It varies depending on type of stress e.g. Treadmill or which pharmaceutical. It also varies by location if you do it in a doctor's office or clinic o... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
Nuclear stress test: These tests are performed with ECG and blood pressure monitoring and with emergency drugs and defibrillator usually available in the room.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
Mibi stress test: the study is done with ECG and BP monitoring with emergency equipment readily available if needed
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Akiva Mintz
Nuclear Medicine 18 years experience
Depends: It depends what your doctor is looking for. Ultrasound, cardiac ct and MRI may be able to show how strong your heart is beating (ejection fraction) an... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Possibly: Possibly. Clonazepam has been reported to have potential to cause chest pain, palpitations, postural hypotension & tachycardia. REF: https://w... Read More
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