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Dr. Brad Douglas
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: But do not get pregnant - so make sure you do not get pregnant.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Check out this site:: http://www.heartsite.com/html/isotope_stress.html.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Nuclear stress test: The patient walks on a treadmill or other exercise device or has a medication injected to simulate exercise, when the exercise or medicine is in progr ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishnu Gaiha
51 years experience Cardiology
Stress Test: The cost would depend upon where its being done, hospital or a physicians office.Usually its much lower in a physicians office.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Akiva Mintz
16 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Typically not: The only "risk" would be during the stress part, when one runs on a treadmill or gets a drug alternative. However, there is little risk here because t ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Henson
31 years experience Cardiology
Pictures: generally take baseline pictures of blood flow in the heart - (lying around for 20 mins), then some sort of stress - exercise or medicine; then post- ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lance Berger
30 years experience Cardiology
Need more specifics: What specific results would you like help with?
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Bourgon
21 years experience Radiology
No.: These studies provide functional information regarding if blockage is actually producing reduced flow to a section of the heart. It does not quantify ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Nuclear test: It means the images on the test were not normal. You need to discuss with your doctor what the test implications are for you. It isn't so straightforw ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Heart pictures: A standard stress test determines your exercise toleratnce, which is often a measure of heart function, and also can measure electrical abnormalities ... Read More
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