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stress test dye side effects

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. George ALLIBONE
50 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Can precipitate an ischemic event , if stress relates in decreased coronary flow during maximum stress.
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Dr. Robert Greer
44 years experience Family Medicine
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 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Isotopes quite safe: Dyes are not used during nuclear stress tests. Trace radioactive isotopes are but there are no significant reactions to these minute doses used consi ... Read More
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Dr. Brian Wosnitzer
18 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Stress...: Is it an exercise or pharmacologic stress test? It is likely an exercise treadmill test. You should not feel any side effects from thallium or cardi ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
50 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes, there is.: Your physician should tell you or give you some literature on the test, what to expect, what it tests. Dipyridamole is a medication that helps preven ... Read More
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Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Yes: The desire is to have your heart go fast enough to detect any defects in coronary blood flow-ischemia on the monitor by ekg or echo or radioisotope sc ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Perfusion defect: Hi, was the defect reversible or irreversible? The perfusion defect simply means that there is reduced blood flow to a part of the heart muscle, there ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Zweben
31 years experience Cardiology
More details needed: i am glad to hear you had a normal EKG and stress test. I'm sorry you don't feel well. I would be happy to help you but I need some more information a ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hratch Karamanoukian
31 years experience Phlebology
Stress test: The injectate is not dye but most likely to be a nuclear agent like Cardiolyte. It will not conflict with your ankle surgery. It will determine if you ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lauren Bickel
Specializes in Family Medicine
Similar: Most of the tim Technetium 99 is used in cardiac stress tests- less radiation exposure than older agents. Technetium might be used for the VQ scab as ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
31 years experience Cardiology
Palpitations: Well, you have palpitations -- it is arrhythmia, and you need to see a cardiologist who will help you find the right treatment and management -.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
16 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes: That is a normal ejection fraction for the gallbladder. I hope your physicians are able to find an effective treatment for you in their thorough evalu ... Read More
A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
This is generally: NOT a common side effect of the use of the Thallium or the stress test iteslf.....if so it's definitely TRANSIENT! Suggest strongly you contact the ad ... Read More

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