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what is a pulmonary stress test

A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvaro Aranda
34 years experience in Pulmonology
Complex study: A pulm stress test or cpx is a very thorough study were the performance of the lung (function) is being measure while at work (exercise). But also the ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mathew Chengot
42 years experience in Cardiology
Cardiologist: Cardiologist and pulmonary specialist.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience in Gastroenterology
It can.: given the work up you've had so far, the best step next may be to try over-the-counter antacids to see if they help temporarily. If they do, then a tr ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mathew Chengot
42 years experience in Cardiology
May be: The pul, doc ,if looking for pulmonary embolism it may not help but can see calcification on-the coronary artery if not a dedicated CTA for coronary c ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rishi Vohora
18 years experience in Cardiology
No: Your echo should comment on your pulmonary artery pressure. Ask your provider about that. That would exclude pulmonary hypertension. You prob need to ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
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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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience in Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: There are many possible conditions which may be associated with these symptoms. One condition is a pulmonary embolism, and your physician can follow u ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
20 years experience in Internal Medicine
Pulmonary fibrosis: chest scan and X-ray should be able to detect plum fibrosis.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
18 years experience in Urgent Care
Hypertension: Hi RachidL, In the United States, the US Preventative Services Task Force recommends blood pressure screening for all adults over 18. Hypertension is ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Given the thorough: evaluation you have had, it is unlikely that your symptoms are cardiac in nature. A small ulcer was found suggesting a GI source for your symptoms. It ... Read More
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