A 43-year-old female asked:
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if my calcium score was 1, should i go ahead with a ct scan? still having chest pressure :/

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Dr. Amrit Singh
51 years experience Cardiology
No: May get a treadmill test. to know the true value, i do not know any colleague MD, taking CT scan for CA score.
Answered on Oct 2, 2014
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Dr. Harinder Gill
39 years experience Cardiology
Chest pressure: please start with a basic evaluation by history and physical and appropriate judicious testing including ECG by a competent physician before jumping in with advanced and possibly in appropriate imaging testing using ionizing radiation
Answered on Sep 29, 2016

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