A 53-year-old female asked:
incidental finding chest ct minimal aorta & coronary calcium. passed stress test no issues. im 6 years postmenopausal. am i still eligible for hrt? or will the calcium now be a risk?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Richard Romano answered
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Coronary calcium : You have atherosclerosis and should be treated to prevent heart disease. More information is needed to comment on HRT. Cardiac risks? smoking, cholesterol? why did you have a stress test? There is no contra-indication to taking calcium and having calcium in the aorta and coronary
Answered on Jan 12, 2020
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