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A 50-year-old female asked:

I had a nuclear stress test about 20 years ago. i cant even remember the name of the doctor. thinking now my radiation exposure. how much is there? dont know what meds were used. regret having it now. was unnecessary?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 55 years experience
Radiation dose: The radiation dose from nuclear stress tests is very low, not nearly high enough to cause any health risk at all. In the past 20 years, you've had far more radiation exposure from natural sources (cosmic rays, etc) than from that test. This is nothing to be worried about.
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