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Went got all blood tests was normal / nuclear stress test normal / chest X-ray / catscan / colonoscopy / endo / pft / still feel tightness and like can't catch my breath and my heart beat gonna stop. Getting worse and worse . Cardiol said clear?lung?

Went got all blood tests was normal / nuclear stress test normal / chest X-ray / catscan / colonoscopy / endo / pft / still feel tightness and like can't catch my breath and my heart beat gonna stop. Getting worse and worse . Cardiol said clear?lung?

Normal test results: yet you are still concerned. Please continue to see your doctor. Also, your very real symptoms may be anxiety related. Please see a mental health professional to learn some stress management techniques. One good one is clinical hypnosis (see www.asch.net) for referrals to licensed professionals. Peace and good health to you. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Gabor
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Xray Of Chest (Definition)

A chest x-ray is the basic radiographic study for evaluation of the heart and lungs. It usually consists of 2 views: postero-anterior and lateral. The image is now usually acquired digitally with the sensor placed against the front of the chest for the pa view and on the left side of the chest for the lateral view. Pneumonia, heart enlargement, CHF and many other ...Read more


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Why do I need to get an EKG and a chest X-ray before I have a colonoscopy?

Why do I need to get an EKG and a chest X-ray before I have a colonoscopy?

Not Normally Needed: These tests EKG and Chest Xray is not usually required before Colonoscopy and you should ask your Doctor the reason for it being required You are not given General Anesthsia and these tests are unnecessary for Colonoscopy ...Read more

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Can I get chest x ray without prescription since I can't get hold of my gastroenterologist after Colonoscopy with biopsy. I am having lungs pain?

Can I get chest x ray without prescription since I can't get hold of my gastroenterologist after Colonoscopy with biopsy. I am having lungs pain?

No.: Always need prescription if insurance pays. Some places may do it if you pay for it yourself, but this is unethical. Need to have a doctor to send the results and follow up. ...Read more

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To colin kopes-kerr: I have had mrcp, CT abd/pel (3) abd us, endoscopy, colonoscopy, hida scan, chest x-rays, ekg! norm but still have upper abd pain:(?

To colin kopes-kerr: I have had mrcp, CT abd/pel (3) abd us, endoscopy, colonoscopy, hida scan, chest x-rays, ekg! norm but still have upper abd pain:(?

Abdominal pain: Is the pain after eating? Has it responded to any medications? Are any of your blood tests abnormal? Liver function tests done? During the hida scan, did they calculate your gallbladder ejection fraction? Perhaps you ought to consider a second opinion. ...Read more

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Can a colonoscopy be performed if you are on antibiotics or have a cough? (being intubated for procedure).No fever & chest xray was clear.

Can a colonoscopy  be performed if you are on antibiotics or have a cough? (being intubated for procedure).No fever & chest xray was clear.

Yes: If you have no fever, a normal chest x-ray and no wheezing, chances are you'll be fine.However, if you aren't feeling well, you may want to put it off. Why do you need to be intubated? Most colonoscopies are done with some form of twilight anesthesia. It is unusual to require an intubation. Knowing why may lead me to a different conclusion than the one above. ...Read more

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Daughter has 10 day amoxicillin (white liquid) script due to a cough.Chest xray is clear, no fever.Can continue with scheduled colonoscopy the 6th day?

Daughter has 10 day amoxicillin (white liquid) script due to a cough.Chest xray is clear, no fever.Can continue with scheduled colonoscopy the 6th day?

Call Specialist: It is always best to call the specialist performing the colonoscopy to ask this question. I would proceed with the procedure if it were my decision, but i can't speak for the particular operator of the colonoscopy or for the physician giving the anesthesia. They might want to wait... ...Read more

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Can a chest X-ray be substituted for a tst?

What is TST?: If you mean tuberculin skin test - no. A chest x ray may diagnose active tb. ...Read more

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Is rightsided heartfailure visible on a chest x-ray?

Is rightsided heartfailure visible on a chest x-ray?

Usually no: Sometimes there are some signs that can be associated with right heart failure but a chest xray is not generally able to confirm or rule out right sided heart failure as the findings are usually non-specific. ...Read more

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What can doctors see on a chest x-ray?

Many things: Cardiac enlargement reflecting heart disease. Abnormalities in ventilation of lungs. Increased densities which may mean edema(fluid in lungs), hemorrhage, tumor, infection and trauma. Skeletal abnormalities such as fractures, dysplasia, bone tumors. Enlarged lymph nodes in mediastinum representing tumor or infection. Congenital abnormalities are often noted of skeleton, lungs, or heart. ...Read more

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Could smoking show up in a chest x-ray?

Could smoking show up in a chest x-ray?

Dirty lungs?: Usually smoking appears on chest radiograph as prominent central markings which can also be seen in viral infection, reactive airway disease, and inhaling polutants.Interstitial markings or small lines in lungs more prominent. ...Read more

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Dr. Charles Cattano
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Colonoscopy (Definition)

Colonoscopy is the procedure of using a long flexible camera to visualize the entire colon from the inside with the option to take pictures, video, perform biopsies, remove polyps, etc. Generally people are sedated and do ...Read more