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Had cardiac MRI today, but during the scanning I got sever headaches like there where electric shock in one side of head. I have a Reveal LinQ,normal?

Had cardiac MRI today, but during the scanning I got sever headaches like there where electric shock in one side of head. I have a Reveal LinQ,normal?

MRI - Device Present: Some heart pacemakers and other devices are now being engineered to be MRI safe. Most stents are safe after a 6 to 12 week wait for the vessel wall lining to cover them with a fresh layer of cells. The implanting MD can tell you if it is safe to have a MRI.in all cases ...Read more

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I had EKG done, which revealed that I had a hole in my heart. But the bubble test came out normal. What does this mean?

Abnormal EKG: An EKG or electrocardiogram is a test that looks at the electical impulses generated by your heart. Age and body build impact the ekg. The tracing suggested that you had an enlargement of a heart chamber caused by a "hole" (septal defect) in your heart. The doppler echocardiogram with bubble study is a specific test to find a defect and measure the heart chamber size and was normal. ...Read more

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I had a bubble echo which showed a hole in the heart. Do I need further tests.

I had a bubble echo which showed a hole in the heart.  Do I need further tests.

YOu may well.: This could be a serious issue. You need to continue to follow with cardiologist as you may require some heart surgery depending on the location and severity of the hole in your heart. It may be an ASD or VSD. The location is important and to close this may prevent a stroke. Best wishes ...Read more

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Might it be possible that a a blood test reveal heart problems?

Might it be possible that a a blood test reveal heart problems?

Yes, depends on the: Type of problem. Heart attack, myocardial infarction, diagnosis depends on blood test for troponin. Blood tests can also diagnose heart failure as well as risk factors for heart disease. ...Read more

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On a Bubble echocardiogram test what happens to the air bubbles if they go to both heart chambers ? can they remove them from the left side ?

On a Bubble echocardiogram test what happens to the air bubbles if they go to both heart chambers ? can they remove them from the left side ?

Right side ok: Hello Ms. Gerald Small amount of air in the right chamber is ok, because that blood goes to your lungs and diffuses out. On the left though it goes to your systemic circulation (Brain, Kidneys, organs, etc.) so it depends on the amount of air, if it's trivial it is ok, but large amounts of air can be dangerous. ...Read more

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What are causes of shortness of breath? I have had a nuclear stress test. An echo gram test? My heart center tests reveal all test are acceptable.

What are causes of shortness of breath?
I have had   a nuclear stress test. An echo gram test? 
My heart center tests reveal all test are acceptable.

Sleep apnea: Another possibility is sleep apnea, and increasingly frequently recognized problem with breathing while you are asleep. Talk to your doctor to see if you might be at risk. Common symptoms include snoring, shortness of breath, feeling tired, needing naps and waking with a headache. ...Read more

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Trouble breathing, rapid heart rate, EKG revealed flattened t waves. Doc ordered echo consulted cardio who added nuclear stress test. Is this serious?

Trouble breathing, rapid heart rate, EKG revealed flattened t waves. Doc ordered echo consulted cardio who added nuclear stress test. Is this serious?

SOB : The description doesn't provide enough specific information to know the problem. There may be heart abnormalities suggested by symptoms and tests which require further investigation. You should ask the doctors with the information specific to you. ...Read more

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What would cause the feeling of an air bubble in the area of the heart?

What would cause the feeling of an air bubble in the area of the heart?

Several possibilites: Hiatal hernia gerd esophageal dysfunction rarely, blocked coronary artery causing angina or heart attack. ...Read more