What are common side effects of a heart test?

Heart tests. There are a legion of heart tests, most have no significant side effects. Some like cardiac catheterization or nuclear tests can have side effects. You need to ask specific tests relative to their specific potential side effects.
Allergy or more. There is a low incidence that you may have an allergic reaction to the agents used for cardiac testing -- and there is a low incidence that you may have a complication from cardiac testing, but this can be serious if occurred -.

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Side effects and risk doing heart test and dipyrmidadole?

A few. Dipyrmiadole is a vasodilating med used in stress testing. Common side effects include flushing, shortness of breath, chest pain and drop in blood pressure. The side effects can be reversed with IV aminophylline. Over all risk is generally low but another agent might be better to use in those with COPD and active asthma(should be avoided) as well as those with slow heart rates or heart block. Read more...

Pain in left side of stomach. Did barium meal n every heart test there is n they are normal. Still havin pains n burning at times. Plz help?

Stomach problem. pain in the left side and burning indicate stomach problem. You need upper endoscopy.stay away from spicy food.eat multiple small meals.take acid reducer medicine like Prilosec or Nexuim and alternate between mylanta and pepto-bismuth every 3-4 hours. Reduce your stress and avoid food that bother you . Read more...

Pain/burning sensation left side/left arm. No family history of heart attacks. Multiple heart test done positive. 41 years old. Am I at risk?

Yes. If your heart tests are truly positive, then yes you are at risk. However, burning in left chest is not a common symptom of heart disease. You might want to see if antacids relieve this discomfort first. If they do then a stomach or esophageal problem may be the real issue. Read more...

Could doing smoking be recognised from a heart test?

Heart tests. You can speculate from many cardiac tests that a patient may be a smoker. Hearing lung findings during an exercise or rest phase of a test can suggest this also. Read more...
If you are . Talking about cigarets smoking the only possible test is co(carbon monoxide)levels on the arterial blood sample. It will be high. The stress test, echo, and cardiac cath will show the results of coronary artery disease by smoking. Read more...

Sir shall I do enjyography heart test?

Yes. If your doctor recommends it there must be a reason for it. It is painless and similar to an ultrasound. Go for it! Read more...
Angiography. I assume you are asking about angiography. I cannot tell you if you need it or not without actually evaluating you. If your doctor has recommended it and you are not sure, best would be to discuss it with you doctor or get a second opinion. Read more...