Would heart scarring show up on an exercise stress test?

See ur cardiologist. This is beyond my area of expertise. However, when you ask about scarring, what do you mean exactly?Damage to the heart muscles most likely would be seen on an exercise stress test. Cardiologists use many different test to find out if the heart muscles are damaged. Only with these specific test will you know if there is damage to your heart. Please follow up with your doctor.

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