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Cardiologist did nuclear stress test and said scans all normal but bp was lower after treadmill 120/80 after and 150/100 before which is high, but bp usually higher at dr office. now they want to do pet scan because of bp issue is that normal?

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Dr. Joel Gorfinkel
Cardiology - Cardiac Electrophysiology
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With exercise systolic bp goes up, & diastolic bp goes down.
Just knowing that ur bp was lower post ex, without knowing any more about ur stress test, can't answer ur question. If u were nervous at beginning and then relaxed, if all else ok, could be the answer. U need to discuss with cardio y pet scan needed as next test. Good luck.

In brief: Not enuff info

With exercise systolic bp goes up, & diastolic bp goes down.
Just knowing that ur bp was lower post ex, without knowing any more about ur stress test, can't answer ur question. If u were nervous at beginning and then relaxed, if all else ok, could be the answer. U need to discuss with cardio y pet scan needed as next test. Good luck.
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Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine

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Also need to know if you have any symptoms like headaches visual issues.
You sound like you have white coat syndrome in other words you get anxious in the doctors office and no goes up in response to this. You are however 48 years old and heart disease is most often silent. Why don't you try taking your Bo at home 3 times and see what your readings are. Also what is your cholesterol what are your

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Also need to know if you have any symptoms like headaches visual issues.
You sound like you have white coat syndrome in other words you get anxious in the doctors office and no goes up in response to this. You are however 48 years old and heart disease is most often silent. Why don't you try taking your Bo at home 3 times and see what your readings are. Also what is your cholesterol what are your
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