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... I understand your concern. I have been in your shoes. I had complete cardiac work ups the past two years both of which included Nuclear Stress tests and both normal. I continued to have pain and discussed the possibility of a cath to my cardiologist as I was still experiencing some chest pain. ... (9 replies)
... It is true that the Nuclear Stress test is not perfect, no test is. I'm sorry for the difficulties that you and your husband have been through. ... (9 replies)
... I have costochondritis also. I get a lot of chest pain and was told if you push on the area and it hurts it is not cardiac, you cannot reproduce heart pain. My Dr. ... (9 replies)

... I am at a loss of what to do about my problem. I have chest pain but I also have costochondritis so it gets confusing knowing what it what. ... (9 replies)
... I've got a angiogram scheduled due to an abnormality that showed on the image on the stress test, but not on the EKG. ... (2 replies)
... Going from memory I believe the accuracy of a nuclear stress test is around 87%. An angiogram is the only 100% way of knowing if you have coronary artery disease - 50% of people who drop dead from CAD have no symptoms. :( Have the angiogram done - it could save your life. (2 replies)
... with a homogeneous pattern and I was in mortal fear of Lupus. But there are so many other conditions, like RA, Sjoergen's Syndrome, Scleroderma, TB, and even some drug reactions that can give such a high ANA. ... (9 replies)
... all were speckled. The Dr. did run a couple more antibody tests on me that came back negative so that's pretty good news. ... (9 replies)
... run. Do you know the PATTERN of your ANA? ... (9 replies)
... I am male approaching 50 in two years. During my annual body check up my family doctor arranged for a Nuclear Stress Test for me. ... (14 replies)
... most of the posts you read are from those that are the exception to the rule and although the information provided is very valuable, it paints a skewed picture of these test results. ... (6 replies)
... I have read various claims on the accuracy of EKG Stress tests. ... (5 replies)
... How accurate are heart tests such as a stress echo and a nuclear stress test. I had both done in July and my cardiologist basically gave me a clean bill of health in terms of my heart. Like I previously posted, I had symptoms that went away in November but now they are back again. ... (6 replies)
... your dog. Where exactly did your jaw hurt. I get this pain in my jaw when i get emotionally upset. It feels like it is on my lower jaw about an inch or so left of my chin. But it seems i can get this same pain even if i am just sitting and doing nothing at all also. ... (6 replies)
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May 19, 2007
... I just asked my cardiologist this question in April. I am a 49 year old male and I had complete cardiac workups in Feb 05 and Mar 06. They included echos, nuclear stress tests and bloodwork, all normal. ... (4 replies)
... I was 35 when I had my MI and first stress test, which showed two areas of ischemia. They did an angiogram the next day and found that the same two areas of heart tissue that showed up in the images were indeed due to blockages in my coronary arteries. ... (1 replies)
... I think anyone that has angina that is relieved with nitro, should ask to be referred to a cardiologist for further testing. I would want an echocardiogram and a nuclear imaged stress test, at the very least. ... (3 replies)

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