Cardiovascular tests

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taffymom45
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   Posted 7/4/2013 6:23 PM (GMT -7)   
Hello, I am new to Healing Well and to cardiovascular disease. I had my first stress test yesterday. They injected me to stimulate exercise. Since this test I have been experiencing pressure and pain. Almost as though an elephant is sitting on my chest. Is this normal?
Thank you,
Taffymom45

Post Edited (taffymom45) : 7/4/2013 7:28:30 PM (GMT-6)


stkitt
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   Posted 7/5/2013 11:46 AM (GMT -7)   
 
Welcome to HW.  I am not sure what post-procedure instructions your Dr. gave you but I would highly suggest you call your Dr., the clinic or, if you still feel the chest pressure, present to an ER.
 
You are probably fine but I do not like to see " an elephant sitting on anyone's chest" in this forum.  :-)
 
Remember we are not professionals and your Dr. should know about your symptoms.
 
Kindly,
Kitt
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