Normal ekg, xray...low/normal EF on echo...any point in stress test, short breath exhausted

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sept16falls
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   Posted 9/19/2016 11:47 AM (GMT -6)   
Is there any point in getting a stress test (or other heart tests) if other tests have come back relatively normal?

First echo showed EF 20-25%, but repeat echo (at a different facility) three days later showed EF about 50%

Lot of PVC (skipped heartbeats), one enlarged chamber of heart...but blood work, chest xray etc normal...


was referred to electrophysiologist ....also is there any point I stress test or will it most likely be normal too?

I still have short breath and exhaustion

PLEASE...anyone???

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   Posted 9/19/2016 7:11 PM (GMT -6)   
i dont know the answer to this, Sept18falls, sorry. Just wanted you to know your post is seen. Useless, i know, but beyond my scope. Someone will be along at some point with a meaningful response, keep checking back
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   Posted 9/20/2016 2:51 AM (GMT -6)   
see what the specialist has to say. let us know. this way we become better educated.
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sept16falls
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   Posted 9/20/2016 6:21 AM (GMT -6)   
Thank you both for caring enough to comment even if you don't have an answer. <3

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we try. keep posting and sharing. my knowledge is not as good as some, but I have a crack at it. keep strong.
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