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Echo vs Stress Test-Worried-Please Respond

I am going to have an echo.  I've already had a stress test.  What more can a echo show.  Can a person have a normal stess test and abnormal echo and have heart problems?  Still having some chest pain.


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An echo shows many different things.  Where the stress test aims to see how you respond to stress (like exercise) from a cardiovascular standpoint, the echo will look at the structure and function of your heart.  Yes, it is possible to have a normal stress test and an abnormal echo, or the other way around.  However, it's a good sign if you have one normal test first.  Best wishes for normal results!
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I had a Stress Treadmill in March,they think there may be an ST Depression,maybe/maybe not.They want me to have an ECHO STRESS TEST,what are they looking for,and if it is an ST Depression,can that be takin care of in a short time,and could it also show normal,My cholesteral was high back then,and it is now 103,could that help.Thanks
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Can you please answer the question above,i really need it answered,so i can continue with treatment if there is a problem.Please help. Fireguy58
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