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stress test side effects

The past two days i had the radiation stress test now on the 2 day i feel like i have been hit by a car all of my muscles hurt and i am very fatigue. Is this a side effect of the radiation or is it something else causing me to feel this way? If it is a side effect how long will it last? I had to have the radiation stress test because i could not do the treadmill test due to being on crutches.
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Hello and hope you are doing well.

The incidence of side effects are low with the stress test. In the study of 3911 patients, the most frequent adverse reactions were: chest pain/angina pectoris (19.7%), electrocardiographic changes (most commonly ST-T changes) (15.9%), headache (12.2%), and dizziness (11.8%). It could cause fatigue also. The symptoms may last for 1-2 days as it is short acting.

Hope this helped and do keep us posted.
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