Nuclear Stress Test Concerns

There are possible side affects from the Nuclear Stress Test procedure that you need to be aware of and watching for. If you notice any of them you need to contact your doctor right away. Learn what you need to be looking out for.


When to Contact Doctor About Nuclear Stress Test

Alternate Names for Nuclear Stress Test:
Myocardial perfusion imaging

Call Your Doctor

After the test, call your doctor if any of the following occurs:

  • Your symptoms continue or worsen
  • You develop any new symptoms
  • You continue to experience side effects from the medicines used
In case of emergency, CALL 911 .


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