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Nuclear thallium stress, mammogram - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hello
Doctor :   how can i help u?
User :   Hello, my quick question is this. I am having a nuclear thallium stress test on Wednesday and have a Mammogram scheduled for Friday. Is there any reason why I cannot have the Mammorgram done that soon after the nuclear test?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   whats ur age?
User :   46
Doctor :   y are u going for those tests?
Doctor :   mammogram u will have rays which are haemfull

User :   having some chest discomfort and my yearly mammogram (they wanted to see me at four months this time).
Doctor :   and thalium is radionuclide
User :   so what do you suggest?
Doctor :   and both involves rays which are harmful
Doctor :   so its better to give gap
Doctor :   other than that no other reasons
User :   ok, thank you.
Doctor :   welcome
Doctor :   is there anything else i can help u?
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