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Does echocardigram reveal all heart diseases - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u?
User :   can they find all heart diseases on a echocardigram
Doctor :   well not all cases
User :   what about taking blood tests and ekg and echocardigram
Doctor :   yeah its fine?
User :   no i mean would that find all heart diseases
Doctor :   most of all
User :   i see
Doctor :   more than 90 %
User :   hmm i hope they find something
User :   let me ask u one more thing
Doctor :   k
User :   my dad and grandfather had heart attacks is there a way to find a heart attack or heart problem before i have a heart attack cause it runs in the family
Doctor :   u have to undergo all the test to ascertain
User :   like every year?
Doctor :   yeah
User :   oh wow
User :   i should be able to do that as long as i have insurance correct?
Doctor :   yeah sure
User :   im just really frightened to have one cause its in my blood probably

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