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Frequent chest pain, advised angiogram, scared. Suggestions?

I have chest pain some times for last few years it get frequent pain for last 0ne month. I went to a cardiologist and he asked me to go for NGO gram after some test but he didn t find found any thing from my EKG . Based on my family history he asking me to do the NGO gram.I am scared to do NGO gram , please advised me what should I do.Thank you.
Asked On : Wed, 5 Dec 2012
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Hi ,
Welcome to HCM ,
you can go ahead with some non invasive test like TMT ,
or you can opt for CT coronary angiogram , and if any report comes abnormal then go for angiogram.

classically heart related pain increase on exertion and relived on rest , if your pain have these charecteristic then directly go for angiogram ,
Angiogram is a small day care procedure , now a days done through wrist route and same day you can go home , test will take 10 to 15 min. time , and quite safer procedure ,
take care
Answered: Fri, 7 Dec 2012
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