After stress testing, you'll be able to return to your normal activities. If you had a test that involved radioactive dye, your doctor may ask you to drink plenty of fluids to flush it out of your body. You shouldn't have certain other imaging tests until the dye is no longer in your body. Your doctor can advise you further.
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