Dr. Bruce J. Stringer

Radiology
NY
49 years experience male

Locations

Office

Williamsville, NY

Address

62 Wynngate Ln, Address Line 2, Williamsville, NY
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Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Radiology

Radiology - Interventional

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

924 Answers
513 Agrees
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 49 years experience
Could be: Might be the gall bladder, hepatic or portal vein. Need to actually see the spot.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 49 years experience
BP Drop: After the orgasm there will be some pooling of your blood in your veins and your blood pressure may drop enough to cause the symptoms you describe.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 49 years experience
Could be: December 25th would be most likely but you might have conceived a day earlier or a day or two later.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 49 years experience
Partial Collapse: The lingula is the lower anterior (front) portion of the left upper lobe of the lung that corresponds to the right middle lobe. Atelectasis is collaps... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 49 years experience
Happens: Some doctors grab the cervix with a device that actually makes a small puncture which can cause a little spotting. Should not be a big deal. I preferr... Read More
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A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 49 years experience
Yes: During an acute mi (myocardial infarction), efforts will be made to reduce the size of the damaged area by giving antiplatelet drugs, and clot busters... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 49 years experience
Possible: A sufficiently large stomach(?) ulcer can be seen on ct but superficial ulcers will not. Such ulcers would be best shown by gastroscopy.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 49 years experience
Get evaluated by GYN: If you have sustained a vaginal tear you need to be evaluated by your gyn to determine if any treatment is required.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 49 years experience
Size Characteristics: The exam will show the size and evaluate if the normal architecture of the lymph nodes has been preserved or disrupted. The thyroid will probably be e... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 49 years experience
Of What?: Ct scans can show parasitic cysts in the liver. Tapeworms in the bowel can sometimes be seen with barium in their bowels! trichinosis can be seen in t... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 49 years experience
Who Shakes Head?: The baby can't shake his head enough to cause damage. But if the baby is shaken by someone else there can be severe and fatal brain injury. Babies mus... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 49 years experience
More info please: Please tell what was the date of your ultrasound exam! need that information to answer!
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 49 years experience
Painful: Pretty much what a man feels. Severe pain in the flanks often radiating (extending) down towards the groin.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 49 years experience
IUD: Cramps after insertion of an iud are a common side effect. If severe enough, the iud may actually be expelled. It might be a good idea to check the st... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 49 years experience
Medical School First: First, get into Med School, then, do the work, go through your different clinical rotations, take electives in those areas you think you are intereste... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 49 years experience
Not Cancer: Adenomyosis is defined by the presence of endometrial tissue within the muscular wall of the uterus (myometrium). It is frequently associated with hea... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 49 years experience
No: The normal length of a kidney in a 20 wk fetus should be 2.1 cm (21 mm). I trust the other kidney was more normal in size? It is possible that the sma... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 49 years experience
Don't worry: Was this your first sono? If so then your dates could be off. If your dates were confirmed by an earlier sono the fetus may be slightly smaller than a... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 49 years experience
Let it Blow!: If you try to stifle your sneeze you will cause the pressure in your lungs to peak and can traumatize the small airways of the lung. Try to just let t... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 49 years experience
Yes: If the contact you refer to was your only one then you can be sure you are not pregnant. If you had another contact last week the answer would be diff... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 49 years experience
Nothing: At 7 weeks the placenta has not localized to any one particular area. The tissue that goes on to form the placenta (trophoblast) is typically, "All ar... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 49 years experience
Further Evaluation: If the mammogram was unable to demonstrate a palpable mass then it has not been evaluated. Further workup is appropriate. An ultrasound would be a goo... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 49 years experience
Get Examined: Could be a variety of things. A collapse of a lung (Pneumothorax), accumulation of fluid (Pleural Effusion), lobar collapse (Atelectasis). Diagnosis w... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 49 years experience
Vascular Anatomy: Probably looking for narrowing or blockages of the arteries that supply the arms. Sometimes an artery is very small (atretic) with resultant restricti... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 49 years experience
No: Such pain could be the result of rupture of the corpus luteum of pregnancy which can cause some bleeding and pain. If the pain is more persistent othe... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 49 years experience
ESR: The erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR), is the rate that red blood cells drop to the bottom of a small glass tube and is a non specific indicator of... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 49 years experience
Not Likely: At 4 weeks menstrual age there usually are no clear signs at all of an early pregnancy. By 5-6 wks a small gestational sac should be visible but would... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 49 years experience
Depends: Cystoscopy done in the office will only look at the bladder and cannot evaluate the kidneys unless the urologist sees blood draining into the bladder ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 49 years experience
Uncertain: There should be no visible signs of pregnancy at 4wks 4dys aside from possible thickening of the lining of the uterus. It would be unusual to even re... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 49 years experience
Possibly: Ask if the Radiologist can review the CT and render an impression as to the status of the implant. Important that the Radiologist has any information ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 49 years experience
Worse and bad: Glioblastoma is the most aggressive form of glioma. Gliomas are classified by their type and grade. Lower grade lesions are not benign but carry a be... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 49 years experience
Renal artery Doppler: Renal artery stenosis can be evaluated with doppler ultrasound. The renal arteries are imaged with color doppler for localization and then pulse doppl... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 49 years experience
No: There is no evidence of an association between Imodium (loperamide) and kidney stones. Imodium (loperamide) is not absorbed from the bowel.
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A member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 49 years experience
Rarely: Babies with cystic fibrosis may have a bowel obstruction caused by thick stool referred to a meconium ileus. Some of these babies can benefit from a c... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 49 years experience
Eval Twin pregnancy: I imagine you're carrying twins? The only way to be sure the twins are not identical is to show they are not the same sex. If twins are identical ther... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 49 years experience
Yes: Any pericardial effusion greater than 2 mm is considered abnormal. The fetus should have a high level evaluation of the heart to check for any evidenc... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 49 years experience
Yes: The later the ultrasound is done, the less accurate it is for the estimation of gestational age. That is why gestational age is assigned based on the ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 49 years experience
Unknown: Generally well tolerated but should only be administered to the pregnant patient when benefits outweigh potential risks - the usual boilerplate. The m... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 49 years experience
Depends: What do consider, "seeing a baby"? Much before 10 weeks the embryo will not look much like a baby human. You can see a heartbeat by 7 weeks. By 12 wee... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 49 years experience
Very common but...: Atelectasis, a collapse of a portion of the lung, is very frequently seen in greater or lesser extent in post-op patients. Patients who have had surge... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 49 years experience
Yes, rarely: Rare cases of rectal perforation with the enema tip are known to occur. If there is a weakness of the colon wall from a prior surgical repair there ma... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 49 years experience
Yes: Sounds like you have reflux of bile into your stomach. This can occur if there is dysfunction of the pyloric valve after gallbladder surgery or injury... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 49 years experience
Not necessarily: Depends what the circumstances of your fainting spell were. Causes can range from surprise, dehydration, cardiac arrhythmia, seizure, stroke, etc. So,... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 49 years experience
Tubular Ectasia: Renal tubular ectasia aka medullary sponge kidney is a condition that has dilatation of the tubules in the medullary pyramids with an increased tenden... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 49 years experience
You need a referral: You will need a referral from any physician or mid level practitioner for an ultrasound to get one done.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 49 years experience
NO!: Heat stroke is an emergency condition requiring aggressive medical therapy to lower the body temperature and restore proper hydration. Delay of treatm... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 49 years experience
Chemo didn't do it: Sadly, metastatic lesions to the brain are not at all unusual. It is a frequent event with a cancer that was not localized on detection and had alread... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 49 years experience
Not likely: Those dates do suggest that you ovulated around 5/11. Semen from 4/29 could not have been still present. If there was fetal heart activity, i don't se... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 49 years experience
Ask : When you make your appointment ask what the procedure is at the facility you are planning to use. Many will give you an initial impression before you ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 49 years experience
Until taken out: Fat necrosis is a common occurrence wherever there are deposits of fat. There may be prior injury. The damaged tissue provokes an inflammatory respons... Read More
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Dr. Stringer provides an excellent public service on HealthTap. His responses are always accurate, pertinent and clear. Dedicated and bright physician and radiologist!
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Stringer is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Stringer is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I am paranoid right now because my mom had kidney renal failure and I had an ultrasound done to get a gastric bypass and the echogenic nodule with slightly scarring on r...Read More
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! My period was 1/29-2/1 or 2. Another weird thing is that I also got my period on 2/19-22, they where regular then missed my period on 3/11.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! What I should have asked- can sub angiographic cerebral vasospasms create tia like symtoms due to the temporary occlusion in the vessels.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine, NY
Graduated 1974MD

Residency

Nassau County Medical Center, East Meadow, NY 1978

Residency

Nassau County Med Center 1975

Awards

Top Doctor, First Place, Buffalo, NY - Winter
2013
Thought Leader, First Place, Buffalo, NY - Winter
2013
Top Radiologist, First Place, New York - Winter
2013
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