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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Holzman
Mammography, Breast Ultrasound 47 years experience
See below. : If continuous , may be related to hand position, possible carpal tunnel syndrome. If so, a visit to a neurologist for conformation and therapy/treatment, may benefit.
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Holzman
Mammography, Breast Ultrasound 47 years experience
Gastroenterologist.: If you had UC, this may be a continuation. If not it still need to be evaluated by Gastro who may scope the region to better find cause. It may need medical treatment with mesalamine and/or corticosteroids, by suppository, or deposited by endoscope. If this does not work, another cause will have to be sought. Good luck.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Holzman
Mammography, Breast Ultrasound 47 years experience
Need complete workup: There may be many causes including: Celiac disease,(a type of food intolerance, where your body reacts badly when you eat gluten – a substance found in bread, cakes and cereals), Anaemia, Chronic fatigue syndrome, Sleep apnea, Underactive thyroid, Diabetes , Glandular fever, and Depression, among others. Get a complete physical exam including blood work by your Dr. to help evaluate this situation
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Holzman
Mammography, Breast Ultrasound 47 years experience
Maybe. : Will need further evaluation to determine whether the pain is due to the hernia, or other problem. First see your PCP, who if necessary will refer you for additional studies, or a specialist.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Holzman
Mammography, Breast Ultrasound 47 years experience
To what?: Please rephrase with more information.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Holzman
Mammography, Breast Ultrasound 47 years experience
Need work up. : Possibilities: gallbladder, pancreas, kidney stones to small to visualize by X-ray, or possibly bowel. Will need to see your Dr. Will probably get ultrasound and CT. May need MRI.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Holzman
Mammography, Breast Ultrasound 47 years experience
Results vary. : Results may vary, depending upon the machine used. Some may give a good "ballpark" reading while others may be off by a large amount. Do not trust any machine which has not been correlated with a doctor's reading taken immediately before or after the machine reading. Before getting upset, have your doctor check your blood pressure, and recommend a home unit if necessary.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Holzman
Mammography, Breast Ultrasound 47 years experience
Fatty infiltration. : Increased echoes mean a fatty liver. Further evaluation and any possible treatment should be discussed with your doctor.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Holzman
Mammography, Breast Ultrasound 47 years experience
Can't send from here: a solitary kidney may be the result of a prior naphrectomy (kidney surgically removed), or congenitally absent.
A male asked:
Dr. Ronald Holzman
Mammography, Breast Ultrasound 47 years experience
See below. : If both are simple cysts (no internal echoes) there should be nothing to worry about. However keep in mind that the study is operator dependent, and may vary with their expertise. Therefore a couple of follow ups may give you more comfort. These can be done at 6mos and 1-1 1/2 yrs. you should talk to your doctor in reference to this, and the U/S lab expertise with renal U/S.
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