Doctor Q&A for Dr. Larry Grissom

A female asked:
Dr. Larry Grissom
43 years experience Radiology
Needs follow up: That finding with single exam and lab could mean early normal or abnormal pregnancy. Dr. should order repeat ultrasound in 4-6 days and/or betaHCG (th ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Grissom
43 years experience Radiology
Need reassurance: A chest x-ray will not reveal pulmonary embolus . The negative d-dimer is very reassuring. The most sensitive test for pulmonary embolus is Chest CT w ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Larry Grissom
43 years experience Radiology
Not likely: the epiglottis cannot be seen by looking in a mirror, requires radiograph, CT scan or direct visualization by your doctor with a special instrument.
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Grissom
43 years experience Radiology
Need blood testing: Don't be embarrassed. It is best to find out now if treatment is needed, or change in life style.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Grissom
43 years experience Radiology
In the testicle: anywhere within the testicle Not to be confused with the ropy structure (varicocele) much more frequently occurring adjacent to the testicle.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Grissom
43 years experience Radiology
Possibly not: Due to various exposure factors and size of the patient , a CT without contrast may not reveal cysts, especially if they do not distort the adjacent s ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Larry Grissom
43 years experience Radiology
Not that much: A sonogram may be off 3 to 5 days in early pregnancy and up to three weeks late in pregnancy due to different sizes of normal newborn
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Grissom
43 years experience Radiology
No: The exam can answer questions that your symptoms have raised to your doctor, not affecting your ability to conceive
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Grissom
43 years experience Radiology
Yes possibly: A venous Doppler of the leg can diagnose DVT
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Grissom
43 years experience Radiology
No: Usually only the largest solid nodule is biopsied.
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