Dr. David Dang

Radiology
Upland, CA
16 years experience male

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Upland, CA

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San Antonio Community Hospital, 999 San Bernardino Blvd, Upland, CA
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David Dang

Upland, CA

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Radiology

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334 Answers
506 Agrees
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Dang
Radiology 16 years experience
Pain.: The most common symptoms of ovarian cysts is pain, which can be mild or severe. Other symptoms are pelvic fullness, nausea and vomitting. Infection is... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Dang
Radiology 16 years experience
See below.: A complex ovarian cyst is one that its internal contents are not of clear fluid appearance on ultrasound. This may be debris including proteinaceous o... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Dang
Radiology 16 years experience
See below.: A pelvic ultrasound for ovarian cysts typicall has two component. One is transabdominal where the transducer is placed over the abdomen & scan the ute... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Dang
Radiology 16 years experience
Yes.: Surgery can remove ovarian cysts. This can be cystectomy where the cysts are removed but the ovarian is left otherwise intact. It can also be oophorec... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Dang
Radiology 16 years experience
Drink lots of fluid: Drink lots of fluid, like about about 8 to 10 glasses of water a day. If you have medical problem such as kidney, heart or liver problems and are on f... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Dang
Radiology 16 years experience
See below: When a stone passes out from the kidney it goes into the ureter which is a tube connecting the kidney to the urinary bladder. Depending on the size of... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Dang
Radiology 16 years experience
No.: Ovarian cysts should not be problematic for an intrauterine device. They have no correlation with an iud that i know of. As long as the iud is where i... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Dang
Radiology 16 years experience
See below.: Many ovarian cysts resolve on their own. Your doctor may consider watchful waiting to see if this would happen. Some cyst such as dermoid cyst, cystad... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Dang
Radiology 16 years experience
See below: It's hard to say without knowing the specifics. An inflammatory lump in the armpit is usually in inflammed lymph node, particularly if it's painful. C... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. David Dang
Radiology 16 years experience
Yes, see doctor.: It is possible for ovarian cysts to recur. Yes, you may want to check this with your doctor or ask for an gyn referral although you gyn doctors are pr... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Dang
Radiology 16 years experience
The : The answer to your question depends on the imaging study to be performed on the child and the available equipment. For most instances a ct scan on a... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Dang
Radiology 16 years experience
Typically no: A vaginal ultrasound typically does not cause vaginal bleeding. Vaginal bleeding after a vaginal ultrasound typically happens because a uterine bleedi... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Dang
Radiology 16 years experience
No: A ct scan does not see almost every medical condition, even with contrast. This is particularly of the brain, where MRI is more superior. In the abdom... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Dang
Radiology 16 years experience
See below: I agree with the above answer. I would also added that if you are claustrophobic, antianxiety medications may be provided to help; you may need a ride... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Dang
Radiology 16 years experience
Depends: There are a number of potential complications assoc w/ a thoracentesis. That being said, most of the time the procedure is safe. It is not unusual for... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Dang
Radiology 16 years experience
Pain.: The most common symptoms of ovarian cysts is pain, which can be mild or severe. Other symptoms are pelvic fullness, nausea and vomitting. Infection is... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Dang
Radiology 16 years experience
Depends: You should be allowed a choice of where to have your radiology studies and lab works done. In cases where the doctor feel that it may be urgent for hi... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Dang
Radiology 16 years experience
Yes: With the breasts being a fat storage site, a weight change can cause a change in the mammographic density of the breast.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Dang
Radiology 16 years experience
See below: I agree with the above answer. Thoracentesis refers to removal of fluid from the spaces surrounding the lungs. This is typically done with ultrasound ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. David Dang
Radiology 16 years experience
Consult your doctor: You should consult the oncologist & cardiothoracic surgeon on this. Some local physicians are participants in clinical trials. They should be able to ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. David Dang
Radiology 16 years experience
Nuclear : Nuclear medicine is a branch of radiology and is medical specialty. Nuclear medicine uses radioisotopes to evaluate physiological activity of both nor... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Dang
Radiology 16 years experience
Inside epididymis: A spermatocele is a sac (cyst) that develops inside the epididymis. Unless large and cause some discomfort, it is typically painless and noncancerous.... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Dang
Radiology 16 years experience
Yes: Typically radiology reports are made out to the referring physician. The report contains medical terminologies that may be best understood by a physic... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Dang
Radiology 16 years experience
Pleuritic chest pain: This is pleuritic chest pain. Had this happen before? Did you sustain a trauma recently? It may be related to a prior lung infection. Sometimes it hap... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Dang
Radiology 16 years experience
Depends: This depends on the disease process. Mri as in mrcp is suitable for bile duct evaluation and certain liver and spleen conditions such as hemochromatos... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Dang
Radiology 16 years experience
Probably not: While there are anecdotal cases of delayed menstrual cycle following an hsg exam, I am not aware of a medical report on this.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Dang
Radiology 16 years experience
? bladder stone: I am not quite sure but here is a possibility. Us and kub are not as sensitive as a ct study for small kidney stones, stones in the ureters or in the ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Dang
Radiology 16 years experience
Depends: I pelvic pain with ultrasound is nonspecific and may indicate additional pelvic examination by a physician. A small amount of free pelvic fluid is typ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Dang
Radiology 16 years experience
Repair of cartilage: Chondroplasty generally refers to repair of damaged joint cartilage. There are several different techniques, including debridement/shaving of the cart... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Dang
Radiology 16 years experience
Yes: Gallbladder stones (cholelithiasis) are typically detectable on ultrasound, sometimes better than ct. Very small stones may, however, be missed. At ti... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Dang
Radiology 16 years experience
No obvious fibroids.: Uterine fibroids typically present as focal masses along uterine wall/muscles. What the phrase says is that you don't have this type of fibroids. Rare... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Dang
Radiology 16 years experience
See below: It is typically that the radiologist interpreting the most recent study make the comparison to the old study. I woud recommend getting a copy of the o... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Dang
Radiology 16 years experience
See below: It means a gallstone is stuck in the neck of the gallbladder and preventing biles from leaving the gallbladder, causing the biles to clump up into deb... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Dang
Radiology 16 years experience
Usually benign but..: While the accumulation of a small amount of free pelvic is related to menstrual cycle/ovluation, there can be other causes of abnormal fluid accumulat... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Dang
Radiology 16 years experience
Small fibroid: An anteverted uterus tilts forward. This is the normal typical position, opposite of a retroverted uterus which tilts backward. A small intramural... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Dang
Radiology 16 years experience
MRI or bone scan: Rib pain can be due to infection, costochondritis, malignancy or trauma. If xray and ct are normal, an MRI or a bone scan may be useful for further ev... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Dang
Radiology 16 years experience
Not high: The chance is not high but not zero. Women often mistake slight bleeding that can occur with ovulation as their period. Also sperm can stay in the ute... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Dang
Radiology 16 years experience
Ask your doctor: It is probably best for you to ask your doctor. You are entitled to such information. Here is a possibility. The slow emptying you're refering to prob... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Dang
Radiology 16 years experience
Depends: With the breasts being a fat storage site, a weight change may alter the mammographic density of the breast. This change may necessitate additional ev... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Dang
Radiology 16 years experience
See below: With iodinated based contrast you may get allergic reaction ranging from mild skin rash to severe rash, difficult breathing, severe drop in blood pres... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Dang
Radiology 16 years experience
Depends: I hope you will be able to find help soon. Is this perceived delay in doctor appointment due to insurance arrangments? If not, can you see another doc... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Dang
Radiology 16 years experience
Depends: This depends on your insurance and its coverage of in-network physician & surgical center versus out-of-network cost. A bucket handle tear is a men... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Dang
Radiology 16 years experience
Yes: Kidney stones typically cause pain when they cause obstruction. This is when the stone sits somewhere in the ureter and cause the kidney to dilate. St... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Dang
Radiology 16 years experience
Yes, it is big.: This is likely considered a large ovarian cyst by most standards. Size is not the only criteria we evaluate. Presence of septations or nodules in a cy... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Dang
Radiology 16 years experience
See your doctor: Fatty liver changes can be a cause for abnormal liver function tests (alt, ast and others). Fatty liver changes can be due to obesity, medications, to... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Dang
Radiology 16 years experience
Usually no treatment: Treatment depends on cause and severity. Minor linear atelectasis typically requires no treatment. It may resolve on its own. More severe atelectasis ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Dang
Radiology 16 years experience
Ask your doctor.: You may want to ask your doctor to be sure. Nonurgent findings on a ct abd/pelvis may include cysts in the kidneys or liver or kidney stones that are ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Dang
Radiology 16 years experience
20-45 minutes: This depends somewhat on the capability of the machine and the type of MRI study. A typical brain MRI usually takes about 20-45 minutes. Some brain MR... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Dang
Radiology 16 years experience
Hard to say: It's hard to say without seeing the actual images. Since you're a tobacco user, a "bubble" in the chest may mean a bulla which is a focal air bag from... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Dang
Radiology 16 years experience
Pain.: Usually you would feel pain which may be significant when an ovarian cyst ruptures.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Dang is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Dang is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! No she did not. She told me that and said have a good day. Was not helpful at all. Didnt even show me the xray. Ehat do i do?
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank u this MRI was done in early march everyone is telling me this could possibly be signs of ovarian cancer because of the iliac node
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Thank you doc for assisting us in any way...I have done the hsg in 2013 everything went well, my tube were fine also, I'm hoping for a miracle that's

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of California, San Diego School of Medicine
MD

Residency

Ohio State University Hospitals

Residency

University of California Irvine Medical Center

Awards

Magna Cum Laude - Poster Award, American Society of Emergency Radiology
Excellence in Research Award, Western Student Medical Research Forum
California Foundation for Biochemical Research Fellowship, California Foundation for Biochemical Research

Affiliations

American College of Radiology
Society of Skeletal Radiology
Los Angeles Radiological Society

Publications

Rice bodies (case review)
Primary aortic myxofibrosarcoma mimicking thrombus: findings on CT, MRI and angiography
Congenital absence of C7 pedicle
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