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Dr. Edward Druy

Radiology
Owings Mills, MD
54 years experience male

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Radiology

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96 Answers
44 Agrees
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Druy
Radiology 54 years experience
A screening test: The earliest sign of a stoke on a ct scan is edema or swelling of the part of the brain that had the stroke. It may take several hours for this to sho... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Druy
Radiology 54 years experience
No: It sounds like you had a CCK test with the Hida scan which is used to determine gallbladder function. The cutoff for the "ejection fraction" or the ab... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Druy
Radiology 54 years experience
No: Contrast does not usually enter the bile ducts or gallbladder except under certain unusual circumstances. Gallstones and bile duct stones can often be... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Druy
Radiology 54 years experience
Non-surgical repair: If the location of a CSF leak is determined by diagnostic testing, ct guidance can be used to inject a fibrin "glue" directly into the dural leak to s... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Druy
Radiology 54 years experience
Slim: If your periods have been regular, and the only sex you had was just before your next regular period, the likelihood of becoming pregnant is small. It... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Druy
Radiology 54 years experience
Yes : If the stone decided to drop from the kidney to the ureter which connects the kidney to the bladder, you could be experiencing these symptoms. If it i... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Druy
Radiology 54 years experience
Be Happy!: Most gallbladder problems are caused by stones and inflammation. There are other disorders that can cause gallbladder symptoms and these might be iden... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Druy
Radiology 54 years experience
Trauma to urethra: If this was a straddle injury, there is likely trauma to the urethrea or possibly the bladder. As long as you can continue to urinate without pain, it... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Druy
Radiology 54 years experience
Need more testing: Before anything else is done, if you have protein in your urine, you should have a 24 hour urine collection to quantify the total amount of protein. W... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Druy
Radiology 54 years experience
Infection: Usually a sore throat or tonsillitis can cause lymph nodes to swell. Inflammation of the parotid glands also can cause this. Best to see your physicia... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Druy
Radiology 54 years experience
Basically no: Unless you have a bruit, or a noise that the doctor can hear with his stethoscope over your neck, and if you are sure that you have no plaque elsewher... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Druy
Radiology 54 years experience
Evaluate kidney size: It is important to evaluate the kidneys to identify causes that can be easily fixed. If one kidney is markedly smaller than the other, it may be produ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Druy
Radiology 54 years experience
Depends on symptoms: Are you being evaluated for digestive problems such as bloating after meals? Sma syndrome often occurs in people who have undergone rapid weight loss ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Druy
Radiology 54 years experience
Testicular exam: If your kidney stone has not dropped into your ureter, it is unlikely that this is the cause of your problem. Seek out a urologist to have a thorough ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Druy
Radiology 54 years experience
Venous insufficiency: I would recommend you have a venous ultrasound study to check for venous insufficiency with reflux evaluation. If the venous valves are incompetent, t... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Druy
Radiology 54 years experience
No: Nothing has been found to dissolve gallstones. If she doesn't have gallbladder symptoms leave the gallbladder alone. If she has symptoms, the gallblad... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Druy
Radiology 54 years experience
Symantics: Your physician may have specifically asked the question "is there an aneurysm?" the correct response of the radiologist is to answer the question dire... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Druy
Radiology 54 years experience
Can be saved: If the stone can be removed before more damage occurs to the kidney, it is likely that you will regain more function in that kidney. You can be tested... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Druy
Radiology 54 years experience
Likely nothing: The old protocols for a ct scan with contrast stated that there should be nothing by mouth 4 hours prior to the study. The rationale was to prevent vo... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Druy
Radiology 54 years experience
Not likely: Radiologists usually qualitatively describe the size of the heart as normal, borderline enlarged, or enlarged (mildly, moderately, markedly). This giv... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Druy
Radiology 54 years experience
Are you bleeding?: It only makes sense if you are still having cramping pain or heavy vaginal bleeding. You didn't say how far your pregnancy was at the time of the abor... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Druy
Radiology 54 years experience
Yes: Do you have a family history of colon cancer. If so, do not rely on a ct scan, as cancerous lesions could be missed unless you have a ct colonography,... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Druy
Radiology 54 years experience
Unlikely: Gestational age is determined by measurements of femoral length, head circumference, abdominal circumference, and calculating the ratio of the head to... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Druy
Radiology 54 years experience
Not serious: Sounds like you may have stretched or strained one of the muscles between your ribs or the attachment of your ribs to your breastbone. Usually over th... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Druy
Radiology 54 years experience
Wait for 6 weeks: Ultrasound will not show a developing fetus until after 5-6 weeks of pregnancy. At an earlier stage it will show the gestational sac. Unless you are h... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Druy
Radiology 54 years experience
Don't be scared: It sounds like an enlarged lymph node, especially if it is moveable. An ultrasound of the lump will confirm this.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Druy
Radiology 54 years experience
Need a Diagnosis: Steroids (prednisone) reduce inflammation and thereby alleviate the pain caused by inflammation, but it is not a cure. You need to have additional ev... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Druy
Radiology 54 years experience
Needs follow up : If you are referring to an issue that is already 5 years old, i would just get a chest x-ray for comparison. If there is no change, a yearly chest x-r... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Druy
Radiology 54 years experience
Don't worry: The findings you describe are not related to your accident but likely reflect a condition common to all bipeds, degeneration of the discs that act as ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Druy
Radiology 54 years experience
Can't predict: A peg will provide needed nourishment for as long as he lives. This will be determined by his underlying illnesses and their seriousness. A patient wi... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Druy
Radiology 54 years experience
No: Unless you have familial history of disorders that predispose to colon cancer, such as familial polyposis and other related disorders there is no reas... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Druy
Radiology 54 years experience
Repeat CT: To be absolutely sure that a renal mass is benign, you need to have a study with and without contrast. The non-contrast study will be compared to the ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Druy
Radiology 54 years experience
Transplant?: Are you a transplant candidate? If not and you need hemodialysis an interventional radiologist can likely evaluate you for and subsequently place a di... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Druy
Radiology 54 years experience
Not serious: A 2 mm kidney stone should not be a serious problem. Even if it drops into your ureter, you will pass it very shortly. The important thing is to try t... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Druy
Radiology 54 years experience
Self exam: You can examine your testicles by lightly running your fingers over each one. If you begin to feel a lump or a swollen testicle you should see a urolo... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Druy
Radiology 54 years experience
Why the bone scan: Bone scans are done to evaluate for bone tumors, bone metastasis , infection, and occult fractures such as stress fractures. The study will often be m... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Druy
Radiology 54 years experience
Likely a virus: Viral upper respiratory tract infections are very common right now, more common than the flu that is in the news. This virus affects the upper respira... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Druy
Radiology 54 years experience
No: Do you have a strong family history of cancer or aneurysms? There is no such test as a full body mri, i think you are referring to a total body ct sc... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Druy
Radiology 54 years experience
Why are you worried: See a physician right away. A venous ultrasound exam will be definitive.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Druy
Radiology 54 years experience
Minimal: You didn't say if you are female or male or what part if your body was scanned. Radiation to the thyroid area, breasts, eyes, or ovaries if repeated m... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Druy
Radiology 54 years experience
Ultrasound: Doppler ultrasound is the most common diagnostic technique to evaluate the flow within vessels, and is a very quick, accurate, and painless examinatio... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Druy
Radiology 54 years experience
All are useful: Ct angiogram is non-invasive and takes only a few minutes in a ct scanner. It is an accurate screening test to detect blockages. If you are talking ab... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Druy
Radiology 54 years experience
Many things: The negative ct scan has eliminated many disorders such as kidney stones, pancreatitis, abscesses, or intra-abdominal bleeding. There are many other p... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Druy
Radiology 54 years experience
Yes: Sarcoidosis is an inflammatory condition that can involve multiple organ symptoms, not just the lungs. It can involve the liver and small bowel. Lung ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Druy
Radiology 54 years experience
Try 2nd opinion: Calcified nodules are a relatively simple diagnosis either by chest x-ray, or even more reliably, by ct scan. If you have any doubts, get a referral t... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Druy
Radiology 54 years experience
Takes time: Rib fractures will heal on their own over time, but they are painful. She needs to be encouraged to ambulate and to try to breathe as normally as she ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Druy
Radiology 54 years experience
Need biopsy: If your enzymes have been elevated for a long period of time, the only definitive test is a liver biopsy, performed either under ultrasound or ct. It ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Druy
Radiology 54 years experience
Should be ok: If you are truthful about your smoking history you should not have long lasting damage. If you smoked only a half pack/day for 8 years you are conside... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Druy
Radiology 54 years experience
Yes: Unprotected sex prior to an expected period can lead to a pregnancy. You should try a home pregnancy test if your period is more than 10 days or 2 wee... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Druy
Radiology 54 years experience
Temporal arteritis: Do you feel a pulsing sensation over your left temple. An ultrasound exam of your temporal artery can determine if you have a condition called tempora... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Druy is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Druy is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! I m home n have had it for a week. It is very annoying. Is it safe to have it at home. I will get a nurse on Monday. N thank you for your an
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Thank u so much for your reply.she is doing the vaginal ultrasound because i have the iud recently in my uterus....but is it a good reason?
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I have been quiet tense as x ray showed cyst in diaphragm after that I got ct scan done

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Yale University School of Medicine, CT
Graduated 1968MD

Awards

Thought Leader, Third Place, Baltimore, MD - Winter
2013
Top Radiologist, First Place, Maryland - Winter
2013
Top Radiologist, First Place, Maryland - Summer
2013
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