Doctor Q&A for Dr. Fidias De Leon

A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Fidias De Leon
21 years experience Nuclear Medicine
See below: Negative pet with negative bronch suggest low risk for malignancy. Keep regular follow up as scheduled. Good luck!
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fidias De Leon
21 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Some: Kidney infections would present with fever, pain on urination. Kidney stones would present with significant pain, blood in the urine (visible or prese ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fidias De Leon
21 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Pain: The pain would present depending on size of stone and location. The pain could be in the lower back or flank, inner thigh, testicles. Blood in the uri ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fidias De Leon
21 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Depends: Depends on the underlying cause of the nephrolithiasis or kidney stones. See your doctor to discuss your blood tests and radiology studies.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fidias De Leon
21 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Depends: It all depends on size of the stone and location. Your doctor should create a treatment plan accordingly. If stone is large, ultrasound waves are used ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fidias De Leon
21 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Pain control: If the urologist already reviewed your case and decided that the stone is small enough to pass without intervention, then pain control would be indica ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fidias De Leon
21 years experience Nuclear Medicine
No relation: Gallstones and kidney stones are formed from different type of materials. You may have an underlying metabolic cause for your kidney stones like hyper ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fidias De Leon
21 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Yes: Chronic cholecystitis occurs when there is inability of the gallbladder to empty into the small intestine, with inflammation, sometimes with sludge or ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fidias De Leon
21 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Stress Fracture?: Stress fracture can present as you described. Discuss the results of the scan with your doctor and don't be afraid to look for a second opinion, it al ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Fidias De Leon
21 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Corrective glasses : I assume you mean farsighted. See an ophthalmologist for vision testing. You may need corrective glasses.
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