U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free

Dr. Paxton Daniel

Radiology
Bantry, IE
40 years experience male

Locations

RADNTX

Fort Worth, TX

Address

816 W. Cannon, Fort Worth, TX
Directions

Insurances accepted

BlueCross BlueShield

About

Bio

P. Holt Daniel, M.D., has been a radiologist for Radiology Associates of North Texas, since 1989. Dr. Daniel received a B.A. in Biology from Trinity University in San Antonio in 1978. In 1982, he received his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. Dr. Daniel completed an Internal Medicine Internship at the University of Utah Hospitals Clinics in Salt Lake City in 1984 and a residency in Diagnostic Radiology at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas. He is certified by the American Board of Radiology and is a diplomate of the European Society of Radiology. Dr. Daniel’s honors include graduating Magna Cum Laude from Trinity University and being a member of Alpha Omega Alpha and Phi Beta Kappa. He has special interests in Ultrasound, Body Imaging, Emergency Radiology, and Teleradiology. Dr. Daniel has professional affiliations with the Texas Medical Association, the Dallas/Fort Worth Radiological Society, the Tarrant County Medical Society, the Texas Radiological Society, the Radiological Society of North America, the American College of Radiology, the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, the Faculty of Surgeons in Ireland (Radiology), and the European Society of Radiology

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Radiology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

1.1K Answers
658 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 33 years experience
Too little info: Best to see a doctor to sort out the possibilities.
A male asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 33 years experience
No problem: It won't harm you.
A member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 33 years experience
Sometimes: an abdominal wall hernia can be present only when standing or doing things that increase pressure in the abdomen (coughing, lifting objects, etc.) The... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 33 years experience
Better: Contrast improves the ability to see most brain tumors. However, this is not the case with all of them.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 33 years experience
No: Sleep habits do not impact on the presence of simple liver cysts. These are quite common and are overwhelmingly not clinically important.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 33 years experience
See your doctor: An ultrasound may be in order to evaluate possible fluid around the testicle (hydrocele), infection, or tumor.
A member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 33 years experience
Generally: It means cancer is a possibility.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 33 years experience
Normal: Riedel's lobe is a normal variant of liver anatomy involving the right lobe.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 33 years experience
Perhaps: But make sure your tricorder power is enhanced with extra dilithium crystals.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 33 years experience
Sounds normal: The variation of dates between LMP and ultrasound is very small (ultrasound considered more accurate). Without other concerns it sounds like a normal ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 33 years experience
Solid: These look like solid masses on ultrasound.
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 33 years experience
Thickening: is likely the result of degenerative changes. The high signal can be from a linear tear within the substance of the tendon (also the result of wear an... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 33 years experience
Ultrasound: guided steroids into the iliopsoas bursa can often help.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 33 years experience
Sounds like: a frozen shoulder. Your orthopedic surgeon should be able to tell you the most likely diagnosis based on exam and tests. If it is a frozen shoulder (a... Read More
A 74-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 33 years experience
Chest CT: is the best way to evaluate concerns raised by conventional chest x-ray. That is the reason for the recommendation.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 33 years experience
No: Lumbar anterolisthesis by itself will have no reason to cause headaches or hand pain.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 33 years experience
Inguinal hernia: can do this. It is important that you see a doctor as soon as possible if fever and pain are present. A hernia containing bowel can sometimes cut off ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 33 years experience
Should be a good: reason to get a CT of the head. It is associated with a small but measurable amount of radiation. If you don't feel your physician is adequately addre... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 33 years experience
Lots of possibilitie: s. Plantar fascia disease, damage to Baxter's nerve, arthritis from trauma, ununited fracture, tendon disease, etc. you need a good ortho evaluation ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 33 years experience
It doesn't: There is no radioactivity within your body after a CT.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 33 years experience
Often: Symptoms are the same. Inflammatory breast cancer doesn't get better with antibiotics.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 33 years experience
It's fine: There will be no interaction between Miralax (polyethylene glycol) and the ingested contrast.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 33 years experience
Absolutely: Biopsy of the node is the only way to be definitive regarding benign or malignant node involvement.
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 33 years experience
No: Surgery should be considered in the setting of symptoms that can be attributed to the cyst. The size of the cyst and its impact on adjacent bone are n... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 33 years experience
The spine: Bony vertebrae, disks between them, nerve roots in the spinal canal with surrounding spinal fluid, tip of the spinal cord, some of the sacrum, and sur... Read More
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 33 years experience
Diverticulosis: Is benign and represents small outpouchings of the colonic wall usually in the last part of the colon. When these sometimes get infected they produce ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 33 years experience
The report: is pointing toward a benign lesion, enchondroma, as the cause of the bone abnormality.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 33 years experience
No: This is not common.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 33 years experience
Trace: Free pelvic fluid is a common and normal ultrasound finding. It is often the result of ovulation.
A female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 33 years experience
Fatty liver: Your report shows increased fat in the liver. This is most often caused by being overweight though there are other causes.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 33 years experience
May not be your hip: Snapping hip syndrome may be due to an external cause (eg., snapping of the iliotibial band or gluteus maximus over the greater trochanter) or an inte... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 33 years experience
They may: Conventional abdominal/pelvic MRI and CT scans can sometimes pick up colon cancers. However, they are not sufficient for screening purposes.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 33 years experience
Possibilities: Iliopsoas tendon problem, joint effusion, inguinal hernia, problem with the prosthesis. See your orthopedist.
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 33 years experience
Poor: Prognosis is 6-12 months for unresectable adenocarcinoma of the pancreas.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 33 years experience
Diagnosis: Yes is the short answer as MRI can sometimes be useful in this setting. . However, talk with your ENT and see what your working diagnosis is. Imagin... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 33 years experience
Not normal: Normal residual thymic tissue should not erode the manubrium. The nature of this mass needs to be fully explored.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 33 years experience
Get checked: Any breast mass should be evaluated.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 33 years experience
MIght: not be a nerve. Hamstring muscle problems can cause pain in this region. Please see your physician.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 33 years experience
Athletic pubalgia: can cause this and is seen in those who do running type exercise (usually). The tendons that insert on the pubic bone can become inflamed or thickened... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 33 years experience
No: Contrast is not required.
A member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 33 years experience
Gastritis: Inflammation of the stomach is the most likely cause. The biopsy will likely be helpful in this setting.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 33 years experience
Don't: Don't expect exercise alone to work. While exercise is great, its the excess calories that count.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 33 years experience
Do:: Do: be consistent in your sleep schedule. Don't: drink caffeine or overstimulate your mind at night.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 33 years experience
Doubt it: Your symptoms are unlikely related to the dermoid. These don't rupture but can twist the ovary and cause acute pain. Your symptoms don't sound like th... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 33 years experience
Breast metastasis: Metastatic carcinoma of the breast. Adenocarcinoma most likely.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 33 years experience
Small hematoma: A little bleeding around the injection site. You can put cool compresses on the area and keep it elevated for a while. Nonsteroidal meds for pain. Thi... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 33 years experience
Not usually: This is not a known causer of kidney stones in normal people.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 33 years experience
40: In general, women without other risk factors for breast cancer should get their first mammogram at age 40.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 33 years experience
Confusion,: Dizziness, memory loss, slurred speech, loss of balance, weakness on one side of the body, seizures or blurred or double vision could signal a stroke ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 33 years experience
No: However, certain patterns of calcification raise the risk that a nodule could be malignant. When in doubt, needle biopsy is advised.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions, provide medical advice, write prescriptions, and more.

Ask doctors free
Answer emailed
in 24 hours or less

Testimonials
Recommendations and Thank you notes are endorsements given from patients or other doctors.

7
Recommendations
926
Thank you notes
Aug 4, 2013
Dr. Daniel has provided many succinct and careful answers to questions. As a neurosurgeon, I learn about some of the nuances in radiologic interpretations from Dr. Daniel.
Jul 29, 2013
I look forward to Dr. Daniel's insights whenever I find a question he has answered. He helps both the patients and the doctors on HealthTap.
I'd like to thank Dr. Daniel for his assistance with a curbside consult I had. His insights were very much appreciated!
HealthTap member
This was very helpful. Thanks! I had early stage 4 breast cancer. I am worried about my thyroid node now because of what my ct said. Thank you for taking time out to share what you know
HealthTap member
Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I have lost a lot of weight I went to the doctors she said my thyroid was swollen I went to do a ultrasound haven't got the results yet
HealthTap member
Thanks for your quick reply! Rest of message. which could either due to overlying breast tissues or represents a focal area of consolidation. Should we be worried ??

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas Medical School at Houston, TX
Graduated 1982MD

Residency

Baylor Medical Center Dallas
Completed 1989

Residency

University of Utah Hospital and Clinics

Awards

AOA, Phi Beta Kappa
Top Doctor, First Place, Fort Worth, TX - Winter
2013
Most Influential, Third Place, Fort Worth, TX - Winter
2013

Affiliations

AIUM, ABR, College of Surgeons in Ireland (Radiology), Diplomat European Society of Radiology
90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions, provide medical advice, write prescriptions, and more.
Answer emailed
in 24 hours or less