Dr. Paxton Daniel

Radiology
Bantry, IE
41 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
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Radiology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

1.1K Answers
658 Agrees
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 34 years experience
40: In general, women without other risk factors for breast cancer should get their first mammogram at age 40.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 34 years experience
No: However, certain patterns of calcification raise the risk that a nodule could be malignant. When in doubt, needle biopsy is advised.
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 34 years experience
No: Lumbar anterolisthesis by itself will have no reason to cause headaches or hand pain.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 34 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
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 34 years experience
You may: have ulnar nerve problems. A good history and physical exam is the first step should symptoms persist.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 34 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
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 34 years experience
Variable: Most adrenal masses are benign tumors called adenomas. These can be diagnosed with certainly if they have enough internal fat that the MRI can see it.... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 34 years experience
Another : Chest xray might alleviate your fears. In all likelihood your pneumonia healed without leaving a trace. If you feel well doing nothing more is also a ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 34 years experience
No: It's great that you are taking initiative and interest in your healthcare. However, the interpretation of mri's takes considerable training and experi... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 34 years experience
Normal: That is a normal gallbladder ejection fraction.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 34 years experience
No: This is not a cause of breast cancer.
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 34 years experience
Limited: The absence of IV contrast significantly limits the exam with regard to identifying tumors in the pancreas and liver.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 34 years experience
CT: A stone is a very common finding and often is not associated with symptoms. Swelling of the adrenal gland is usually benign and called adrenal hyperpl... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 34 years experience
This report: Really needs to be correlated with your history and symptoms for someone to give you an answer. Please check with your doctor.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 34 years experience
Avoid the sun: Sunlight stimulates the production of melanin which darkens skin.
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 34 years experience
Usually no: Pneumonia will often be seen but mild upper respiratory problems such as colds and mild bronchitis are almost never seen on a ct chest. Not to worry.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 34 years experience
No: The gubernaculum itself is not evaluated with scrotal ultrasound. Scrotal injury evaluation is directed toward the testicles (fracture/hematoma) and w... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 34 years experience
Need ultrasound?: The corpus luteum, which means yellow body in latin, is what is left of the follicle after a woman ovulates. In the absence of pregnancy it collapses ... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 34 years experience
It can be: Depending on what on is looking for, patient size, technologist skill, and how well the bladder is distended. The transvaginal exam is done with a pr... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 34 years experience
Not usually: A competently performed ultrasound in the first trimester should not be inaccurate to that degree.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 34 years experience
Sounds like: A very early twin gestation with one nonviable embryo. From what you provide, the surviving embryo is well. Take heart, get good prenatal care, and ge... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 34 years experience
In the: Testicle. Lumps outside the testicle are rarely malignant.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 34 years experience
Not often: Results which appear anomalous may require the test to be repeated for confirmation.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 34 years experience
It : Is possible to stones in the kidney and bladder with ultrasound.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 34 years experience
Treatment: Of cancer to the bone can involve chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, and pain management. The right mix is determined by the cause of the malignancy an... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 34 years experience
Accuracy: At 12 weeks is +/-3-5 days if crown rump measurement is used.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 34 years experience
No: The xray should indicate whether there is evidence of healing. The fracture and any deformity may be visible (and palpable) but the key is if the bone... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 34 years experience
A great deal: Can be learned from examination by an orthopedic or hand surgeon. It is doubtful that a patient would have the expertise to narrow the possibilities. ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 34 years experience
Visual: Field defect. If you think of the area you see out of your eye as a circle on a clock, strokes can cause reduced vision in certain parts of the "clock... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 34 years experience
No: When the MRI is viewed on a disc (computer) the image can be manipulated to see the bone and soft tissues in different ways. This is not possible when... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 34 years experience
This is : A nonspecific finding on ultrasound though hemochromatosis in one of the many things that can cause this appearance. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 34 years experience
Different: Testicular cancer, while it can have cystic parts, is a predominately solid mass in the testicle. Most simple cysts that are seen on scrotal ultrasoun... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 34 years experience
Unlikely alone.: This symptom is not related to brain cancer unless the patient has such advanced brain cancer that they are effected by multiple other serious problem... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 34 years experience
Yes: Brain damage can occur after trauma. Extent of damage depends on how severe the trauma was and several other mitigating factors.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 34 years experience
CT scan: A coronary calcium scan is a test that looks for specks of calcium in the walls of the coronary (heart) arteries. These specks of calcium are called c... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 34 years experience
Yes: A kidney stone may pass without your knowing. The only way to know this would be to obtain an x-ray, ct, or ultrasound that showed that a stone that w... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 34 years experience
Genetic evaluation: Cystic hygroma can be found in healthy babies or in babies born with chromosome abnormalities. The outcome is generally better for a baby that does no... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 34 years experience
CT of the liver: Can show tumors, cirrhosis, bile duct problems, and overall size. Hepatitis (liver inflammation) can sometimes be suggested by the presence of fluid (... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 34 years experience
Baker's cyst: Is a fluid collection that can develop behind the knee. Ultrasound can show that area easily. Check with your doctor.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 34 years experience
Not common: Ultrasound is a great test for this diagnosis. If symptoms persist, particularly in the setting of an elevated d-dimer, repeat ultrasound can be reass... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 34 years experience
No: Fat necrosis does not become breast cancer. Sometimes fat necrosis can look concerning enough on a mammogram to be biopsied. The calcifications and sc... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 34 years experience
Normal : Arachnoid granulations are a normal part of skull anatomy involved in spinal fluid regulation.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 34 years experience
No: Wearing a bra will have no effect on your breasts.
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 34 years experience
No real limit.: In general, doctors consider masturbation to be a natural and harmless expression of sexuality for both men and women. It does not cause any physical ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 34 years experience
Growth plates: Have fused at this point. I am not sure what you are wanting to learn. An orthopedic surgeon can help sort out leg pain.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 34 years experience
Polycystic is: An overused term that tends to cause patients anxiety. Most "cysts" on the ovaries are normal ovarian follicles. They get called "cysts" when they get... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 34 years experience
Likely not: The metal will make imaging of structures close to the retainer hard to see. However, most of the brain should be adequately evaluated.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 34 years experience
It can: Help during stone passage but should only be taken under a physician's guidance and for a short time.
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 34 years experience
It can: The inflammation remaining after the biopsy can show up for weeks to months on the pet scan.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 34 years experience
Different: A heart attack is heart damage due to lack of blood to a portion of the heart. A stroke is brain damage because of lack blood flow to a part of the br... Read More
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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!
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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
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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
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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
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