Dr. Kamran Janjua

Radiology
Anchorage, AK
24 years experience male

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ConciergeRadiologist.com

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Radiology

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121 Answers
148 Agrees
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 24 years experience
Second opinion: Is a good idea. An MRI can be submitted to http://conciergeradiologist.Com in the next month for reevaluation. One picture is not enough - the whole... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 24 years experience
Yes: Pet and pet/ct scans can tell physicians a lot about whether a lesion has metabolic activity and if they are potentially more concerning. To understa... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 24 years experience
Read more here: Please see these articles (and its related articles) for a good summary, pictures, and videos on how and why ultrasounds are performed: http://www.... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 24 years experience
Labor pains: Kidney stone pain has been equated with labor pain on many occasions.
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 24 years experience
Not necessarily: The description of the tumor reflects more of its internal composition rather than whether it is creating more mucus in your air passageways (which wo... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 24 years experience
Yes: It can, and may be used in conjunction with ct scanning to stage a potentially metastatic malignancy.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 24 years experience
Read more about it: To learn more about why doctors order ct scans versus other types of imaging studies, please check out: http://www.Conciergeradiologist.Com/ct-scan.... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 24 years experience
There is none: More information is needed about the condition before a determination can be made, such as a review of any medical imaging. All treatments carry some... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 24 years experience
Get evaluated: By a local physician. He or she can assess for infectious causes right away and order the appropriate tests.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 24 years experience
Overeating: Additional considerations includes food poisoning. If this is a common occurrence, however, it is best to be evaluated by a physician, preferably a g... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 24 years experience
Second opinion: Is a good idea. An ultrasound can be submitted to conciergeradiologist.Com in the next month for reevaluation. Submucosal tissue thickening may be p... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 24 years experience
Read more here: Please see these articles (and its related articles) for a good summary, pictures, and videos on how and why ultrasounds are performed: http://www.... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 24 years experience
Read more about it: To learn more about ct scans and radiation, please check out: http://www.Conciergeradiologist.Com/ct-scan-radiation.Html "stealth protocol" does ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 24 years experience
Yes: Chronic sinusitis can often be manifested by diffuse sinus mucosal thickening and pain/sensation of fullness without any discharge, but no discharge i... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 24 years experience
The usual: Calorie control is key - burning up more calories than taken in is necessary to achieve weight loss, however that is accomplished. Targeted fat los... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 24 years experience
Nephrologist: Speak to a nephrologist. Among the general recommendations for kidney stones is to always drink a lot of water and avoid situations that result in co... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 24 years experience
Possible: The question is, what else is wrong: is there damage to the interosseous ligament, surrounding ligaments, etc? Even if the bones heal, those likely w... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 24 years experience
Imaging: Typically, a rib series radiography would help. Costochondritis is invisible on x-ray.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 24 years experience
Physical exam: Look for an orthopedic surgeon to do a detailed physical exam - that will help determine whether a rotator cuff tear or a labral injury is suspected. ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 24 years experience
Ultrasound: Ultrasound is the best modality for initial assessment of soft tissue findings, especially if they are superficial. To learn more about ultrasonogr... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 24 years experience
Xray has no role: Ct of the temporal bones (or ct iac as it is sometimes called) is the gold standard for assessing for a potential cholesteatoma.
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 24 years experience
Yes: Motion at a fracture site may reflect to inadequate immobilization due to cast failure or excessive patient activity.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 24 years experience
< 1 cm SA = good: Lymph nodes with short axis measurements of less than 1 cm are not, technically, considered adenopathy, although widespread early metastatic disease c... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 24 years experience
See more here : http://www.conciergeradiologist.com/interventional-radiology.html the wrist arthrogram is the closest example to what the dye ("ink") would look li... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 24 years experience
Nephrologist: Speak to a nephrologist. Good general recommendations are to always drink a lot of water (64 ozs daily) and avoid situations that result in concentra... Read More
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 24 years experience
Needs evaluation: Pet scan can tell physicians more about whether a lesion has metabolic activity and if they are potentially more concerning. To understand more about... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 24 years experience
No: If they are small or complex cysts, they will tend to blend in with the ovarian tissue on ct scan. Ultrasound is the best way to comfirm and/or asse... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 24 years experience
Difference: Endometriosis is the spread of endometrial tissue from beyond the inside of the uterus into different parts of the abdomen and pelvis. This tissue "m... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 24 years experience
Radiography: May not detect nondisplaced fractures (i.e., bone breakage without any separation of the fracture fragments). A nondisplaced tooth fracture can be re... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 24 years experience
Not likely: Benign thyroid nodules almost always remain that way. The more likely instance is that a malignant nodule grew within the benign nodule (more likely ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 24 years experience
Most likely: Surgical hardware seated in bone that has been in place for more than 6 weeks is safe. Hardware can cause image degradation if it is near the region ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 24 years experience
Read more about it: To learn more about MRI scans and pregnancy, please check out: http://www.Conciergeradiologist.Com/mri-safety.Html you can see an MRI image of a ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 24 years experience
Get evaluated: By a local physician, specifically a neurologist. Mri scans may come into play to assess for potential impingement within the cervical and the lumbar... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 24 years experience
Read more about it: To learn more about imaging and radiation, see: http://www.Conciergeradiologist.Com/ct-scan-radiation.Html and http://www.Conciergeradiologist.Com/... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 24 years experience
Second opinion: Is a good idea. Your MRI and ct findings do not match up. In the next week one or both studies can be submitted to http://conciergeradiologist.Com f... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 24 years experience
Read more here: Please see these two articles for a more in-depth differentiation of the two: mri: http://www.Conciergeradiologist.Com/mri-scan.Html ct: http... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 24 years experience
Ask your doctor: The causes are too numerous to list - ask your doctor directly what body part he wants scanned and why.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 24 years experience
Read/Watch more here: Please see these articles (and it's related articles) for a good summary about ct scans and contrast: http://www.Conciergeradiologist.Com/ct-scan-wit... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 24 years experience
Very unlikely: Ovarian cysts are very common in premenopausal women and they often change with the menstrual cycle.
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A member asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 24 years experience
You can, but ...: The likelihood of inaccuracy (in this case, a false negative result) is higher owing to the increased density of the breasts during lactation which ca... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 24 years experience
Moderation is key: Too much of anything is not good.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 24 years experience
Discuss your case: An MRI can be submitted to http://conciergeradiologist.Com in the next few weeks if you want a detailed overview of your case with your direct input a... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 24 years experience
Need more info: There are many potential causes for that condition, and you did not specify the type of surgery nor the distribution of the neuropathy.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 24 years experience
Get evaluated: By a local dermatologist so potentially serious causes can be assessed and eliminated.
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 24 years experience
Read/watch more here: Please see these articles (and it's related articles) for a good summary of info on MRI in general: http://www.Conciergeradiologist.Com/mri-scan.Ht... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 24 years experience
Read more about it: To learn more about medical imaging and radiation risk, please check out: http://www.Conciergeradiologist.Com/ct-scan-radiation.Html and http://www... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 24 years experience
Wait a minute: A ct scan of the abdomen may not visualize all of the colon (by it's very nature), but a ct abdomen and pelvis would. Enteric (oral) contrast will he... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 24 years experience
Not uncommon at all: This can happen, but usually goes away quickly. Some report feelings of nausea, vomiting, headache, or a sensation of "warmth." please read more h... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 24 years experience
Read/Watch more here: Please see these articles (and it's related articles) for a good summary and demonstration of the actual ct scan procedure: http://www.Conciergerad... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 24 years experience
Uniform: The tissue appears uniform on ultrasound, usually meaning it is the same composition. Read more about how ultrasound works here: http://www.Concierge... Read More
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Apr 27, 2013
Dr. Janjua is well trained at UTMB with further specialized training. He was a medical student on our neurosurgery service. He provides thoughtful and careful answers fro our Healthtap questions.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Janjua is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Janjua is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Liver, thyroid and ovary adenomas get diff reads in SC than Boston even with comparing studies . 2nd opinion will have to happen! Thank you!
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Thank you so much for your replies. I attempted to ask you a private question however HealthTap seemed to have an issue processing my card!
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Do you come back to a place cartilage normal after exercise and weight loss ... and thank you...

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine, TX
Graduated 1999MD

Residency

UNIVERSITY OF IOWA HOSPITAL & CLINICS

Awards

Consumers Research Council - America's Top Radiologists
Resident Teacher of the Year
UTMB Academic Achievement Scholarship
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