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Dr. Eva Duckett

Radiology
Annapolis, MD
32 years experience female

Locations

Chesapeake Medical Imaging

Annapolis, MD

Address

122 Defense Highway, Annapolis, MD
Directions

Fax

4105719348

About

Bio

I am a Women's Imaging Radiologist, specializing primarily in mammography and OB/GYN ultrasound as well as breast MRI.

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

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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eva Duckett
Radiology 32 years experience
Thyroid nodule: Cheetah: you were probably getting a carotid artery sonogram and they saw a nodule on your thyroid. Thyroid nodules are very common and not usually ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eva Duckett
Radiology 32 years experience
CT is better: Bobcat: a ct scan is better than a regular xray to see smaller stones. The problem comes in when you already had a ct because we don't want to conti... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eva Duckett
Radiology 32 years experience
It depends: Vonn: these exams work in different ways and it would depend on what your doctor is looking for as to which test might yield the best or most product... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eva Duckett
Radiology 32 years experience
Placenta location: This is just stating for your doctor that your placenta is at the front (anterior) part of your uterus. The grading system reflects the age of the pl... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eva Duckett
Radiology 32 years experience
I have a lump: If you are feeling a lump, you should tell them you feel a lump in your scrotum. You should see your doctor who may send you to a urologist. Tests s... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eva Duckett
Radiology 32 years experience
Normal: This basically means the exam is normal and the doctor found no abnormality to remark about.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eva Duckett
Radiology 32 years experience
Normal: Ayerim: "homogeneous" as a descriptor for your uterus means there were no fibroids or other problems seen within the muscular layer of your uterus. ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eva Duckett
Radiology 32 years experience
15-20 minutes: Saline ultrasound is also called sonohysterogram. It is like your pelvic exam with speculum inserted except then a small catheter is inserted through ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eva Duckett
Radiology 32 years experience
No: Mayce: the recommendation for mammography is to begin at 40 and have one every year thereafter. There are special circumstances where mammography ca... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eva Duckett
Radiology 32 years experience
6-7 weeks: Around 7 weeks would be ideal because this should show the fetal pole and a heartbeat. If you go in too early you may have to come back at that time ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eva Duckett
Radiology 32 years experience
Fairly accurate: The sonogram takes into account several different measurements at that stage (length of the leg bone, circumference of the head and abdomen, width of ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eva Duckett
Radiology 32 years experience
At about 20 weeks: Gender is best seen at 18-20 weeks gestation. This is also the time the anatomy scan is usually done. In some cases, the gender can be seen earlier ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eva Duckett
Radiology 32 years experience
Not usually: The gender of the baby is usually much easier to see at about 18-20 weeks along. There have been some instances where it can be seen sooner, but usua... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eva Duckett
Radiology 32 years experience
History?: J: do you have a very strong family history of breast cancer (mother, sister)? A mammogram is usually not needed until age 40. In someone as young a... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eva Duckett
Radiology 32 years experience
Urinary tract CT: A ct urogram is a ct scan focused for the urinary tract although the entire abdomen and pelvis will be imaged. There are usually 3 phases to this - f... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eva Duckett
Radiology 32 years experience
Several options: Belfry: the fact that there are multiple nodules means that it is likely a benign multinodular goiter. Sometimes these are just watched with serial ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eva Duckett
Radiology 32 years experience
Fatty change: Increased echogenicity means that on a sonogram study the liver had a lighter or whiter appearance than is typical. This is called fatty infiltration... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eva Duckett
Radiology 32 years experience
Yes: There should be a lead drape for at least the upper body for dental xrays.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eva Duckett
Radiology 32 years experience
Not big: A 2-3 mm kidney stone is not considered large but still can cause a tremendous amount of pain. These smaller stones will usually pass. It is stones ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eva Duckett
Radiology 32 years experience
Yes: Echidna: what they are likely seeing on your chest xray are calcium deposits called granulomas. These are very common and seen with many forms of gr... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eva Duckett
Radiology 32 years experience
No: The anatomy scan at about 20 weeks is fine with additional sonograms only done to follow up any fetal anatomy not seen or to check growth or if there ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eva Duckett
Radiology 32 years experience
UTI: Meerkat: it does sound like a UTI and not an std from the symptoms you describe. I urge you to go to the doctor where they will do a dipstick of you... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eva Duckett
Radiology 32 years experience
Not usually: A particular or focal area of pain should be investigated with mammogram and/or sonogram, but breast pain all over is usually fibrocystic/hormonal pai... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eva Duckett
Radiology 32 years experience
Yes - it's ok: Cat: as you progress through your pregnancy, the placenta will mature/age. Grade 2 is about right for this stage in your pregnancy. It will show so... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eva Duckett
Radiology 32 years experience
Yes: The corpus luteum is a cyst that forms on the ovary on the side where the egg that became fertilized came from. It typically provides Progesterone to... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eva Duckett
Radiology 32 years experience
Very accurate: Ultrasound is very accurate during early pregnancy for dating. Less than 7 weeks, a transvaginal/endovaginal exam might be performed for better detai... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eva Duckett
Radiology 32 years experience
Yes: X-ray should only be performed while pregnant in an urgent/emergency situation. If it needs to be done, a lead shield should be worn to cover the low... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eva Duckett
Radiology 32 years experience
Possibly: Xray is usually for looking at bone, but swelling in the skin and soft tissues is often seen on an x-ray especially after an injury or even with infec... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eva Duckett
Radiology 32 years experience
Not usually: Brian I am assuming you are male. Breast pain and lump in a male is usually a non cancerous condition called gynecomastia. It is a hormonal side eff... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eva Duckett
Radiology 32 years experience
Fibrocystic pain: Bobcat: it sounds like you may have accessory breast tissue that extends to your underarm area. This is actually normal, but the waxing and waning h... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eva Duckett
Radiology 32 years experience
It can: Dan - breast cancer can stay the same for a long period of time but eventually will grow or change its texture (become harder and non movable). Any l... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eva Duckett
Radiology 32 years experience
Several ways: The treatment depends on several things. She will need a consult with a breast surgeon and an oncologist. There are many types of breast cancer, and ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Eva Duckett
Radiology 32 years experience
Needs further images: There should have been an ultrasound done at the time of the follow-up mammogram. If not, that should be done now. If something was seen on the mamm... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eva Duckett
Radiology 32 years experience
Check path report: Mozzy: are you saying that the mammogram was read as 3 - meaning probably benign but you still had it biopsied? There should be a notation from the ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eva Duckett
Radiology 32 years experience
Very accurate: Early sonograms are very accurate for dating.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eva Duckett
Radiology 32 years experience
No: Ultrasound is not a good way to look at the bowel/intestines. There is a lot of artifact from the gas within the bowel that makes things inside the b... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eva Duckett
Radiology 32 years experience
Pretty accurate: The sonogram at 20 weeks is very accurate if the genitalia are seen. Sometimes, depending on the position of the baby, the genitalia may not be seen ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eva Duckett
Radiology 32 years experience
Not abnormal: You may experience some spotting and cramping for a few days after an hsg, especially if an abnormality was seen on the hsg exam. E.G. If a tube was ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eva Duckett
Radiology 32 years experience
No: Recommendations for imaging (except for sonograms) are that no imaging should be done during the first trimester and later in pregnancy only emergentl... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eva Duckett
Radiology 32 years experience
Perhaps: Kyl: at that early stage we may see a decidual (pregnancy) reaction in the uterus and a small gestational sac. We would not be able to see the actua... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eva Duckett
Radiology 32 years experience
Should be shielded: X ray during pregnancy should only be performed if there is an urgent/emergent reason. If it has to be done, your abdomen/pelvis should be shielded b... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eva Duckett
Radiology 32 years experience
Yes - it's ok: Yes the sonogram can be done while you are bleeding. Often, it is done for bleeding problems as well.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eva Duckett
Radiology 32 years experience
Around 20 weeks: Goose: sometimes the baby's gender can be determined earlier, around 18 weeks, but usually it can be seen better at the 5 month mark, 20 weeks and bey... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eva Duckett
Radiology 32 years experience
Hemangiomas vs. cyst: Bunny: t2 lesions in the liver are typically not cancerous and represent usually hemangiomas or liver cysts. When they say did not completely fill w... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eva Duckett
Radiology 32 years experience
On track: That weight is on track for that age. For the 3rd trimester, your baby is fully formed and now just gaining weight and developing lung strength, etc.... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eva Duckett
Radiology 32 years experience
Not necessarily: The best way to check for blocked tubes with imaging is with a hysterosalpingogram (hsg). The tubes do not have to be enlarged or contain fluid to be... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eva Duckett
Radiology 32 years experience
No bearing: Having sex will not affect the performance or results of the ultrasound exam.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eva Duckett
Radiology 32 years experience
No - cysts are OK: Cysts in the breast are fluid balls that are not cancerous. They also do not increase your risk for cancer later. They are from fibrocystic changes ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eva Duckett
Radiology 32 years experience
Not usually: Bobcat: a kidney stone shows up on the ct scan as a bright white spot and the density is measured to insure that it is a calcium deposit/stone. A ma... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eva Duckett
Radiology 32 years experience
Not usually: Lamb: this is a big stone and will need to be treated. The stone is blocking the passage of urine to the bladder and urine is getting backed up into... Read More

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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thanks so much for your answer and especially the extra explanations!
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Howard University College of Medicine, DC
Graduated 1990MD

Awards

Top Doctor, First Place, District Of Columbia - Summer
2013
Top Radiologist, First Place, District Of Columbia - Summer
2013
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