Doctor Q&A for Dr. Ernst Garcon

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ernst Garcon
Diagnostic Radiology 32 years experience
Both: It depends on the reason why the surgery was done. You can have a traumatic bleed that need to evacuated or decompressed to prevent brain herniation. ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ernst Garcon
Diagnostic Radiology 32 years experience
Shrink brain: That part of the brain is shrinking. It could be related to excessive alcohol consumption, ischemia or old stroke.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ernst Garcon
Diagnostic Radiology 32 years experience
Probably OK: If the pain is not getting worse, it's probably ok. The fracture line may still be present after 4 weeks. The most important xray finding is callus ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ernst Garcon
Diagnostic Radiology 32 years experience
Could be: It depend on the bone and what's wrong with it. I see in your profile you mentionned "broken clavicle". If you have a simple fracture, it may be treat... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ernst Garcon
Diagnostic Radiology 32 years experience
Yes and No: Your doc weight the risks and benefits of the x-ray. Yes, radiations carry some cumulative risks of cancer, however there a bigger risk of complicati... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ernst Garcon
Diagnostic Radiology 32 years experience
See a Neurologist: You should consult with a neurologist. There may be several raisons for the numbness. In the er, they probably exclude the possibility of an acute str... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernst Garcon
Diagnostic Radiology 32 years experience
Good question: Radiology is a static image acquired using x-ray. Fluoroscopy is a dynamic (in motion) image acquisition using x-ray.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ernst Garcon
Diagnostic Radiology 32 years experience
Yes: Some chronic infections can also causes enlarged lymph nodes. Please note that the mass is outside of the esophagus. It can also be a node. It's a goo... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ernst Garcon
Diagnostic Radiology 32 years experience
No: Arteritis would not show up on mri. The MRI help exclude other causes of acute blindness. Arteritis is best evaluated on mra, a specialized form of MR... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ernst Garcon
Diagnostic Radiology 32 years experience
Probably safety: Probably to find out if it's safe to inject IV contrat.
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