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Dr. John Weaver

Radiology
CA
31 years experience male

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Radiology

Interventional Radiology

Radiology - Interventional

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

17 Answers
10 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A member asked:
Dr. John Weaver
Radiology 31 years experience
Likely fungal/yeast: genital itching is commonly related to fungal or yeast infection, although there are several other possibilities. Consultation with a Family Practiti... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Weaver
Radiology 31 years experience
Involuntary movement: Dyskinesia refers to a group of involuntary movements which are usually uncoordinated and often spasmodic. These are neurological problems. Examples... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. John Weaver
Radiology 31 years experience
Possible tension HA: tension headaches can present this way and a normal MRI helps to rule out many other causes like tumors, infections, bleeds. A more detailed history a... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Weaver
Radiology 31 years experience
Poor development: Cortical dysplasia refers to poor development of the tissues of the cerebral cortex. Often seen as underdeveloped and dysorganized tissue on CT or MR... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Weaver
Radiology 31 years experience
Maybe heart problem: Sounds like maybe raising the head helps blood drain, which might imply a kind of poor flow into or thru the heart. Do neck veins get big (jvd ) witho... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Weaver
Radiology 31 years experience
Probably not: two of the best, most rigorously conducted and analyzed studies done in the last few years came to nearly identical conclusions: with normal kidney fx... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Weaver
Radiology 31 years experience
Several ways: There are several causes of ascites in the setting of liver cancer and what is most likely can depend on which cancer. In the U.S. its usually portal... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Weaver
Radiology 31 years experience
Very unlikely: there are many benign skin & subcutaneous lesions which can occur in the genital region including the mons pubis. Cancerous lesions here are rar... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Weaver
Radiology 31 years experience
Yes: both bladder and cervix prolapse can be diagnosed on abdominal/pelvic ultrasound, but often they don't give enough detailed information for presurgica... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Weaver
Radiology 31 years experience
No need: CT of the chest, because of the way the images are obtained, does not confuse skin lesions with possible lung nodules as can happen with plain chest x... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Weaver
Radiology 31 years experience
Persevere-vague prob: For vague abd/GI probs other helpful tests: stool analysis for infection, eval for food allergy (try elimination diet), and colonoscopy. Recheck CT f... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Weaver
Radiology 31 years experience
Essentially zero: Although there is some data suggesting that lung cancer occurs at a bit younger age in never-smokers compared with smokers, in the absence of (for ins... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Weaver
Radiology 31 years experience
Is this about pain?: if you're talking about pain, then muscles, ribs, kidney, ureter, possibly pancreas and spleen, posterior lung/pleura, diaphragm, anything occupying s... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Weaver
Radiology 31 years experience
What rad reports say: Understanding radiology reports can be challenging. "Nonspecific" usually means cause unclear/many possible causes and often implies "low concern". ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. John Weaver
Radiology 31 years experience
Don't worry: these benign cysts vary rarely cause any problems. They rarely can get infected, and if they are located near the chest wall and rupture they can cau... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Weaver
Radiology 31 years experience
Arachnoid mater infl: Arachnoiditis is inflammation of the middle layer of the three layers of membranes that surround the brain and spinal cord called the arachnoid mater.... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Weaver
Radiology 31 years experience
Ignore: Take iodine pills to prevent accumulation of radioactive iodine in your thyroid gland.

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HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Weaver is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Weaver is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
This made me feel good. Thanks! Repeated due to previous CRC in 2009 and liver met in 2012. I'm picking at straws.... Thanks
HealthTap member
Thank you, your quick reply made me feel good!
HealthTap member
Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :)

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Creighton University School of Medicine, NE
Graduated 1991MD

Residency

KAISER FOUNDATION HOSPITAL - LOS ANGELES
Completed 1996

Awards

Founding Knowledge Editor, First Place, California - Winter
2016
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