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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: What does "PSA" mean in this question? A blood test or a clinical syndrome? Please specify it so an answer to the point could be given. Bone scan show ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
23 years experience Family Medicine
Recommendation : This is absolutely necessary to discuss this result with your doctor, who knows your clinical presentation. Otherwise it's not conclusive.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
This could B a--: -stress fx if of sudden onset, if have had back pain 4 yrs you could have a spondylolysis @ that level. CT images are the best to see a defect as wel ... Read More
A 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
18 years experience Family Medicine
Bone scan: Mostly degenerative changes of the spine and probably osteoporosis. Increase calcium with vitamin D. Make sure you check a PSA level too
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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
35 years experience Hand Surgery
Bone scan: Uptake means there is simply bone turnover or bone production and degradation in the form of cellular activity. Diagnosis includes fracture arthritis ... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
The bone scan: is "active" with ANY INFLAMMATORY process including degenerative arthritis which may be the reason in your case! IT'S A NON-SPECIFIC FINDING!!!!!!!!!! ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Jefferson
25 years experience Podiatry
Why was test done?: Sounds like a bone scan or MRI was done. The findings are most likely a small fracture, infection, or arthritis. It would be helpful to know the sym ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Steinbach
Specializes in Family Medicine
A grain of salt...: There is not a very good correlation between MRI findings and symptoms. 'Uptake' suggests the use of contrast that highlights inflammation. I suggest ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies : It varies in part on the type of scan you underwent and the timing of when your knee replace my was done as well. A standard bone scan will light up ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Bone scan?: Did you have a bone scan done? Assuming that is the case, a chemical (tracer) is injected into the body and will "light up" anywhere there is increas ... Read More

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