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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Very low if U have--: -never had the same dye B4. Many times it contains iodine. So iodine so if allergy B sure U inform the tech right away. Otherwise it's pretty safe, in ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
5.27 mSv : The common bone scan with 600 mbq of technetium-99m-mdp has an effective dose of approximately 3.5 msv (3, 500 μsv). By the way they do not inject dy ... Read More
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Dr. Guido Davidzon
18 years experience Nuclear Medicine
4.4 mSv: Depending on the injected dose of the radiopharmaceutical the actual dose to the patient varies. The recommended dose for a whole-body bone scans is g ... Read More
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Dr. Gerald Mandell
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Low end of rad, dose: With a bone scan the radiotracer or isotope is injected intravenously and accumulates after a couple of hours in the bones of the skeleton. The commo ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Verify this: Bone scan isotope isn't going to concentrate in breast and it doesn't stay around long in any case. I am thinking that perhaps it lit up your growing ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
All the scan tells-: -you is there is more bone active in that are, does not tell you why. Can be as simple as this being your dominant extremity. Very dense uptake is som ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Velt
Dr. Paul Velt answered
42 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Sometimes: Depends on why you had the scan in the first place. But these are may be normal. Talk the doctor who requested the study to further explain the resu ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Possibly: Ask the people who are most knowledgeable about your status, your General Physician and your Orthopedic Surgeon.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Winans
28 years experience Radiology
Transitional: Some people have a transitional vertebral body at S1 which appears exactly the same as a lumbar verterbral body. This sometimes can result in asymmet ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
The "problem": with bone scans is that they are NON-SPECIFIC, that is they do not make a diagnosis only indicate that bone pathology exists...this can vary froma rec ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keshab Paudel
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Please see below: How about vitamin d and DEXA scan? Sometime, bones just get thinner (osteopenia) and hurt.
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
39 years experience Radiology
Bone scans: Require some experience to interpret. I advise you wait for the radiologist's report which is usually available within 24 hours.
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