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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience in General Surgery
Very unlikely: positive bone scan does not mean cancer any recent activity in the bone from recent healing,to a inflammation,to possible infection will cause hot spo ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
46 years experience in Radiology
Elevated activity: Increased uptake on a nuclear medicine bone scan can be secondary to a healing fracture, infection of the bone (osteomyelitis), arthritis, and tumor. ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
46 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes : If it is undisplaced it can go on to union but you would need to limit wt bearing and activity / no smoking as smolers always heal less well/ optimi ... Read More
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A 15-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Yes, he can absolutely walk again. The question is at this point whether or not he has developed avascular necrosis, and based upon that what should ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Talus fracture: Ultimate outcome will depend upon many factors. Each fracture has its own personality based on fracture displacement, joint involvement, blood supply, ... Read More
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Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience in Podiatry
Radiant Glow.: Yes, either one of the test could have caused it. It is not all that common but the contrast medium used in CT scans as well as the radio tracer eleme ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Keep looking: You're wasting your time addressing an FUO over the internet. Sorry. It just isn't realistic. Your elevated blood work suggests liver involvement. An ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carl Spivak
27 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Not : Not all disk herniations cause pain. Emg is helpful to determine which disks and nerves are symptomatic. This information may help determine the di ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience in Neurology
Nerve and tendon are: considered soft tissue, as is muscle, veins etc. Anything not bone. Bone scan is helpful to see evidence of abnormal permeability due to infection, in ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Roschmann
45 years experience in Rheumatology
Proximal vs general: Fibromyalgia pain is usually a generalized and diffuse muscular distress. Typically in low vitamin D ( if severe) you will encounter a condition call ... Read More

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