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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Bone Density: I'm assuming you mean a DEXA scan for bone density? It is a quick, simple, painless test. It is essentially equivalent to getting an X-ray. You lay ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniela Torres
Specializes in Medicina General
It is : It is relevant, they ask because of the amount of radiation used in CT scans
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reza Shirazi
19 years experience Radiation Oncology
No: Bone scan is a crude way of measuring active disease in bone. There are more sensitive tests available now. It does not pick up dead cells. But not ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Heston
28 years experience Family Medicine
Sometimes: Complete lack of uptake by a bone scan can indicate lack of metabolism after cancer cells have been killed. We often see this after people have receiv ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
32 years experience Interventional Radiology
See : Radiologyinfo.Org for pet scan and nuclear medicine bone scan.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
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Dr. M. Jan answered
65 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Bone scan is usually repeated to evaluate the progress of treatment.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anthony Filly
25 years experience Radiology
Don't worry : The amt from the x-rays is almost nothing. Similar to air travel which i assume you don't worry about getting cancer. One ct scan of the abdomen and a ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Klein
49 years experience Radiology
Yes: Bone scan radioisotope excreted by kidneys. Photopenic areas (white spots) in kidneys suggest a space occupying lesion which is blocking normal excret ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Estrada Bernard
37 years experience Neurosurgery
More testing: The bone scan result could be a false positive or additional tests may be needed to find the primary cancer.
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Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience 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

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