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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
The metal: can cause an artifact that might limit visualization of portions of the scan, so best to remove it.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rada Ivanov
31 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
See below: No contrast shows you the lung fields. Contrast enables you to see blood clots in the pulmonary vessels as well as differentiate between lymph nodes a ... Read More
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Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
36 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Contrast: Better pictures but higher risk of kidney trouble check with your pulmonologist.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
It may: show part of the spleen, but usually not the whole spleen. Also, the phase of contrast enhancement necessary for the PE study is usually not optimal ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
24 years experience Radiology
Old granulomatous: Disease of the chest is a benign finding. See your doctor if symptoms persist.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
31 years experience General Practice
Sign of asthma: Hyperinflation is a sign of asthma meaning the lungs are 'full' of air and literally 'trapped'. Asthma is a reversible small airway disease in which ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Holzman
47 years experience Mammography, Breast Ultrasound
Yes. : It will visualize all the anatomy.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Gall stones: As long as you are asymptomatic you can be followed by your doctor .he may want to reduce fat and cholesterol in your diet and possibly start you on ... Read More
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A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
It sounds: like a normal report. I'm not exactly clear what the question is.
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Check with doctor .: Ct chest is so sensitive that it often picks up small masses a chest x-ray would not detect. How soon will you need a repeat one depends on many fact ... Read More

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