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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Garry Choy
16 years experience Radiology
Questionable: There is currently no proven thermal imaging technique but hopefully sometime in the near future!
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Dr. Andrew Lipton
30 years experience Holistic Medicine
Thermal imaging: Temperature readings on the body surface correlate with underlying function. Thermal imaging is a cutting edge technology that can detect changes due ... Read More
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
21 years experience Hospital-based practice
Medical value? Comin: The medical value of thermography (or thermal imaging) is not yet proven / evident. Thermography has military, screening, & industrial uses; for i ... Read More

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Doe
20 years experience Interventional Radiology
Depends: On which exams are ordered. Ordering a lot of x-rays, mammograms, and ct's would mean increased radiation. However, the benefits must be weighed aga ... Read More
Dr. Meir Marmor
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
The golden rule: As a general rule one should only perform an imaging study if he has a specific question that the study can answer and if there is the potential to ch ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
24 years experience Radiology
Diagnostic imaging: Refers to the specialty of radiology which includes xrays, ct scan, ultrasound, mri, nuclear medicine, mammography, fluoroscopy, and intervential radi ... Read More
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Dr. David Dinhofer
41 years experience Radiology
See answer: It is any imaging exam that is used to diagnose disease. It includes plain x-ray, ultrasound, x-ray flouroscopy, CT scanning, MRI scanning, Nuclear M ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zevitz
37 years experience Internal medicine
Two main tests: Echocardiogram (ultrasound) of the heart and biopsy of the heart muscle to confirm viral damage to the muscle tissue.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Ng
Dr. Henry Ng answered
20 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Depends: I assume you mean hydrocepahlus - aka "water on the brain". This is a condition with an abnormality in cerebrospinal fluid flow/production and resu ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Sometimes yes,: especially if it is small. Even a small neuroma can cause pain. Even is it large, it is sometimes difficult to image, because neuromas can appear ve ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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I don't advise it.: If a condition is complex enough to require an MRI, it should be ordered by your personal physician b/c of findings, not just from history, but also p ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
PRIME and x-rays...: HealthTap PRIME began this summer (2014), and is a Primary Care service. A patient is connected with the first available doctor, and different doctors ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
CAT SCAN: A ct of the abdomen will find all but the mildest cases of diverticulitis. Other diseases may look like diverticulitis on ct scan. Accordingly, we w ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
33 years experience Interventional Radiology
Yes: Look up ultrasound and MRI on radiologyinfo.org
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