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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Azabache
41 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Inflammatory act: That is not normal It seems there is an increased radio nuclear activity near the superior lateral margin of the right orbital. This could be an infl ... 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 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
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience in Family Medicine
Go. Back to surgeon: You need to go back to the surgeon whom I shall assume ordered the test. You need to talk to him about your options
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Bone scan: A nuclear bone scan may show hairline fractures, bone loss, infection or small tumors not visible on xray. It may also confirm the presence of arthrit ... Read More
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Difficult to know: Needs further detail such as when you have the pain, other associated features etc. I would recommend discussing with the doctor who ordered the test ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Sabb
24 years experience in Sports Medicine
It depends: Bone scan is very sensitive for acute and subacute fractures. However, after a fracture is completely healed, often time years after the injury, bone ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: The contrast is intravenous and is not interfered by ingested medications.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience in Pain Management
Infected 3d molar: It is rare for the infection to spread to the other parts of the body. If impacted wisdom tooth becomes infected, it may damage adjacent tooth or caus ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
1) what was the : Reason you had the scan? Where was your issue? Increased uptake can mean many things. A bone scan results must take patient history, clinical findings ... Read More

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