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Dr. Robert Sterling
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GoBackToThePetBox: At your age the thymus is considered a residual organ, kind of like your appendix.Now,there are some theories as to its function later in life (an imm ... Read More
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A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nisheeth Gupta
Specializes in Hematology and Oncology
Blood in urine: microscopic blood in urine is common , could be bladder infection , enlarged prostate , but cystoscope will help rule out cancer , chance of cancer lo ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Feinberg
36 years experience Rheumatology
Autoimmune: Sounds like the good news is cancer had been ruled out. The tests and physical problems you listed can have many causes. Infections especially viral, ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Trachella Johnson foy
19 years experience Family Medicine
Discuss w/ oncology: Melanoma can be tricky- thus only a dr. W all the info would be able to guide you appropriately- any of us could say how things are usually done - but ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Masiello
17 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes: There is no test that will completely exclude nay diagnosis. In additon, b2m is a marker for all lymphoid disease (CLL, NHL, Hodgkin etc..) In any e ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Metabolism: Pet ct scan of brain looking for increased or decreased up take of f18 fdg, metabolism of glucose. Glucose metabolism is high in areas of tumor and in ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Deborah Metzger
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly.: A pet scan just indicates that there is an abnormality present . The biopsy is reassuring, but you need to discuss your concerns with your doctor and ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
High BP: A resting bp of 150/100 is definitely elevated. 120/80 is normal. I'm unclear as to what reason you're having a pet scan. To fully evaluate your blood ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Velt
Dr. Paul Velt answered
41 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Possibly: SUV of 1.5 is normal to maybe reactive. This makes it very unlikely to be worrisome. The follow up CT should be improved or no change
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kurt Muetterties
33 years experience Interventional Radiology
Probable not...: Pet scan is a very sensitive and pretty specific exam that detects cells that have an unusually high metabolic rate, such as cancer cells that are rap ... Read More

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