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what does radiopaque substance do

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chirag Patel
Specializes in Neurology
Likely the drain: Radiopaque objects block the x-rays and thus appear bright. A Penrose drain is radiopaque and is likely the mentioned object. To discuss your pain sym ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Rosenthal
18 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
ENT: The term you refer to is used moreso for xrays, which is not the imaging study of choice for the parotid lesions. You should see your local ENT if ... Read More
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Dr. Matthew Hyde
41 years experience Dentistry
Sailvary Stones : Are the most likely answer but there are other lesions(both benign and malignant) which can have radiopaque aspects of the lesion.(chronic sclerosing ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
43 years experience Gastroenterology
Nah: Not related, followup needed.
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Dr. Shady Macaron
20 years experience General Surgery
No: Colon polyps are mucosal tissue overgrowth which are not radio graphically sensitive. On the other hand, radioopaque lesions in salivary glands are so ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not blighted ovum: A blighted ovum is when there is a gestational sac but no fetus at all. Since your sonogram shows a fetal pole it is not a blighted ovum. You will nee ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Achong
18 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
More info needed: Where was the polyp removed from? It it was removed in close proximity on the same side of the parotid gland then maybe. The polyp may be unrelat ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Okamoto
29 years experience Family Medicine
No.: This website is not for getting prescriptions and is not a substitute for seeing a physician in person.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
It's just bad: A e-cig is a fancy modern way of giving people a very addictive drug. In america, we are free, free to go buy this drug and put it into our bodies... ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Balminder Mangat
47 years experience Addiction Medicine
Great Question: How do I answer this question and it should be answered, not for substances only. The question has in fact evoked more questions in my mind when I thi ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Needs Rx or more: In medicine, something that cannot be bought over the counter. A physician can prescribe an antiobiotic, a physician needs a narcotics number to pres ... Read More
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Dr. Stevan Cordas
57 years experience Internal Medicine
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