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would a mamagram show if you have a lung problem

A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
24 years experience General Surgery
Musculoskeletal : The gallbladder itself is not likely to give a heaviness. It typically presents with spasmodic pain like " colic ". The heaviness deep in your chest ... Read More
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Various causes: Were the gall bladder and liver normal on u/s? Have you had a chest xray? You could have a hiatus hernia or rib cage strain . Is the area tender? Does ... Read More
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Gallbladder problems: would not generally present as heaviness in the breast.

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
21 years experience Plastic Surgery
No on X-ray : Mammograms are the best diagnostic test to diagnose breast cancer. Coupled with good breast exams and ultrasounds - these are the mainstays of diagno ... Read More
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Dr. Douglas Tisdale
35 years experience Medical Oncology
Mammogram: If breast cancer is very advanced and there are lung masses (stage IV spread by the blood stream) then it could be seen on a chest x-ray. Mammography ... Read More
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Dr. David Dang
14 years experience Radiology
Mammogram: Although the breast shadows do show up on a regular chest xray, cancer in the breasts cannot be diagnosed on a chest xray. Mammogram is the main diagn ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cathleen London
26 years experience Family Medicine
Benign: Lung nodules can be benign were you/are you a smoker?
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
The lack of change: of the lung nodules suggests they are benign. There may still need to be additional follow up for a year or two to confirm it, so speak with your doc ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Pulmonologist: Your best bet would be to see a Pulmonologist.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Garrett
40 years experience Radiology
No radiation in MR: MRI uses magnets and radio waves, no x ray dose at all. MRI is an excellent tool for soft tissue mass eval. Lung scan for a "knotted ab" suggests that ... Read More
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A 78-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes : I do not know your detail history, however , i will say -yes, you still need your mammogram. A ct scan will not replace mammogram .You should discuss ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darrin Cunningham
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Shouldnt: A good radiologist should be able to compare old and new films to evaluate the adenoma. If there is any question, they will probably perform ultrasou ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Magdy Shaaban
41 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Trauma: The mammogram procedure sometimes requires squeezing the breast, which gives some tenderness of the chest that lasts a few days..in severe cases even ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Davant
49 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor.: About 5% of problems don't show up on mammograms. Check with your md.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Chevlen
47 years experience Medical Oncology
See surgeon : an ultrasound may be a better diagnostic imaging for you than mammogram. If lump is new, not cystic, substantial in size, a needle biopsy may be warr ... Read More

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