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Would a mamagram show if you have a lung problem

A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
General Surgery 25 years experience
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
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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
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
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Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology 34 years experience
Gallbladder problems: would not generally present as heaviness in the breast.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
Where was the calcification? in breast or heart.. Would be unusual to have at your age in heart unless you have family history of early heart disease... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
Surgery - Plastics 22 years experience
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
36 years experience
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
Radiology 15 years experience
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 78-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
Hematology and Oncology 24 years experience
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
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Magdy Shaaban
Hematology and Oncology 42 years experience
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
Family Medicine 50 years experience
See your doctor.: About 5% of problems don't show up on mammograms. Check with your md.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Chevlen
Internal Medicine - Oncology 48 years experience
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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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
A Verified Doctoranswered
32 years experience
Biopsy and/or I&D: Hi. You need to go to a breast clinic. You may need a biopsy of the lymph node and any other suspicious mass. The pain may be an abscess, which would ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Different locations: A mammogram does not affect the heart, because the breast is on the outside of the chest, the heart is on the inside of the chest, and the x-ray is no... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Could be: Since the MAMMO and the Chest X-ray were normal that is a good sign so far. See your Doc to be safe and they can check your BP and assure it is not a... Read More
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