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would a mamagram show if you have a lung problem

A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
23 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

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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
20 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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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cathleen London
25 years experience Family Medicine
Benign: Lung nodules can be benign were you/are you a smoker?
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Pulmonologist: Your best bet would be to see a Pulmonologist.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Garrett
39 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 85-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 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 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darrin Cunningham
29 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 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Magdy Shaaban
40 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 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Davant
48 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor.: About 5% of problems don't show up on mammograms. Check with your md.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Chevlen
46 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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