A 44-year-old male asked:
dr. just ordered a bone scan to find out the density i guess never had one before can you please tell me how this test is done or all about it and why?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Michael Gabor answered
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Bone Density: I'm assuming you mean a DEXA scan for bone density? It is a quick, simple, painless test. It is essentially equivalent to getting an X-ray. You lay on the scan table, the tech takes the scan, and you are done. No preparation necessary.
Answered on Jan 5, 2019
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