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is haziness in x-ray due to mnemonitis?

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Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
Medical Oncology 35 years experience
Could be: "haziness" in a chest x-ray can be due to multiple reasons, pneumonia being one of them. Make sure your doc explains to you what he thinks about it and his plan for you. Best to you.
Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology 33 years experience
Yes,: but that is a non specific appearance that could be due to a number of things in addiyion to pneumonitis.

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What does anx-rayshow?

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Dr. Arthur Heller
Gastroenterology 43 years experience
What r u looking at: X rays can show bony abnormalities like fractures, tumors, lung problems like pneumonia, tumors, collapse, fluid around lungs, enlarged heart, bowel obstruction, evidence of perforation, certain joint problems and a whole lot more. Ct is computerized cross sectional views: higher resolution-find more, but more radiation; sono sound wave, MRI sometimes used: no radiation. Each has strength/limits.
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Does paget's disease show up on an x-ray?

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Dr. Kenneth Adler
Family Medicine 40 years experience
Yes: In fact, paget's disease is commonly discovered on xrays done for another reason. It is a disease of abnormally forming bone that most commonly affects the spine, pelvis, femur, sacrum or skull. It can affect one or more of those areas. Often it causes no symptoms. Sometimes it is discovered because of an abnormaly high blood test called an alkaline phosphatatase.
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Where do I go to get an intravenous pyelography done? At the X-ray place or the hospital?

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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Depends: Depends on whether the hospital imaging department or the stand-alone imaging department does that specific test. Traditionally, hospital x-ray depts did them; out-of-hospital facilities tend to do plain radiographs, ct scans, MRI scans, possibly pet scans. A urologist may have xray facilities in his office to do such studies. Ask your pcp where he refers his pts for ivp's.
A 47-year-old member asked:

I when for a skull X-ray because I fell. Was that necessary?

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Dr. PHILIP WALLER
Rheumatology 33 years experience
Yes: If the fall was significant enough to see someone about it, a skull xray can see if skull fractures may have occurred.
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Results from X-ray says the following?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Need information: What did the x-ray report say? Cannot address the issue unless that is presented. Ask the question again with the full report.

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