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A Few Months Back I Had A Mammogram Done Following An Ultrasound
MR safety: Assuming you have not had interim metal in your eye from injury or surgery somewhere with some metal put in MR is safe. A lot of implanted stuff is MR safe these days anyway. MR contrast agents are generally safe too esp. if you have normal kidneys. If your Dr. wants you to have another MR, for a benign cyst, you should likely have it. Cysts can grow.Radiologist is responsible for your safety, too ...Read more
An ultraound, also known as a sonogram, is a painless and relatively inexpensive imaging test that utilizes sound waves instead of ionizing radiation. There are no side effects. Ultrasound can give us two-dimensional, and in some applications three-dimensional, images of structures and organs in virtually any part of the body. In addition to diagnostic uses, such as evaluating abnormalities in the abdomen, pelvis, and breast, ultrasounds are commonly used to guide needle and catheter placement in a variety of surgical ...Read more
I had a baby 3 months ago and had a pap smear last week. The results came back with possible hgil. Scared to go for a coloscopy. Is there a link?
I had a CT scan done for a possible second inguinal hernia. The results showed fatty tissue pressing through. Should I have surgery for this?
For the last few months i have felt a BB size bump om the cervix. I have had a abnormal pap and a LEEP about 7 years ago. ?
Bump on. Cervix: See your ob/gyn in the near future. He or she can take a good look at what you are feeling and remove it if needed. Good luck and feel better! ...Read more
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Had a ultrasound 11/2012, for some breast pain results were cysts.
It is now time for my mamogram, since i just had a ultrasound should I wait?
Two and a half months ago i had an embolization procedure for my vericocele, and i haven't seen any results. Was the operation unsuccessful?
Possibly: Sometimes there are collateral veins below the level of embolization that enlarge after the embolization and allow for continued reflux into the testicular veins. A repeat doppler ultrasound should be able to tell if the varicocele is still present. If so, the will be consideration for further treatment, re-embo or surgery. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why would a dr. Ask for a second CT scan? Had one done a week ago.. Told me it was not urgent but to go back in 3 months for another CT scan
Frequently, : Frequently, an abnormality is found which is most likely inconsequential, however rarely may be a problem. An example would be a mass on the adrenal gland. These are commonly seen and are usually benign; meaning they have no consequence. However, rarely they may be cancer. Sometimes, we'll ask for a repeat exam with a different technique for further evaluation to prove they're benign. Other times we would like to see if there has been an interval change; such as with a lung nodule. Lung nodules are frequently seen and are often benign, but we can't know for sure unless we can say it has been stable for a given period of time. There are many other reasons for a repeat exam. I suggest you discuss this with your physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had a inguinal hernia surgery done a year and a half ago. Recently started to have sharp pains like i did before the surgery.Should i be concerned?
I have had a vibration/dizzy sensation in my head for a few days, I had a lumbar puncture a 2 weeks ago (with spinal headache[resolved]). Correlation?
I have had an ovarian cyst for 3 months. Is it normal for it to shrink and enlarge every few days? I have a dr appt in a few weeks.
Ovarian cyst: Ovarian cysts can change in size during a woman's cycle. How do you know it changes size "every few days"? Its unlikely you could tell that short of an ultrasound. Or, are you having pain intermittently and interpreting that as a size change? ...Read more
I have had this pain for several years, since 2010. From 2010 to 2013 have had 2 HIDA scan, 2 endoscopies, 1 colonoscopy, and a CT scan that seemed to show nothing. A couple days ago I had an Ultrasound done which showed a contracted gallbladder. ?
Please get results : First. Then your doc will make recommendations. ...Read more
Would a chest CT scan done for unrelated reasons have detected a ruptured silicone implant? Hoping to avoid a routine MRI. Breast Aug was 3 years ago.
Hi can u advise came on a period 7 days in total have started bleeding again this can't be normal had a smear an biopsy done normal
Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more
Can you see a Subdural Hematoma in a Ct facial scan? Got a black eye 3weeks ago. And have headache still. I got a ct facial scan done at ER weeks ago
Persistant focal asymmetry in right breast on both view. Ultrasound found fluid cyst but is smaller in size to focal asymmetry in mammogram. Worry?
Follow directions.: Just follow directions from you DR, but make sure you do go in for followup. ...Read more
I recently had a mammogram done. I got a call back to come in for a ultrasound.
Assyterim density. Recently 9 months out bariatric. 70 pounds lost?
Weight loss: can cause mammographic changes due to fat loss and resultant relative increase in breast density. What did the ultrasound show? If it cannot be determined whether the mammographic changes are due to weight loss, additional imaging with MRI or needle biopsy may be necessary to completely evaluate the asymmetry. Mammographic developing asymmetries have about a 10% chance of malignancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi I started having issues awhile back with both breast and rafiating pai. Under both armpits Had mammogram and .ultrasound done both came out fine. B?
Breast pain: breast pain could be caused by different factors- from the hormonal, cystic breasts, musculoskeletal , etc. I am happy to know that your mammo and US are fine. breast pain is not a very common symptoms related to breast cancer. Some food/beverages- such as caffeinated beverages, chocolate, mint, could contribute to breast pain. try to avoid those food/drinks and follow up with your doc definitely. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Help!! did mammogram and was normal. no ultrasound done. still have pain. feel something hard. what to do?
Clinical breast exam: Have you had your doctor do a clinical breast examination(CBE)? A mammogram should always be accompanied by a breast examination done by a health care professional as the mammogram will miss 10 % of breast lumps. if you and your doctor feel a lump, it must be checked further with an ultrasound and a biopsy of the lump is also a must if the lump is confirmed by your doctor ...Read more
I had both the same day, and the mammogram come back normal, but the ultrasound came back abnormal? Which one is more accurate?
Different: Mammogram and ultrasound look at different qualities. Mammogram is good at seeing tissue that is more dense than surrounding tissue and for calcifications. Ultrasound is good at seeing the whether those tissues are solid or fluid-filled or both. The two together, in addition to the physician's exam, help to create a more complete picture. Trust in your doctor to interpret these findings for you. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Very common: Ultrasound is often used to evaluate densities seen on a mammogram. Most often a round density on a mammogram is a benign cyst or benign breast tumor called a fibroadenoma. If the ultrasound suggests an alternative diagnosis it can be used to guide biopsy. Basically it is a second test used to provide additional information. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends: It depends on the workflow of the facility. Some may have immediate interpretations, with the availability of ultrasound before the patient leaves. Others may not be able to accomodate the ultrasound right away, and might have to schedule it for another day.In any case, it is fairly standard to get an ultrasound to evaluate a mass, it is variable as to whether the US can be done immediately. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ultrasound vs mammograms? What are the differences between an ultrasound and mammogram? I had an ultrasound done and the tech thought he found a lump, but he said he needed to investigate it more, so he wanted to schedule another ultrasound. Shouldn't i
X-ray vs sound waves: If you have a lump that can be felt, it's likely the radiologist will want an ultrasound as well as mammogram. Mammogram uses x-rays to see calcifications that might indicate a breast cancer, while ultrasound uses sound waves to see different characteristics of breast tissue such as blood flow, size and shape of a lump and whether it's solid or cystic. Ultrasound is also used to guide biopsy. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
After an abnormal mammogram and an abnormal ultrasound, what are the chances of the MRI coming back abnormal?
My mammogram came back normal but is shows that my breast tissue is scattered fibroglandular. Should I follow this up with a ultrasound? Emily
Had a Mammogram come back Br-aid 1 negative but have Heterogenous breast dense why is my dr sending me for a ultrasound im worried?
Two tests better tha: Dense breasts are not adequately examined with Mammography alone, so it is common to add an Ultrasound exam to it so that the 2 tests can better visualize your breast and not miss any small tumor or mass. No reason to worry...it is a commonly done procedure and done for a good reason. This will give you more peace of mind, than an incomplete examination( if you did one test only) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I form lumps in my breast they are not a mass and one of them is not a cyst they done ultrasound and mammogram but it still scared me what is it?
Lump: Being scared is a normal feeling. However, do not let the fear take over your life. If no strong family history of breast/ovarian cancer, having a normal mammo and sono are sufficient and they should put your mind on ease. F/u with your md and have annual clinical breast exam and you can also do self breast check.But, if you are at high risk-strong family history-mri need to be considered. D/w md. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What is the difference between screening mammogram and diagnostic mammogram? Why does the diagnostic one have to be done with breast ultrasound?
Purpose: The purpose of a screening mammogram is to identify breast cancer in women who have no signs of disease, while the purpose of a diagnostic mammogram is to obtain more detail on a known abnormality identified on prior physical exam or imaging study. A diagnostic mammogram need not always be done with an ultrasound. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
After discovering brown bloody discharge from my right nipple when squeezed. I had a mammogram and an ultrasound done. Breast showed all clear. So ?
I had a breast lump checked using ultrasound and told results said unremarkable but get a baseline mammogram. I did this back in may. I didn't hear back, so i figured everything fine. All summer i noticed left breast swollen more than right. End of
You need to be: re-evaluated by your physician. You should check the report of the mammogram, don't assume anything. Incidentally, federal MQSA regulations require that a patient be notified, in writing, of mammo results within 30 days. If you didn't get a letter, your facility may not be in compliance with the law. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My mom had breast cancer, i'm 39 and i just had a mammogram and breast ultrasound and got called back to my doctor, should I be worried?
No just follow-up: You had a screening mammogram. This test is designed to determine if your mammogram is normal or abnormal. An abnormal mammogram does not mean you have breast cancer. You can have a fibroadenoma, a breast cyst or other benign breast condition which are much more common than breast cancer. The next step if the screening mammogram is abnormal is to perform a diagnostic mammogram of the area. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
I have unexplained deep ache in up right back 2 yrs. Mri spine ok. Chest xray ok. Mammogram ok. Ultrasound rt breast ok. Could this b missed tumor?
Mamogram: focal asymetry ill marginated; sonogram: some findings, come back fr mri, should I be worried?
It sounds like: there is an equivocal abnormality that needs MRI for further clarification. Don't worry yet, complete the workup and see what the result is. If it was a definitive abnormality on mammo and/or ultrasound, a biopsy rather than MRI would likely have been recommended. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A mammogram is the "gold standard" screening test for breast cancer. It's well established that yearly 'grams will DX cancers well before they are palpable, leading to earlier diagnoses and saved lives. All experts agree to begin yearly mammograms by age 50; many (including myself) believe the pro's outweigh the con's to begin at 40. Regrettably, less than half of all women ...Read more
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