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Doctor insights on: Abnormal Pelvic X Ray

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Why is there a tiny white spot on a pelvic x-ray?

Why is there a tiny white spot on a pelvic x-ray?

Hard to say: White on a xray is from something that blocks the xrays from going through, so that spot has to be hard and calcified. It may be something called a phlebolith, which is a calcification within a blood vessel. The radiologist that read your x-ray can give your doctor a clarification if needed. ...Read more

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How can you safely have a pelvis X-ray without a lead apron on?

How can you safely have a pelvis X-ray without a lead apron on?

Most likely safe: X-rays are usually avoided during pregnancy because there's a small chance the radiation may harm the developing baby. But if the x-ray is necessary, it will be done in the safest way possible. ...Read more

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What is the most comfortable position during a female pelvis x-ray?

?: Depends on why the x-ray is being done. If the doctor is doing an x-ray to see if there is a fracture, several positions are necessary. ...Read more

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My girlfriend's pelvic X-ray results came in. What can they tell for pelvic x-rays?

My girlfriend's pelvic X-ray results came in. What can they tell for pelvic x-rays?

Depends on symptoms: Interpretation of imaging depends a lot on information supplied as to reason for exam. Mainly bones are visualized and evidence of fracture, arthritis, subuxation of hips, disc disease of lower spine and tumor can be seen. Soft tissue masses and calcifications can also sometimes be detected. ...Read more

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Had an X-ray and posted film. What are the bright white circles in my pelvis? I was only wearing underpants durin X-ray

Had an X-ray and posted film. What are the bright white circles in my pelvis? I was only wearing underpants durin X-ray

Unfortunately: There is no image readily available. I'd be happy to help out, but I'm not sure that your image is readily accessible. Hopefully you get a reasonable answer soon. ...Read more

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Fell off a bucket which broke when I was sitting on it fell on my butt have pain in my waist area x-ray of back a pelvic bone is OK can u help me?

Fell off a bucket which broke when I was sitting on it fell on my butt have pain in my waist area x-ray of back a pelvic bone is OK can u help me?

Where is the site: Where is the site of injury or impact , if the force of injury is at perineum, then it is possible to injure the urethra, may cause disruption of urethra, urine may leak out (extravasation) Go to St Jude or Victoria hospital to rule out urethral injury. ...Read more

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In a pelvic x-ray, what's the heart shaped thing on the bottom?

In a pelvic x-ray, what's the heart shaped thing on the bottom?

Sacrum?: You're probably looking at the lower spine where the vertebrae are fused to form the sacrum. You might also be looking at the pelvic inlet (area between the pubic bones & hip bone) which in the correct position could appear heart shaped. ...Read more

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For what reasons might a doctor send my girlfriend for a pelvic x-ray?

For what reasons might a doctor send my girlfriend for a pelvic x-ray?

Can't say : There are far too many reasons that physicians would want to have a pelvic x-ray than can be listed here. Can you provide more information about the nature of your question? I would love to help. ...Read more

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Why would a doctor send my girlfriend for a pelvic X-ray if ready to have baby?

Why would a doctor send my girlfriend for a pelvic X-ray if ready to have baby?

I don't know: Old school... Before ultrasound, x-ray was used to check fetal position (breech vs vertex) or to calculate pelvic size (no longer used). It beats me, I suggest you ask your doctor. Additionally, you really shouldn't do a test if it doesn't make sense to you. ...Read more

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What is the difference between your pelvis & your hip x-rays? What is the difference between a hip X-ray compared to a pelvis x-rays?

What is the difference between your pelvis & your hip x-rays? What is the difference between a hip X-ray compared to a pelvis x-rays?

Different focus: Pelvis looks at your pelvic bones and your hips are included but dedicated hip x-rays focus in with better detail on the hips themselves and you typical get more than one projection as well. ...Read more

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I done 4 pelvis X-ray in the past 3 month... I went online and I read about xray now iam so scared and panic about I may die from x-ray. Please help.

I done 4 pelvis X-ray in the past 3 month... I went online and I read about xray now iam so scared and panic about I may die from x-ray. Please help.

Just relax/Wait to w: You should wait to worry as your present worry has no foundation. Medical use of x-rays is considered safe. Yes, there is some radiation exposure from repeated use of x-rays but it is minute... Does not cause any bad effects as long as you are not doing >20/50 such x-ray test/studies. Four x-rays of pelvis have no chance to cause you harm... So you would not die so soon. Learn to have some faith! ...Read more

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Will an X-ray of the hip/pelvic area show cervical cancer?

Nope: Plain x rays of the pelvis will not show cervical cancer unless it got so advanced as to involve the pelvic bone. You don't want to let it get to that point. ...Read more

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Sacrum x-ray shows a few small black dots on lower pelvic bone & 2 large white encapsulated spots in pelvic space, what could these anomalies be?

Sacrum x-ray shows a few small black dots on lower pelvic bone & 2 large white encapsulated spots in pelvic space, what could these anomalies be?

Xray: Xrays of the sacrum also will show signs of gas and particles in the large intestine. A xray takes 3 dimensions and reduces it to 2 dimensions, overlaying multiple structures into a flat image, distorting things to some degree. Pelvic phleboliths (vascular calicifications) are common. The sacrum also has foraminae where nerves pass, which may appear as dark spots. ...Read more

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Can they see both hip joints on a pelvic x-ray?

Can they see both hip joints on a pelvic x-ray?

Yes: A standard pelvic x-ray will include both hips joints. Most hip surgeons will also get a. ...Read more

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Spouse has been having lower right abdmn pain that radiates through groin, they did an x-ray of pelvis and said "some vascular calcifications"?

Spouse has been having lower right abdmn pain that radiates through groin, they did an x-ray of pelvis and said "some vascular calcifications"?

Additional Test: The test of choice for your wife's symptoms is an ultrasound. This could be gastrointestinal, vascular, or pelvic/gynecological in nature. It is difficult to give you anymore answers without a full workup of symptoms, onset, duration, frequency, what makes it worse or better, etc... ...Read more

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