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Only if advanced: A pap smear is the best way to screen for cervical cancer. A biopsy of the cervix is the way to diagnose cervical cancer or precancerous cells. Most abnormal cells on the cervix are precancerous, only a few are actual cancer when found. Most cervical cancers are early and small, so aren't seen by an ultrasound. An ultrasound could only see cervical cancer if it was causing a large mass. ...Read more
UltraSOUND: I think you mean cardiac ultrasound (also known as echocardiography). They look at different things. Echo sees over all function, wall thickness, chamber dimensions, valves, and can measure blood flow and pressure. Ct is for detecting calcium and looking at the coronary arteries. ...Read more
Multinodular thyroid: The most common cause of your ultrasound finding is a multinodular goiter. Majority of time these are benign and the thyroid will have normal function. It is actually more of a concern for cancer when the thyroid only has 1 or 2 solid nodules, not dozen of smaller ones. A thyroid biopsy is a simple test to sample suspicious nodules. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Some (not all): An ultrasound of the abdomen is an excellent way of looking at solid-(liver, kidney, uterus, ovaries, spleen) and fluid-filled (gallbladder) organs; "not so much" for hollow ones such as the intestine. Therefore, it depends what type of cancer you are specifically looking for. A ct scan often provides complimentary and/or corroborating information. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sectional: Anatomy, planar relationships. U/s are2-dimensions, ct's slices can be quite thin in head to toe direction, as well as 'seeing' front to back and right to left. U/s may define size, characteristic of solid, cystic or mixed, but also can be very operator dependent too, and hard to reproduce. ...Read more
Ultra sound scan said I have an altered renal echogenicity suggestive of parenchymal renal disease. What further tests I should do please?
Urine collection: You will need to collect your urine for 24 hours and send that collection, along with blood work to determine your creatinine clearance and protein content of the urine. If you have a protein content of your urine > 150 mg/24 hours, you have an abnormal amount of urine. Depending on the amount of proteinuria, you may need to have further blood tests to determine if the cause of the proteinuria. ...Read more
I have 3 thyroid nodules. Measuring .9-1.5. Thyroid bloodwork is normal. Hyperechoic hetergenous is what ultra sound shows. Help!! ?
Thyroid nodules: The vast majority of thyroid nodules are benign. Mutlinodular disease (goiter) is common. The larger the nodule the more worrisome they are. Ask your doctor how large a nodule must be before considering an FNA (fine needle aspiration). Most of these are handled by radiologists,endocrinologist as well as ENT's (ears, node & throat) specialists. Most likely benign but see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ovary blood flow: Intra ovarian blood flow means the flow of blood inside the ovary itself as opposed to the flow of blood around the outside of the ovary. ...Read more
Say normal heart sounds are represented by lubb-dupp, lubb-dupp, what does a heart sound like lubb-duppshhh indicate?
Bilirubin 2.5, direct . 8. Cbc normal , liver tests normal , ultra sound normal . Excellent health. Does this sound like gilbert's ?
Excellent: Ultrasound duplex imaging of the cervical carotid arteries is very good at determining significant arterial narrowing. Changes in the flow patterns of the carotid arteries can also suggest disease in the internal carotid arteries further on in at the skull base even though the arteries themselves cannot be seen at that level. ...Read more
Yes: These are interchangeable names for the same procedure. ...Read more
Having upper right abdominal pain for a log time, had egd and ultra sound. Ultra sound was normal but did show 5mm and 5.5mm sludge , normal?
Would a lower abdominal ultra sound show faloupion tube problems ? Or only a vaginal ultra sound ?
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