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Could You Tell Me When Would You Get A Cardiac Mri
Mri or magnetic resonance imaging is one of the more recently developed imaging modalities available to physicians. It uses powerful magnets to generate images. There is no ionizing radiation which is a major advantage over many other modalities. Mri is the best imaging exam that we have for most soft tissue and joint related problems. There are radiologists ...Read more
Pericardial tap: We perform this procedure for diagnosis and in some patients for therapy. If you need one your doctor will suggest it. This is not a procedure you walk in and request. ...Read more
Impaired function: Concussion can affect your physical state, thinking ability, emotional state, and can affect your sleeping pattern. Some common findings are headaches, nausea, sensitivity to light and noise, fatigue, visual problems, problems concentrating, emotional irritability, drowsiness, sleeping problems. If you are concerned, see a physician who can evaluate you for post-head injury symptoms. ...Read more
Rabies is eventually: Fatal if it is not treated. Rabies symptoms may initially express with malaise, headache, fever ; weakness. If a person has been bitten, the site may be itching or have a prickly sensation. As the disease progresses the person may feel anxious and have difficulty sleeping. They may behave unusually, experience hallucinations and develop delirium. If not treated early, rabies is usually fatal. ...Read more
Not sure???: Hard to say what you mean by this -- ekg's and chest xrays are not 100% accurate. They help physicians make a diagnosis -- they do not make a diagnosis in and of themselves. An analogy would be a well digging machine -- it can dig a well, but can only dig it properly when someone trained is using it. So ekg's sometimes can be incorrect, or as we put it, "false negative or false positive.". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: If the trauma that caused you to sustain a concusion also caused a slow bleeding into your brain or (sub dural area of your brain), than it could progress to something very serious. If you fell asleep, there would be no way of knowing if you were getting more disoriented or unresponsive, so it usually recommended to saty awake and be checked on regularly within the (at least)first 24h after. ...Read more
Can you tell me what you suggest if a doctor tells me to get a blood test do I need to book it myself or does he do it for me?
Blod test: usually the doctors office will book this for you. If they haven't ask them to do it ...Read more
Hernias: Will enlarge and become painful or cosmetically unacceptable. If it becomes painful, then it can incarcerate to strangulate, so it becomes urgent that you undergo surgical repair. Show it to a surgeon for an opinion on when it needs to be repaired. ...Read more
Can you tell me what can cause a perimilarty test to come back positive if you know you did nothing wrong to get hiv?
False + HIV test: The elisa and pcr tests for HIV have become incredibly sensitive and specific (meaning there are few false positives and negatives). Rarely we see a false positive HIV tests in those with history of autoimmune disease, multiple pregnancies, blood transfusions, liver diseases, IV drug users, hemodialysis, or recent vaccinations for hepatitis b, rabies, or influenza. Check the western blot or retest. ...Read more
Not really: The two issues are unrelated.Get a more detailed answer ›
Define"heart attack": The constant loss of stomach contents can eventually lead to various metabolic changes in your blood. At some point you can make create an electrolyte disturbance that can lead to a rhythm or heart beat abnormality and kill you. You might also starve the heart muscle of needed glucose and other factors and injure the heart. This is not the traditional heart attack, but your heart could fail. ...Read more
Depends: Technically you have many holes in your head, as spaces where important structures enter your brain. If a hole does not penetrate the dura, the linings which surround the cerebrospinal fluid, then nothing happens to the fluid, but if a hole enters the dura, it is exposed, will leak out and risks an infection as well as other consequences related to leaking of the fluid. ...Read more
Can't say: Until you know if you do. If you are having symptoms, go get them sorted out. Once you know what the problem is, then you can figure out what to do. Until then, you are just fretting for no reason. ...Read more
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