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Ct Scan Of Left Forearm
CT Scan benefit outweigh the risk? Im 23 with 3 CT scans already. Doctors concerned about chronic upper left abdomen pain radiating to back.
Depends: It depends on what your dr is concerned about. CT scans do provide significant radiation exposure. Some causes of left upper abdominal pain can e assessed by ultrasound or endoscopy, depending on your other symptoms and risks. If however, your doctor can provide good reason why CT scan is necessary, then it is probably worth doing. You can always seek a second opinion. ...Read more
Computed tomography is also known as CT scan. Ct uses xrays taken an 360 degrees combined with a computer to see"inside" the body. The table moves as the xray tube and detectors spin around the patient 10 times a second or more! the image shows excellent soft tissue detail, enhanced with injection of intravenous contrast or oral contrast. This way the body is shown in slices, in any plane, usually axially, but ...Read more
Mild forehead ache for a month and now burning sensation in right forearm for a week. Ct scan done in late december last year came back normal. Ideas?
I get sharp pains in my forearms when releasing grip from steering wheel or lifting hand after it has rested on a suface I have been having these for 6 months have had physical therapy xrays MRI and CT scan show nothing what can be causing this?
I had a IV today for a cat scan put in my forearm, it still hurts and been two hours, can a IV site start to bleed again if I am not careful?
Pain in the IV: An iv, or intravenous line, allows direct access to a vein for blood draws or medicine administration. Because placing it punctures the vein, bleeding can occur at any time during the procedure into the surrounding tissue. This can cause pain, swelling, bruising. Applying ice quickly tends to reduce the bleeding, but pain at the site that persists should be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more
Results of CT scan of left kidney: several large stones that may be difficult to pass. What is the likely next step.
Here are some ...: First, Doc and you will jointly decide if, when, and how to remove the "offending" stones. The options may be percutaneous nephrolithotripsy / ESWL or the procedures through the urethra to bladder upto ureter / kidney depending on the number, stone load, instrument / equipment availability, surgeon's proficiency, etc. So, ask Doc for detail... ...Read more
Is it rare to have to take a second CT scan with contrast because the contrast did not reach the lower left quadrant?
This is common.: When you drink contrast for a CT scan, it may take a long time for your intestines to get the contrast from the stomach to the rectum. Typically, CT scans are done 1 hour after you've begun drinking. This can be enough time to fill most of the bowel, but not all of it. Radiologist may request a 2nd scan if there is some question about the colon that wasn't answered on the 1st scan. ...Read more
If my haematologist has left me a mess saying he wants 2 c me with CT scan results nothing serious but he would like 2 take things further what is it?
It is...: It is time to call the hematologist, during the work week, and make an appointment to go over test results. Generally, doctors like to go over test results in person, unless there is nothing more to be done. Perhaps in this case, a different study, and additional study, or a follow-up test in the future may be needed. It's time to go see the doctor again. ...Read more
Left side abd pain on and off. Have been coughing from a cold. Not to severe just worrisome. What can be causing of left abd pain? Ive had ct scan-nor
Pain in left side, back, and ribs. Normal CT scan. The pain is worsening every day and first began about 1 1/2 years ago. What's going on?
Multiple causes: Causes of left-sided back and rib pain may be due to musculoskeletal conditions such as costochondritis, intercostal neuritis, Quadratus Lumborum muscle strain, degenerative joint disease, and degenerative disc disease, which may readily seen on computed tomography scans of the chest and abdomen. Other causes of left-sided rib and back pain may be due to referral pain from internal disorders. ...Read more
Large hard lump can feel had for 5+yr slight left on tlbone. Ct scan showed nada, but 5 drs can feel. What wont show ct? Pylondial ruled out.
? Cebaceous cyst?: Quite likely if just below the skin with a negative ct and now 5 years out. Quite likely not a malignant growth. The area is quite uncomfortable to sit on with that lesion there, so sometimes it's hard to decide the right thing to do, so you avoid messing with it surgically as long as you can. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Ct scan uses data from a beam of xrays and reconstructs a cross sectional image of your body. It is a high dose of xrays and used only when the benefits outweigh the risk. Cancer risk is 1 in 500 in children. Also using iodinated contrast might cause transient renal failure in about 5% of patients. (contrast induced nepropathy) most do not explain this to the patient as ...Read more
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