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Doctor insights on: Do I Have To See A Specialist To Get A Neck Mri Without Dye Ordered

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Neck MRI showed "several top-normal diam lymph nodes scattered about the left jugulo-digastric chain, most notable at left Level II" as well as lymphadenopathy. This is where my doc felt the supraclavicular "mass", as he called it. Also, I have been havi

Neck MRI showed "several top-normal diam lymph nodes scattered about the left jugulo-digastric chain, most notable at left Level II" as well as lymphadenopathy. This is where my doc felt the supraclavicular "mass", as he called it.  Also, I have been havi

Not sure of question: It sounds like your doctor found a "mass" in your neck above your collar bone and recommended an MRI. This confirmed the presence of lymph nodes in the same area, some of which were slightly large, at the upper ("top normal") limit of normal. These could be reactive... responding to some inflammation/infection nearby or neoplastic (tumor). Depending on other symptoms, observation or biopsy is next ...Read more

Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Mri (Definition)

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


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Do I have to see a specialist to get a neck MRI without dye ordered?

Do I have to see a specialist to get a neck MRI without dye ordered?

No: Your primary physician can order the MRI if he or she feels that it is necessary and if your insurance carrier will cover it. ...Read more

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Constantly feeling mucus in my throat when there is none. Controlled by ENT specialist and a neck MRI. What might be the problem?

Constantly feeling mucus in my throat when there is none. Controlled by ENT specialist and a neck MRI. What might be the problem?

Too many things: These sensations of mucous or associated globus sensations will require a work up if typical allergy medications and irrigation of the nose are ineffective. There are many causes, but i sugfest you see an ent who continues to work this up if you don't have relief ...Read more

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How long does the neck MRI without dye take?

How long does the neck MRI without dye take?

30 to 45 minutes: Mri scans can take 30 to 45 minutes. ...Read more

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What details can you get from head and neck mri?

What details can you get from head and neck mri?

Both have there own: Advantages, the MRI of the head show the brain a, and neck MRI show the of the cord , nerves, disc and vertebra. ...Read more

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What will a neck MRI soft tissue show you?

What will a neck MRI soft tissue show you?

Many things: Mri of the neck is performed without or with intravenous contrast and allows us to evaluate the muscles, soft tissues, bones, glands (parotid, submandibular), blood vessels, lymph nodes, airway, and any masses/cysts present. ...Read more

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What is a head and neck MRI used for?

What is a head and neck MRI used for?

2 study each: They r 2 separate studies. 1=neck&1=head. Just a plain mr of each with no contrast, shows the shape & condition of the bones and soft tissues of each. Use in trauma, head aches, seizure disorders, tumors and other head related symptoms. The neck 4 trauma, pain, arm pain and more. ...Read more