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Doppler Ultrasound Exam Of An Arm Or Leg
I had a doppler ultrasound done where they checked my blood flow. They check both legs/arms/pelvic area. Test came back abnormal. What could it be?
Narrowed artery: I imagine you were having cramps in your legs after walking some distance? The abnormal peripheral doppler study was most likely expressed as an elevated ankle-brachial index. This is a ratio of the blood pressure between the arm and ankle. Values between .9 & 1.0 are considered normal. Below .9 suggests artery narrowing and above 1.2 suggests hardening of the arteries. ...Read more
An ultraound, also known as a sonogram, is a painless and relatively inexpensive imaging test that utilizes sound waves instead of ionizing radiation. There are no side effects. Ultrasound can give us two-dimensional, and in some applications three-dimensional, images of structures and organs in virtually any part of the body. In addition to diagnostic uses, such as evaluating abnormalities in the abdomen, pelvis, and breast, ultrasounds are commonly used to guide needle and catheter placement in a variety of surgical ...Read more
Yes: most of the lesions in the leg are primary sarcomas. There are very few metastatic lesions other than those spreading to groin nodes. Sarcomas grow as masses and can easily be palpated. If the lesion is deep to skin and begins growing, it spreads the overlying tissue over it so that the margins of the growing lesion may not be clear. Here a Doppler should easily identity its true margins. ...Read more
How accurate is doppler ultrasound for blood clots in leg? Had test done came back negative still having pain in leg no swelling
Doppler and Legs: Very accurate. There are a million other reasons for pain. Why do you think you have a dvt? ...Read more
It is safe to remove normal blue veins on legs. I have lots you can see the network. I have had a Doppler ultrasound and apparently do not have reflux?
I have been having pain in my right leg. It hurts in my hip and in my calf. I had a Doppler ultrasound which was ok. Could this still be a DVT?
Would DVT pain come and go, or is it constant? Normal d dimer and doppler ultrasound in the past month. Pain still there, intermittent in calf + thigh
Is arterial doppler ultrasound only way of identifying ischemia in hand. If not what r other ways. Have pain in fingers wrist elbow and shoulder?
Leg ultrasound: Ultrasound is usually effective at detecting a blood clot in the leg vein, however there are times when a clot below the knee level may not be adequately detected. In that situation, a repeat ultrasound a few days later can be performed. Other factors may lower the sensitivity of the test, such as the experience of the ultrasound tech, the radiologist reading the images, and the size of the leg. ...Read more
Making up Health: What? At 31? No. What would it tell you? What could you change? You are smoking. Stopping smoking would be a million times more effective than doing a ultrasound. What if the ultrasound does not show any disease? You are still a smoker with ed at an early age. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My GP ordered a doppler ultrasound to look at my 'porta hepatis' - what could he be checking for?
Liver: Porta hepatis is the region leading into the liver which contains the blood vessels feeding the liver (hepatic artery and portal vein) and the bile duct which carries bile from the liver and gallbladder to the bowel. It also contains some lymph nodes. Maybe your doctor wants to see how well blood is flowing in the hepatic artery and portal vein? ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Does a normal color doppler ultrasound completely rule out testicular ischemia and testicular abscess?
Would a tuberculosis epididymitis show on urinanalysis or color doppler ultrasound? If so, what would it present like?
Not necessarily.: Although rare in the us, this is a fairly common disease in other countries. Also, only 25% of patients have wbcs in the urine. Isolated TB epididimytits has be reported and actually studies in india. http://www.medscape.com/medline/abstract/16006701. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My test become hard after doppler ultrasound test found, epididymitis infection it having 8 month or more but hardness remains same. Give some suggest?
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