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If Ct Results Are Abnormal Will The Ordering Dr Be Notified Right Away
Sometimes...: It depends on the nature of the abnormality and no urgent the reading radiologist thinks the problem is. There are many varieties of abnormal, and many just need a routine follow up, sometimes another study in 6 months or so...So unless the radiologist thinks it is an emergency, the ordering doctor may not my informed right away. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Can't bm w/o suppository for 9 wks..nothing found w colonoscopy, waiting on CT results..could this be related to my abnormal pap/ASCUS?
No: Your bowel movements are not related to your cervix. Please try drinking enough water so that your urine is dilute and watery, to ensure proper hydration. You should also try a fiber laxative such as Metamucil. It may take a while for your bowel to get rid of the habit of suppository. ...Read more
Abnormal results and they wanted me to get a chest CT scan. I haven't had the CT done yet, but they said my white blood cell was low. Is this normal, should I be concerned?
Slight: Low counts may be normal, more profound levels may be of concern. If that's the case, should see hematologist. Good luck! ...Read more
Abnormal pap smear result, chart online says A in "Flag" category w/ HSIL. With title "Pap IG, CT-Ng, rfx HPV ASCU what does this mean? Do I have HPV?
Follow up on this!: It is not entirely clear what this line means but let me break it down for you a bit. HSIL stands for high grade squamous intraepithelial lesion. This is one step before cervical cancer and if that's what the pap said, you need a colposcopy and cervical biopsy. CT usually means chlamydia was negative. rfx HPV means reflex HPV in the event that the pap is ASCUS. HPV is positive for most HSIL. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had sputum cytology test come back with atypical results, but not cancerous, i just has a CT scan and all clear as well. What could this be?
Scrotal trauma has resulted in pulling pain in lower abdomen right side diagonally 1-2 inch away from penile shaft.Usg is nrml.So CT or MRI can help?
Ct reported that thers mild hydronephrosis on right.Reflux could result in the mild hydronephrosis. The pain has been for 3 weeks. What it means?
I had a hemi thyroidectomy in 2006 right side I recently had a CT of my neck for other reasons and the results came back with a heterogenous enlargement of myl left side. Should I be concerned?
Need an ultrasound: If the right side was taken out and u were not placed on thyroid replacement, it's common for the left side to overcompensate & gets a little bigger. With the ct scan above, i would get an ultrasound of the thyroid to make sure there is no nodules in the "heterogenous" left lobe. If there is, u will need to follow it or get a biopsy. I assume the right was not cancerous since the left was left in. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Dr. Has gotten my results of CT abd/pelvis w/wo contrast. Message said nothing urgent found. What are examples of urgent vs non urgent results?
I had a CT doen with contrast and waiting on results. I have been having small knot type bumps below my rib cage on the right side and pain that come?
Call your doctor: With symptoms this complex, you owe it to yourself to call your doctor to help you make sense out of them. ...Read more