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What is the value of thermal imaging?

What is the value of thermal imaging?

Questionable: There is currently no proven thermal imaging technique but hopefully sometime in the near future! ...Read more

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What are the dangers of excessive imaging ordering?

What are the dangers of excessive imaging ordering?

The golden rule: As a general rule one should only perform an imaging study if he has a specific question that the study can answer and if there is the potential to change the treatment plan based on the findings from the imaging study. If you can not answer with a definite yes to both questions then you should not perform the study. Otherwise, any risk taken (radiation, over diagnosis/treatment) is unwarranted. ...Read more

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Back pain (Tip)

Back pain

Ask your doctor if/when you need imaging (mri of the spine). ...See more

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Is it normal to start seeing or imaging stuff while im high?

Is it normal to start seeing or imaging stuff while im high?

Depends: On what you are using to get high. There are many psychotropic drugs that may cause hallucinations. Although marijuana does not typically cause hallucinations per se, it could be laced with a stronger drug. ...Read more

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Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a disease. It has been documented by MRI studies, emg/ncv test, blood tests, biopsy. ...See more

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If I use HealthTap Prime, can doctors order imaging tests?

If I use HealthTap Prime, can doctors order imaging tests?

PRIME and x-rays...: HealthTap PRIME began this summer (2014), and is a Primary Care service. A patient is connected with the first available doctor, and different doctors are online at various times. Patients don't select a doctor on PRIME. A consultation ends each time, and the doctor does not follow-up after the consultation. Thus, no lab nor imaging tests are ordered (otherwise, a follow-up visit would be needed). ...Read more

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Back pain

An x-ray is rarely required to manage acute back pain. ...See more

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With which imaging methods is possible to examine venous patency in wrist area?

With which imaging methods is possible to examine venous patency in wrist area?

Ultrasound: Doppler ultrasound is the most common diagnostic technique to evaluate the flow within vessels, and is a very quick, accurate, and painless examination that is widely available. ...Read more

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