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Nuclear medicine scan thyroid: is there a wait period after doing nuclear medicine scan for hot or cold nodule before a fine needle aspiration biopsy?

Nuclear medicine scan thyroid: is there a wait period after doing nuclear medicine scan for hot or cold nodule before a fine needle aspiration biopsy?

Nope: Typically not. The radioactivity decays pretty fast and is typically a super low dose, so it would not interfere. I have seen people get biopsied the very next day. ...Read more

Aspiration (Definition)

1. The removal of a gas or fluid by suction. 2. The sucking of fluid or a foreign body into the airway when drawing breath. 3. A surgical technique used in the treatment of cataracts of the eye, in which an incision is made into the cornea, the lens capsule is severed, and the material of the lens is fragmented and ...Read more


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Does death occurs after 3 hours after aspiration?

Does death occurs after 3 hours after aspiration?

Depends: This is an interesting subject, but it really depends on the degree of aspiration and the condition of the person. Healthy people can aspirate and be fine. Even disabled people frequently aspirate but do not die, they may get aspiration pneumonia but it is treatable. You may be confusing aspiration (accidentally inhaling solid particles) with asphyxiation (being choked). ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: aspiration?

What is the definition or description of: aspiration?

More than one: 1. The removal of a gas or fluid by suction.
2. The sucking of fluid or a foreign body into the airway when drawing breath.
3. A surgical technique used in the treatment of cataracts of the eye, in which an incision is made into the cornea, the lens capsule is severed, and the material of the lens is fragmented and aspirated by a needle. ...Read more

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Can you tell me when could we suspect if a child has aspiration?

Constant cough: A child that has aspirated a foreign object or mucous will initially have a constant cough, that usually stops only when exhausted. Cycles if coughing may occur with brief periods of rest. After a period the kid may develop fever and shallow rapid breathing. A history of eating material such as popcorn, nuts or other foods that can form particles is often common. ...Read more

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What are some considerations and adaptations for a person with olympic aspirations?

Intense focus: Be prepared to be close to singularly focused on one goal. Be aware that you may miss out on many other things because you are training. A number of olympic athletes attended my medical school and one thing that they shared in common was the ability to intensly focus. ...Read more

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When a child vomits into his trach, post sxn, what can be done to reduce chance of aspiration pneumo?

When a child vomits into his trach, post sxn, what can be done to reduce chance of aspiration pneumo?

Prevention: It would be optimal to prevent these occurences altogether if possible; but quick suctioning would be the most immediate remedy. Adequate hydration would also assist the body in preventing this; but if there is still concern, or if a cough/change in breathing pattern develops then seek urgent medical attention! ...Read more

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What is cyst aspiration?

What is cyst aspiration?

Aspiration definitio: It is where a needle is placed into the cyst and the contents are pulled back up into an empty syringe. The contents are usually sent off for analysis to the lab. ...Read more

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Important sign of foreign body aspiration?

Important sign of foreign body aspiration?

Breathing Difficulty: Odd airway noises such as wheezing or high pitched stridors can suggest a foreign body in the airways. If the object is higher these sounds can be heard. If it is in the lower airways, no audible noises may be heard until inflammation occurs at which time one would expect fevers, cough and sputum production to also be present. It is wise to see your doctor get an xray to look. ...Read more

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Can pneumonia happens 3 hours after aspiration?

Yes: There is a disease state called aspiration pneumonitis which is more of a lung reaction to aspiration rather than pneumonia caused by a bacteria or virus - aspiration pneumonitis can happen quickly and needs to be evaluated by a professional. ...Read more

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Where in tucson can I get a hydrocele aspiration?

Where in tucson can I get a hydrocele aspiration?

An Urologist: I am sure any board certified urologist can help you with that. Ask your hospital or your family doctor for a referral or a name. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of aspiration due to silent reflux?

Symptoms of silent: Reflux or laryngopharyngeal reflux usually are centered around the voice box area. Aspiration is not common but cost is. The vocal cords reflexively close when sensing foreign material going into the area. If it is severe you could develop vocal cord dysfunction. Patients commonly complain of sensing a lump in the throat, also known as globus. ...Read more

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Preventing aspiration in older adults with dsyphagia?

Preventing aspiration in older adults with dsyphagia?

Evaluation: This can be a serious and even life-threatening problem...A good idea is to see a speech pathologist for a swallowing evaluation and feeding recommendations.
Your family doc can refer you.. ...Read more

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Pneumonia caused by aspiration, how is it treated/cured?

Pneumonia caused by aspiration, how is it treated/cured?

Antibiotics: With antibiotics, but more importantly, the cause of the aspiration needs to be determined. ...Read more

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Signs of aspiration pneumonia in toddlers?

Signs of aspiration pneumonia in toddlers?

Aspiration pneumonia: Most forms of pneumonia are caused by aspiration of microorganisms from above. The term you are using usually refers to the aspiration of periodontal flora causing an aerobic/anaerobic polymicrobial necrotizing pneumonia. These are generally slowly progressive, causing fever, chest pain, shortness of breath, malodorous sputum and breath, nasty taste in mouth, etc. Very very rare in toddlers. ...Read more

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What is joint aspiration?

What is joint aspiration?

Fluid removal: Needle is inserted into a joint that has fluid in it and the fluid is "sucked" out (aspirated) usually into a syringe. The fluid can be sent to lab for analysis, cortisone sometimes injected in at same time as well. ...Read more

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What is a lymph node aspiration?

What is a lymph node aspiration?

See below: When a needle is inserted into an enlarged or abnormal lymph node and fluid is pulled out of the node. ...Read more

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Can a baby die from meconium aspiration?

Can a baby die from meconium aspiration?

Not usually: Theoretically possible. However, the common scenario is the other causes coexisting, and causing meconeum, such as chronic fetal distress, placenta insufficiency, etc. Actually harm the baby and lead to death. ...Read more

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What are the tests for meconium aspiration?

What are the tests for meconium aspiration?

Diagnose MAS: Diagnosing meconium aspiration syndrome requires: 1) meconium stained amniotic fluid 2) respiratory distress at delivery or shortly after. 3) characteristic chest x ray findings. 4) if infant is intubated, meconium is see in the trachea. ...Read more

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What are common symptoms of meconium aspiration?

What are common symptoms of meconium aspiration?

Respiratory symptoms: Nasal flaring, grunting retractions and increasing need for oxygen or artificial ventilation. ...Read more

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Does aspiration pneumonia occurs for just 3 hours?

No: Aspiration can occur in seconds. Deoending on the liquid or item aspirated, coughing, pneumonia, or sudden death can occur.
Most of us will cough water out.
Solid steak, peanuts etc can obstruct an entire airway.
Stomach contents, acid, may be in variable volumes and quite irritating to bronchi and lungs and lead to pneumonia and abscesses. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of aspiration due to acid reflux?

Acid reflux: Symptoms from aspiration could include anything form mild to moderate cough, fever if pneumonia develops, etc. If you have acid reflux there is treatment for it so you should see ur doctor. No need to suffer. ...Read more

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Bad cells from needle aspiration on node means what?

Bad cells from needle aspiration on node means what?

Bad cells: What type of bad cells by fna we are talking about.? Papillary, follicular, hurthle or anaplastic. Bad cell is also a cancer cell. Please read http://doctorrajput. Com thanks. ...Read more

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Could you still get aspiration from a gastronomy, enteral?

Yes: Some people may continue to aspirate while on G tube. Those patients may benefit from Jejunostomy tube ...Read more

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I need help! How do I know if I have aspiration pneumonia?

I need help! How do I know if I have aspiration pneumonia?

Pneumonia: If you think you have any type of pneumonia, please see your doctor and discuss all your symptoms. Your doc will be able to help determine the type of pneumonia and proper treatment. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Meconium aspiration?

What is the definition or description of: Meconium aspiration?

Meconium Aspiration: Meconium aspiration is when the fetus has a bowel movement before birth and swallows some of the bowel movement before birth. This may result in the condition of Meconium Aspiration Syndrome at birth, associated with Respiratory Distress requiring Ventilation and Medical Support. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: aspiration pneumonia?

What is the definition or description of: aspiration pneumonia?

Inhaling liquid: Our breathing and digestive systems both start from the throat. When we eat or drink something, our body stops our breathing for a moment until we finish swallowing. Then we breathe again. When we breathe with liquid in our throat, we are likely to suck the liquid into the lungs with the air. This is called aspiration. If it is irritating or infected, the problem is called aspiration pneumonia. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: lymph node aspiration?

What is the definition or description of: lymph node aspiration?

Needle aspiration: Fine needle is introduced into a lymph node and cells are aspirated. These are usually stained & then examined under a microscope. Used to rule in or out:- presence of normal, only enlarged, lymph node tissue. Also to diagose certain malignant conditions such as lyphoma, or certain cancers. To stage cancers & see whether or not they have spread & helps to plan treatment. ...Read more

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Which is worse, community acquired pneumonia, or aspiration pneumonia?

Which is worse, community acquired pneumonia, or aspiration pneumonia?

Pneumonia: Comedic worried about you he's not too bad. Aspiration ammonia generally does not need antibiotics. However if something develops a high fever for eight hours or longer after it happens they can be very serious. Because it may cause abscess in the lungs. ...Read more

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I've just been told I have aspiration pneumonia, should I be concerned?

I've just been told I have aspiration pneumonia, should I be concerned?

Yes: Aspiration pneumonia is a serious but treatable lung infection which occurs after a foreign substance is inhaled into the lungs. Antibiotics will usually treat the infection but it is also important to uncover and treat the unlying cause of the aspiration. ...Read more