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What are the benefits of doing a MRI with contrast? I had one without contrast and it was normal. They are wanting to rule out anything in my inner
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
If i had a stitch abscess on my elbow, would the stitch be visible in an mri? If the abscess were drained would it fill back up? Quickly?
Toe acetinobacter unresponsive to cipro (ciprofloxacin). Now on mino pending new cult/sens result.Md says use mino+cipro (ciprofloxacin) b/c maybe abscess.But MRI clear. D/c cipro (ciprofloxacin)?
The difference perianal and gluteal abscess.if the affected area large involve gluteal cleft and anus area,MRI is required or not.thanks
CT scan sufficient: MRI scans can be quite expensive. A CT scan with PO/rectal contrast and IV contrast should be more than adequate to differentiate between a perianal and a gluteal abscess. If you need a second opinion on an MRI or CT you already had, you can start a private consultation here in HealthTap. ...Read more
Mri scan showed prostate scarring consistent with 13 years of prostatitis.No abscess, does the scarring cause my flare ups?Antibiotic injections help?
Surgery was for a spinal abscess. Crp and ESR still elevated and 100.8 fever.besides MRI anything else to do? Added info. From previous question.
Antibiotics: Besides surgery, you need antibiotics and modifiy your antibiotics according the culture sensitivity. I recommend antibiotics use in this situation be guided by an infectious specialist. CRP and ESR elevation are reactive to infection. It will take a while for them to come down. ...Read more