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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
Can a t-spine MRI differentiate among incidental findings of kidney cyst, abscess, and tumor? Or would each of these simply show as radio-opaque area
I have a painful,tender,firm lump around my anus.Ive already had I&D of previous abscess on other cheek.Started after bowel prep for MRI.Causes?
Is an MRI or CT scan without contrast useful to define a preauricular sinus? 3 month evolution; spontaneous drainage of large abscess next to ascending margin of helix. Inflammation did not totally resolve. Now slight pain and heaviness in both ears and
I developed a sudden large bump on the temple, no injury, had an MRI/ CT scan of the brain. Neurologist/ENT baffled/ 4 teeth to be pulled, abscesses.
Is it rare 4 a abcess tooth 2 spread 2 brain /throat.Had 1 for a month, going 2 dentist monday.Brain MRI 4 other reason done 3days ago was neg.Am i ok?
Abdominal pain 8 wks after my prostatectomy. Is this because UTI (Klebsiela >100,000) or I have intra-abdominal abscess. Dr wants a CT, is MRI useful?
CT is correct test: It is surely possible that this UTI is causing your discomfort, though I agree that it is important to have additional imaging because of your recent surgery. Cipro (ciprofloxacin) should be effective in relieving your symptoms and curing the infection unless there is an abscess. A CT is the appropriate test to identify an abscess. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am a 57 year old female who has M.S. and my mri shows my diffuse atrophy is advanced for my age. What should I do?
MS usually affects: "white matter" (the motor skills part of your brain) but it CAN affect "gray matter" (the thinking part of your brain). MRI's are good at showing the structure of the brain but not its function. I recommend a referral for neurocognitive testing to find out how well your brain is WORKING. There are many things you can do to keep your mind and body healthy. Best wishes. Dr. Anne ...Read more
Dr. mike gabor. i need to know if they have to use benzo,s in MRI if i am put out . i cannot take them .........allergies .
MRI: Not necessarily, you may be able to have a short acting a aesthetic. Speak to the radiologist and he should be able to put your mind at rest ...Read more
Mri report is e/o ill defined area noted in right gangliocapsular region appearing hypertense on t2w1, hypointense on t1w1 s/o lucunar infract means?
Small stroke: The radiologist feels that an area of the brain on the right side (deeper layers) may've suffered a small stroke of the "lacunar" type. If you have recently suffered any sudden weakness on the left side of your body (arm and leg) then, this could be the MRI finding. If not, then, it could just be artifactual as well (meaning not important). Why did they get the scan in the first place of your head ...Read more