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Muga Scan Health Risks
Echo says: left ventricle may be performing at the lower part of normal need muga scan to confirm should I be worried? Can I have heart disease? Help
Heart cath showed 52% left ven. Ejection fracture, while echo two weeks later showed 12%. what could cause difference? muga scan is scheduled soon.
Mild CAD. no MI , My LVEF measurements since 2011 are 60, 58, 55, 50, 49. Cardiologist called it mildly reduced. Whats most accurate way heart Cath, 2d echo, 3d Echo, cardiac mri, Muga scan? Is Reduced cardiac funct. means Cardiomyopathy ? THANK YOU.
EF: You appear to have had a lot of testing but provide limited history. The numbers alone don't tell much as their test associations and other factors make them not necessarily very different. You should see a cardiologist and get your questions answered from a Doc with specific information about you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can heart scarring be detected by resting EKG or can only echocardiogram or muga detect heart scarring?
Minimal: You didn't say if you are female or male or what part if your body was scanned. Radiation to the thyroid area, breasts, eyes, or ovaries if repeated multiple times over many years carry a small but statiscally increased risk of radiation induced tissue damage. 3 scans by themselves should not cause you to worry, but be aware that you want to limit your exposure to radiation. ...Read more
My girl was breech @22w. Are there any health risks because of her position? Anatomy scan @20w showed that everything was good.
Should be okay: The baby would hopefully be turning around by herself on the third trimester. No, there is no health risk due to her position at 22 weeks. If she does not turn around on the late third trimester and remains on the breech, you will discuss in detail method of delivery with your ob. ...Read more
I might need two CT scans this year one for abdomen and one for chest, is that to many, could that many be risk to my health?
Very small risk: If appropriately used, the medical benefit of ct scans far outweighs the potential risks associated with radiation from ct scans. We are all exposed to natural background radiation in normal daily life, and the radiation from a ct scan is not much more than the radiation an average person gets exposed to in a year. ...Read more
My CT scan results show a cystic change probably ovarian on left adnexa it's 6.5 ✖️ 4.1 cm I'm small frame and thin is this a risk to my health?
Have asked many health questions on here this last year dealing with several health issues. I had a hida scan today and gallbladder is 9% means what?
Sick: Your gall bladder is sick. A normal gall bladder ejection fraction is between 35 & 70% stay in touch with your doctor. The information must be correlated with your symptoms and overall health and a recommendation based on your unique health issues will be given. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have been diagnosed with mild hydrocele via USG scan. Will it affect mysexual health? Do I need surgery? I am 40.
Up to you: Proven small hydroceles could be left alone , will not interfere your sexual function. If you decide for surgery is a simple low risk out patient surgery. ...Read more
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