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Pain Ct Scan
Right flank pain, CT scan angiomyolipoma 13 CM "has some prominent vascular components internally" -embolised five yrs ago- need procedure again?
Perhaps: You need to get advice from your doctor, and likely consultations from an interventional radiologist as well as nephrologist and an urologist. You want to find a solution to your pain, and do not want the angiomyolipoma to bleed. Certainly, an embolization procedure would be one option. ...Read more
Ct uses xrays taken an 360 degrees combined with a computer to see"inside" the body. The table moves as the xray tube and detectors spin around the patient 10 times a second or more! the image shows excellent soft tissue detail, enhanced with injection of intravenous contrast or oral contrast. This way the body is shown in slices, in any plane, usually axially, but ...Read more
Went to er for kidney pain ct scan showed Tiny punctate left lower pole renal calyceal stones what does that mean Also having extreme lwr abdomin pain?
Kidney stones: It's likely that some stones or fragments lodged in your urinary bladder. If a urine culture doesn't show infection, it would point to stone problems within the bladder as a cause of the pain. A urologist should be involved in your care. Drink plenty of fluids and strain all urine with a handkerchief so that any stone retrieved can be analyzed. ...Read more
Periodic dull pain on top right side of head. Pressing it makes it sore. Right eye pain. CT scan with & w/o contrast, Normal. Unrup Aneurysm? Scared
Probably tension: There are many causes of headaches. Yours sound like a tension headache, often caused by clenched muscles, or spasms, since it is sore to the touch. This may be due to constant hunching over a computer with tightening of the neck muscles. It may also be a variation of a migraine. However, there are many causes for headaches. The symptoms are not consistent with an aneurysm. ...Read more
Right side temple pain since 3 yrs, mri normal sudden pain shifted to base of skull left side and around left ear too chronic pain, ct scan normal ?
Diagnosis? Complicat: The condition sounds rather complicated - shifting sites of pain / headache make the diagnosis very difficult. I hope you are seeing a neurologist. You have listed a whole bunch of symptoms, but not a diagnosis, & I presume that "What is the diagnosis?" is your question. Use HealthTap Prime to engage in dialogue with a physician & perhaps they can come to a diagnosis. Uploading pictures would help ...Read more
Im 19.I have lower back pain. CT scan stated that I have a "chronic break in l5-s1 pars interarticularis with facet arthropathy" what does this mean?
Refer to an ortho: In general, I would normally tell a patient to see an orthopedic specialist. ...Read more
I do not drink alcohol but i still have upper epigastric pain. Ct scan reported ascites. How can that be? I also have fluid on/in the liver. Is this why i still have the pain?
There are many : Causes of ascites, not just alcohol abuse. Please see your doctor for additional workup, likely to include a number of blood tests as well as taking a same of the ascites and analyzing its composition. You need to keep on this until you have a reason. Good luck, . ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Blocked ears for over a year, difficulty hearing yet hearing test is normal, tinnitus, ear pain, ct scan normal, no fluid present, air going up Eustachian tubes. Originally disagnosed with ETD, doesn’t seem to be the problem now. Please help?
Eustachian tube dysf:
Are you popping your ears 30 to 40 times a day?
This is what you need to be doing. Also take Flonase 2 sprays each nostril 2 x day. If this does not help, you may need a pressure equalization tube placed in both ear drums. This will allow the ears to equlibrate and you will not feel a pressure sensation there all day. Good luck and feel better! ...Read more
My wife is 51 and very healthy non smoker . She has had extreme fatigue , blood in urine, localized left flank pain. Ct scan was neg for kidney stones?
Infection or tumor: The most likely reason is infection of the kidney...Your doctor will check the urine and prescribe antibiotics. A less likely reason is a tumor in the kidney or nearby. This may need a urologists help. It could still be a kidney stone that was not seen on the ct, which also needs a urologists help. ...Read more
R abdomen pain, ct scan, Dr says looks like a small tear or cyst in the abdominal wall maybe from injury will heal by itself. I'm worried, serious?
No worries: If what you describe is accurate, these injuries heal themselves in 4-6 weeks. HOWEVER, if you start experiencing worsening abdominal pain, nausea/vomiting, constipation, fever, appetite loss then you need to be seen right away. Hope this helps. Best of luck with this. Dr R ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lower lumbar has a lg. Swollen area in shape of sacrum where connects 2 pelvis. Have pain/ct scan just shows arthritis>left than rt. What could it be?
Went to ER with severe right abdomen pain..Ct scan, blood work , urine tests all came back showing not appendix but still in severe pain.What could be?
Abdominal Pain, CT Scan was done, not appendix or a cyst, however showed fluids in the Uterus, I'm not pregnant, is it dangerous? what can be done?
No: Most likely an incidental finding, d/w your gyn ...Read more
High c-reactive protein and low left abdominal pain. Ct scan of abdomen, ultrasound of reproductive organs, colonoscopy all clear. Nsaids no relief. ?
This test is limited: CRP has limited usefulness as a test. Yet it may be related to your abdominal pain. Your gynecologist is the best person to help you. I hope you do not have endometriosis. Ask your gynecologist to check you for this problem since all other tests are not showing anything obvious as the cause of your abdominal pain. ...Read more
I have a 5mm stone in my left lower kidney bowl 2-11-13 had the pain and CT scan and the stone was there ultrasound 4-9 its still there ?
Probable: It is probably still there since the ultrasound shows it. Us and ct however are different in showing kidney stones. Comparing a ct to a ct study is more accurate. Your doctor or a urologist should be able to help. ...Read more
Husband has WBC of 15,000, lower right quadrant ab pain but ct scan normal. What else could this be? Should we repeat the scan? He is stilll in pain.
Need to see surgeon: elevated WBC does not mean acute appendicitis normal CT scan does not ruled out acute appendicitis. the most important sign of acute appendicitis is a localized tenderness ,with a local peritoneal irritation sign. persistent pain in RLQ need a surgeon to evaluate. good luck ...Read more