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Sacrum x-ray shows a few small black dots on lower pelvic bone & 2 large white encapsulated spots in pelvic space, what could these anomalies be?
Xray: xrays of the sacrum also will show signs of gas and particles in the large intestine. An xray takes 3 dimensions and reduces it to 2 dimensions, overlaying multiple structures into a flat image, distorting things to some degree. Pelvic phleboliths (vascular calicifications) are common. The sacrum also has foraminae where nerves pass, which may appear as dark spots. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mri of the lumbar but the radiologist didn't remark on a white round spot at the anterior sacrum s3 region. ?
3 possibilities: There are 3 things in imaging studies that a radiologist won't mention: normal anatomy, "artifact" (false spots, lines or shadow caused by machine error/interference), and things that are simply missed because radiologists are humans. You could discuss this with the doctor who ordered the study who may be able to contact the radiologist to inquire, or seek a second opinion if still concerned. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 11 month old has a constant bruised spot on her sacrum, been there about 6 wks. She has mild developmental hip dispaxia, could it be related? Thank
May be: Bring her to see her pediatrician and discuss further with the doctor. She may need to see a pediatric hematologist for further work-up of the bruising and to evaluate whether there is any bleeding disorder like von willebrands disease etc.. Good luck. ...Read more
I was due on last month the 14th few day later my lower back was harting coming out in spots and boob s got biger so took a test and saying not ?
Pregnancy tests: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more
I've just woke up this morning and realised I have been getting spots around my body area that feel itchy .... A lot on my lower back and on my body?
Allery, infection?: Need more information. See you family physician asap. ...Read more
On my lower back their are dark brown spots. To me it looks like road map with dirt roads darkened?
Below: Impossible to give answer or reassurance without an exam. ...Read more
25f I have very frequent back pain. Noticed if you push on certain spots on lower back sends pain up my back?
I had a bad fall and my lower back locked on me. Now I have purple, reddish spots on skin in the same place it's locked. What is that?
Facet joints: Your spine is made of bony blocks called vertebrae, which are connected to each other by small joints called facet joints. When individual vertebrae are misaligned, this places strain on facets at different levels. You may benefit from gentle physical therapy or an honest chiropractor. If you have associated leg pain, see your pain management doctor asap. ...Read more