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Separation Of The Symphysis Pubis Pelvic X Ray
Normal chest X-ray & abdominal/pelivic CT scan, but positive TB skin test? I have low grade fevers, extreme fatigue & swollen lymph nodes. Tb?
Unlikely TB: It is unusual to have TB with a normal chest x-ray. You need to see your doctor get a work-up ASAP. ...Read more
Pubic symphysis: Disruption of the pubic synthesis usually results from trauma, or in some cases during pregnancy. Traumatic injuries are usually part of pelvic ring injuries and often require surgical treatment. Those injuries do not require surgical treatment will generally require three months until symptoms gradually improve. This is only an estimate and the results are based on the individual injury pattern and treatment. Disruption that occurs as a result of pregnancy or delivery is generally self-limited and symptoms resolve within a few weeks to months after delivery. In rare cases the disruption that occurs as a result of pregnancy can persist and be symptomatic. ...Read more
X-rays: This abnormally wide gap can be diagnosed by radiologic studies such as x-ray, mri, ct scan or bone scan. Manual testing by a healthcare professional can also be used. The patient is placed in various positions and pressure is applied in such a way that it provokes pain and maybe movement in the pubis. ...Read more
Symphysis diastasis: This term refers to a separation of the two bones which make up the pubic symphysis. Deliveries are not usually affected and can occur normally, but during late pregnancy, the two bones will "rub together" and may cause discomfort, as can some forms of exercise (running, for example). ...Read more
I have hydrocele, peyronie's disease as age 50 virgin, having discomfort in upper ls scrotum/under symphysis pubis. Any advice before marriage?
Urologist: Any questions would best be answered by an evaluation with a urologist. ...Read more
I am 51 years old and can feel a rounded lump above my symphysis pubis extending to about 5 finger breaths below my umbilicus. What could it be?
Injection option: Steroid and more lately PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) have been tried with varying success in the literature ...Read more
Been diagnosed with pubis symphysis (pubis sheering) do to a bad fall injured for 9 months will I be able to recover after all this time w/treatment?
Yes: Pt will help as well as stretching and strengthening exercise. The pubic symphysis also divides or separates during childbirth as the baby passes through the pelvis and many women obviously recover from this. ...Read more
What does this cat scan mean? Minimal femoral head osteophyte formation is noted. Hip joint alignment is normal. There is minimal osteophyte formation at the the symphysis pubis. No fracture is identified. The soft tissues are grossly unremarkable. There
A little join wear.: Sounds like minimal wear and tear on the hip joint and midline pelvis. ...Read more
Is oseitis pubis permanent? I injured it in the military, and flares up after 9 years. On X-ray pubis symphsis looks ate up & uneven. What's going on?
Osteitis pubis: Osteitis pubis can be the result of significant inflammation of the synovium or tissue that lines this joint, as well as arthritis in the joint. Treatment includes rest, anti inflammatories as well as injections. In a severe case I have performed an arthroscopy which uses a small camera and shaver to remove the pathological tissue with very good success. ...Read more
Spouse has been having lower right abdmn pain that radiates through groin, they did an x-ray of pelvis and said "some vascular calcifications"?
Additional Test: The test of choice for your wife's symptoms is an ultrasound. This could be gastrointestinal, vascular, or pelvic/gynecological in nature. It is difficult to give you anymore answers without a full workup of symptoms, onset, duration, frequency, what makes it worse or better, etc... ...Read more
?: Depends on why the x-ray is being done. If the doctor is doing an x-ray to see if there is a fracture, several different positions are necessary. ...Read more
Had an X-ray and posted film. What are the bright white circles in my pelvis? I was only wearing underpants durin X-ray
Unfortunately: There is no image readily available. I'd be happy to help out, but I'm not sure that your image is readily accessible. Hopefully you get a reasonable answer soon. ...Read more
What is the difference between your pelvis & your hip x-rays? What is the difference between a hip X-ray compared to a pelvis x-rays?
Different focus: Pelvis looks at your pelvic bones and your hips are included but dedicated hip x-rays focus in with better detail on the hips themselves and you typical get more than one projection as well. ...Read more
Anatomy: That it is right where it should be. Your uterus sits right in the middle of your pelvis. ...Read more
I done 4 pelvis X-ray in the past 3 month...I went online and I read about xray now iam so scared and panic about I may die from x ray. Please help..
Just relax/Wait to w: You should wait to worry as your present worry has no foundation. Medical use of x-rays is considered safe. Yes, there is some radiation exposure from repeated use of x-rays but it is minute...Does not cause any bad effects as long as you are not doing >20/50 such x-ray test/studies. Four x-rays of pelvis have no chance to cause you harm...So you would not die so soon. Learn to have some faith! ...Read more
As per X-ray report "a smooth round opacity at left side of pelvis-likely to be phlebolith". What does it mean?
Nothing bad: A phlebolith is calcification in the wall of a vein. They are very common in the pelvis and cause no harm at all. ...Read more
I've 3 CT scan & 15 X-ray of pelvis in 2 yrs for study of fracture of left acetabulum. Is so many x-rays & CT harmful? Specially for male genital?
Had an adnominal/pelvis ct scan, a chest X-ray, and a lumbar spine X-ray all within a year. Does this significantly increase my cancer risk??
The radiation exposure form these studies is not likely to measurably increase your risk of cancer.
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We can not predict: In order to know what the xrays may show, we have to have the reason the xrays were ordered. Whenevr any test is ordered by your doctor. It is always ordered after taking a detailed history including the main presenting complaint then physical exam. It gives information what may be the problem. And we order the tests to confirm our impression or to rule out. You have to ask the doctor who ordered test ...Read more
Just had 4 X-rays, each knee, knees together and full pelvis. Had bad knee pain and legs try to dislocate from hips. What could it potentially show?
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