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Bulging eyes for almost a year, male, 48 y/o, lab test, CT scan normal. What may cause bulging eyes?
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
I had microscopic hematuria.Blood test,CT scan,ultra sound results came back normal.Urinalysis at the second time showed no blood.What can cause this?
See below: There are many causes of small amount of blood in urine, including vigorous exercise. Your investigation suggests that you need not be concerned. You may consult this site for info: http://www.webmd.com/digestive-disorders/blood-in-urine-causes#1 For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. Get HPV vaccine ...Read more
I have constant dizziness/vertigo/imbalance, r ear pain, nausea after 10 flights. I had abnormal vemp test & CT scan showing extremely thin bone on my superior sc canal. Can this cause my symptoms?
Yes: This sounds like superior semicircular canal dehiscence syndrome. For the affected ear, you can often can hear your eyes moving in your head or internal noises like creaking joints, or your heartbeat-called autophony. You can be sensitive to loud sounds. Certainly vertigo is possible. You need discuss with your doctor about whether surgery is advised. It can solve the problem quite effectively. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
+ PPD test, CT scan solitary pulmonary nodule. 5mos after nodule stable/slight increase pet2.9suv bronchoscopy inflammatory no cough doc said remov?
Curious: More information is required. The pet uptake (measured in standard uptake value or suv), is low level, but not low enough to guarantee benignity. Given age and + ppd, i would suspect this could be an active granuloma. Given your age, i would encourage consultation with a pulmonologist and full review of all your records first. Lung surgery is serious business. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My d dimer level was .63 is this too high? Vq test and CT scan came back normal. Do I have to worry? I stopped smoking after the tests immediately
See your doctor: And get a repeat d-dimer. It is a very sensitive test, but is more valuable when it is low, because many things besides blood clot and make it increase. Negative VQ and (presumably) ct angio of the pulmonary arteries essentially excluded pulmonary embolism, or clot in the lung blood vessels. Please see your doctor to get a complete checkup. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've had many blood test and CT scan I have no tumorsa and nothing wrong with my arteries in my body what could cause weird sensation in my face?
Keep looking: You have a weird sensation in your face. You have had multiple test including ct scan and blood work. If you have already tried u. Iowa then try mayo clinic. It may require more testing but it obviously bothers you enough. Your doctors will look for chemical and physical abnormalities to explain this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a severe case of pneumonia. I still have some left but not a lot. They ran blood test and CT scan on chest I keep having fevers. Is that normal?
Had clean colonoscopy and biopsy, neg celiac test, clean ct scan, mrcp, stool test.. But sometimes soft stool leaves steaks on toilet. ?
Is blood in urine 7mm3 worrisome for a 65 years old woman? urine test, culture , CT scan of bladder, all came out negative.wha
t else could it be?
Hematuria: The work up should inculde a Urinalysis with C&S, CT Urogram (to assess the whole collecting system including the kidneys and ureters and bladder and Urethra), and finally a Cystoscopy which will asses the superior aspect of the Bladder that may not be completely visualized on the CT Urogram. If all these tests come back normal, may be simple irritation of the urethra or somewhere else to monitor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
To check: Kidney function before you recieve x-ray contrast. See radiologyinfo.Org for more info. ...Read more
My health anxiety over my heart won't diminish can I once and for all ask for a stress test and or CT scan so I can move on?
Have low grade fever upto 99.5 since last one month all test done blood CT scan X-ray malaria typhoide TB etc all negative., may please advice
A friend has been told they have colon cancer, diagnosed via a tumour marker blood test, high cea, CT scan showed contained mass. Is this conclusive?
No, but...: But very suspicious for colon cancer. If your friend is similar in age to yourself a mass in the colon on ct scan is cancer until proven otherwise. And cea levels can go up for other reasons but, given the mass, they would strongly favor cancer. But to answer your question "no"... They are not definitive. You would need a piece of the mass under a microscope to prove definitively its cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have had low iron and hemigloban. After blood test, stool sample, CT scan, and ultra sound, no reason found. Any ideas?
Raised d dimer test (300) had ct scan on chest, chest xray and CBT and came back fine. I have a ovarian endometrioma (5cm) could the cyst b cancerous?
Positive PPD test, x-ray, CT scan shows solitary pulmonary nodule. 5 mos after nodule stable/slight increase. Doc said to remove. No cough not smoking?
Depends: Ppd positive, work-up details (quantiferon assay?), characteristics on chest x-ray, on ct-scan and/or treatment would be important. Depending complete work-up, risk factors, size, rate of growth/increase in size, etc. Location may be amenable to tran-sthoracic ct-biopsy or bronchoscopy transbronchial biopsy (flouro guided, inreach/em-nav guided, or ultrasound guided). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer