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Doctor insights on: Thyroid T1 T2

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Dr. Neigatha Graney
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more


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Hiv exposure 8 mnths ago hiv t1 t2 and p24 test at 3,4,6 months negative but still having rashes and upper body and lymph nodes in neck area. Retest?

Hiv exposure 8 mnths ago hiv t1 t2 and p24 test at 3,4,6 months negative but still having rashes and upper body and lymph nodes in neck area. Retest?

See doctor: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and you should see a doctor. It would be prudent to get retested for HIV nucleic acid. If that test result is negative at 8 months after exposure, that would rule out HIV infection. ...Read more

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Which is better to treat Radiculopathy T1-T2, nerve block or operation?

Which is better to treat Radiculopathy T1-T2, nerve block or operation?

Always: Start with the least invasive procedures. Surgery should be your last option. Try everything you can before going that route. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of left foraminal narrowing and mild right foraminal stenosis at T1-T2 shown on MRI?

What are symptoms of left foraminal narrowing and mild right foraminal stenosis at T1-T2 shown on MRI?

Usually none: For most folks with these findings, they do not have any symptoms. Several studies of folks with no symptoms, underwent MRI, 45% had significant findings but no symptoms. Discuss finds with doctor that ordered MRI. Not all MRI findings have associated symptoms. Best of luck with this. Dr R ...Read more

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What does this mean? "we'll circumscribed 1.9lesion bright t1/t2 lesion in vertebral body s1 is a benign hemangioma. Do i need surgery? Should i worry

What does this mean? "we'll circumscribed 1.9lesion bright t1/t2 lesion in vertebral body s1 is a benign hemangioma. Do i need surgery? Should i worry

No worry.: Benign hemangioma means a tumor of the blood vessels that is not going to hurt you. No surgery or further treatment is likely needed. ...Read more

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Just found out I have ostephyte complex in c2-c4. Also congenial stenosis at c2-c3, and t1-t2 disc bulge. What help is available.

Just found out I have ostephyte complex in c2-c4. Also congenial stenosis at c2-c3, and t1-t2 disc bulge. What help is available.

Cervical spine issue: Without knowing the exact severity of the findings and the symptoms its difficult to direct you. You are 29yrs so I would assume its not severe. So we usually start with PT, exercise program etc... ...Read more

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1.2cm right ovarian cyst which showed T1 & T2 hyperintense signal which persisted bright in T2FS sequence on MRI !! what is it? Please explain

1.2cm right ovarian cyst which showed T1 & T2 hyperintense signal which persisted bright in T2FS sequence on MRI !! what is it? Please explain

The: signal characteristics you describe suggest that the cyst is a hemorrhagic cyst, a cyst that has bled into itself. This is relatively common, and will generally resolve on its own. ...Read more

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My scoliosis xrays show 3 neural foramen perineural nerve root sleeve cysts, 1 measuring 9mm l1-2, c7-t1, t1-t2, all are right sided. What are these?

My scoliosis xrays show 3 neural foramen perineural nerve root sleeve cysts, 1 measuring 9mm l1-2, c7-t1, t1-t2, all are right sided. What are these?

Neural cysts: In most instances, these are benign (not cancer) expansions of the nerves, and they are typically seen as 'incidental findings' and often do not need treatment. They are typically not associated with pain, but if the doctor treating you -who probably looked at the imaging studies- is concerned, further work up is indicated with a gadolinium enhanced scan. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have a 9mm cyst inside neural foramina at t1-t2 and my ring and pinky fingers are going numb a lot. i have to see a neurosurgeon- how will they fix?

I have a 9mm cyst inside neural foramina at t1-t2 and my ring and pinky fingers are going numb a lot. i have to see a neurosurgeon- how will they fix?

How will they fix?: The first question is whether this "cyst" is actually causing your symptoms. What you describe could also be an ulnar neuropathy at the elbow. Has that been ruled out? The last thing you want is an unnecessary back operation that "fixes" nothing. A good surgeon is one who knows when NOT to operate. Stop trying to 2nd-guess the doctors & make sure your diagnosis is correct. That's key. ...Read more

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1.2cm ovarian cyst with T1&T2 hyperintense signals which persisted bright in T2FS seq on MRI.can it be endmeriosis or anything besides hemorhegic cyst?

1.2cm ovarian cyst with T1&T2 hyperintense signals which persisted bright in T2FS seq on MRI.can it be endmeriosis or anything besides hemorhegic cyst?

Endometriosis: could also manifest as cysts with hemorrhagic internal contents. However, usually there are other findings, not just a solitary cyst. Sometimes a cyst with internal proteinaceous content could cause the signal characteristics you describe. However, the vast majority of the time, the cyst you describe is simply a functional hemorrhagic cyst. ...Read more

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I had facet block injections yesterday at T1-T2 (L) after I was initially told that the injections would be between t3-t4. My pain is stabbing me in the center of my back just below the scapula and above bra line. How long should I wait before complaining

I had facet block injections yesterday at T1-T2 (L) after I was initially told that the injections would be between t3-t4. My pain is stabbing me in the center of my back just below the scapula and above bra line. How long should I wait before complaining

Facet block T-spine: Schedule appointment now with doctor who did facet block. Seems to be misunderstanding about the location of the block you received, and this should be clarified. Also, if no relief or improvement after T1-T2 block, discuss this at same visit. Finally, ask for revised plan for managing this pain including clear follow-up. ...Read more

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35 yo f w/rrms. Brain mris every 6 mo. Recent report: "t1&t2 hyperintensity, could be hemangioma in right frontal bone." do I need more testing?

35 yo f w/rrms. Brain mris every 6 mo. Recent report: "t1&t2 hyperintensity, could be hemangioma in right frontal bone." do I need more testing?

Further testing: If you have been having an MRI every 6 months, it's possible this hyperintensity showed up before, but was not reported. Sometimes small versions of this are missed during other tests. Having another MRI in the future should be an adequate method to study this. If you have another MRI 6 months from now, that should be helpful enough. ...Read more

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11/21/13 pain low l back runs down butt 2 leg. Mri last wk. Dr nxt wk 2 go over. Hard muscle or nerve where pain starts. T1/t2 hyperintense focus. Ms?

11/21/13 pain low l back runs down butt 2 leg. Mri last wk. Dr nxt wk 2 go over. Hard muscle or nerve where pain starts. T1/t2 hyperintense focus. Ms?

Doubt MS: You are describing sciatica, and may possess a discogenic problem in lumbar spine. None of what you describe is encountered in ms. Please get full explanation of your problem when you meet with your doctor. ...Read more

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Wife's Mri of spine shows C2 C3 demonstrate T1 T2 bright signal along right lower aspect disc space. L3 small vertebral hemangimo. Minor facet hypertrophy at L4 L5 encroaching on the foramina. PLEASE explain these findings. Thank you Drs.

Wife's Mri of spine shows C2 C3 demonstrate T1 T2 bright signal along right lower aspect disc space. L3 small vertebral hemangimo. Minor facet hypertrophy at L4 L5 encroaching on the foramina. PLEASE explain these findings. Thank you Drs.

Some findings OK: In general, small hemangiomas in vertebral bodies are not clinically significant, sort of like fingerprints. Narrowed foramina from arthritis in the facets can be symptomatic and treated conservatively with anti inflammatories, steroid injections or rarely (sometimes micro) surgery. Disc lesions with T1 and T2 abnormalities need to be seen to opine on. ...Read more

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IrregulaR outline cyst hypointensity on t1 and hyperintensity on t2 with peripheral enhancement with IV contrast with no central enhancement means?

IrregulaR outline  cyst  hypointensity on t1 and hyperintensity on t2 with peripheral enhancement with IV contrast with no central enhancement means?

Discuss with doctor: These are technical terms related to Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) of what sounds like a simple cyst. Discuss the findings with the ordering physician to best understand the significance of the radiologist's comments, and the doctor's plan for follow up. ...Read more