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I had an ultrasound done at 18 w 2d in which the spine was fully seen with no concerns, would a sacrococcygeal open nueral tube defect show on that?
Probably: Ask your OB-GYN for his/her opinion (after seeing the Ultrasound directly the question is best directed to him/her!!!!!!) (Why do you MENTION "sacrococcygeal open neural defect" That SOUNDS LIKE AN OFFICIAL READING!) Dr Z ...Read more
The sonogram is a test that looks at body organs with no radiation. It uses sound waves and can give us a 2 dimensional view of organs such as the kidney, liver, heart, and lungs. It can define spaces that are either solid or full of fluid. I can also guide large needles into an organ or near the spine, and can help define the area being cut open. Its a ...Read more
I have a possible deep lipoma on lower back near spine. It is palpable, but it did not show up on an ultrasound. Is it safe to say it isn't cancerous?
No: An ultrasound can not differentiate the fat that makes up a lipoma from the surrounding fatty tissues under the skin and will not definitively be able to differentiate a cancer from a non-cancer. If the lump is hurting then have it removed and it should be sent for pathological analysis. That will tell you if it is a cancer (Malignancy) or not. A true lipoma is not typically dangerous. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Random chills up my spine, up to 5 a day normal? I suffer from chronic epididymitis. Urine test and ultrasound normal. Chills last a couple second.
Cone shaped bruise close to spine in lower right back. Firm feeling in right lower abd and pain into groin on & off. Xray & Ultrasound show 0. Causes?
RLQ pain: You need a good diagnostician to get a good history and do a good physical exam on you first of all! If there is a University hospital near you that is where I would go. ...Read more
No: The shoulder blade, chest wall and lung are in the way and the breast is unlikely to be seen at all. ...Read more
My doctor tells me that I need an MRI on my back because of my constant back pain. He checked my nerves and said they they were OK. An ultrasound was also done. He found a slight curve in my spine. Are there any side effects of an MRI and what else other
No side wffects: The MRI is a safe test that uses a magnet instead of X-rays. Because of this there is no radiation exposure. It is one of the best tests for deteriorated or herniated disk problems. Tests to get an answer are not always necessary. The MRI is usually done only if surgery is being considered , if your symptoms don't fit a specific pattern, or if the treatment isn't working. ...Read more
Is it okay to use ultrasound heat therapy on my thoracic area due to injury but there is also a cyst on my spine thats been there since birth?
Having mid-back pain to right of spine for hours after eating. Hida scan and gb ultrasound=normal. Ejection fraction=91%. Any ideas about the cause?
Possibly not gb: Most symptoms related to gall bladder occur in right upper quadrant of the abdomen. Your symptoms sound like other portions of the gastrointestinal tract may be involved, endoscopy, blood tests, and other imaging testing will examine large bowel and small bowel for possible contribution to your symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bulging disc cause fertility issues? Lumbar spine nerves burned, still have pain.Is it endometriosis?Have symptoms but blood test and ultrasound fine?
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