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Doctor insights on: Ultrasound White Spots

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Dr. Michael Gabor
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Sonogram (Definition)

An ultraound, also known as a sonogram, is a painless and relatively inexpensive imaging test that utilizes sound waves instead of ionizing radiation. There are no side effects. Ultrasound can give us two-dimensional, and in some applications three-dimensional, images of structures and organs in virtually any part of the body. In addition to diagnostic uses, such as evaluating abnormalities in the abdomen, pelvis, and breast, ultrasounds are commonly used to guide needle and catheter placement in a variety of surgical ...Read more


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Do white spots on a transvaginal ultrasound suggest cancer?

Do white spots on a transvaginal ultrasound suggest cancer?

Not necessarily : Can't render an opinion without a better description of the findings. ...Read more

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White spots on my liver ultra sound?

White spots on my liver ultra sound?

Hard to say: Usually they are hemangiomas which are benign but without seeing the picture, i can't say for sure. Check the report and see if they made any recommendations. ...Read more

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What can the dark spots on my ultrasound be?

What can the dark spots on my ultrasound be?

Need more info: Unfortunately i need more information to help. Body part examined, history, where the spots are. ...Read more

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What can spots liver mean on ultrasound?

Depends: Spots in the liver detected by ultrasound are usually further characterized as anechoic, hyper-echoic, calcific, fluid filled or solid. These additional descriptive terms can help better identify the 'spots'...These areas could be cycts, benign growths, malignant growths, scars, nemangiomas or abcesses as some possibilities. Sometimes additional tests are need to figure this out. ...Read more

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On an ultrasound some spots and red and blue what does this mean?

Doppler signals: You are referring to color doppler. The red signals are coming from blood moving towards the ultrasound machine probe and the blue is flowing away from the probe. This can help the radiologist determine if the direction of flow is normal. Another form of doppler can tell how fast the blood is moving. ...Read more

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Dark spots on liver were found during ultrasound. What does this mean?

Dark spots on liver were found during ultrasound. What does this mean?

Need to see image: Can't really give a definite answer without seeing the study. A round, solid black spot could be a cyst. You also might have seen blood vessels in cross section. Could be any number of things. What did the report say? You should just ask your doctor. ...Read more

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I was wondering are spots on liver ultrasound cancer?

I was wondering are spots on liver ultrasound cancer?

Spots?: Need to see the scan to know what you are seeing. "spots" just doesn't supply enough information for a reasonable answer. You could have seen blood vessels, cysts, or anything. Ask your doctor. ...Read more

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On a kidney ultrasound some spots and red and blue what does this mean?

On a kidney ultrasound some spots and red and blue what does this mean?

Doppler: A regular ultrasound shows shades of black and white to identify kidney sizes and structures. A doppler senses flow to (red) and from (blue) the probe. Doppler ultrasound is used to rule out renal artery stenosis and venous obstruction in the kidneys. ...Read more

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My psa is 10 i had an ultrasound it came back wiyh good results no hot spots no swellling. What should I do?

My psa is 10 i had an ultrasound it came back wiyh good results no hot spots no swellling. What should I do?

Psa: Ultrasound is not for cancer detection; your psa is too high. A bx should be offered to rule out cancer. Your ultrasound is meaningless. ...Read more

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