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What Is The Difference Between An Echocardiogram And An Ultrasound Test
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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MFM vs. Ped/cards.: Maternal-fetal medicine specialists can perform and interpret targeted fetal cardiac examinations and fetal echos with up to 75% detection rate. Pediatric cardiologists can perform fetal echos with up to 95% detection rate.See 1 more doctor answer
No: Ultrasound exams use sound waves to produce the images, and are painless. Some ultrasounds are performed with a transducer inside the body (vagina, rectum, throat), there may be some discomfort associated with the transducer placement.
I have ast level of 94 and another of 92.i have done ultrasound test came back clear what does this mean.
What does it mean to have a few unenlarged lymph nodes are seen in both sides of the neck after having an ultrasound test?
I am having shifting pain in my abdomen from 3 months, ultrasound test was normal, pain regularly from one point to another, its just a mild pain, ?
Probable Intestinal: Moving pains in the abdomen are usually due to the intestines. At your age, the most common reason is ibs, irrtable bowel syndrome which causes spasms, gas, constipation and others. Try to avoid caffeine, lots of fluids and fiber helps. Also consider using probiotics like activia or danactive yogourt, or pills like align, restora or others.
I just had a HSG ultrasound test done and the radiologist said it looked like I had multiple csections but I've only had one. What could cause this?
Hysterosonogram?: I am going to assume you had a hysterosonogram (hsn) which involves ultrasound, rather than an hsg which uses x-ray. Regardless, my answer wouldn't change. Surgical scarring can take on a wide rang of appearances. If a single scar was more extensive in appearance it would likely be mistaken for multiple prior scars and wrongly assumed to represent more than one prior c-sections. I hope this helps, .
Cul de sac: It is the area in the vagina anterior to the uterus
Not necessary: An ultrasound is a painless exam. There should be no need for an anxiolytic medication. If you have a condition that will cause you to have undue anxiety for an ultrasound, you should discuss it with your physician so that proper measures can be taken, and medication prescribed in the rare event that it is needed.
If an ultrasound test result says " the gallbladder is physiologically distended " what does it mean?
Likely normal: That ultrasound reading may be a normal finding. If symptoms of gallbladder disease persist, further testing may be helpful. A nuclear cholangiogram can sometimes show if the gallbladder is emptying properly, or if it has signs of obstruction that are not clear on the ultrasound.
Right testical repositioned compared to left one. Ultrasound test results were normal. I still have very little pain in right testicle. Please advise.
Hello, as per my question I have two cysts that have been under a ultrasound test. One of the cysts is calcified, what does this mean? The Dr advised it shouldn't be sinister but what does calcified mean?
Calcified cyst: ovarian cyst? Ovarian follicular/ovulatory cyst are not calcified, which means that over time, calcium minerals have begun to form in the lining of the cyst (similar to minerals forming on the lining of your shower). To give advice, we need more info because calcification can occur on both benign and malignant types of cysts.
Ultrasound test shows 8x10x12mm prostate cyst and PSA test indicate that it is benign. What should I do.
I have asymptomatic gall stones which were discovered in a random ultrasound test. Should I go in for a glall bladder removal even if I have no pain?
Gallstones: Symptomatic gallstones require surgical evaluation. Please see a surgeon.
I have two vague hypoechoic solid appearing nodules (1- 6*7*4 mm) & (11*9*8 mm) within the right lobe (11mm)in ultrasound test. Six months follow up ultrasound is recommended. Any risk, please advise.
Cysts: Where were these located. Could be liver, thyroid, other. Need more info.See 1 more doctor answer
Ultrasound: Ultrasound is a noninvasive test that uses soundwaves to make pictures of the body. Ultrasound does not use radiation. A sonographer or ultrasound technologist uses a handheld transducer to "see" the area of interest. He/she takes pictures, which are interpreted by a radiologist. Ultrasound is widely used and is especially well-suited for pregnancies, gallbladder disease, blood vessels and more.See 1 more doctor answer
Ultrasound of what: Please give him more information and clarify ultrasound of what done for what
Ultrasound is a noninvasive test that uses soundwaves to make pictures of the body. Ultrasound does not use radiation. A sonographer or ultrasound technologist uses a handheld transducer to "see" the area of interest. He/she takes pictures, which are interpreted by a radiologist. Ultrasound is widely used and is especially well-suited for pregnancies, gallbladder disease, ...Read more
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