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White Spots Found During Ultrasound
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
Not necessarily : Can't render an opinion without a better description of the findings. ...Read more
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
Is it possible to have mildly elevated liver enzymes and some small spots on your liver during an ultrasound and have the two findings be totally unrelated? Could you have non alcoholic fatty liver disease and cysts or something similar?
Yes.: This is in fact common. Both liver cysts and liver enzyme abnormalities are very common. Therefore the overlap of those two is also common. It would be unlikely that a cyst alone would be responsible for liver enzyme elevations. ...Read more
Did the doc comment : How old is the pregnancy, what is the radiologist's impression, possible artefacts /while doing the usg or film development is possible. Get the reassurance from the radiologist. May be repetition of the scan after few weeks will help to give you more peace of mind. Check with your obstetrician too. ...Read more
Nothing serious: A "spot" of this size is rarely significant especially at your age. I am wondering why the Ultrasound was ordered? ...Read more
I see white spots before my eyes during the day and when i close them at night. Is this normal ? What could it be?
I gettin these white spots around my neck and shoulder during summer.it keeps coming back every year. What are these exactly and how do I treat them?
Tinea: Tinea Versicolor would be on the top of my list. A quick visit to your doctor and a course of anti fungal ointment- should solve your problem. ...Read more