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X Ray Of Neck
Lots of Things: Do you mean cervical spine? Abnormal could include fractures, disc narrowing, arthritic changes, destructive lesions from infection or cancer, osteoporosis, etc. Do you mean the soft tissues of the neck? Abnormal could mean calcifications of lymph nodes or carotid arteries, swelling of the soft tissues in back of the throat, foreign bodies in the airway or esophagus, etc. Lots of things. ...Read more
I had x ray on neck shoulder due to a lot of pain. They found two of my vertebrae have fused together not sure if this isover time or from birth.
Birth: Usually that is something you are born with but they find it when doing studies. ...Read more
Had 2 chest x rays front/side views.Had 1 CT abdomin, 1 X-ray of neck front/side, 1x ray of my spine for scoliosis front/side, worried radiation exspose?
Read more about it: To learn more about medical imaging and radiation risk, please check out: http://www.Conciergeradiologist.Com/ct-scan-radiation.Html and http://www.Conciergeradiologist.Com/radiation-exposure.Html. Properly indicated imaging studies represent, by definition, situations where the risks of radiation exposure are outweighed by the benefits to the patient. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Neck X-ray normal.Neck pain that hurts my head and in my ears.No ear infection.What could be issue?
Probably jaw joint: It sounds as if your jaw joint is having some problems. Do you clench or grind your teeth? Do you like chewy and crunchy foods? Do you chew gum? If so, you need to go on a soft diet, take anti-inflammatories as needed and use ice on the areas that bothers you 3 to 4 times a day for 20 minutes at a time. You should also discuss this with your dentist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
3 yo had 6 chest X-ray as baby for pneumonia, CT of brain for fall, 4 X-ray of neck, adenoids today b/c he kept moving. I'm so worried about radiation?
Discuss also with MD: He has had more than the usual amount of radiation for a 3 year old but these tests are usually quite safe and do not lead to long term complications. Chest and neck x rays have far less radiation than a brain ct. Using sunscreen and a hat during peak sun hours will decrease his exposure to uv rays. Eating well and including foods rich in antioxidants and vitamin c helps maintain a healthy defense. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi a friend of mine told me that when a doctor wants to find out if a person has dissociative identity disorder they take a X-ray of the neck?
No: Dissociative disorders are diagnosed through history and interview, not through xrays or laboratory methods. The process of ruling out certain physical conditions may include various diagnostic studies (including x-rays) though. Such physical conditions may accompany, complicate, or be mistaken for dissociative episodes -- think of problems like seizure disorders, hypothyroidism, etc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
May be: It may or may not. The procedure of choice is ultrasound by an eperienced sonographer. Xr is not a great exam for lymph nodes. Even better: have it examined by a doc. Usually this is palpable on physical examination and most examinations are not helpful. ...Read more