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My daughter did sitz marker study she had x ray says her bowels have a lot of stool only goes once in 5 days was told to take laxative wht can be prb?
Constipation: Your daughter is not having normal bowel movements she need to have bowel movement once every day.She should eat vegetables ,fruit and drink more fluids .Laxative make her bowels move and regularize her bowel movements so she will pass stool daily . If laxative does not work ,she may need enema to be given --hope not .good luck . ...Read more
Depends frequency: Risk of single xray is very minimal. CT much more radiation than chest xray.Frequency and closeness in time of studies also factors. The risk of large radiation exposure can sometimes cause development of leukemia and other cancers. Children are more susceptible to radiation induction of tumors related to their growth potential.Obviously consideration given to benefit of exam far outweighing risks ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I posted my xray of my back in my health tap file can someone please explain them to me thank you?
Try CONCIERGE: HealthTap CONCIERGE doctors can help you via smartphone, tablet, or laptop. They can see photos you upload into your FILES. You can also send images while in the middle of a live consultation. Look on HealthTap's site for a Concierge Radiologist (premium service), and request a consultation. (Doctors answering HealthTap BASIC free questions are NOT able to view patients' images or photos.) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I would like to ask you how we can notice the difference between closed plates and not closed plates on xray results?
Depends : What plates are you referring to. Growth plates are often times appear as a lucent area near ends of bones where growth occurs in young children and teenagers. When growth is complete these areas become as dense as the rest of the bone. In the skull of babies, the sutures are also zigzag lucent areas that close usually by 24 months give or take. I hope that answers the wit. ...Read more
Shadow: An x-ray is the negative image of a shadow cast by a tiny source of x-ray light through the subject. The bright part is the densest material, such as metal or bone, and the dark part has no shadow but was exposed to the full beam. The film is kept in a light-protected environment so that only the x-rays are permitted to expose the film. Most x-rays now are done digitally but concept is same. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Para is comes from greek meaning beside. Pelvis is latin meaning basin. We first think of pelvis as the hip bone structure. But there is also a renal pelvis coming off the side of kidneys where urine collects to ureters. So parapelvic can mean beside the pelvic bone area which includes muscles, blood vessels, uterus, rectum and bladder as examples. But can also mean beside the renal pelvis. ...Read more
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