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  • Ongoing back pain

    Hi guys....I’ve been having back pains for years. Got so bad was refered to hospital and was found to a bulge on my disc l4/l5 area...had a lumbar discecomy in May 17 everything went well....but about 6 month later all the pin has come back if not worst....3 weeks ago my back went for no reason and during...

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  • Foreing body within the circulatory system

    Hello everyone, I was wondering if anybody could help calm me down a bit till I reach my appointment with my doctor. To describe it short, I've had discomfort in several areas of my body since childhood and It's all linked with the sinus surgery I had as a small child. I had several head injuries...

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  • Health Check Up

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  • Calcification in the right lower pelvis

    Hello, I recently had an X-ray and Ct done at the emergency room. Findings on Xray were I was constipated but due to the amount of pressure and pain I am still having I am curious to what noting of a calcification and appendicolith means? See below  Finding- There is a 1 to 2 mm calcification...

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  • What is the normal SpO2 level?

    A normal healthy person should be able to achieve normal blood oxygen saturation levels (SpO2) of 94% to 99%. For patients with mild respiratory diseases, the SpO2 should be 90% or above. Supplementary oxygen should be used if SpO2 level falls below 90%, which is unacceptable for a prolonged period of...

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  • Diarrhea Following Upper GI Series? Anyone?

    Hi all, I hope this is the right section for this, and in any case, I know it's not the most pleasant of subjects! Unfortunately, I'm really nervous and that gets the better of me as far as just accepting that things are okay. So, I thought I'd ask if anyone else had heard of this happening....

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  • 8 year back pain & been told NO to an MRI

    I have suffered for 8 years with back pain after my ex pushed me over & I landed flat on my backside. For 6 years I walked about in pain, not being able to sit for any longer than 30 mins without being in agony - After putting up a major fight with my GP, I was eventually sent to an orthopaedic surgeon...

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  • Intercostal neuralgia 4weeks post op lung biopsy

    I really do wish I'd been told about this before I had the lung biopsy done. Omg it's so painful and really getting me down. Nothing is working to ease the pain. Any ideas would be gratefully received or advice on how long it lasts. Thanks in advance.  The annoying thing is that the biopsy...

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  • Trying to understand 24hr ecg results

    Hi i had a 24hr ecg 2 weeks ago and just got the results back from my doctor, though he didnt explain anything. He said something about medication but since i had said i felt a bit better the last week (only because ive been resting lots and havent been doing the things i would normally do) i have to...

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  • Can radiologists prescribe medications

    I had an MRI last week and they want to to a another one because they saw something and i am scared and worried about the results i been on the phone with three doctors the ordering one for the mri and my family care doctor and my PDoc three of them would not do a thing. am wonder if radiologists...

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  • left shoulder pain

    can anyone tell me how to read a mri? i had one of my left shoulder and I cant get into see the doc till next month and the doc office will not let me get a copy of the report till i do my follow up with the doc. I know this is a long shot but I wanted to see if someone could help me before my appointment ...

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  • Shifting in my head

    I am 29 years old. Male. I have developed some strange symptoms over the last year or so and was wondering if an MRI would help. here we go I have dealt with lower back pain and pain at the base of my neck for a while now, but i cant seem to remember ever hurting myself. this has been happening for...

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  • Mri on eyes ?

    Hi I just got a mri on my brain and that was fine  but i am getting glasses now and they want to do a an mri on my eyes is there a reason for that 

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  • Ovarian Cyst - Complex & MRI

     Can someone please give me some reassurance? I visited the emergency department about a month ago now with a pain in my right side, and they found a 7cm complex cyst on my right ovary, they ordered tumour markers and other tests like ca-125 and *touch wood* they were said to be fine, however they...

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  • Ultrasound Help

    I went for an ultrasound scan today and I am concerned about what they said or better still, I don’t understand.. all i remember hearing was Left ovary 10.3 right ovary 13.2 and endometrium 2.1... what does this mean?  I am 23 years old and was originally sent for the scan regarding bleeding during...

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  • MRI

    I had an MRI of my shoulder and this is under the impressions. What does this mean? Focal subcutaneous inflammation/edema corresponding to the palpable abnormality.Differential considerations include soft tissue contusion, focal cellulitis or small area of fat necrosis.

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  • How Software Vendors Are Changing the Face of Healthcare

    Delivering value-based care has become a high priority in today’s world. Seeing technology as a major driver of success, hospitals heavily invest into medical software solutions. You can hardly find a custom healthcare software development company that is not deep into the healthcare game. Vendors help...

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  • Health anxiety

    About a year ago they found microscopic hematuria in my urine. They sent me to a urologist and they did another UA, CT scan of my abdominal and pelvic area and a cystoscopy. They said everything looked good. This put my mind at ease for a time but then doubts started creeping in and I live in fear...

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  • Has anyone experience of a weight-bearing MRI? Please help

    Hi, To cut a very long story short I have had chronic pain (sciatica from my left buttock and into my foot) for five years now. I have had seven flat MRI scans all of which show L5/S1 and L3/4 prolapses and DD with an anular tear but no nerve root impingement. I have been hospitalised twice last year with...

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  • CT scan vs MRI for abdomen/pelvis

    Hi I've got a CT abdomen/pelvis with contrast booke, as I have been experiencing intermittant bouts of mushy faeces, cramps with mucous and constipation since March last year.Also had 2 episodes with some blood.The cramps are milder now than back then and I have put 2kg of the 3 kg I lost.Is it to...

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  • Salty/Metallic taste in mouth after CT Scan?

    I got a CT scan with contrast yesterday and I still have a salty and slightly metallic taste in my mouth. Apparently this reaction was only supposed to last for a few minutes after the dye was administered but I'm still having it 24 hours later.  How long will this last? Also, are cold symptoms...

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  • Extreme pain during CT Scan

    So I have been having horrible pain in the middle of the bottom of my rib cage (my stomach) for awhile now and have been getting tests done as of recently, but I got a CT scan yesterday and it has made my pain worse. And as long as I can remember every time I get the CT scan I get a horrible pain in...

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  • Lung nodule

    6 months ago I had a ct scan and they seen a very small nodule on my lung 2mm so they did a follow up one. My follow up one showed the 2mm was still there did not grow any but there was now an additional e other ones and they were 3mm I'm 43 years old and a non smoker never smoked just wondering...

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  • CT SCAN TO CHECK FOR PREGNANCY!

    I am currently in SE Asia and have been paranoid for nearly 3 months that im pregnant - I have taken around 15 pregnancy tests which have all come back negative but i still wasnt convinced! So today I went to a hospital and asked for an ultra sound scan to check for pregnancy - it was extremely hard...

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  • Lymph node under ear

    Hi, I have had a tiny hard reactive lymph node under my ear.  It’s half the size of a pea.  I’ve seen a couple of drs who don’t think it feels cancerous but are watching.  It does seem hard but movable. My ENT put me on antibiotics and it did fully go away but came back once antibiotics...

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  • Cardiologist who specializes on EKG or ECG

    Does anyone know if there exist a cardiologist who specializes in good analysing of EKG or ECG... I heard that some fatal heart diseases require someone who is not a simple cardiologist. If it is true what is the title of this specialty? Thanks

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  • Cervical spine mri results

    Can someone help me? Explain my mri results C3-4 diffusely bulging disc and uncinate hypertrophy result in mild spinal and mild bilateral neuroformainal stenosis C4-5 diffusely buldging disc and uncinate hypertrophy result s in mild spinal stenosis with mild left sided neuroformainal stenosis...

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  • Small Bowel MRI Query

    Hi All Wondering if anyone can give me an indication as what to expect with a small bowel MRI scan I am due to have in a couple of weeks. The hospital called me to confirm the date of my MRI and told me that all I would need to do is make sure I don't eat anything for 2 hours prior to my scan, and...

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  • MRI whole spine

    Loss of normal cervical lordosis. Cervical and thoracic intervertebral disc maintain height and hydration. The cervical and thoracic central canal and exit foraminifera are widely patent. There are chronic bilateral l5 pars defect with grade 1 spondylolisthesis of L5 s1. Associated broad posterior disc...

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  • Post MRI Symptoms

    I had a 40 min MRI w/o contrast, 5 days ago. Post the MRI I've been feeling nauseas and dizzy even when lying down. It's been almost a week and it has not gotten better. Has anyone else experienced this? Now my neurologist says it might be due to a lack of oxygen in the brain or a heart-related...

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  • Weird Reaction During MRI?

    This is going to sound crazy but please, bear with me. I had my first brain MRI yesterday and the experience was something that I have had a hard time explaining. As you know, with each set of pictures taken, there are different pitches of hums and whirs. Well, initially, I noticed that I could almost...

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    MRI Advice anyone?

    Hello, thank you for reading this! I'm having a full spinal MRI in a couple of weeks and I'm getting quite panicked about it. I'm a very anxious person in general, and the thought of the MRI is worrying me as I've never had one before. I was wondering if anyone has any tips of things...

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