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Also known as Barium Enema, Meal and Swallow, Biopsies, Blood Transfusion, CAT/CT Scan, Diagnostic Procedures, ECG - Electrocardiography, Joint Injections and Aspirations, MRI Scan, Scans, Tests - Non Blood, X Rays

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  • Health Check Up

    Get a Complete Health Check Up Packages in Jayanagar, Bangalore from Prima Diagnostic center. Book now or else call on 8880735735, 080-46382333

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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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  • My doctors don't believe me

    I'm 17 years old, so all things medical that happen to me are still up to my parents. I had shoulder surgery a few months ago which is healing fine, but I never liked the doctor because I felt he was a little condecending. I expressed this to my parents months before it was decided I needed surgery...

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  • Is it possible that a CT could be incorrect??

    I just underwent a CT scan 2days ago and it had the results of everything normal. I went to ER after I losing sleep for 4 nights in a row because of the pain on left side by ribs which radiates around to left side of back next to spine. The pain is extremely severe, especially when I lay on my side....

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  • MRI Scan

    I am due to have a MRI Scan on my ears & sinuses and at present feeling very anxious. I believe they can be very & noisy. Do you get ear phone to help with the noise and how lon will the scan take.I would love to hear from anyone who has had this done.

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  • Help with MRI contrast

    Just wondered if anyone medical out there can help with my question .... So my daughter has extreme pain down her left side , not sure if it’s the skin or the underlayers or the vessels as it’s not diagnosed yet . However she had an mri of the head without contrast with no problem then had an mri with...

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  • Help with MRI contrast

    Just wondered if anyone medical out there can help with my question .... So my daughter has extreme pain down her left side , not sure if it’s the skin or the underlayers or the vessels as it’s not diagnosed yet . However she had an mri of the head without contrast with no problem then had an mri with...

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  • Brain MRI, help understand

    I Had a brain MRI and there is a sentence in the findings I can't seem to grasp what they mean by it. It was a scan for MS/ALS. Quote:" the appearance and distribution of the lesions is not typical or classic for a primary demyelinating process. The appearance is not in keeping with a neurodegenerative...

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  • Cortisone shot

    Hi! I have bad thumb joint pain and my doctor was going to give me injection but I refused due to my diabetes side effect. It does raise blood sugar. Should I reconsider to go ahead get the shot since my joint pain gets worse? Deb

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  • I have been waiting 3 weeks for mri results

    Hi guys weeks ago I had an mri on my head and neck.docs rang today to say I had to go in for my results, however they can't fit me in till Monday all they have said results are borderline.can anyone advise on this I'm going out of my mind.ive had headaches nausea and dizziness for over a month...

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  • Mir results after stroke confused

    had a Mir 3 months post stroke and my consultant sent me a letter details below and my doctor wants to talk about this next week. I don't understand the findings and hope someone can help please letter states:- mri scan revealed a few focal T2/Flair hyperintensities in the right ganglio-capsular...

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  • Mri confused :/ could someone help explain?

    Hello, I am new so sorry if I post in wrong category Basically im 28 and my mobility (sciatic pain down the buttocks and back of both legs into feet) and other issues (involving bladder) hasn't been great over the last few years and I was diagnosed with spinal stenosis and hypermobily syndrome...

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  • Have I diabetes?

    Im 57 old and 202 pounds.Recently i suffered a surgery my ankle. so far I have not made testing sugar blood.With help device home I get out these results: morning 7,8 and two hours after meal on average 8,5. I have not yet been doctor.

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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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  • 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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