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Jul 04, 2012
"These small nodules in the thyroid usually turn out to be stable over time and have no clinical significance. However, your doctor may want to consider a follow-up (usually annually would suffice) to make sure these nodules don't grow -..."
Jul 04, 2012
"These are all benign findings - "No acute intracranial abnormality" means that there is no abnormal finding that needs to be immediately treated or is emergent. They did see an area of the brain that has some finding that may be due to ..."
Jul 03, 2012
"Usually post procedure, there may be some mild loss of external rotation due to inflammatory changes / pain. However, this should resolve. If range of motion does not return to normal, you should consult the surgeon. Hope you are feel..."
Jul 03, 2012
"If your test was an ultrasound, it is moderately useful for excluding anything serious like a cancer. Cancer can never be fully excluded as no test is perfect. But from what you describe, the test result was reassuring to your doctor - ..."
Jul 03, 2012
"Sorry to hear you have had to go through the work-up and the testing. The findings that you describe are non-specific, meaning not definitively abnormal. Statistically, these findings are not abnormal. However, has there been any furt..."
Jul 03, 2012
"Ultrasound is usually accurate if the measurements were performed properly at this stage in the pregnancy. best regards, GC"
Jul 03, 2012
"Based on your description of the chest x-ray, the pattern of fibrosis may be localized to the lung - this can certainly spread but usually stays stable given this pattern. It may be helpful to ask your doctor to see if it has been stabl..."
Mar 13, 2012
"Since your "MRI which showed abnormal signal intensity within the muscle and adjacent tissues at the junction of the middle and distal third of the long head of the biceps femoris" - what this means is that there could still be edema and..."
Mar 13, 2012
"Do not worry - the radiation risk is extremely low. It is unlikely and very low probability that there will be any negative consequence. In the future, moving forward, do try to minimize radiation dose and exposure during your pregnanc..."
Mar 13, 2012
"Bone scans are relatively reliable for subtle fractures and also can indicate inflammatory changes if active symptoms. Lupus may have variable imaging findings so it would be difficult to directly correlate. Definitely consult with you..."