I am scheduled for an MRI tomorrow for a chest scan. Should I eat before this test, or should I not eat for a certain amount of time?
I recently had an X-ray of my knees and it came back very hazy. I could barely see a thing on it. What could be wrong?
I have been having a sharp pain in my abdomen and I think it’s a growth. I have an appointment with my doctor to look at it. If I get referred, will an ultrasound be able to...
My father's doctor suspects that he may have a brain tumor. He has had two MRI's done, one of which showed a mass and the other did not. Are there any other scans that can tell...
My brother has been getting x-rays frequently because of his lung condition. Can this consistent exposure to radiation cause him to have any health risks?
I feel a slight pain around my throat, and it almost feel like it's my thyroid gland. The area looks enlarged. What scans would you use to see if my thyroid is enlarged?
I am having a percutaneous needle biopsy done and I feel very afraid. Will this be painful? What can I expect after it is done?
I suffer with migraines, and am having an MRI done next week to see if there is an underlying health issue causing them. I have never had one before. What can I expect after...
I am a diabetes patient and lately, I am having trouble passing urine. I am starting to worry that my kidneys are being affected. Can an X-ray determine my kidney function level?...
My mother is 86 years old and is getting a CT scan and MRI to help identify the cause of her dementia. Are these tests safe to be done on patients of her age?
I felt extremely anxious after my MRI test was conducted. What could have caused this?
My son is 2 years old, and his doctor would like him to have a CT scan after hurting his head. Will he be put under anesthesia for the scan?
How is the cancerous nature of a tumor detected?
I am pregnant for the first time and I would like to know, at what stage of pregnancy can I know if my baby has any congenital defects or not?
My mother is having some pain in the abdomen that she is not able to explain clearly. What kind of diagnostic testing would be recommended for her?
I am suffering from PCOD ever since I got my period. I have tried all possible medications but nothing seems to work. Can radiation therapy help in any way?
My father has to start out on radiation therapy for his colon cancer. I want to know if there are other side effects, besides body weakness, skin changes and hair loss.
The doctor has asked me to start radiation therapy for my breast cancer. Will this cause my skin to burn? Please answer, I'm feeling very nervous after reading a few articles...
I am having a lot of pain in my knees due to arthritis. Can radiation therapy work for alleviating my symptoms?
My mother underwent radiation therapy to treat breast cancer. The treatment was successful, but her appetite seems to be gone. Does radiation therapy impact the digestive system?...