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Computer Tomography

A computer tomography or CT scan is an imaging study conducted to diagnose various health conditions. With a CT scan, multiple x-ray images are made and displayed on a computer screen for detailed examination. CT is highly useful in pulmonology to diagnose lung cancer, pulmonary nodules, and other disease conditions.

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What could cause pulmonary nodule?

Query: Hello doctor, I recently had two CT scans. The first was with contrast, and they found a pulmonary nodule measuring two millimeters in the lateral right lung base. The second scan was ordered without contrast, and they found multiple nodules in both lungs. There is a three millimeter solid nodule in...  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. Based on the information you provided, it is essential to note that the presence of multiple nodules in both lungs, including both solid and sub-solid nodules, does not necessarily indicate the presence of cancer. Many factors can contribute t...  Read Full »

Kindly review the CT scan and endoscopy reports of my father.

Query: Hi doctor, My father has difficulty swallowing food. Therefore, he underwent a computed tomography (CT) scan and endoscopy. We received the reports, and I would like to discuss them with you. Please help, doctor. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. I will help you understand the reports. Thank you.  Read Full »

What should I do for my right lower back pain radiating to right abdomen and groin?

Query: Hello doctor, I have pain in my right lower back for about a week now. The pain radiates to the right side of my abdomen and groin area. It is not a constant pain but can be extremely uncomfortable at times. What is this in your opinion, and what course of action should be taken?  Read Full »

Dr. Samer Sameer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Right loin to groin pain is a classic presenting pain of ureteric colic, which can be due to stone in the right ureter blocking your kidney cause renal capsule stretch and pain. The pain can be severe, and patients keep searching for a comfortable position to reduce the...  Read Full »

I have been suffering from a sinus infection. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, Could you look at a CT scan of my sinus? I need to know what is causing my sinus infection. Please help. Thanks.  Read Full »

Dr. Murari Kaimal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. I am sorry to know that you have been struggling with sinus issues. CT (computed tomography) showed some mucosal thickening of the lining of sinuses, with well-aerated sinuses in the visualized cut. However, this needs to be revised as the CT...  Read Full »

I experience frequent sinus infection even after FESS and septoplasty. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have a history of sinusitis. Last year, I had chronic sinus symptoms and got a CT scan. It showed, nasal septum deviation, blocked maxillary and frontal sinusitis due to nasal polyps. I got a FESS and septoplasty done. This year, the symptoms reappeared strongly. I have severe headac...  Read Full »

Dr. Shyam Kalyan. N

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I shall tweak your medicines a bit and let us see if that gets you an improvement. Change the antihistaminic to one with Montelukast. Say like Levocetirizine or Fexofenadine plus Montelukast 10 mg. Take this once daily. Take another antihistamine different from above a...  Read Full »

Do I need more testing such as MRI or CT scan to diagnose the small lesion in my liver?

Query: Hello doctor, Two weeks ago, a computed tomography (CT) scan showed a single 0.39 inches of small isodense nodular lesion in the liver. The follow-up computed tomography scan which was taken one week later, and the ultrasound was clear. Computed tomography scan was done in different hospitals, so ...  Read Full »

Dr. Ghulam Fareed

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your health concerns and am ready to help you with this. Radiology is always an operator-dependent modality. It totally depends upon the person reporting, and how experienced and expert he is. It is very common to have over-reported computed tomography...  Read Full »

I am having burning sensation in groin and waist after surgery for spine TB. Please advise.

Query: Hi doctor, I am 38 years old, male. I had two surgeries at the back (thoracic and lumbar) because of spine TB 13 years ago. Now I am having burning sensation in my groin area and on my waist, mostly right side. This used to come and go for the last few months. Last year I had similar sensation for ...  Read Full »

Dr. Vivek Chail

Answer: Hi, Welcome to MRI lumbar spine (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Observations: There is mild straightening of the lumbar vertebrae and might suggest lumbar muscle spasm. There are small osteophytes in L2 vertebra posteriorly and L3 vertebra anteriorly. Vertebral bod...  Read Full »

I have multiple small nodules in both the lungs. What should I do?

Query: Hi doctor,I underwent a comprehensive health checkup recently and it revealed multiple small nodules in both my lungs from the high-resolution CT scan. Presently, I have sporadic recurring breathlessness during late evenings. Now, I am taking osteopenia medication, calcium, and calcinase nasal spray...  Read Full »

Dr. Nookala Sunil Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your CT (computed tomography) scan report (attachment removed to protect patient identity) suggests that you do have nodular lesions. But, your symptoms do not correlate with these lesions. Nodules of less than 0.2 inches in size are of no significance. A nodule of 0...  Read Full »

What could be the cause for the frequent sneezing that my father is facing?

Query: Hi doctor, My father has been facing frequent sneezing issues. As per the doctor's suggestion, he recently got his NCCT PNS test done. Attached is the test report. He takes Cefuroxime axetil, tablet Montelukast 10mg, Rantac 150, and Becelac fortz (lactic acid bacillus fortified with vitamin and calc...  Read Full »

Dr. Sandeep Shrestha

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Regarding your concerns, it seems to be due to allergic rhinitis. Sneezing is one of the commonest symptoms of allergic rhinitis due to exposure to allergens. Allergy can be due to dust, cold, and pollens. The most important thing is to know the allergens that start th...  Read Full »

What is NCCT?

Query: Hi doctor, What is NCCT scan? Does it have any side effect?  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to NCCT, or non-contrast computerized tomography, is an advanced imaging technique akin to an elevated form of X-ray. It involves the acquisition of multiple X-ray images of the targeted body area, which are then assembled to create a more detailed image compared to stan...  Read Full »

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