Mri

MRI or magnetic resonance imaging is an imaging test that uses magnetic and radio waves to produce images of organs inside the body. It can be used to the diagnose brain and spinal cord anomalies, tumors, cysts, breast cancer, heart problems, and endometriosis.

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Why do I have knee pain 12 years after surgery?

Query: Hi doctor,I had arthroscopic knee bilateral chondromalacia patella joint debridement done before 12 years. Now, the pain had started again and I am having some swelling. Please suggest what I should do.  Read Full »


Dr. Atul Prakash

Fitness Expert, Orthopaedician And Traumatologist, Physiotherapist, Spine Health Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Here are a few suggestions. I suggest anti-inflammatory tablet like Voveran 75 mg (Diclofenac) twice a day after meals. Consult your doctor, discuss with him or her and take the medicine with consent. For swelling use a compression bandage and ice the area for 20 minu...  Read Full »

Is MRI needed for hip joint pain?

Query: Hi doctor, Since one month, I have been facing joint pain in my right leg and hip. I consulted a doctor at my native and he said that bone is worn-out at the joint. Again, when I consulted a doctor in my working place, he said that the cause of my pain is arthritis. The pain is not much. I am a 47 ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sumit Chawla

Orthopaedician And Traumatologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Can you please elaborate your problem? Which activities make the pain worse? Are you able to sit cross leg or squat down? Do you have a fever or decreased appetite or any other symptoms? Do you have any pain in other joints as well? If you have x-ray of the affected h...  Read Full »

What does my knee MRI actually indicate?

Query: Hi doctor, Recently, I slipped from the bike and hurt my right knee. Though it is causing less pain during normal walk, it is hurting a lot while walking on stairs. I visited an orthopedic surgeon and he told me to take an MRI. The MRI report is as follows. Impression: Grade 3 tear involving the po...  Read Full »


Dr. Atul Prakash

Fitness Expert, Orthopaedician And Traumatologist, Physiotherapist, Spine Health Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It would have been ideal if you had posted your MRI films for me to see as without them I can only comment and answer your questions with limited knowledge of your condition. Cysts are not an immediate result of trauma. They develop over time and may have preceded trau...  Read Full »

Will chronic hearing loss lead to stroke?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 56-year-old male. I recently had an MRI of IAC and brain because I have asymmetrical hearing loss and tinnitus in my left ear. No acoustic neuromas found. However, I was scared when I found out that MRI showed mild chronic small vessel disease. I also read online something abo...  Read Full »


Dr. Upendra K Shah

Neurologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your anxiety. Mild small vessel disease is common in people older than 50 years. I agree completely with your primary physician's advise. Additionally, I would like to add that stop smoking if you do. As you said, the development of stroke after hearing lo...  Read Full »

MRI report for migraine says minimal microvascular changes. What does it mean?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 52 years old and had an MRI for worsening migraines for the last six months. I have had migraines for 31 years. The finding was a few foci of T2 and 3 mm T2 prolongation within the left frontal subcortical white matter. No associated restricted diffusion or abnormal enhancement. ...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Criticalcare Physician, Diabetologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Gastroenterologist, Nephrologist, Pulmonologist, Rheumatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. See, your MRI report is normal (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and has nothing to get worried. I would like to know a few things: Explain your headache. It is onset, severity, site. Any associated vomitings? Its frequency? How does your migraine imp...  Read Full »

I have pain and numbness in the left leg, and thigh. What is causing my pain?

Query: Hello doctor, I have attached lumbar spine MRI. I had sciatica for three months with severe pain in the left leg when I walk and stand. Better when I lean forward or sit. Pain is in the left leg, thigh, and upper thigh under groin. Numbness and tingling down leg calf to the foot. I have pain in the...  Read Full »


Dr. Atul Prakash

Fitness Expert, Orthopaedician And Traumatologist, Physiotherapist, Spine Health Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your symptoms, it sounded like LC stenosis but having looked at your MRI, and it is evident that there are disc bulges prolapse at multiple levels on the left side leading to your remaining sided symptom. L4/5 and L5/S1 showed lateral canal stenosis and possibly...  Read Full »

I have a painless crepitus in my right neck. What it could be?

Query: Hello doctor, The back of my right neck where the bottom of the skull is, I feel a lot of crepitus. This has been going on for a year and a half, after my face and cheeks became thick (and hard), fat, and bloated (unevenly) for some reason (only my cheeks, everywhere else, I was as thin as before) ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sreenivasa Rao

Physiotherapist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your concern. In my opinion, you should get a proper investigation of your upper cervical area. Crepitus could be due to any bone on bone rubbing due to improper positioning of your vertebra (improper alignment) caused due to bad posture. Do not worry if you c...  Read Full »

What is the possibility of enlarged adenoids to be malignant?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 32-year-old male. I went to the doctor last week and they told me I have an enlarged adenoid. They took a biopsy from it to rule out malignancy. A few weeks earlier, I have had an MRI of the head and neck. Can you look at the footage and let me know if there are signs of an enla...  Read Full »


Dr. Ismail Kabakus

Radiologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the MRI (attachment removed to protect patient identity). There is a very mild adenoid hypertrophy. Adenoids are a patch of tissue that is high up in the throat. They, along with the tonsils are part of the lymphatic system. The lymphatic system clears a...  Read Full »

What the cause of my ankle pain?

Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from left ankle pain. I have soreness and it is bruised. Sometimes, it is difficult to walk too. I am also suffering from lower back pain. I feel the pain from my ankle joint to my hip. I have a history of ankle pain, but it was on the right. Before two years, I had an arth...  Read Full »


Dr. Sumit Chawla

Orthopaedician And Traumatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your MRI (attachment removed to protect patient identity), there are arthritic changes seen in the joint between two small bones of the foot, that is, talus and navicular as well as in the posterior part of the tibia. This is the cause for ankle pain and swelling an...  Read Full »

Why is my scalp tender?

Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from localized tenderness in scalp. I also have left thigh numbness. My doctor diagnosed it as mild meralgia paresthetica. He prescribed Pregabalin, but I did not take due to concern of dizziness and drowsiness. I always have a fear that antidepressant medicine can cause ca...  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Neurologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for giving such an elaborate information and history (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Scalp tenderness is a common symptom of migraine headache. It can be associated with hemicranial headache or it can be a sole symptom of migraine. Though there...  Read Full »

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