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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Will my bowel infection be detectable by a nuclear scan?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 70 year old female. My height is 165 cm (5'5") and weight is 70.3 kg (155 lbs). My current medications are Quinapril-HCTZ 20-25 mg and Diltiazem 24HR ER 120 mg. I am experiencing discomfort in the right buttock for the past one year. I had a total body nuclear scan done recently a...  Read Full »

Dr. Vivek Chail

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have read through your query and reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity) in detail. Please find my observations below. The x-ray is always useful when reporting a CT scan. It provides a two-dimensional picture of the screw which is seen to be partly ...  Read Full »

Why do I have pain sensation in my temporal lobes during headaches?

Query: Hello doctor, My neurologist suggested I have a tension headache based on my pre-sx examination. Sx did not happen for carpel tunnel syndrome, and I went into anaphylactic shock, and so was called off. Also, I have an allergy to antibiotics like penicillin and cephalosporins. I have a history of car...  Read Full »

Dr. Abhishek Juneja

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. Kindly let me know about the type of headache whether it is dull, aching, or throbbing type. Is there any nausea or vomiting? Is there any sensitivity to light or sound? Are you going through any stress? How is your sleep pattern? It can...  Read Full »

Can we conclude breast cancer with FNAC report?

Query: Hi doctor, My wife, who is 41 years old, developed lumps in her breast a few months back. She consulted a doctor and was suggested to take vitamin E tablets and asked to undergo mammogram and FNAC. The test results are enclosed. The doctor told us nothing to worry since the lumps are benign and the ...  Read Full »

Dr. Bharat Patodiya

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have seen your reports (attachment removed to protect patient's identity). The FNAC says it is benign (fine needle aspiration cytology). However, it is recommended to get an annual mammogram as a follow-up. Moreover, as FNAC is not the best for diagnosis, a biopsy is ...  Read Full »

I have pain in my right shoulder with posterior scapula pain. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I have right shoulder and posterior scapula pain. The pain began a few years ago when a huge dog suddenly tried to run while I was holding his leash, resulting in my arm being pulled. A year after that, I fell on rocks and landed with a right outstretched hand. Now, my right shoulder is l...  Read Full »

Dr. Akshay Kumar Saxena

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your query and also seen the MRI images sent by you (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You have mentioned that the injury to your shoulder was a few years back. As you have described, there was a sudden pull, and I feel that it ha...  Read Full »

I cannot run due to right foot pain. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor,I have foot pain in my right foot for three weeks. I cannot able to run. When I run, it hurts a lot. Sometimes I just fall when my foot cannot handle it. I do not have any swelling. Often, I have some bruising. It hurts a lot when I walk sometimes. When I put on braces, it makes my pain wo...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. You can have pain due to muscular or tendon injury. I suggest you do an X-ray of the ankle in anteroposterior view and lateral view to check for injury. If the X-ray fails, then you need to do MRI (magnetic resonance imaging). This is not indi...  Read Full »

What is the best way to detect sports hernia in me?

Query: Hello doctor, In your opinion, what it the best of the three to detect a sports hernia? A dynamic ultrasound, A 3T MRI or CT scan?  Read Full »

Dr. Chitrangada Jitendra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I think a 3T MRI scan will be the best modality to show a sports hernia as any small sprain or tear of the muscle can be seen best on MRI rather than USG or CT scan.  Read Full »

What is the treatment for plantar fasciitis?

Query: Hi doctor, From the last three years, I have severe foot pain. The doctor told me it is because of plantar fasciitis. I took four Cortisone injections, and I wear special boots, but I did not get any relief. So, I took an MRI, and I am attaching my MRI reports with this query. What do the results of...  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have seen the MRI report (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You have chronic plantar fasciitis, which is the cause of the foot pain. The MRI is also supportive of this diagnosis. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs like Ibuprofen 200 mg,...  Read Full »

My friend had a seizure once during childhood and is suffering from it again. Pleas help.

Query: Hello doctor, My friend is a chef and he had seizure once during childhood. Now again he is just feeling the sensation of it. You have taken the pills after three months. Just wanted to know how it can be treated with his daily routine. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your query and understood your concern. Before deciding treatment course, first I need to know the detailed history from I wanted to know the detailed history of the patient. I have the following questions. 1. What activity was seen happening in the ...  Read Full »

I injured my knee and the MRI claims it to be torn. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,I recently bumped my knee playing paintball against a piece of metal. It was sore as if from an impact or bruise. I had an MRI done just to be safe, it claims to be torn but I am a bit suspicious since it feels fine except for still having a feeling of being bruised and sore.Kindly help...  Read Full »

Dr. Suman Saurabh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I am sorry to know about your problem. I hope I can help you. I have read your MRI report (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). Yes, it does show a tear in the medial meniscus which is the cushion of your knees. But if you do not have any problem wi...  Read Full »

I underwent an MRI scan to know about my brain health. What does my report suggest?

Query: Hi doctor, I am sending you my MRI reports. Please advise about brain health. Thanks.  Read Full »

Dr. Seyedaidin Sajedi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. I reviewed your reports (the attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). According to this report, a small area of insult has been seen in the midbrain. Moreover, the radiologist also has indicated some mild cerebral atrophy. This...  Read Full »

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