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 feel pain and pressure in my anus?

Query: Hello doctor, I have pain, especially during sitting primarily on the left side of the anus and a little bit on the bottom right side of the anus. I feel a solid line-like structure which also pains on pressing on the left side of the anus with a soft round small ball-like structure (top left side ...  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Radiodiagnosis Physician, Radiologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I hope you are not having much discomfort due to the pain near the anus. The other disc problems in the MRI scan report can cause pain in the lower back and legs but are not connected to the perianal area problem. It is so coming to the findings of the swelling near ...  Read Full »

Kindly examine my MRI report and provide a treatment for heel pain.

Query: Hi doctor,I am suffering from right heel pain for the last 11 months. All conservative measures exhausted. I had an MRI today. Can you read the MRI and provide a report?  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Radiodiagnosis Physician, Radiologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please find my observations on the MRI scan of your right heel below. There is increased thickness observed in the calcaneal insertion of the plantar fascia with increased signal intensity on T1 and TIRM sequence, which suggests plantar fasciitis. Alignment of right ankle...  Read Full »

What causes ribcage pain?

Query: Hello doctor, I have pain under the right ribcage from front to back for the past six months. I tried muscle relaxants, but it did not work. I need a Radiologist to read my lumbar MRI.   Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Radiodiagnosis Physician, Radiologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) lumbar spine shows mild degenerative changes in the vertebral bodies (attachment removed to protect patient identity). There is disc desiccation in L2-L3, L3-L4, L4-L5, and L5-S1 disc levels. Mild disc bulges in L4-L5 a...  Read Full »

How can I get a high quality imaging without contrast?

Query: I need to have a cardiac MRI to rule out Covid-induced myocarditis. I am allergic to Gadolinium (I had a tachycardia reaction last time I had it) and so It would be best if I could have the scan without Gadolinium contrast, but I also want a really good image because of the difficulty of diagnosing...  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Radiodiagnosis Physician, Radiologist

Answer: Hi, Thanks for writing in to us. There is a lot of research going on in the evaluation of COVID myocarditis. The most recent application of cardiac MRI is a late gadolinium contrast enhancement. However you have clearly mentioned that you cannot get a gadolinium contrast MRI due to adverse effect. ...  Read Full »

What could be the severe knee pain above patella that subsides on painkillers?

Query: Hello doctor, We are looking for a second opinion on my friend's MRI scan of both the knee joints as he is experiencing excruciating pain just above the patella. He has a sudden onset of severe pain on both the knee joints about two weeks ago. Previously he had a similar episode about two to thr...  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Radiodiagnosis Physician, Radiologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I viewed the right and left knee MRI images. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Left knee: The MRI, left knee joint shows a complex tear in the posterior horn of the medial meniscus area and mild left knee joint effusion. There is some fluid between the...  Read Full »

What is the possibility of breast implant illness?

Query: Hello doctor, I have silicone mentor gel smooth round moderate profile breast implants that were placed befor years. I have reason to believe I have what the community is calling breast implant illness. I am curious if the integrity of the implant is intact and if there are any lesions that could b...  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Radiodiagnosis Physician, Radiologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Breast implant illness is a term associated with symptoms of health concerns in women having breast implant surgery done. It includes a wide spectrum of physical symptoms and commonly involves fatigue, chest pain, headaches, anxiety, vision problems, nerve, and hormone ...  Read Full »

Kindly explain my MRI report for hamstring pain.

Query: Hello doctor, I have had high hamstring pain a few years ago, now it is back again. More pronounced on my right side though the left is now starting to match the right. I am really active so I want someone to look at my MRI and be honest (did I tear or strain my hamstring) about if I have to stop m...  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Radiodiagnosis Physician, Radiologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have findings suggestive of a hamstring injury involving the left side hamstring muscles from the level of the isccial tuberosity attachment (in the pelvis area) and continuing to the biceps femoris proximal tendon and in to the upper and mid thigh areas and the my...  Read Full »

I need a report on MRI done for head, neck, and sinuses. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I need a report on MRI done for head, neck, and sinuses. Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Radiodiagnosis Physician, Radiologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There is mild deviation of the nasal septum with convexity to the left of the mid line (attachment removed to protect patient identity). There is a mucosal polyp in the right maxillary sinus and minimal mucosal thickening. There is mild opacification of the bilateral et...  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

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Radiodiagnosis Physician, Radiologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »

Kindly explain my knee MRI taken for pain and clicking sound.

Query: Hello doctor, I would like to get help reading knee MRI. Based on physical examination: Acute medial meniscus tear. Pain, clicking sound and cannot do activities.  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Radiodiagnosis Physician, Radiologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please note the images are sub-optimal for giving a professional report as we need to see the images in detail at the workstation computer (attachment removed to protect patient identity). However, my observations after viewing the images sent by you are the following: ...  Read Full »

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