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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Kindly review my MRI report and give your opinion on my internal jugular vein compression.

Query: Hello doctor,I have constant dizziness, pulsation, brain fog, pressure in my head, left ear fullness, headaches, and migraine. I did an MRI, and the reports say that I have internal jugular compression. Kindly review my report and advise on what I should do next. Thanks.  Read Full »

Dr. Vivek Chail

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I hope you are not in much discomfort. Internal jugular vein compression might have different presentations. It can be focal, short segment, or long segment compression. The results of compression might vary with the cause and conditions in the patient. The comm...  Read Full »

How can I get a high quality imaging without contrast?

Query: Hi doctor, I am willing to have a cardiac MRI to rule out COVID-induced myocarditis. I am allergic to gadolinium as I had a tachycardia reaction last time and so it will be best for me to have a scan without gadolinium contrast. I want to have a good image. Does having a 3T scanner help to have a...  Read Full »

Dr. Vivek Chail

Answer: Hi, Welcome to There is a lot of research going on in the evaluation of COVID (severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2) myocarditis. The most recent application of cardiac MRI is a late gadolinium contrast enhancement. As you cannot get a gadolinium contrast MRI (magnetic ...  Read Full »

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

Answer: Hello, Welcome to 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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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 »

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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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

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 »

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