Non-contrast computed tomography is a CT scan taken without a contrast. This scan is widely used in patients with acute ischaemic stroke. In addition, a non-contrast CT head is advised in patients having intracranial hemorrhage and suspected nervous system infection.
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Query: Hello doctor, I have severe Crohn's disease, which is not under control. I ate a piece of medium rare steak with tapeworm in it, and I am terrified that I may have got tapeworm infection. I have tried puking, but not much came out as my body does not process things completely before passing it on. I... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Tapeworm infection occurs by ingesting the eggs, not by an adult worm. The ingested egg complete their life cycle in the host. The symptoms of tapeworm infection are varied, and it depends on the site of infection, for example, seizures in the case of CNS (central nervo... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from right knee and hip pain, for more than one year. My MRI reports showed a right femoral neck stress fracture with surrounding edema and osteoid osteoma. The doctor saw my blood and MRI reports and suggested taking capsule Sunbless 60K, tablet Ezorb forte, and tablet ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern and would like to help you with it. I have seen your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You have low vitamin D levels and should continue Sunbless 60K and should also start Calcium supplements along with it. A PET (posit... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor,The doctor prescribed me a CT scan with contrast, but I have thyroid disease, and I have already done several CT scans this year in connection with COVID-19. Is there any difference in diagnosing adrenal tumors if I undergo an MRI scan without contrast on a modern, powerful machine? Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. For the adrenal gland, first is to do the hormone tests, and if these suggest any abnormalities, then to go for imaging. There are numerous imaging modalities, including CT (computed tomography), MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) imaging, ultrasonography (US), and nuclea... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, My brother is suffering from back pain. His doctor recommended some painkiller for one month. Now, he also got pain on the right side of his back. His doctor recommended laboratory test for kidney and liver along with MRI of back. The result showed some kidney related problem. I want to k... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. We are here to help you. In your brother's report (attachment removed to protect patient identity), I can see some kidney dysfunction as well as urinary tract infection. So, I would recommend you to get his urine culture and blood sugar checked. Accordingly, he would be t... Read Full »