Is there any danger from MRI exposure on the lumbar spine done twice in less than a year? I got a headache after I did it.
Dr. Zakia Dimassi, Pediatrics - MRI, or magnetic resonance imaging, is not an x-ray, so you do not get exposed to radiation when undergoing MRI. The fact that you have to lie still in a closed tight space surrounded by a very loud n... Read More
I had a seizure, and after many tests my doctor told me I have epilepsy. however my MRI showed brain anomalies and the doctors couldn't find out what they are. so what can they be? are they dangerous?
Dr. Rania Mousa, General Medicine - Since the doctors who see the MRI results don't reach a final diagnose or know what are the exact abnormalities are ,he will be ordering another MRI after 3 months or another further testing if h... Read More
If in MRI report, they wrote the cervical intervertebral disks are moderatly degenerated, they mean i have arthrose?? if not what does it mean? thanks
Dr. Ziad Tannous, Orthopedic Surgery - cervical disk degeneration , refers to the state of the disc when it loses or starts losing its water content ,leading to a decreased height , that might lead to degenerative joint or spine arthrosis... Read More
I took drugs (dicloneurobion, arcoxia, sirdalud, mydocalm..) & didn't do anything. I'm exercising & on my 10th seance physio & the pain is worse. neurologist said fibro but my physiotherapist said no
Dr. Ziad Tannous, Orthopedic Surgery - as previously mentioned , an MRI would be needed , if all fail ( but this should only be prescribed after careful physical exam , done by your orthopedic surgeon
Dr. Tannous, about my pain in arms &legs (back and neck pain also). After tests & col cervicale pic, nothing abnormal. Physiotherapist said it's from bad posture for long hours &inactivity, is it true
Dr. Ziad Tannous, Orthopedic Surgery - definitely , when all x rays work up show no abnormal findings , mostly this is due to what your physiotherapist said , increasing your activity , stretching , and strengthening of the involved muscle... Read More
They found 2 nodules on my grandma's pancreas (over 90 years old). Could this be benign or is it surely cancer? How can she be treated and is there a chance of recovery?
Dr. Salim Saab, Otolaryngology (Ent) - In order to determine the nature of these nodules, an MRI must be done. As for the recovery question, - If it's benign (not interfering with the Pancreas's functions) they shouldn't n... Read More
5 days ago I fell, and my knee started hurting if I touch it on the side, but nothing else. Today I woke up with knee pain and slight difficulty in pending it. I run daily should I rest or get an MRI
Dr. Salim Saab, Otolaryngology (Ent) - Both rest and an MRI should be undertaken.