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Do brain scans help diagnose mental illness? (0 answers)
My friend's son is 13-years-old and has self-inflicted injuries. He also seems to have other erratic and dangerous behavior. Do brain scans help identify mental illness?
Would a brain scan uncover causes of vertigo? (1 answer)
I have seen a neurology specialist and an ENT regarding symptoms of vertigo. I can't focus or walk, I have nausea, and I am vomiting out of control. I have a headache on the left side only. Do I need an MRI scan of the brain?
MRI (0 answers)
My dad recently had a CT Scan w/contrast. The ENT as my dad put it "found something". Now the Doctor wants to perform an MRI, but my dad has a Defibrillator so the MRI cannot be performed. What is the next step?
Scan for MS (0 answers)
If my brain MRI did not show any lesions can I still have MS? Seems like I have the symptoms.
results of an mri rain scan (0 answers)
I hae had an mri brain scan due to having severe headaches since aprox last august with none of the pain meds having any effect with relieving them, the results came back as they can see something on the left side of my brain thats not normal
Considering a brain scan (0 answers)
Thinking about a brain scan after having consistent sensations on the right side of my head above the ear, esp in the morning. Lately words seem to come slower to me when conversing. Should I see a neurologist first? What is the 1st step? I'm a 39 year old male.
Will a C scan tell if dimentia is present or forthcoming? (0 answers)
Told I should have a brain C Scan to provide the possibility of initial Alzeimers/dimentia. Can C Scan provide this info.I am 76 Year old and realize I am having a problem with total concentration and remembering names, etc. + frustration not able.
What does a small area of abnormality mean? (0 answers)
I had an mri brain scan recently due to recent symptoms of numbness to the right side of my face/front area of head , nasel, speech, trouble swallowing and vertigo 4 years earlier. I had a small area of abnormality on the brain, what does this mean?
I need a CT head scan. (0 answers)
How soon can I have this can done. I was in an accident years ago and I feel like I have something walking in my head.
Brain Tumor screening frequency (0 answers)
Should an brain MRI be done every 2-3 years for brain tumor screening? And should it be done with or without contrast? I had a brain MRI done without contrast in a 1.5 tesla machine in December 2009 and the report was normal.
Can a brain scan tell WHEN a TIA occurred? (0 answers)
Recent scan showed symptoms were complex migraine, but that I had a TIA sometime. The hospital said within the previous six weeks.
My doctor says that it is impossible to tell WHEN from a scan. Who's correct, and could it have been from hip replacement surgery 22 yrs ago?
What does a brain lab protocol detect during ct scan? (0 answers)
I have Chronic Sinusitis & the Dr. ordered that I get a CT Scan of the paranasal sinues w/o contrast and also a brain lab protocol. What will the brain lab protocol detect considering I have sinus issues?
I was wondering what this means. (0 answers)
2mm aneurysm projecting from lateral wall of cavernous right ICP, versus atheromatous ectasia. Mild motion artifact at his level. Moderate volume loss, out of proporation to patients age. No acute intracranial abnormality.
I was not given ear protection during my scan (0 answers)
My scan seemed to have 3 or more sections each 6 minutes long. I was not given ear protection during my scan. What are the possible repercussions? I have lung cancer and they were looking for any metastasies.
Interpretation of Radiology Report (0 answers)
What does this mean:
minimum nonspecific patchy T2 hyperintensities involving the frontal white matters. This is rather nonspecific and can be seen as sequela of chronic migraine headaches, demyelinating process or chronic small vessel ischemic cha
If one can not lie down for an MRI Scan is there another option? (0 answers)
My father recently had what the Dr's believe was a minor stroke. He has lost the ability to speak. No paralysis of any kind & is strong on both sides of his body. However, he also suffers from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) & can't la
How should I go about interpreting my MRI pictures? (0 answers)
I just had an MRI/MRA and was given a CD with the images. I'm waiting to hear the results but I noticed a bright white spot in the back of my head which was the reason for my scan. In these images the rest of my brain is dark. should I worry?