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Indications for a dexa scan in children

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What does this DEXA bone scan indicate?

I had a DEXA bone scan and the results were sent to me tonight by computer . It stated I had osteochondropathy disorder. What is this and what do I need to do next ? ... I am having chemo for breast cancer ...

What does my Dexa scan report indicate?

Hello: My Best friends mom just had a Dexa Scan with these following results: T score of -2.6 SD at the hip and -2.4 SD at the lumbar spine . She had a hysterectomy 8 years ago and was/is not on hormone ...

What does this DEXA scan for measuring bone density indicate?

What dies a Dexa bone score of L1-L4 BMD (g/cm2) 1.63- T-score 3.6 mean for a womwn 70 yrs old.? ...

What do these vitamin D test and Dexa scan reports indicate?

Hello Sir. This is again a follow up question for my aunt's T2N0M0 breast carcinoma with ER+, PR+ and HER2-, 3cm and lymph node negative. I was trying to get her Vitamin D test done along with Dexa Scan ...

Can osteoarthritis be detected in a DEXA scan?

Will osteoarthritis show up on a dexascan?
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What does this dexa scan result indicate?

I got a call from my Dr s Pa s assistant saying my dexa scan results were back. She said I showed signs of Oxyp.. or Oxip something. Said I need to add calcium and Vitamin D. Do you know what that is ...

How does Dexa Scan helps ?

For a person who has vericos veins, arthritis( knee area) & weak muscles(legs), how does dexa scan help ? ...

Can a dexa scan show bone cancer?

. As a result I had a base line dexa scan this morning. The radiographer asked if I had pains in my spine ... tumour. Can a dexa scan pick up bone cancer? ...

Can Dexa scan detect cancer of the bones?

Can a dexa scan show if cancer is in the bones? My husband has advanced prostate cancer,did radi ... daily with little relief,had a bone scan that one Dr says showed alittle uptake in hips,but the only ...

What does an abnormal dexa scan mean?

I am 63, 5 2 (have lost an inch) and weigh 143. I have been taking Fosamax for many years and have osteoporosis. I have now been told that my dexascan from a month ago is abnormal. I will not be able to see my dr. about it for another three weeks...

What are the differences between MRI AND DEXA SCAN?

let me know difference between MRI AND DEXA SCAN Dear Dr i am Diagnosed Asteoporosis patient as i am taking tegratol from 20 years and Dr suggested me DEXA scan test Now pls let me know ...

Is there any risk to the fetus from a dexa bone scan?

Hi Doctor. I am 33 years old. I had a Dexa bone scan on 11 May 2011. I did not know it at the time ... concerned about the effect of the radiation on my pregnancy. Is there any risk to the foetus from the scan? ...

What does this DEXA scan report of lumbar spine signify?

I had a recently had a DEXA scan for lumbar spine and left hip. lumber spine is 0.810. T-score is -3.1..left hip is 0,561 t-scare is -3.5. I know the numbers probably determine how bad this is. my ...

Could it be cancer if a bulge showed up around the lower spine during a Dexa scan?

I had a dexa scan and my doctor called me today to tell me I need to have an X-ray of my lower spine because they saw something bulging but the bone around it looked fine. She told me not to worry ...

Had Dexa scan, thinning of hip bones and osteoporosis of spine. Suggested phosomax and octonel. Suggest?

I am a white 60 year old female, weigh 110 lbs. and I m 5 2 tall. I have had a Dexa Scan and I have thinning of the hip bones and have osteoperosis of the spine. I want to take the pill form once a week ...
Mobile Questions and Answers
im a transguy i need to know how much of my hips is fat and how much is bone? is there a way to tell?
yes, you can get a bone densitometry and dexa scan for that of the bones of concerned area. Dr. M. Gopal
Had a dexa that showed osteoporsis in hip . What test should i follow up on after this diag.? Should i be checking for the cause?
hi i have gone through your query.normally it occurs due to diietary deficiency and lack of excercise,nothing much to worry about. .i would suggest you to take oral drugs{ bisphosphonates,vit.D. and calcium supplements} with regular physical excercise for 6 month. Get dexa scan after 6 months. wish you good health.
my son was operated for his right knee ACL reconstruction resulting from arthoscopy. twomonths ago. He feels weakness in his operated leg. what should he do
Hi, Thank you for your query. I can understand your concerns. Get an xray and dexa scan. Feel free to consult me directly Regards Dr. Som Biswas M.D. Mumbai
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