Bone Scan FAQ
Q1. What is a bone scan? A1. It is an imaging test used to examine bones that may have been affected / damaged due to cancer/any other disease. It is also known as scintigraphy. Q2. How is a bon...View More
CT Scan: Procedure, Risks, Cost, Benefits And Side Effects
CT scan or Computed Tomography scan is the combination of computers and rotating X-ray machines. It is used to create cross-sectional images of the body. CT scan allows doctors to see inside the...View More
PET Scan: FAQ
Positron emission tomography (PET) is one of the types of radiological research, which is based on the use of radioactive isotopes in minimal, practically harmless to the body, quantities, which...View More
Swati Sethi, CrediHero, Bone Cancer Survivor Story
Swati Sethi is a 26-year-old living in Rajasthan, working as a Drug Control Officer with the Rajasthan Government since the past 2 years. At such a young age, she is also a cancer survivor. In 2...View More
MRI Scan FAQS
What is MRI Scan? Magnetic resonance imaging is the process of visualising the human body through images created by magnetic resonance of radiowaves. It is a non-invasive procedure and requires ...View More
Avascular necrosis (AVN): Bone Disease
What is avascular necrosis? Avascular necrosis (AVN) is a bone disease that occurs by temporary or permanent loss of blood supply to one or more bones. Blood nourishes the bone tissue with miner...View More
Bone Breakdown: Osteolysis
Osteoclasts and Osteoblasts are bone cells which are responsible for controlling the amount of bone tissue. Osteoblasts form bones whereas osteoclasts break down bones. Osteolysis refers to an a...View More
Bone Infection: Osteomyelitis Meaning
People often aren’t aware of osteomyelitis meaning, therefore, we would like to answer that common question today. So, osteomyelitis refers to a bone disease that is infectious and inflamm...View More
Bone Dislocation: Causes & Risk Factors
A dislocation is an injury which temporarily deforms and immobilises your joint, causing displacement or separation of your bones. This injury may result in sudden and severe pain. Commonly caus...View More
Why does my tailbone hurt?
What is coccyx (Tail bone) pain? Coccydynia is a type of lower back pain felt around the last bone at the base of the spine (known as the coccyx or tailbone). Tenderness and pain is experienced ...View More
Bladder Cancer Causes, Symptoms and Treatment
The bladder is the part of our urinary tract responsible to store our urine until we are ready to let it out. When the cells in the inside lining of the bladder begin to proliferate incessantly ...View More
Osteosarcoma Symptoms, Causes and Treatments
The most common type of bone cancer is Osteosarcoma, also known as childhood bone cancer. Osteosarcoma is also the 6th most common type of cancer found in children. Since osteosarcoma develops f...View More
Germ Cell Tumours in Children
Abnormal groupings of germ cells, which become tumours, tend to develop in the testes or ovaries. Sometimes due to the fact that germ cells can settle in other places along their way to the repr...View More
How do I know I have Lung Cancer?
Cancer of the lung is not the easiest to diagnose in its early stages, primarily due to generic symptoms that could be mistaken for any other respiratory disease. Another hindrance in timely dia...View More
Germ Cell Tumours in Kids
The cells which give rise to eggs in women and sperm in men during the foetal stage are called Germ cells. Generally, their development begins in the place where the stomach and other internal o...View More
Have you ever had a Ulnar Fracture?
What is a ulnar fracture? The forearm comprises of two long bones, the radius and the ulna, which are located on each other’s sides. The ulna bone lies on the inner side of the forearm and forms...View More
Chondromalacia Patella: What You Should Know
Damage to the kneecap muscles is frequent occurrence in those individuals who are involved in activities that requires extensive twisting and bending movements of the knee. Knee pain is experien...View More
Dealing with back pain for too long?
What is lower back pain? Low back provides structural support, movement and protection to body tissues. It supports the upper body while standing, extends at the waist when a person bends, and r...View More
Pain in Spine: Which Diagnostic Test Do I Need?
Though most spinal problems cause symptoms of pain in the neck, back, arm or leg, the underlying cause of that pain can differ for different patients. It is important to understand the exact sou...View More
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