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Date Joined May 2010
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   Posted 6/6/2010 2:43 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Forum,

I am Sohan. I recently did a ultrasonography of whole abdomen becouse of hepetites B and result said that there is an echotexture in Liver. My doctor suggested me to do the ultrasonography again to verify the same, I again did the same and result said that there is no echotexture in liver and everything is normal. I am worried because what if there is an echotexture. I don't know what to do now because both result are contradictory, should i go for retest again or not, Please suggest.

Also want to know, doing ultrasonography of liver again and again is safe or its harmful? Please help me with the answers i realy want to know whether doing the ultrasonography of liver again and again is safe or not. Please help

Thanks in advance


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   Posted 6/6/2010 3:00 PM (GMT -6)   
Ultrasonography is safe.  It involves sound waves, not radiation.  Have the 3rd one to get a decisive result.  Even CT or x-ray is relatively safe because of the small amount of radium used in these tests.

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