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Pet scan i had done shows nonspecific increased metabolic

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Pet scan i had done shows nonspecific increased metabolic activity to the L4 spineous process wih a max SUV of 5.3.. what does that mean?
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: Lisinopril
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I has hopkins lymphoma 5 yrs ago...
Submitted: 12 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 12 days ago.

Hi, this is Dr Phil, here to assist you. I am Board Certified with over 10 years of experience. I will respond with my answer shortly. Thank you.

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 12 days ago.

do you have any other symptoms?

Customer: replied 12 days ago.
Back pain at times
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 12 days ago.

This could be evidence of arthritis or something as serious as cancer in the bone

what was recommended?

biopsy?

MRI?

I would probably do an MRI of the spine to be certain

is this what was recommended?

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 11 days ago.

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