Pet Forums Community

Go Back   Pet Forums Community > Dog Forums > Dog Chat

Dog Chat Chat about our beloved dogs and puppies. Discuss anything dog related in this forum.

Registered users don't see this ad - Register Now (It's free!)
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 25-05-2010, 05:55 PM
Pet Forums VIP Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 7,664
Post Thanks / Like
Thanks (Given): 0
Thanks (Received): 0
Likes (Given): 3
Likes (Received): 47
Dislikes (Given): 0
Dislikes (Received): 0
Nellybelly is a name known to allNellybelly is a name known to allNellybelly is a name known to allNellybelly is a name known to allNellybelly is a name known to allNellybelly is a name known to allNellybelly is a name known to allNellybelly is a name known to allNellybelly is a name known to all
Does wood show up on x-rays?

Bella probably has a foreign body in her paw and we have tried to sort this out as non invasively as possible, but the next step is GA, surgical incision, exploration of area, and stitches.

I was wondering if an x-ray would accurately show the presence of a foreign body as small as a grass seed?
Reply With Quote
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 25-05-2010, 05:59 PM
Dally Banjo's Avatar
Pet Forums VIP Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Under a pile of sawdust
Posts: 17,618
Post Thanks / Like
Thanks (Given): 0
Thanks (Received): 0
Likes (Given): 1850
Likes (Received): 805
Dislikes (Given): 0
Dislikes (Received): 0
Dally Banjo has a reputation beyond reputeDally Banjo has a reputation beyond reputeDally Banjo has a reputation beyond reputeDally Banjo has a reputation beyond reputeDally Banjo has a reputation beyond reputeDally Banjo has a reputation beyond reputeDally Banjo has a reputation beyond reputeDally Banjo has a reputation beyond reputeDally Banjo has a reputation beyond reputeDally Banjo has a reputation beyond reputeDally Banjo has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Does wood show up on x-rays?

Ultrasound maybe
__________________
All my children have paws!



Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 25-05-2010, 06:03 PM
Pet Forums VIP Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 7,664
Post Thanks / Like
Thanks (Given): 0
Thanks (Received): 0
Likes (Given): 3
Likes (Received): 47
Dislikes (Given): 0
Dislikes (Received): 0
Nellybelly is a name known to allNellybelly is a name known to allNellybelly is a name known to allNellybelly is a name known to allNellybelly is a name known to allNellybelly is a name known to allNellybelly is a name known to allNellybelly is a name known to allNellybelly is a name known to all
Re: Does wood show up on x-rays?

Quote:
Originally Posted by Dally Banjo View Post
Ultrasound maybe
Thought of that but it's in her paw...isnt that too fiddly for ultrasound?
Reply With Quote
  #4 (permalink)  
Old 25-05-2010, 07:10 PM
Dally Banjo's Avatar
Pet Forums VIP Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Under a pile of sawdust
Posts: 17,618
Post Thanks / Like
Thanks (Given): 0
Thanks (Received): 0
Likes (Given): 1850
Likes (Received): 805
Dislikes (Given): 0
Dislikes (Received): 0
Dally Banjo has a reputation beyond reputeDally Banjo has a reputation beyond reputeDally Banjo has a reputation beyond reputeDally Banjo has a reputation beyond reputeDally Banjo has a reputation beyond reputeDally Banjo has a reputation beyond reputeDally Banjo has a reputation beyond reputeDally Banjo has a reputation beyond reputeDally Banjo has a reputation beyond reputeDally Banjo has a reputation beyond reputeDally Banjo has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Does wood show up on x-rays?

Oh dear, grass seeds can be a real problem might show up on an xray but I think it would have to be quite big sorry not alot of help hope she's ok soon x
__________________
All my children have paws!



Reply With Quote
  #5 (permalink)  
Old 25-05-2010, 08:17 PM
Deb Deb is offline
Pet Forums Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Newcastle
Posts: 534
Post Thanks / Like
Thanks (Given): 0
Thanks (Received): 0
Likes (Given): 0
Likes (Received): 0
Dislikes (Given): 0
Dislikes (Received): 0
Deb is on a distinguished road
Re: Does wood show up on x-rays?

wood shows up but not grass seed
Reply With Quote
  #6 (permalink)  
Old 25-05-2010, 08:19 PM
chestersmum's Avatar
Pet Forums Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Posts: 651
Post Thanks / Like
Thanks (Given): 0
Thanks (Received): 0
Likes (Given): 0
Likes (Received): 0
Dislikes (Given): 0
Dislikes (Received): 0
Images: 1
chestersmum is on a distinguished road
Re: Does wood show up on x-rays?

Poor thing. Chester had 3 in one paw last year typically on a Sunday afternoon. Took him to emergency vets they sedated him whipped them out and I came home 200 lighter :-(. Still better out then in!
Reply With Quote
  #7 (permalink)  
Old 25-05-2010, 08:20 PM
xxsarahpopsxx's Avatar
Pet Forums VIP Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: My Bonnie Borderland
Posts: 1,413
Post Thanks / Like
Thanks (Given): 0
Thanks (Received): 0
Likes (Given): 121
Likes (Received): 91
Dislikes (Given): 0
Dislikes (Received): 0
xxsarahpopsxx is a jewel in the roughxxsarahpopsxx is a jewel in the roughxxsarahpopsxx is a jewel in the roughxxsarahpopsxx is a jewel in the rough
Re: Does wood show up on x-rays?

it really depends on the density of the object. The xrays bounce of hard things (ie bone)and goes through softer things (ie muscle). I would think it should show up a foreign object but really, your vet will know best.
__________________
<img src=http://www.petforums.co.uk/images/smilies/rolleyes.gif border=0 alt= title=Roll Eyes (Sarcastic) class=inlineimg />

<img src=http://i1082.photobucket.com/albums/j365/xxsarahpopsxx/GeordieandIndieSig.jpg border=0 alt= />
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Sponsored Ads


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All posts made on this forum are NOT monitored.
All times are GMT. The time now is 09:17 AM.


PetForums is part of the Pet Media group of websites including | Pets4Homes | PetsLocally


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0 RC 2
Feedback Buttons provided by Advanced Post Thanks / Like v3.2.8 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2014 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.