What is a Mastoids X-Ray?
Mastoids X-Ray may be performed to assess damage to the ear as well as the source of pain and discomfort to the area. There are multiple X-Ray views when checking your mastoids.
Who should get this test?
Mastoids X-Ray is usually ordered by doctors if you have these indications:
- Fever, irritability, and lethargy
- Swelling of the ear lobe
- Redness and tenderness behind the ear
- Drainage from the ear
- Bulging and drooping of the ear
Is there radiation involved?
Yes. X-ray is an imaging test which involves a small amount of radiation to show pictures of the organs, tissues, and bones of the body.
When will I receive my results?
Once completed, you will receive your results within 3-5 business days in your LabFinder portal.
How do I prepare? Do I need to fast?
Please refer to the simple preparation guidelines or consult with your doctor or radiology center where you are being treated. Do not forget to bring your LabFinder Order and Insurance Card to your appointment.