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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Stool smell: The odor of our stools is usually a reflection of our diet. Occassionally, odor changes can be related to a variety of infections with bacteria or pa ... Read More
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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
You have the answer: If the smell is intermittent, it has do with something you ingest. Sometimes it might be inhaled. Any changes in your meds, any supplements that you t ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christian Schultheis
24 years experience Hematology and Oncology
See a hematologist: May need a bone marrow biopsy.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
A regular CT is fine: There is no particular advantage to what you are calling volumetric ct. A regular ct will pick up any abnormalities of concern. If it is ok, do not wo ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
32 years experience General Surgery
Imaging: CT scan limit for detection is at 1 cm. So yes, could be too small to detect on imaging. Your doc can detect it with other techniques, such as blood l ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfred Parkhill Hand
21 years experience Radiology
Yes, but: Yes it can, but not always, and not all kinds of cancer. There are many variables: whether or not IV contrast is used, whether or not oral contrast is ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
45 years experience Hematology and Oncology
X-ray of your belly: Ct, or computed tomography is a special was of taking x-rays that allows up to see the body in slices. We use contrast, a type of x-ray dye, to bette ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Nyman
38 years experience Radiology
Wrong: Ct scanning of the abdomen and pelvis shows the colon, yes, but not subtle mucosal lesions such as early cancer. It shows your internal organs such as ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Ct scan abdomen/pelv: It means you had symptoms related to your stomach and your doctor wanted to find out the cause and thats why he/she ordered the test.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Young: You're pretty young for that - you're wise to change your diet. If you smoke, that needs to go too. Try to exercise 30 minutes every day. Get that cho ... Read More
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