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Can a CT scan find IBS

A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Rodrigues
37 years experience Family Medicine
Yes!!! : Ibs can be very miserable and disabling if not treated with self-care wellness programs of vits, magnesium glycinate, sleep hygiene, self/pro massage, ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
10 years experience General Practice
IBS: Ibs is not due to inflammation and would not show up on a biopsy or ct scan. One theory is that it is due to hypersensitive nerves that control colon ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Gordon
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Colonoscopy: Irritable bowel symptoms typically run the spectrum from constipation to diarrhea, frequently alternating back and forth. Usually there is episodic c ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moris Girgis
36 years experience Family Medicine
Colonoscopy : Colonoscopy possible biopsy and blood test should be considered
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
There are many: potential reasons for colon inflammation, or colitis. The location you specify is a common location for diverticulitis, but at age 23 it would be a l ... Read More
A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajit Kurup
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: There is no specific pathology that can be identified by CT scan in IBS.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hiroshi Mashimo
32 years experience Gastroenterology
Not definitively: ulcerative colitis is type of IBD (inflammatory bowel disease), while IBS is irritable bowel syndrome, which has no overt inflammation. Neither can be ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nisheeth Gupta
Specializes in Hematology and Oncology
Cramping: also get a EGD And a pelvic exam by gynecologist to rule out other causes. IBD is a diagnosis of exclusion
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Bodzin
50 years experience General Surgery
Yes, sometimes: Groin pain after feeling a 'pop' is often a hernia. I on't see any correlation with ibs and hernia. Get checked out by a surgeon.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
Muscle spasm?: I have seen several people over the years also describing this associated with a "lump" that goes down with self massage. Sounds like a hernia, but pr ... Read More
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