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Can you see bowel with contrast CT

A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Velt
Diagnostic Radiology 42 years experience
Yes: CT is an excellent way to see stomach small bowel and large bowel.

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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Depends: CT scan for abdomen without any contrast can be fine for kidney or stone related issues. To observe bowel pathology or problems barium is recommended.... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
The CT scan: may be helpful to dfetect hernia or re-hernia but do not forget the usefulness of a HANDS ON PHYSICAL EXAMINATION! My opinion only Hope it's helpful ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
General Surgery 34 years experience
2 See Ur Intestine: A ct of the abdomen can be very helpful for diagnosing recurrent hernias. An important part of the study is to look at the intestine relative to the h... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Possibly: If the scan results were questionable the repeat. Here a good article for your perusal: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14620716
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology 33 years experience
You may have: ingested a relatively radiopaque substance in the past couple of days(for example, Maalox or Pepto-Bismol), which showed up on the CT scan looking lik... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Diverticulitis: You are so young for diverticulitis. You better rest those bowels for a few days and flush them out and then change your eating habits or you will hav... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theresa-Ann Clark
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Possible obstruction: You may possibly have a bowel obstruction developing. Some times after abdominal or intestinal surgery, scarring may occur. It is also possible that t... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Possibly: CT of the abdomen with IV contrast may show a bowel obstruction. If it does show up, that is good. If it does not show an obstruction and one is suspe... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmet Aybar
Pediatric Gastroenterology 31 years experience
CT interpretation: Are u sure you have not had any other contrast imaging study within a few days before this CT you mentioned? If not then the CT you had must have bee... Read More

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