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Colon ct scan with contrast

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Right pelvic pain: Have other GI signs ?, nausea /vomiting? diarrhea? blood in stool? Able to eat? May be GI - gallbladder, diverticulum ( meckels- but that is assoc... Read More
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
See below: Right sided abdominal pain at your age is an unlikely sign of colon cancer. It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking addition... Read More

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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
Needs attention: Needs work up. Most of the pancreatic tumors are solid but cysadenoma , cystadeno carcinoma will present as cystic lesions need biopsy of these lesi... Read More
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
General Surgery 39 years experience
Depends: I do not have enough information to make much of a recommendation. Tiny findings on a ct scan may be of no clinical importance. The 6 mm liver module ... Read More
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Needs evaluation: The radiologist should comment on whether these are "complex" or "simple" cysts. If they have any worrisome features, an endoscopic ultrasound with f... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Untrusting: I am sorry that you don't feel you can trust the gastroenterologist who is evaluating you. Yes, a CT scan with contrast can be used to detect colon c... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Contrast CT for dx: CT with intravenous and oral contrast administration alone is reported to be 93% sensitive and 100% specificin dx of acute diverticulitis CT with col... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Yes: Colon diverticula are visible on noncontrast ct studies of the colon.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 39 years experience
Diverticulitis: Is well demonstrated on ct though the actual hole, or perforation, is uncommonly seen. If contrast leaks out of the colon into a abscess the perforati... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carol Peters-tanksley
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
No: Unfortunately endometriosis cannot be detected with an MRI or ct scan. If your symptoms are suspicious for endometriosis, you should discuss a laparos... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Mass in the colon : The answer is yes a CT is great for seeing abdominal masses.. Can you see you miss a small mass in the colon that can be seen with a colonoscopy yes? ... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
See below: If the colonoscopy was done properly, you are very unlikely to have colon cancer 20 months after the procedure. For good health - Have a diet rich in ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Zadeh
General Surgery 17 years experience
CT Scan Findings: Ct scan is not the best study to detect colon cancer or ulcers. Although a ct scan may show a large sized colon cancer, the sensitivity of this is gre... Read More

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