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Diverticulosis ct scan

A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Narrow stools: Narrow stools are not necessarily a sign of colon cancer and nay be seen with scarring of the colon from prior episodes of diverticulitis. A negative ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 32 years experience
Normal: Most adults over 50, and definitely 60 in a developed country have diverticulosis. Basically this is when a small hole in the muscular layer of the la... Read More
Dr. Harry Zegel
Radiology 51 years experience
See answer: Colonic diverticulosis is a developmental condition, increasingly common with age, in which small outpouchings of colonic mucosa / submucosa protrude ... Read More
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Diverticulosis: Diverticulosis is essentially caused by pressure. Straining at stool causes pressure within the colon, and that pressure seeks to escape through weak... Read More
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 33 years experience
Diverticulosis: Is benign and represents small outpouchings of the colonic wall usually in the last part of the colon. When these sometimes get infected they produce ... Read More
Dr. Mark Pack
General Surgery 32 years experience
No need to worry: That just means you have diverticulosis without other more concerning issues like diverticulitis or abscess.
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
No infection.: Diverticulosis by itself is not dangerous. Just requires a high fiber diet in the long run. Diverticuli can bleed or become infected but the lack of ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 10 years experience
Diverticulosis : Colonoscopy results are dependent on how clean your colon is and how good the doctor is. Sometimes when the colon is not clean the request is to repe... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 60 years experience
YES: The newer CT scanners have the "resolution" to detect tiny abnormalities! You have to have that scan in such a facility! The MRI 3T is more sensitiv... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Tseng
General Surgery 23 years experience
Open : Open abdominal surgery often results in adhesions. That is the body's way of healing is by creating scar. The vast majority of patients do not have ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
No, not really: Cancer will typically produce a growth which has obvious size and dimensions. Diverticulosis does not produce a mass or lump unless it is inflamed and... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Murray
Breast Surgery 34 years experience
Many possibilities: Its normal to be scared when an ultasound shows a possible mass and further imaging is needed. It is important to get the ct in order to help the doct... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
May be from gastriti: Your rt quadrant pain may be from antral gastritis and should respond to the treatment for gastritis.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 30 years experience
Lymph nodes: Lymph nodes are normally present throughout your body. A colonoscopy would not cause a lymph node to simply appear. Diverticulitis can stimulate lym... Read More

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