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does ct scan show inflammation

A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience Radiology
CT of the liver: Can show tumors, cirrhosis, bile duct problems, and overall size. Hepatitis (liver inflammation) can sometimes be suggested by the presence of fluid ( ... 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 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Dinhofer
40 years experience Radiology
Yes but: CT scanning uses Radiation and it is not as good as direct observation. On the otherside, Cystoscopy is invasive. Ultrasound is better than CT for l ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gabriel Goren
57 years experience General Surgery
Yes, : Ct scan or MRI without or with contrast will basically discover everything lurking in the brain.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
CT versus MRI: The simplest distinguishing factors between these tests is what shows up well. With CT, bone shows up in nice detail, whereas in most MRI protocols, ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gil Tepper
34 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Mri is better: Probably this is true. However and MRI i of the brain may be more sensitive. Either way a spinal tap would be confirmatory.
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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
21 years experience Pediatrics
Colitis/enteritis: Colitis or enteritis is the term for inflammation of the bowel
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
Esophageal motility : Could be an esophageal motility disorder such as a nutcracker esophagus, or distal (diffuse) esophageal spasm to name a couple. This is diagnosed with ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
You seem to be: If your Doctor told you that you are ok,you must be,If you still have any concern,get a second opinion
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Brooks
29 years experience Gastroenterology
Weeks: After an attack of pancreatitis the ct scan findings of inflammation can often last weeks after the pain is gone. No big deal. No need to keep checki ... Read More
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