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Does ct scan show inflammation

A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
12 years experience
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

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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Dinhofer
Radiology 42 years experience
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
Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology 34 years experience
A CT may show: inflammation of the bladder wall, but if the CT is negative, it doesn't rule out bladder inflammation.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gabriel Goren
A Verified Doctoranswered
59 years experience
Yes, : Ct scan or MRI without or with contrast will basically discover everything lurking in the brain.
Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
If done with: With contrast , it can show inflammation . However , MRI might be the best for this purpose.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
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 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Colitis/enteritis: Colitis or enteritis is the term for inflammation of the bowel
A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology 37 years experience
More information is required. A virtual consult with Health tap is available. Discuss a risk calculation based on your smoking and family history, as ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 32 years experience
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
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Brooks
Gastroenterology 31 years experience
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
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Dang
Radiology 15 years experience
Consult your doctor: Something doesn't add up here. Ct usually does not help make a diagnosis of brain inflammation, even with contrast/dye. Brain inflammation is usually ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Beall
29 years experience
Yes: It will tell the difference between a fracture and an inflammatory etiology of another cause.
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