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the ct scan showed my bladder to be thickened in some way as it would from postoperative condition

A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivan Colon
26 years experience in Urology
Need more info. : It's impossible for a ct scan or any imaging modality to show low potassium (k+). Many conditions and medications can lead to low k+. A thickened bla ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
8 years experience in Urology
Bladder wall: Bladder wall thickening may be an indication of lower urinary tract obstruction. May need further evaluation or maybe unrelated.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
It may: But a contrast enhanced study would be more sensitive. If concerned, see a urologist for full evaluation and diagnostic work-up. Best wishes.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
46 years experience in Radiology
Not significant: The bladder was probably only partially filled and so the bladder wall looked a little thick. The radiologist didn't feel the finding was indicative o ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
46 years experience in Radiology
Yes: The ultrasound can actually show non-calcified stones that may be more difficult to see on ct. Plus, there is no radiation exposure to your ovaries!
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience in Radiology
Upper limit: Of normal for bladder thickness is 5-6 mm. Thickening can occur from multiple causes. From your symptoms i would suspect increased internal bladder pr ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Need cystoscopy ...: I assumed the reason for having CT was blood in urine or bacterial urinary tract infection. So, thus far, you need a direct look at the whole interior ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Daniel Saurborn
22 years experience in Diagnostic Radiology
Cystoscopy : Thickening of the bladder wall can be normal if the CT was taken when your bladder wasn't full. But it can also be caused by infection or cancer. This ... Read More
A 89-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience in Diagnostic Radiology
It depends: on the characteristics of the mass, but surgical resection may be needed.
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience in Urology
Frequency: There are many possibilities. I would recommend you be evaluated by a urologist. There are some simple office tests that can clarify if you actually ... Read More
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