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Lebanon, Missouri
A 39-year-old female asked:

Can a ct of the abd/pelvis with iv contrast only no oral show a bowel blockage?

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Dr. Kathy Robinson
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Possibly: CT of the abdomen with IV contrast may show a bowel obstruction. If it does show up, that is good. If it does not show an obstruction and one is suspected oral contrast maybe needed.
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