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Lebanon, Missouri
A 40-year-old female asked:

can a virtual colonoscopy detect or see bleeding in the colon?

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Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology 33 years experience
No,: not in general. It may detect the cause of bleeding, for example a mass or signs of colitis, but blood in the colon will in most cases be either undetectable or look like generic fluid.

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Last updated Feb 5, 2019

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