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Can A Ct Scan With No Contrast Show Bleeding In Abdomin
Ct uses xrays taken an 360 degrees combined with a computer to see"inside" the body. The table moves as the xray tube and detectors spin around the patient 10 times a second or more! The image shows excellent soft tissue detail, enhanced with injection of intravenous contrast or oral contrast. This way the body is shown in slices, in any plane, usually axially, but ...Read more
I went to the ER 2 weeks ago with sever right lower abdomen pain. They did a cat scan and said I had an ovarian cyst. I've been bleeding heavy with clot?
Obgyn follow up: Most ovarian cysts resolve on their own but each case should be evaluated individually. There are many treatments for heavy period. At your follow up visit you can discuss various treatment options to see what works for you. ...Read more
Yes: An Abdominal can should include the spleen. ...Read more
Had a pelvic/abd CT scan w/iv, rectal & oral contrast. How accurate for crc detection. Have bleeding from internal hemorrhoids now. Ct was 3 years ago?
Not the best....: For diagnosing colon cancer, especially since it was done 3 years ago. There is a dedicated ct colonography procedure for colon polyp evaluation, but I do not know if that is what you had done 3 years ago. I do not know your age or medical background. New changes in your bowel function indicates the need for a new evaluation with your doctor now. ...Read more
No: Iv contrast is often not used when the ct is for the purpose of looking for renal stones and in people with a history of contrast allergy or renal disease. It is often helpful in assessing persons with nonspecific abdominal symptoms as it will better show areas of inflammation, infection, and tumor. ...Read more
X-ray of your belly: Ct, or computed tomography is a special was of taking x-rays that allows up to see the body in slices. We use contrast, a type of x-ray dye, to better see blood vessels (iv contrast) and the GI tract (oral contrast). The abdomen covers from the diaphragms through the kidneys, and the pelvis covers from the hip bones to your upper thighs. They are done for mahy reasons, not just cancer staging. ...Read more
Ct scanning of the abdomen and pelvis shows the colon, yes, but not subtle mucosal lesions such as early cancer.
It shows your internal organs such as the liver, spleen, kidneys and pancreas in great detail.
It also shows your small intestinal and the numerous blood vessels. It can evaluate the connective tissue and fat to uncover inflammatory conditions or infections. ...Read more
Ct scan abdomen/pelv: It means you had symptoms related to your stomach and your doctor wanted to find out the cause and that's why he/she ordered the test. ...Read more
May not.: Need ct of abdomen and pelvis or ct pelvis only to see uterus and ovaries. Testicles not always seen on these tests. Can see prostate and seminal vessicles however. See radiologyinfo. Org. ...Read more
Too much to list.: See radiologyinfo. Org for good info.Get a more detailed answer ›
Had a CT scan of abdomen with iodine contrast and now doctors are saying I have Hashimotos disease. Could CT scan have caused this?
I recently had a CT scan w/ contrast of my abdomen which showed gastric wall thickening. My doc now ordered upper endosc. W/ ct. Possible cause?
One possibility: Usually "thickening" of the stomach gets reported to make sure stomach cancer (rare) doesn't get missed...Unfortunately the stomach has a wide range of normal appearances including "thickened" (relatively more common) so we are left with getting an upper endoscopy...Just to be sure everything is ok. It's hard to be more precise without seeing the images. Make sure you follow up with your doctor. ...Read more
39 yo male. Pain in the lower left quadrant of abdomen for 2 years. Ct scan unremarkable except shows bladder wall thickening. Could this be cause?
I was I the ER about two weeks ago with severe pain on the right middle abdomen. They did locus a CT scan with contrast and it was normal except for s?
Had a CT scan with IV contrast of thorax and upper abdomen. What can be seen on this scan? Which organs is now checked out?
Lots of things!: Your scan included the base of neck, chest, including lymph nodes, blood vessels, the heart, and lungs, and upper abdomen. There is much to see but hopefully it will be ok. ...Read more
Pain in right side abdomen no gall stones already checked only thing found was a lil fat in liver contrast injected for CT scan today. Pain after that?
I've got pain in my Lower right abdomen. CT scan shows free fluid in Douglas pouch on right side. What could this mean?
He has already had the Ct scan c contrast of abdomen+pelvis and it was normal. And a cystoscopy and it looked fine. And dr. Just c him in 6mos.
NO problem mentioned:
AS you have mentioned no problem, one might assume there was a concern for some type of tumor. If the doctor has said to resee in 6 month I would follow the advice.
Best wishes. ...Read more
My grandad's CT scan (abdomen with contrast) results says renal cell carcinoma. Should I be worried about this? :/
Yes: CT scans are often the first test to reveal a malignant tumor in the kidney. See a urologist ASAP ...Read more
Intermittent dully/achy left testicle and lower left abdomen pain. Ultrasounds and CT Scan show nothing. What else could it be?
Had ct. Scan w/oral cntrst of abdomin, all normal. Is CT scan w/ oral contrast reliable of abdomin? Was having bloat and gas. Had ultrasound prior.
Would advanced colon cancer show up on a CT scan of my abdomen? Reg CT scan not virtual colonoscopy.
Imaging/biopsy: The imaging modality of ct scan could show findings that would be concerning for cancer, mass around your colon, enlarged lymph nodes in the same area. However, the diagnosis is made at biopsy, a piece of the mass under the microscope of a pathologist. Often the ct scan leads to the biopsy. Good luck, it is important to get the evaluation completed. ...Read more
Clear ct. Of.abdomin, cheat xray clear, CBC great, would CT scan show a hematoma on spleen, very worried..
If the CT was: Performed with intravenous contrast it will show a splenic hematoma. Without the contrast, a splenic hematoma may be difficult or impossible to detect. ...Read more
I had a CT scan done for pain in my lower abdomen, the results show that I have a collapsed sigmoid colon. What does this mean and what can be done?
See your doctor: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more
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