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Can past abdominal CT affect my pregnancy?

Can past abdominal CT affect my pregnancy?

No : Having a CT scan done in the past will not affect your current pregnancy. It also will not affect your ovaries or eggs. ...Read more

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Dr. Eric Weisman
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Computed Tomography (Definition)

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


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Can an abdominal CT scan detect early pregnancy?

Can an abdominal CT scan detect early pregnancy?

Possibly yes but: You don't want a ct scan if your think you are pregnant. Modern us exam is much safer for the fetus and is more sensitive. ...Read more

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What is the likelihood that I could die from oral and IV contrast for an abdominal CT scan. I'm terrified and I don't know why. Please help.

What is the likelihood that I could die from oral and IV contrast for an abdominal CT scan. I'm terrified and I don't know why. Please help.

Discuss with doc: These dyes have had enormous clinical use and rarely cause any problems. The only risk is ultra rare sensitivity which usually occurs in those who have had exposure to these in the past. Discuss with your doctor who will be administering these to you to put you at ease. You might need some pre-test anti-anxiety medication. ...Read more

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Can an abdominal CT show Crohn's disease?

Can an abdominal CT show Crohn's disease?

Might suggest: May see inflammation pattern that can raise the possibility. Colonoscopy with biopsy is better-suited to diagnose. Gastroenterologist can be helpful with diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What is an abdominal CT scan like?

What is an abdominal CT scan like?

See: Radiologyinfo.Org for good info about ct scans. ...Read more

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Will abdominal CT helps? I'm also MD

Will abdominal CT helps? I'm also MD

Help WHAT ????: Please define the problem you want to elucidate. ...Read more

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Will indometrosis be seen on a abdominal CT w/o iodine iv?

Will indometrosis be seen on a abdominal CT w/o iodine iv?

Yes possible: Only way to see endometriosis is by direct visualization by laporoscopy and , proof is by biopsy , how ever r it could be recognized by symptoms, scans which are like finger prints. Will have specific characters , with contrast ct is better , with out also can be recognized. ...Read more

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Does an abdominal CT scan show polyps?

Does an abdominal CT scan show polyps?

Sometimes: But not usually. Polyps are usually too small, and ct scan does not distend colon adequately. Best test for colon polyps is colonoscopy by gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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Can an abdominal CT scan with contrast see a hernea?

Can an abdominal CT scan with contrast see a hernea?

Possibly: An abdominal CT examines the abdomen from the belly button up to the bottom of the chest. A pelvic CT examines the body from the belly button to the bottom of the pelvis. The test for the 'abdomen' is generally ordered as CT of the abdomen and pelvis with and /or without contrast. A CT of the abdomen and pelvis should detect a hernia. Sometimes an ultrasound is ordered in addition to and/or instea ...Read more

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Dr. James Chapman
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more