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Ct Of Groin
Groin & cervical enlarged ln's that are visible just looking at me. Neck CT w/ contrast said they are not enlarged. Why/ how? Doc didn't get groin ct.
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Physician about these suspected enlarged lymph nodes. A ct scan of the abdomen and pelvis may be useful to further evaluate this finding depending on a physical exam.
A biopsy may be necessary to make an exact diagnosis, but it is too early to make that determination yet. ...Read more
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 had an abdominal and pelvic CT scan last month. My groin was not protected. My Sperm count is low and I can no longer hold an erection. My radiation dosage was at 865 DLP which seems like it converts to 16 mgy. Is this permenent? Was dose too high?
Could an ovarian cyst cause 2 weeks nausea, mild fever, right sided abdo pain going into hip and groin.CT showed NORMAL appendix. Fluid in pouch Douglas?
I am experiencing symptoms of another hernia in my groin area and CT shows no hernia. Dr. Did feel some giving in that area. Can it still be?
Hernia with neg CT: Hi, i always tell my patients that the "body doesn't lie", you are having pain for a reason. Ct scan's can miss some hernias depending on location, size, type, quality of the imaging study and the radiology interpretation. Consider having a general surgeon examine you and persue this symptom until it has been identified. ...Read more
Yes: Yes, a ct is very good for this. ...Read more
US 8 months apart for bleeding & pain show enlarging ovary & persistent ovary cyst. Dr felt groin fullness & ordered CT. What can CT show vs US can't?
Everything: A CT will cover broader area of anatomy and give greater detail. Enlarged ovary and enlarging is of concern and certainly has many causes as does fullness in groin. Best to have study and then discuss results with your doctor ...Read more
Can degenerative disc cause pain in the groin down to the thigh. How can it be treated. Did Ct scan no hernia?
Several things: Can cause that pain. Yes, degenerative disc disease if it's significant. In your age, I'd consider being seen by a pain management doctor. The pain could be from your sacroiliac ligaments or joint, and also a trigger point pain in your upper groin. Disc injury can also give that type of pain. Push and poke on and mark with a pen the specific areas you feel the pain origins and see a pain doctor ...Read more
What could cause pain in the groin down to the thigh on both sides. Did ct scan no hernia. Which specialist should I go to?
Urologist: See urologist if any relation to sexually transmitted disease or testical pain or any bulge in groin, could be hernia. If strain of inner thigh muscles from exersize or lifting see physical therapist. Be sure you prostate is normal[see urologist], if pain in lumbar area too could be slipped disc get mri of lumbar area. ...Read more
I have just had my PET-CT results today that show my lymph node in my groin is 'active' also a spot on my spine that is also 'active' is it cancer?
Best way to be sure-: -is to have the biopsy of the node done as it is easy to get at. If it is negative, then a spine surgeon should be consulted. ...Read more
Saw surgeon again for groin pain. CT says hernia. She said no hernia again(2nd time).Still, have pain. Confused. Said if need be go lapro. What should I do?
Can be early hernia: Sometimes CR may show small hernia that is not palpable on the physical exam. If symptoms are persistent and interfere with your activities and there clear evidence of hernia on CT then you may need surgery laparoscopic or open — whichever your surgeon prefers. You cal always as a different surgeon to evaluate you. ...Read more
Experiencing dull pain in back and groin, slight burning in urine rom last 3 days, got CT done today, no calculus observed. This is in left side.
Get urine tested : Did you have your urine tested? It could be an infection, or you may have passed a small kidney stone that was already gone by the time they did the ct. You can get residual pain and pain with urination even though the stone has passed. If you develop fevers, chills, nausea, vomiting, seek immediate medical attention. ...Read more
What causes pain in the groin area and runs down to the knee...had ct.nothing, was given toradol at ER felt better for 2 weeks now its hurting again?
Possible hernia: You may have a hernia which did not show up on the CT scan. Another possibility is a muscle sprain. Avoid strenuous exercise for a couple of weeks, apply heat to the groin, and take antiinflamatories like ibuprofen. If it does not get better, see a general surgeon to be checked for hernia. ...Read more
Would an MRI be better to diagnosed wats causing groin pain I did a CT scan it shows nothing. I vant even have my pants tight aroung my waist sometime?
Pain in ureter for 1 yr, when I sneeze awful pain &when sitting radiates to groin area and thigh, CT+cystoscopy= normal, I'm uncomfortable at all :(?
Have lower left groin pain and now is. Ct scan shows nothing. Us of ovaries are clear. Felt a pop awhile ago. Can a small hernia cause pain & ibs?
I have pain and swelling in groin. Recent CT scan states nonspecific inguinal lymph node. What kind of doctor does a biopsy?
Full body CT scan revealed 2 lymph nodes in neck, 2 in groin & pelvic area. All benign. This is my 3rd CT scan. What is my risk of future Cancer?
Not much different:
Check these links: http://www.xrayrisk.com/calculator/calculator.php
The first is a risk calculator. I got an increase of 0.7% over the baseline for your entire life with a baseline 44.9%. This represents a very small increase. This is based unsubstantiated data. It is not verified. So is the adjacent chart. ...Read more
I have had pain in my r groin that causes numbness to my leg and vagina, & buttocks, started 1 mth post op. Mri & CT (-). Any idea? It's been a year.
Sharp pain on r. Side and sometimes l. In lower abdomen/groin when cough, sneeze, stretch. Ct normal. Laproscopic splenectomy in june 2013?
Sharp pain from 1 kidney down to groin (worse when urinating). No fever. A recent CT (~5wk) showed no kidney stone. Could one have formed already?
I have a lump in my right groin area. My doctor said it was a hernia and he sent me to a surgeon who got a CT scan done it only showed lymph nodes.?
Yes: Seems like your surgeon was correct, likely identifying on their physical examination with you that there may be something else other than a hernia. A ct scan could miss a very small hernia, but otherwise the finding of groin lymph nodes rather than a hernia indicates no need for surgery. Benign lymph node swelling is fairly common & slowly resolves over several weeks. ...Read more
Groin pain since oct 2013. Doctors did CT scan & blood test and said I was normal/no hernia. Nerve pain/shocks in my legs still since feb 2014. Cause?
Hip a possibility: First, its very difficult to tell without a physical examination and review of your imaging. Arthritis in your hips can often present as groin pain. Hip arthritis would be exacerbated by certain exercise as well. Compression of your lateral femoral cutaneous nerve can also cause nerve pain/shocks. Its not very common though to be bilateral. ...Read more
I had a CT it showed residual thymic hypeplasia I'm having tightness in center of chest, short of breath, pain in lung/groin/leg Dr. Says its anxiety?
Unlikely: The thymus is unlikely to cause these symptoms. ...Read more
I have no appendix or gallbladder but I'm having lower right ab/groin pain that goes around to my back. CT/ultra sound normal. Blood in urine/no UTI?
Kidney stones?: It is possible that a kidney stone may present that way. Depending on how the CT was performed, a small stones may not be seen ...Read more
What would cause tightness in center of chest, shortness of breath, n pain in leg/groin/lung. Ct revealed residual thymic hyperplasia?
It is not clear : It sounds like you are in the midst of an evaluation. I'm not sure the thymus is responsible for this and would certainly recommend used discussing with your physician about a cardiovascular evaluation. ...Read more
I'm a 34 and I've had swollen lymph nodes in groin and thigh pain for past year. I've had CBC and ca 125, both normal. Also, normal CT scan. What next?
TAke it out: If you can feel the nodes then I would rec that a surgeon take the entire node out and send it for pathology. That will you u the answer. ...Read more