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Ct Scan Stomach Pain
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
Epigastric pain, back and upper right quad pain for 6 weeks. Pancreas ct scan with contrast normal. worried about pancreatic cancer. Ct reassuring ?
Pain abdomen, mostLy RUQ CT abdomen & pelvis- hida Abdom US, EGD, CBC,CMP, LDH, Lipase,Amalyse,stool all negative... Help! Can CT show colon cancer?
Stomach pain (no ulcer or acid)
Pressure pain no cause
Blood tests, xray, endoscopy, ultrasound, CT scans all clear?
Keep looking since..: ...your symptoms may arise altogether outside the stomach proper. .Stomach issues can be categorized as: problems with inflammation (e.g. ulcers), with infection (e.g. H.pylori or parasites), with motility (examples: gastroparesis, gastric outlet obstruction), with secretion (hyper or hypo-acidity), infiltrative (lymphoma, cancer), blood flow (gastropathies), functional dyspepsias, etc. ...Read more
Ct scan of pelvic abdomen showed 7mm lung spot on lower left lung dr now ordered a chest CT scan wondering why ?
To see the rest of: ...Your lungs. The abdominal study only shows about a third of your lungs. Your doc will need to see the rest to know what to do. Lung nodules are very common and the vast majority are benign scar(s). Most of the time we just use the ct to follow and make sure there is no growth. There are other tests (pet scan for example) that can be useful when there is concern for cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For past year severe stomach pain below belly button, has had MRI catscan w/contrast ultrasound upper GI colonoscopy bloodwork xrays. All tests normal?
Upper abdom pain extends to back. us & ct with contrast normal. Liver and pancreas fine. Really worried about pancreatic cancer. Ct scan reassuring?
To colin kopes-kerr: I have had mrcp, CT abd/pel (3) abd us, endoscopy, colonoscopy, hida scan, chest x-rays, ekg! norm but still have upper abd pain:(?
Abdominal pain: Is the pain after eating? Has it responded to any medications? Are any of your blood tests abnormal? Liver function tests done? During the hida scan, did they calculate your gallbladder ejection fraction? Perhaps you ought to consider a second opinion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Solid/hollow organs: Barium outlines GI tract; IV contrast helps outline solid organs. Expect to get views of stomach, duodenum, small bowel, colon, rectum; liver, spleen, , gall bladder/bile ducts, pancreas, adrenals, kidneys, ureters, bladder, prostate or uterus, tubes, ovaries, vagina, lymph nodes, arteries, veins, assorted muscles. Generally get a view of diaphragm, lower lungs, pleura, spine, pelvis. More stuff. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have pain and hemangioma at lumbar 2, dc with CT scan. Now what? Flank and back pain. Osteopenia. Ct scan diagnosed hemangioma.
Not really!: The CT will show spasm or edema ( swelling of the bowel wall) but you need something such as endoscopic studies to rule out any inflammatory disease which is a serious health issue, unlike that of irritable bowel which is also painful but not progress in most cases. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hurts to push on stomach bloody diarrhea pain in lower back pain in abdomen getting unbearable dr ordered CT scan nausea vomiting pain radiates?
So get it done?: Not sure what you are looking for here. You've been evaluated, and a ct is ordered. Are the symptoms worsening? If so, call your doctor and/or go to the er if symptoms unbearable. ...Read more
My cat scan shows partial collapsed stomach and early fatty liver. Horrible left upper abd pain????
Not related: Liver is usually on the right side. See doctor again ...Read more