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Tests For Ruptured Appendix
Ct shows large appendix. Blood tests negative for inflammation and infection. Can colonoscopy determine/see cause of pain in cecum/appendix area?
Sometimes large: Size is not the only criteria for appendicitis, Changes in mesentery and wall thickness. Another method of assessing appendix is ultrasound. If appendix localized inflammation in form of hyperemia is usually noted. Colonoscopy would not be method for assessment. Surgeons usually do not act with laparoscopy and surgery unless have some evidence clinically, blood tests, or imaging for appendiciitis ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The appendix is a piece of tubing located at the bottom of the colon on the right lower part of the abdomen. It has no known function in modern humans, but was thought to possibly be a type of extra stomach back in our cavepeople days. Currently it's only purpose is to get infected ...Read more
Ruptured hemorrhagic ovarian cyst, irregular period, pain in pelvic in the past 6 weeks, should I check in ER for removal?
See gynecologist: Most of the people with pain and a ruptured ovarian cyst will have the cyst and the pain resolve over several weeks. However if the pain isn't improving or the cyst isn't going away having surgery such as laparoscopy to remove the cyst can be helpful. This is surgery a gynecologist would perform, so you could see that doctor. ...Read more
Ct scan showed free fluid from ruptured ovarian cyst follow up ultras showed pelvic fluild dr said no there was not a ruptured cyst how can they tell?
After ct doctors concluded there was a ruptured ovarian cysts. Tubes blocked near uterus. Fibroids outside wall. would Reopening tubes help iui?
Health tap answer stated regular CT better for detecting inflammation & diverticulitis than CT colonography but will this still detect diverticulitis?
GYN-I have simple ovarian cyst and sm fibroids. Severe pelvic/rectal pain. Why is my GYN testing CA-125 if the test is not conclusive detecting CANCER?
Appendicitis pain 5 days, ER gave me ultrasound and blood tests. Said no sign of appendicitis. Pain continues. Positive McBurney. Appendicitis likely?
Common appy imitator: In general, the new CT scanners are very good at picking up appendicitis. There is another fairly common condition called mesenteric adenitis which present almost exactly like appendicitis but it's usually due to a virus and resolve on its own. Again, in general, if your lab work is normal and the CAT scan is normal appendicitis extremely unlikely ...Read more
Lower left abdominal pain, 2 urine test positive for blood, no visable blood, ovary ultrasound negative for cyst. Could it be kidney stones?
Complex left pelvic cyst 5cm.Previous hysterectomy ovaries remain. Blood test s oestradiol 2768 pmol/l, ca125 7 iu/l.What are causes, what is treatment
7.8 ovarian dermoid cyst nausea urination, bloating and constipation had MRI dr says surgery. Waiting on a call back. Spotting too. Possible rupture?
Ct scan for appendicitis showed dry stool and could not significantly visualize the appendix clearly. very pt spec. lrq pain 7-8/10 thoughts?
Many things: That can cause pain in the right lower quadrant besides appendicitis. If can be from the colon in that area separate from the appendix, the small intestine in that area, the ovary on that side, inflamed lymph nodes or even atypical referred kidney pain. There is also an uncommon phenomenon known as epiploic appendagitis that can cause hard to diagnose abd pain. Hard to say without more info. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had a ruptured ovarian cyst. Been in pain for over a months since it was found. Had another ultrasound showing more free fluid. No blood tests ordered?
No need for blood : Not sure what bllod test you would need. If these is more free fluid your OB may need to take a look inside you with a laproscopic camera. ...Read more
Doctors diagnosed blood in intestines, colitis, bladder infection abs ovarian cyst, then discharged me. Pain not getting better any suggestions?
Yes, return 2Ur-: -treating MD. Only he/her is familiar with Ur case as well as the meds U R taking. ...Read more
Im having a operative laparoscopy done for pelvic pain, if tubes are blocked will the dr unblock them?
Yes, if she can: Doctors do have the ability to push dye through the tubes which can diagnose tubal blockage and occasionally can help to clean out the tube. Most scarred tubes need to be operated on to fix a blockage. If your doctor is a rei or infertility doctor, then he/she may be able to operate on a blocked tube. You should be clear about your doctor's abilities/intentions prior to the laparoscopy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Ct scan shows diverticulitis Gi advised sigmoidoscopy to check narrowing of colon could it be cancer as been told only scoping can confirm difference?
CT scan done, colon remarkable. But ordered an Ultrasound of pelvis and ovaries. Left ovary not found but fluid was present.
Pelvic fluid: Occasionally an ovary is not identified on ultrasound, they can be mobile and not in the expected location, or obscured by bowel gas. MRI may be useful if identifying the ovaries is warranted. A small amount of fluid may normally be found in the pelvis on US. A large amount would be abnormal. ...Read more
An U/S of anything: Shows size, shape, and consistency of the tissue, or inconsistencies that are fluid filled (cysts) or solid filled or at least not filled with water density...This can be menstrual cycle dependent as well, and ovaries are on both sides, with the tubes are called adnexa. Fluid in the abdomen acan also be seen. None of this provides a diagnosis: need cells or tissue. ...Read more
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