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Would simple abdominal xray (2 positions) show inflammation in large bowel? Would it show bowel obstruction? I've got a bloated feeling left side into back, and have had diarrhea x8 days. Giardia? 25y

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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It would show obstruction but not necessarily inflammation.
You need a ct scan or MRI to obtain more precise data.

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It would show obstruction but not necessarily inflammation.
You need a ct scan or MRI to obtain more precise data.
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Dr. Arthur Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: maybe

Easier to see bowel obstruction (small or large bowel).
May, or may not see evidence of inflamnation.

In brief: maybe

Easier to see bowel obstruction (small or large bowel).
May, or may not see evidence of inflamnation.
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