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... No, a CT scan can't detect colon cancer. It would likely point out a large mass, but it can't detect cancer. ... (10 replies)
... Again, I can attest to this, because it is exactly what I do, too! ... (10 replies)
... Flintrock, I feel for you, but at your aunts age, perhaps shes thinking she doesnt want to go through all this and I can understand as it is a big process. Maybe the doctors can do something else for pain relief though. ... (10 replies)

... Hi, Not much new but noticed my stools are sometimes flattened but then sometimes normal - can they be normal sometimes if the flattening is from a tumor/polyp? I have a followup appt with my GI next month, so I have been diligently trying to eat fiber / drink water / cut dairy / cut stress / exercise / etc so that I can ask for a colonoscopy without feeling like there... (10 replies)
... copy is one of best ways to take a loot inside and see for sure. CT scans are often used to verify what has already been seen and also if a mass is present they can sometimes see whether it has spread to a greater or lesser extent. ... (10 replies)
... Mazerose....My aunt had your same prob but she didn't go get mass removed!!! She went through denial and just never went back to doctor...........she has IBS and she says that's the cause of her discomfort...she is 80 years old and said she wouldn't go through all that surgery and chemo....so she now just suffers with anything she eats, she gets the runs, her stomach always... (10 replies)
... Thank you for the responses, and I hope things are ok for you both. The GI said diverticulitis would have shown up on the CT and that it didn't (that was my first thought too). Maybe it is IBS, but the pain is generally unrelated to bowel movements - though sometimes having one brings a sharper pain with it that gradually dissipates over time. I had thought pain relieved... (10 replies)
... My husband has been having lower abdominal pain and tenderness along with testicular discomfort for about a month now. His doctor ordered a CT scan which came back negative. Would a CT scan detect colon cancer? ... (4 replies)
... pelvic CT scan. They all found nothing. I asked my DR. if a CT scan would have detected Colon Cancer within the colon. He said no, but if there was any, it hadn't spread anywhere per the CT. ... (6 replies)
... My partner had an Abdominal CT scan without dye to detect if he had kidney stones but was told this week that the CT scan showed NO stones! This has now scared him as he still suffers from the same lower left ache everyday and also pains in his stomach and the sickness feeling! ... (7 replies)
... ction just means that there are no masses big enough to cause obstruction which obviously is good. As for the bowel wall thickening, that also is good. No, the CT scan cannot detect polyps, or for that matter, smaller tumors. ... (7 replies)
... e doctor ruled out epididymitis as the cause of the testicular discomfort. This would be similar to the feeling of having been hit in the testicles which in turn can cause abdominal pain. ... (4 replies)
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... From what I understand, a CT scan can detect something that shouldn't be there. A biopsy would tell you if it is malignant. ... (3 replies)




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