Stomach cancer cat scan

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I had a cat scan of the abdomen and I wanted to if I had a tumor in my stomach would it pick it up. I saw on one posted it picked up a abcess. All organs normal, but stomach wasn't mention. I have severe gastric reflux all of a sudden. I have been unsucessful with proton pump meds, plus I've take tagament, zantac and gaviscon, no help. My prevacid is only 15 mg a day, but I started taking 30. I've tried prilosec, Nexium and prevacid. I sleep with head elevated.
I tell him that both sides hurt, he says appendix. Sends me to get CAT scan. I also asked if ovarian cysts can mimic IBS, says no.... After the test they said, call your doc for results. By this time is after hours, I said, can you please tell me, I was in the ER last night and don't want to end up again if something I can start taking care of asap.... They come back and say all we can say is that it is negative for the appendix.
A blood test showed he may have a blood clot in his lungs, but the CAT scan showed nothing. He's been to his cardiologist, they cannot find anything, but I don't know how thorough they are. What could be causing these episodes of weakness and shortness of breath? How long does it take to get high blood pressure meds out of your system? Is there another test(s) we should be asking for?
I am sorry you are having those symptoms and your ca 125 has gone up. If you can afford it I would choose a Pet scan. An MRI or Cat scan just covers a certain part of your body. A Pet scan covers your whole body and I think the cancer shows up better due to the contrast they use. If there is cancer anywhere in your body it will light up. It gives me more peace of mind. There are other things that can cause your ca 125 to go up and you are still in the normal range.
I am on my second round and experience a full bloating feeling most of the time. The Cat Scan is showing tumor shrinkage, so I do think it has to do with the chemo. Tell you friend to hold in there.
I. done and a CAT scan of the lower sotmach and Pelvic area. Would the CAT scan show any cancers such as the Liver, Pancreas, stomach, etc. Had a colonospy done about 2 yrs. ago. Had one non-maligrant polup removed. What is causing this stomach pain to last for such a long period of time? Any info will be greatly appreciated.
I have a lump, left side of stomach just below rib cage. Not Painfull, but uncomfortable and growing. Hernia has been ruled out. No bowel changes, no vomiting, but sense of fullness and increassed gas . Occas.. "locks "into position when laying down. Have CAT scan scheduled in approx. 60 days. Onset was sudden (or only noticed by me-meaning no recall of growth or injury). Present approx 6 months but larger than when originally noticed). Would appreciate thoughts/concerns etc.
How can I go from post menopause bleeding to needing a stomach ultra sound and a colonscopy.My results from my CaT Scan are the following: Possible fatty liver, Diminished caliber of transverse colon unknow etiology.Absence of bowel gas Small bowel also has diminished caliber with no gas.Right ovarian cyst 2.0cm in width.No evidence of adenopathy, free standing fluid or bony abnormality.I am always leaving gas so dont what that is all about. Now my oncolgist wants more testing.
OK with PET it's basically a sugar laced tracer that gets injected into you. Cancer looooves sugar so the PET scan picks up 'areas of activity' where this sugar tracer is concentrating. So, if you have a tumor for example, it will show up because tumors are h-u-n-g-r-y for sugar. The PETs main goal is identifying areas of activity before they become big tumors (ones that cannot be seen by CT or ultrasound alone). So a clear PET scan is very good news, but it is one tool out of the toolbox.
Thank you for your comment. I did go see my oncologist and he send me for a cat scan. I had that done Friday and I am hoping that it is something else and not the melanoma.
I have a silly question, have you checked a pregnancy test? i assume that pregnancy has been ruled out? if so- you need a CT (CAT) scan of the abdomen. An ultrasound of the pelvic will check for ovarian cysts but it sounds like your symptoms are all upper abdominal. A CT scan will look for abnormal fluid around the abdomen. It will evaluate your liver, gallbladder, spleen and pancreas. It will also give information about the outside surfaces of the stomach and intestines.
I asked my Dr if there was any othe test for the pancreas and he agreed to send me for CAT scan with and without contrast, just to put my mind at ease. I had that done on 3/17/09 and that came back fine stating "the head, neck, body and tail of the pancreas are seen without mass or pseudocyst." I guess I should feel happy about that but I still have it in my mind that maybe the reading radiologist missed something, which is ridiculous in itself.
Several weeks ago she had a CAT scan done on her abdomen, which found a possible tumor on the pancreas head. In turn was a MRI of the abdomen, which found a possible calcification on the pancreas head. It measures 1 cm x 9 mm. My question is... What is the prognosis for a calcification that size on the pancreas head? And will she need surgery? And are these symptoms consistant with panreatic cancer and/or calcification? I already the prognosis for pancreatic cancer!
Now after an endoscopy and colonoscopy he doctor discovery cancer cells behind the molecules of my stomach and rectum.There are parts with nothing but they are there at these sites. I made 2pet scans and 2 cat scans and they were negative.My blood is perfect and I had this terrible result from biopsy.They say that the cells are hiden and do not appear at the scans.I wil start chemo this week . Is that normal? how common something like this happens?Did you had cases like that?
Anyone else had this experience? Been having acid reflux problems for approx.6months. No bloating but problems with stomach when I sit or bend. Went to gyn.dr & he ordered trans.vag/pelvic ultrasound. Came up as enlarged left ovary, abnormal echo pattern. Predominantly solid internal component & marginal vascularity. Solid area is 2.4cm. Just had cat scan & only showed enlarged ovary. Dr is having the radiologist look at the films again.
He diagnosed me with IBS, but said he wasn't certain. He wanted to rule out other possibilities. So he scheduled me to have a cat scan. However, I became pregnant and had to cancel. After having the baby, the pain became worse and worse and i had just found a new family doctor, so i went to go see him and i asked him for a referral to see my gastro. HE WOULD NOT GIVE ME ONE! Telling me that he wanted to find out what was wrong with me. So I complied and did what he had ordered.
Thank you! My latest fear is that my stomach issues are stomach cancer because when I get online and look up my symptoms it all says cancer but I have done that for years I guess. I am afraid to die, not afraid of being dead just the process. I have dealt with the stomach issue before about four years ago but I didn't have the feeling full issue. I don't know what to think-this may be a situation where a little knowledge is dangerous.
I'v had Abdominal ultrasounds, abdominal cat scan and a Hitus Scan (gallbladder). It was determined that my gallbladder is not working well. However, the surgeon said the gallbladder is not causing my left pain. Today a gastrologist performed an endoscopy (down my throat checking out my stomach ect.) He prescribed prilosic and said I may have gastritus. I am trying to get this resolved Hope this helps you. Do you have any new news or developments?
For the last 2 weeks I've been having at the right stomach pains That travel to my back and hip Burning pain in my back to have more pain in upper right I been having diarrhea for the last week really yellow went to the er the get a cat scan to check my kidneys to make sure I don't have gallbladder stones and did blood work everything came out fine but they found it to centimeter cyst on my ovary I still was not satisfied with the results I went to a different e r they did another cat scan and b
For the last 2 weeks I've been having at the right stomach pains That travel to my back and hip Burning pain in my back to have more pain in upper right I been having diarrhea for the last week really yellow went to the er the get a cat scan to check my kidneys to make sure I don't have gallbladder stones and did blood work everything came out fine but they found it to centimeter cyst on my ovary I still was not satisfied with the results I went to a different e r they did another cat scan and b
my fear is cancer. right now it is stomach cancer because my stomach hurts all the time. they did blood work and found nothing wrong with my counts. i also had them do an xray on my lungs i dont have cancer. i just keep thinking about it when im alone i will also look things up. all i do is cry and tell my husband that im dying when i know that im not. what is next with this.
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You need to have a cat scan of your abdomen and pelvis. If anything is suspicious on your avary them a MRI would be warranted. Along with that if there is any suspicion then you need to go see a gyn/oncologist for proper evaluation.
For the last 2 weeks I've been having upper right stomach pains That travel to my back and hip Burning pain in my back to have more pain in upper right I been having diarrhea for the last week really yellow went to the er the get a cat scan to check my kidneys to make sure I don't have gallbladder stones and did blood work everything came out fine but they found it to centimeter cyst on my ovary I still was not satisfied with the results I went to a different e r they did another cat scan and bl
I had a baium X-ray and cat scan done. In 2002 I was there was some ulcers found in my stomach but I never had problems with them. I really think there is something very wrong in my stomach but nothing has been said that anything was there. I was wondering if ulcers or stomach cancer can be missed on these test. I am normally full of life but now have little energy.
I have 5 lymphnodes swollen in my stomach. Last year, CAT Scan was done and biopsy which was non-conclusive. due to clinical symptoms like weight loss, fever in evening i was given tuberculosis medicine. After 6 months again CT scan was done which did show a slight decrease in nodes. i was again given Tuberculosis medicine for next 6 months, now 3 days before the doctor said the CT is still stagnant. but again i have to take medicine for next 3 months.
I have had colonoscopy, endoscopy, cat scan, mri, blood test, with no diagnosis. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
yes he sees a GI and yes his mom just passed away feb 2010 from gastro esophageal cancer and he has told them this but you know i was just talking to a doctor and he says since my husband has been deployed in 2008 he got sick there 2 months before returning and lost 15-20 pounds with what they call disentery or however it is spelled and they asked him at first cat scan if recently been deployed but the doctor said it can lay dormant a parasite so that was 2 years ago and he has been since bout 1
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