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Hey guys. I am 31 and have been dealing with lower abdominal, lower back, rectal pressure, and groin pain for 3 months. My urologist wanted to rule out anything sinister so she ordered a CT of the abdomen and pelvis without contrast. When I got the test done they said without contrast they wont be able to see most cancers and pretty much only be able to see kidney stones. I am aggravated and going to go back a demand that she order me a proper ct with IV contrast. They gave me a call with the results and said everything was clear, but I'm not satisfied. Is it necessary to go back and get the scan done right?
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Since they are telling you that they won't be able to see much with a CT without contrast, you should go back and ask for one with contrast otherwise you will not be able to allay your fears and doubts. Ask why you were not given a contrast CT in the first place. Your doctor is the only one who can tell you if it is necessary
See another doctor.
See another doctor. see another doctor!!!!.
maybemaybe you are allergic to the dye and they decided not to do the contrast I just sat had a CT scan done of my stomach and they had me drink a whole large glass of stuff like lemonade they said it was to make the picture better because I wasn't doing the contrast my sister and son are both allergic to the dye so they preferred not to let me use the contrast
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