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I've been having pelvic/abdominal back pain for about 6 weeks, pressure and bloating. I am not constipated, but have noticed changes in my bowel habits. going 3 or 4 times a day totally not normal. I went to the doctor. She thought I had a cyst on my left ovary, so they did a transvaginal ultrasound and a ab and pelvic ct. Both tests revealed 3 small fibroids and nothing else. My gyn said those are too small to cause my discomfort. I guess the only thing left is something wrong with the colon. My question is, would a ct reveal colorectal cancer? Or do I need to have a colonoscopy? Would a barium enema be right? I am worried and confused and my doctor is out of thwn this week! HELP!!
a ct scan does not replace a colonoscopy. A CT scan would show if there was a big abnormality in the colon. So if it is normal, you may just have irritable bowel which can be very uncomfortable
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