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Anyone had a CT Scan for abdominal pain

(7 Posts)
TrendyNannie6 Mon 19-Oct-20 22:12:37

After having reflux for several months, I saw my gastroenterologist who due to my stomach pain has advised a ct scan

suziewoozie Mon 19-Oct-20 22:22:34

Is it the process of having the scan you want to know about ? Or to talk about the reasons for having it ?I had one last year for lower abdominal pain and found the actual process fine.

TrendyNannie6 Mon 19-Oct-20 22:24:31

Sorry I should have made it clearer, the reasons for having one really!

Marydoll Mon 19-Oct-20 22:26:16

My friend had one a few weeks ago. It turned out she had diverticulitis.
It was in place of an endoscopy, less invasive.
Wishing you all the best.

suziewoozie Mon 19-Oct-20 22:30:24

I hope it goes well TN - my experience isn’t relevant then. Glad you are receiving care and tbat you don’t have to wait too long.

BlueSky Mon 19-Oct-20 23:03:52

My GP said that’s what they are mostly doing at the moment instead of an endoscopy because of the corona virus emergency. I’ve be referred, so I hope it will be the CT rather than the endoscopy.

TrendyNannie6 Tue 20-Oct-20 13:22:53

Thankyou suziewoozie. Yes bluesky I did think that too, oh god I’m hoping I don’t have to have that, but I did ask him what tests I would be having he said well we will start with ct scan, and did mention my last colonoscopy was 5 years ago so that’s due too