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Just had a CT scan of liver today w/ contrast so i'm

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just had a CT scan of liver today w/ contrast so i'm freaking out a bit
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Oncology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

This is Dr. David

how old are you?

why are you freaked out?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I am 48 year old female. 3.5 cm mass (hypodense) seen on my liver in a ct scan that I got for another reason. Just had another ct scan w/ contrast....results pending. I'm concerned that it's cancer that's metastasized from another location.
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

I see.

I can see why you would be worried.

I would get a copy of your CT scan report.

I would be happy to review it with you

it could still be a large benign hemangioma in your liver.

the most common cancer to spread to the liver is colon cancer.

colon cancer tends to cause bleeding.

a stool blood test can see if you might be having blood in your stools.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Not having dark stools or any visible blood, but I know you can't always tell. My lab work- cbc metabolic- did come back fine so that's good. I hope to get the CT report today or Monday
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

that is good no visible blood

chances for metastasis to liver are still low at your age.

more likely to be benign mass

let me know what the CT scan shows

let me know if you have other questions.

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