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What does it mean when a CT Scan (without contrast due to

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What does it mean when a CT Scan (without contrast due to poor renal function) shows stool in your colon.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Oncology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

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it can be normal to see stool in your colon

that is where stool moves through

if you have constipation problems or slow bowel motility, your doctors can see excessive stool in your colon.

if you have lots of constipation, then you can have stool impaction in your colon which means your colon is filled up with nothing but stool.

do you have problems with constipation?