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Swelling in the stomach after alcohol consumption, vomiting blood. Normal ultrasound and blood test reports. Will a CT scan be helpful?

Hi Mr Grief. i have a swelling right across the base of my stomach after having a bad reaction to to alchol and throwing up blood. i have had blood tests done and a ultra sound done and both have come back as clear, would a ct scan reveal if i have something secious wrong. i weight 14st 10lbs but have a waist measurement of 48 inches which i cant explain as i eat well 95% of the time. i limit the bad food i eat to an absolute minimum. any help would be greatly appriciated.
Asked On : Tue, 9 Apr 2013
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Hi friend,
Welcome to Health Care Magic

The first thing to do in a swelling of stomach is to do endoscopy and take a biopsy...
Varicosity has to be excluded...
A CT scan helps – the extent, exact location, adjacent areas, lymph nodes and so on / far more in detail than ultrasound...
A waist measurement of 48 inches is morbid obesity – you need help from an Internist...

Take care
Wishing speedy recovery
God bless
Good luck
Answered: Thu, 4 Jul 2013
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