A computed tomography (CT) scan allows doctors to see inside your body. A CT scan can produce an extremely detailed image of internal organs and other body parts. It has the capability to create images of bone and soft tissue as well. It uses a combination of X-rays and a computer to create pictures of your organs, bones, and other tissues. It shows more detail than a regular X-ray. You can get a CT scan on any part of your body. The procedure is quick and painless.