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blockage during colonoscopy
A 39-year-old member asked:
40 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Why do colonoscopy?: When there is evidence of a colon blockage colonoscopy has the advantage of being able to see the cause of the blockage and do biopsies. The location ... Read More
26 years experience Surgical Oncology
Cancer/ inflammation: Both cancer and noncancerous inflammatory conditions like diverticulitis can cause obstruction of the colon and symptoms associated with that obstruct ... Read More
A member asked:
34 years experience Gastroenterology
No way to know: There is no set time for follow up after a colonoscopy. It depends on why the procedure was done and what was found at the time. If you have any doubt ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Talk it over with your doctor. Barium enema or baruim swallow? He/she needs to give you some more details of what he/she's thinking.
A 45-year-old male asked:
28 years experience Pathology
Possible: Yes its possible but unlikely, especially at your age of 45.
A 44-year-old male asked:
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Gut flora needs: to be balanced. Consider seeing a nutritionist and taking a Probiotic. (Dr. Ohira brand is a good one.) Stick w/your doc so any medical conditions c ... Read More
A member asked:
34 years experience General Surgery
Complicated case: With those numbers of operations you are a complicated case - but sounds like a hernia, if it is chronic over the past while. Have a surgeon check you ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
48 years experience Pathology
Colonoscopy: Colonoscopy, that you planning, should settle the issue.
Wish you good health!
Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and mi ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
14 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Not much: You should be sedated during colonoscopy, so you shouldn't expect much at all. The worst part of colonoscopy is the bowel preparation. Otherwise, the ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not much: You will be under the influence of versed or some other medication such that you won't feel and/or remember a thing.
A 52-year-old female asked:
16 years experience Pain Management
What kind?: Depends on the type of polyp found, their size, family history and pathology result if biopsied. If benign, flat, small, nothing. May need earlier r ... Read More
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