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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
Go camera: Not likely as the pill wii not get pictures of every part of stomach end will. If we do 2nd opinion can give better advice.

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
Gastroenterology 29 years experience
Yes: Usually the camera passes out with the stool the day of the test. There are cases where patients have had strictures of the small intestine where the ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Lentnek
Dr. Arnold Lentnekanswered
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
Best answer from physician doing the procedure but most likely to pinpoint site of leak hopefully preparatory to repair
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
If you have a true CSF leak via one nostril, could be due damage at cribriform plate or sinus. Discuss potential outcome with doctor, and also value ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
Yes there are ways t: There are many medical means to check your liver ". Before you will understand what I mean, you need to know the anatomical structure of the liver. it... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 57 years experience
YES , not intended: Capsule endoscopy will detect pathology ( disease ) inside the lumen of bowel like bleeding , tumors etc It can not visualize the adhesions as they... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Engrav
Dr. Mary Engravanswered
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Returning : Returning to the er is unlikely to help make the diagnosis. Er's are set up for emergency situations, and they cannot perform complicated testing as ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lizarraga
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
To screen for cancer: If you are referring to a colonoscopy, which is a lower gastrointestinal endoscopy, then they might find polyps (precancerous growths) or colon cancer... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Cloud
Colon and Rectal Surgery 42 years experience
Endoscopy: Either upper endoscopy or colonoscopy are done under IV sedation. Once you are sedated, the scope is passed into the intended area. It usually lasts 1... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
A Verified Doctoranswered
Addiction Medicine 50 years experience
No: Endoscopy is meant to look at the anatomy of the esophagus, stomach and duodenum (or the colon, using a different kind of scope). Smoking may cause c... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Enrique Molina
Gastroenterology 36 years experience
Ask your doc: your doctor should be able to explain everything. if you have a particular question about a specific finding on your endoscopy, you can ask here
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