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can the doctor see the liver during a colonoscopy

A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience Trauma Surgery
See reference: .webmd.com/answers/5003293/what-is-the-normal-gallbladder-ejection-fraction-range May also be Papilla of Vater Stenosis which is ameniable to ERCP sp ... Read More

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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Check for infection: Have your gastroenterologist just recheck there may be an infection related to the tear from the colonoscopy
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Colonoscopy: It is not unusual to have mild "gas pains" for a few days after a colonoscopy. Unless the pain worsens, or you develop other symptoms such as fever, c ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darrell Herrington
33 years experience Family Medicine
Hard to say: If you have had an extensive work-up, but still have no diagnosis, go back to your primary care physician and go over all of the tests and results and ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Knedler
35 years experience Family Medicine
Only the duct system: Scopes are inside the intestines. The pancreas is external to the intestines. The opening of the duct leading from the pancreas into the intestines ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Live on colon: No.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerardo Garcia
32 years experience General Surgery
Not really: Colonoscopy is a fiberoptic instrument with a light source, also ready for biopsy of the inside lining of the colon or large intestine. Colonoscopy ma ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
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
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
30 years experience General Surgery
Different Areas: The colonoscopy may reach the end of the small bowel whereas the upper endoscopy reaches the start of the small bowel. Even though they both reach the ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
39 years experience General Surgery
HIDA and sono: A sonogram evaluates the organ for stones and thickness. The hida scan, a radionuclide test that evaluates the gall bladder for inflammation, and for ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes and Yes: Liver biopsies are performed to better characterize a liver lesion appreciated on x-ray, to identify cause and extent of liver inflammation, and to as ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Tyson
26 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes: Easy test performed by any practitioner- simply smear stool on paper slide, apply reagent, and there will be a color change if blood is detected.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes, the endoscopy will suggest yeast infection and samples taken during the exam will confirm the diagnosis if that is the case. It should not interf ... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Angelina Postoev md facs
16 years experience General Surgery
Mostly just GB: US will the gallbladder, stones if any, most of the time bile ducts, and part of the liver that is next to gallbladder. It can tell us if liver is fa ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Anatomy: No. The stomach and intestines are a tube. The camera is not going to poke a hole in the tube and see other organs. That would possibly lead to death ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Endoscopy: If you or your doctor has noticed abdominal discomfort you need a full physical exam, lab work, and likely imaging. If your doctor finds no issue on e ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Sometimes yes,: sometimes no. Most biopsies they cannot tell,but if there's a large growth,its appearance may be telltale for cancer.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
History & physical: 1st visit comprises detailed medical history & physical examination. Unless you have been fully examined by your primary care physician or internist w ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: It can be detected
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
See below: The Heidelberg Gastric Analysis is the best method to assess the level of hydrochloric acid in one's stomach; surprisingly many with heartburn have a ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
39 years experience Gynecology
specific tests: needs specific tests. discuss your symptoms with your doctor
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. J mark Rheudasil
37 years experience Vascular Surgery
Not related: No relationship between prostate cancer and an aneurysm. Is that the question?
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Gill
14 years experience Gastroenterology
Low fiber diet: the best diet to follow with inflammation is a low fiber diet
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some ...: Just go to see Doc with detailed Hx stressing quality, quantity, & sequence of events of all symptoms and their related discomforts over time for ... Read More
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