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can the ileum be seen in colonoscopy

A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Imran Saeed
18 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Capsule endoscopy is: For small bowel evaluation where upper or lower endoscopy can't reach. It may give you information regarding the rest of small bowel. Its usually done ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kauffman
8 years experience Holistic Medicine
Depends on stomach: Where in stomach, where in abdomen, between belly button and rib cage, or below belly button, on right or left. Probably not gonna show in colonoscopy ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Colonoscopy.: An examination the terminal ileum should be a routine part of the colonoscopy. If you have a specific concern, discuss such with your Gastroenterolog ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Typically viewed.: While not perhaps specified in writing, the terminal ileum is typically explored during colonoscopy.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tuendra Venketasloo Bisetty
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Yes: If you are still symptomatic then the likelyhood of inflammatory bowel disease is high. I would suggest imaging the small intestine, with a capsule en ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends: Why was the colonoscopy done? If it was as monitoring for inflammatory bowel disease, then the biopsies were appropriate. Give it a week or so and che ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
21 years experience Gastroenterology
Possibly nothing: We sometimes see these. They may be nonspecific and related to preparation artifact. They may also be related to medications you may be taking such ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Forerunner: Of worse to come unless the dietary cause is eliminated. I have always stopped my patients from taking milk and milk products when they have ulcerativ ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Faiz Shakir
14 years experience Gastroenterology
Some times it can be: Most crohns affect the terminal ileum as well as the cecum. However as crohns can affect any part of the gi tract, a capsule endoscopy is helpful to f ... Read More
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