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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lewis Hassell
39 years experience Pathology
Gastric inflammation: Often what looks inflamed on endoscopy does not prove to be anything serious. But some forms of gastritis, such as atrophic gastritis might be cause f ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Peltan
28 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes, normal soreness: Yes. Normal to be a little sore. Prob ok by tomorrow.Columnar inlet patches of the esophagus are due to incomplete transformation from columnar to sq ... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Evolving issue: For diagnosis, the intestinal biopsy is the accepted confirmatory test for cd.It identifies the villous atrophy that reverses on a gluten free diet. S ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Biopsy definitive.: In regards to celiac disease, the biopsy is more diagnostically reliable than the blood test, so if the blood test showed typical evidence of celiac d ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Endoscopy: I had one done once with a teaching endoscope. Normally you will be given medication that will relax you (and possibly sedate you) along with anesthet ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
27 years experience Pulmonology
Yes: During bronchoscopy you receive conscious sedation. You aren't out completely but are comfortable for the procedure similar to colonoscopy or upper G ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Cooper
48 years experience Pediatrics
More info needed: I need to know more about your medical history and what symptoms and meds you are on. I recommend you speak to your doctor who did the procedure and ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claude Parola
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Endoscopy: It is a test in which a doctor ( gastroenterologist usually) uses a an endoscope( a flexible tube with a camera attached to it's end) to look inside y ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lizarraga
16 years experience Internal Medicine
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
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barton Cook
31 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Afterward: You may eat after you have recovered from sedation. I would avoid alcohol and spicy or acidic foods the first 24 hours.
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