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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Busuttil
33 years experience Vascular Surgery
No: Those test can help but not totally rule out pancreatic. 100% rule out is not possible but a ct scan might help.
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Dr. Laurence Badgley
53 years experience General Practice
Not the best: The best test would be an MRI of the pancreas and the upper abdomen.
Dr. Edward Timmins
31 years experience General Surgery
Only one of those : Most of those tests won't tell you anything about pancreas. Only one is ct scan.A perfectly normal ct with IV contrast goes a long way in saying you h ... Read More
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
procedures: Medical procedures should be performed because there is a good reason for performing them. Ruling out issues which have a low probability of being pre ... Read More
Dr. Claude Parola
40 years experience Internal Medicine
procedures: Procedures should be done only when needed or recommended to screen for , treat or rule out diseases.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lukose Vadakara
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Scopy: they can fined so many other things like chrons disease, ulcerative colitis , celiac disease etc
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Dr. Kristel Hunt
23 years experience Hepatology
Yes however old you: are... we do a thorough exam at the colonoscopy - polyps, masses, any mucosal abnormalities. deal with anything/everything that we see.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herbert Hoover
51 years experience General Practice
Yes: The biopsy will show what is really there. Cancer occurs more commonly in patients with Crohn's colitis and that is a reason to have more frequent co ... Read More
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
18 years experience Family Medicine
CT 3 years ago: was for the same complaint? If so then you need to repeat to make sure there is no potential malignancy IF your pain has been going on for several mon ... Read More
A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Possible: If pain continue you should have biopsy of your bowl to R/O IBS.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Gagging ass. with Ex: Gagging while jogging or exercising is a common occurrence that many athletes deal with. If you have ever pushed yourself intensely during a run or a ... Read More
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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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