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smell of blood after egd

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shahid Rafique
44 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably related: You have mentioned several constitutional symptoms with fever for a month. They could all be related to underlying infection, blood disorder or automu ... Read More
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Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Blood in stool: Less likely since the upper endoscopy and colonoscopy was almost normal. But you should be evaluated by dr. For these multiple symptoms.

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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Doubtful.: The EGD with biopsy and direct investigation is the gold standard in regards to diagnostic testing for celiac disease.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Go back to doctor: The doctor who performed your egd should be following up with you on results anyway. They would be in the best position to assess what is going on. ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Noninvasive: Noninvasive studies of the colon include a virtual colonoscopy involving ct scanning and an air contrast barium enema. For study of the esophagus and ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Faiz Shakir
15 years experience Gastroenterology
Depends: If you were on a gluten free diet at the time of egd then the sensitivity of biopsies will be lower. In this case doing the blood test may be reasonab ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Impossible 2 say but: blood is never normal, even as you described. You deserve further evaluation. Please schedule a return visit with your gastroenterologist.
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Warren
9 years experience Family Medicine
Normal: you can have hemorrhoids and if they appear when you are constipated you can have a little bleeding from the hemorrhoid or a small rectal fissure whic ... Read More
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A 74-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Drewitz
27 years experience Gastroenterology
Call your GI: Call your GI (or GI on-call) to discuss - now. There may be a logical explanation for your symptoms based on what was done during the procedure. Goo ... Read More
A 74-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tod Haller
16 years experience Ophthalmology
Call you GI doc: I would call your GI doctor who performed your egd right away. He can explain to you what he saw and why that would either be considered normal or abn ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Improvement: I have been guessing that a gastroenterologist has made the diagnosis of UC. You appear to be an a pretty good level of this episodic but persistent ... Read More
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