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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
46 years experience in Internal Medicine
Complimentary: Ultrasound is very good for evaluation of liver, gallbladder and to a lesser extent pancreas. Plain xray can evaluate bowel gas pattern and look for o ... Read More

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience in Internal Medicine
Not sure: What you are referring to by "gi Koch's". From your extensive testing it at least sounds like most life threatening pathologies have been ruled out. ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
32 years experience in Interventional Radiology
Short for: Kidneys, ureters, and bladder. Old radiology term for x-ray of abdomen. See radiologyinfo.Org.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Saponaro
Specializes in Radiology
Possible obstruction: The tubing which collects the urine from your kidneys is abnormally full and distended.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
30 years experience in Gastroenterology
Can be done: Usually done as a convenience to the patient but in reality, the performing endoscopist gets paid less when he/she orders this.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience in Gastroenterology
Colon...: is 5-6 feet long, goes around the area of which you write, so could be responsible Referred pain from gyn organs, neural, even heart/lungcould cause
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience in General Surgery
Sometimes but not: Often. Egd examines esophagus, stomach, duodenum (technically small intestine, but only the very first part), and sometimes the first portion of jeju ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience in General Surgery
Biliary dyskinesia?: This could be a unction all problem with he gallbladder, especially if the pain is related to meals. Ask your doctor if a CCK-HIDA scan is appropriate ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience in Family Medicine
ER.: A CBC may not show signs of serious blood loss at the start of bleeding from your innards. Go back to the ER and get it repeated and get a diagnosis!
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience in Preventive Medicine
Polyps, HiatalHernia: erythema, erosions, ulcers, bleeding, scaring, strictures, some common bile duct, cystic duct, gall bladder & pancreatic duct problems, varicose v ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Velt
Dr. Paul Velt answered
41 years experience in Diagnostic Radiology
Yes: The CT of the abdomen and pelvis will be very good for looking for fecal impaction. Sometimes digital examination can detect it. On occasion the impac ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faiz Shakir
14 years experience in Gastroenterology
Lots of reasons: Many indications but most common are abdominal pain and heartburn not responding to medications.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angelo Andonakakis
28 years experience in Anesthesiology
R up. quad. tender.: Ercp, or a barium swallow. The first is similar to an endoscopy, but goes all the way to the ducts where your gallbladder once was, done under sedatio ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
32 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Some areas.: Upper endoscopy can look at the esophagus, stomach, and at least the 1st portion of the duodenum; also the opening where the bile exits. It cannot loo ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Imran Saeed
18 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Pain by itself is : Not an indication for an endoscopy. If you have assoc GI symp such as vomiting, diarrhea, blood per rectum or in vomit, or any sb or large bowel abn ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Here are some ...: After exhausting the studies for pain resulting in good report, it's time to expand the concern beyond abdominal and pleural cavities to musculoskelet ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience in Internal Medicine
Endo /BRAVO: There can be discomfort for a few days after BRAVO insertion . Discuss with your GI
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ramon Colina
30 years experience in Gastroenterology
SOD: You might have a condition called sphincter of oddi dysfunction sometimes seen after gb surgery. The muscle at the end of the bile duct does not relax ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
Much of the time: All structures from diaphragm to groin will be visualized by a contrast ct scan. Consuming oral contrast distinguishes gut from surrounding structure ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanath Kumar
50 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
No: No.
A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience in Internal Medicine
Sounds like: A proton pump inhibitor (eg Prilosec) will help! Consult with your Gastroenterologist! The findings are TREATABLE and REVERSIBLE!
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: The Gilbert's syndrome is an essentially normal variant for some people and does not cause pain. However, if you have GERD and know esophagitis, you ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
Treat the H.pylori: If Helicobacter pylori has been documented in association with ulcer pain, then treatment of it is requisite.Not treating this bacteria places you at ... Read More

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