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What does it mean that my colonscopy was stopped due to stricture at sigmoid

A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Oxner
17 years experience Surgical Oncology
Narrow spot: This means they were unable to progress safely due a narrow area in the sigmoid colon. This could indicate a sharp turn due to prior abdominal surger ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Greg Sorkin
19 years experience Emergency Medicine
Fine is good : Obviously you need to have a conversation with the doc. "fine" probably means it's not inflammatory bowel disease. This has classic findings. You may ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
Infection: It means the person doing the procedure felt she had an infection that made the lining of her colon red and inflamed. Hopefully, the infection is gone ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Fairly normal: These can all be common and benign findings. Grade 1 are tiny hemorrhoid veins located at the anal opening & needs no treatment. Hypertrophied papilla ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Not necessarily: It is difficult to say with certainty, as imaging cecum is not an easy task.A combination of tests is often needed in order to define the cause of cec ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Depends: People who tend toward the constipated side may need more than a 1 day prep to adequately perform a colonoscopy.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristel Hunt
22 years experience Hepatology
Unlikely: would eradicate h pylori if you have it, try to cut down or avoid NSAIDs - but if you have no symptoms from this, unlikely to become 'serious'. it's ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
May be normal: The reservoir of the large bowel is transverse colon and not rectum. One may not be fully emptying that site if having normal BM. The final solution ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Nothing: Cervical position only matters when you are in labor. There is no need to check it otherwise as is will not reliably indicate anything useful.
A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allen Kamrava
14 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Needs work up: Elaine - there are a few things that come to mind. It is absolutely imperative that the cause be figured out however. It depends on how the per ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
32 years experience Interventional Radiology
Nope : Just means it was not full.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
In what context...?: No x-ray finding is normal/ abnormal unless it is viewed in clinical context--e.g. Is the patient symptomatic or ill; are liver tests elevated? Gallbl ... Read More
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 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cosme Manzarbeitia
38 years experience General Surgery
Yes: It is not uncommon for hemorrhoids to relapse.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Traub
18 years experience Fertility Medicine
Common: Endometriosis often causes scarring and obstruction of the fallopian tubes. That is a common mechanism by which endometriosis can cause infertility. W ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fibroids: Fibroid growths is the uterus are smooth muscle cell entities that grow in response to estrogen and can greatly enlarge the uterus. They can also caus ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Not now/depends,,,: At this point, unless you've got any positive signs of an inflammatory bowel condition, you should not worry excessively. Your biopsy was negative. ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Not unexpected: to have inflammatory findings adjacent to previous diverticulitis. Other considerations are unlikely possibilities of ulcerative colitis or Crohn's d ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Veena Govila
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Bowel prep: That's a part of bowel prep. Until it's clear.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
No: You have normal bladder anatomy. The functional aspect is another issue....
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Cooper
47 years experience Pediatrics
Resee your MD: Resee your MD to check for improvement. Did you receive any medications. Make sure you are not constipated, as this will aggravate hemorrhoids. You ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Urologist: Why did you have a cystoscopy? Did you pass blood in your urine? You may have hemorrhagic cystitis. The urologist is the one to advise and follow you.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Hysterosalpingogram: Showed opacification but cannot show how extensive. Ct or MRI might be able to provide that info. Ask gyn. Since left tube is still patent, pregnancy ... Read More
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