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Barium Enema Pain
Have chronic PID but at the moment treated by doctors words, went for barium enema due to pain in colon. They found nothing. What can be the cause?
Treatment for PID: PID is a condition where a pathogen (sexually transmitted) goes up the cervix and uterus and through the fallopian tubes, into the pelvix, causing a more widespread infection. This is separate from your colon and if you're in severe pain, you will need antibiotic treatment, possibly a laparoscopic surgery if imaging shows an abscess. A barium enema would not be helpful for PID. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Barium is a chemical element with symbol ba and atomic number 56. It is the fifth element in group 2, a soft silvery metallic alkaline earth metal. Because of its high chemical reactivity barium is never found in nature as a free element. Its hydroxide was known in pre-modern history as baryta; this substance does not occur as a mineral, but can be prepared ...Read more
Intestinal cramps & gas for years. Turned worst few months ago. Had barium enema 1 week ago & pain is better, still have gas
Gas/cramps: Bloating, cramps, and fullness may reflect diet (check your fiber intake), alterations in the population of healthy gut flora we each carry, food intolerances, maldigestion due to problems of the small intestine, pancreas, or biliary tree, changes in GI motility (how well your GI tract mixes and moves food along), various infections, and even irritable bowel syndrome. Additional testing is easy. ...Read more
How many hours before barium enema should I stop eating. The doctor said I should stop by 3 pm but I have ulcer and I start having pain if not eating.
Pains in my lower abdomen, lower back,watery sound in my abdomen when I push and where I push, pain during sex. Barium enema showed nothing.Adnexitis?
Cancer/Infection: Typically, a barium enema is performed to evaluate the colon for cancer, infection, inflammatory diseases. It can be requested when a colonoscopy is incomplete or not able to be performed. See: http://www.Webmd.Com/colorectal-cancer/barium-enema. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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