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Blisters Found During Colonoscopy
Colonoscopy: You know the best person to ask is the guy who did the test. You probably were too medicated when he came out to talk about the test and your significant other didn't remember all the technical terms. Give his office a call and find out. ...Read more
After stage 2 colon cancer surgery. My colonoscopy revealed inflammation and blisters at the incision. Can I drink na beer.?
Biopsy will tell: When encountered, they should have been biopsied, and it will depend upon the report from pathology as to if benign or concerning as to what next. Need to follow up with GI for report. ...Read more
Please tell me what the name of the disease is for benign cysts found in the colon during a colonoscopy?
Very rare: Cysts of the colon are extremely rare. Most when found are in the mesentery or supportive structure of the bowel. in even rarer instances as with polyps detected by colonoscopy, lymphatic cysts that have developed and appear in region where polyps found are removed by colonoscopy. They are rare, benign and reportable when found. ...Read more
Can you tell me what the name of the disease is for benign cysts found in the colon during a colonoscopy?
How aggressive are hepatic flexure lesions? One found today during colonoscopy but clean 2 years ago during previous colonoscopy. Waiting for biopsy
Endometriosis of gut: Most GI doctors consider endometriosis in women with complaints of chronic discomfort. Crampy, nonpelvic pain can be seen in extensive endometriosis, & symptoms do not always intensify prior to or during menses. The disease can mimic inflammatory bowel disease on barium studies. On colonoscopy, submucosal lesions like endometriosis may be polypoid. Endoscopic ultrasound may be of further help. ...Read more
Don't be: A colonoscopy is usually done with mild sedation so you won't feel anything or remember anything. It takes about 20-30 minutes. Yo will need transportation home and the rest of the day off work. Following day back to the normal grind. Day before the procedure is prep day to get your colon clean so that a thorough exam can be performed. ...Read more
Colon erythyema: Colon "erythema" just means the colonic lining looked redder-colored than was expected. This can be due to infection, inflammation, ischemia, but it can also be due to mechanical abrasion from the colonoscope, the chemical used to prep your colon, or even staining from having eaten red-colored foods before your test. Your doctor may have taken a biopsy to elucidate cause--give him a call please. ...Read more
Anesthesiologist: Inform your anesthesiologist that you get nauseated after procedures. They can give you something during the procedure to reduce your post-procedure nausea. ...Read more
The nature of ulcer:
Ulcers of colonic mucosa could be seen in inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis or crohn's disease), ischemic colitis or psuedomembranous colitis.
Ulcers of intestinal mucosa might be seen in colonic cancer.
Biopsy in time of colonoscopy might be helpful to understand the nature of ulcer.
Thank you for question. ...Read more
Yes: Colonoscopies generally require slight insufflation of air into the colon... This distends it and allows your doctor to look for polyps. This distension may cause some discomfort which is why most patients get sedated for the procedure. Your doctor generally will try to release all the gas at the end of the procedure so you don't feel too bloated! ...Read more
Purpose: colonoscopy: The premiere purpose is to prevent colon cancer. Almost all colon cancer starts with a benign growth, a polyp, which takes ten years to become cancer. Removing polyps during test eliminates risk for cancer! Can also look for other diseases (colitis, diverticulitis). ...Read more
Are there any long term effects from propofol? I have only been given it one during a colonoscopy.
No: This will not damage you.Get a more detailed answer ›
I take subutex regularly - what are my options for anesthesia during my planned upcoming colonoscopy?
Does it usually take a while to get over the painkillers and relaxing medicines given during a colonoscopy?
I had polyp removed during colonoscopy. It was not cancer. If it was left alone what would have happened? Dr said repeat every 5 years. You agree?
How does colonoscopy feels? Does having a colonoscopy means that your bowels will be fully emptied during this procedure? Does it help constipation?
Colonoscopy: To have the colon scoped, it should be cleaned of stool, which is often done with a "bowel prep" the night before, that cleans out your bowel. Certainly if you are constipated, the bowel prep often will help dramatically and clean your bowels out. You will be given medications for the procedure and really will not feel it. ...Read more
Have had severe rectal pain for 8+ mos., feels like sharp gravel on L side--started the day after a routine colonoscopy!! ... Was I injured during C?
It's possible.: If your symptoms have gone on for 8 months, you really need to get back to the doctor who did the colonoscopy and be reevaluated for the cause of pain. It simply isn't possible to give any significant information on a forum without further workup and examination. Best wishes. ...Read more
After having a pre cancerous polyp removed during a colonoscopy, are there other tests that should be done to ensure I don't have cancer anywhere else?
Depends a lot: On your other risk factors, such as genetics, environmental influences, and other co-morbidities. You should consult with your primary physician for definitive medical advice. ...Read more
Colonoscopy during a colonoscopy, is it necessarily to be fully or asleep or do the patient have the choice? Edit: (grammar mistake) during a colonoscopy, is it necessarily to be fully asleep or do the patient (s) have a choice?
When polyps are found during colonoscopy that are 2-3 CM in size why would a doctor leave them instead of taking a biopsy?
Colonoscopy: Biopsies are usually only taken of any polyps that don't look normal. Polyps of that tiny size are unlikely to be a problem and to a trained eye, the risk of taking the biopsy probably higher than the risk of possible malignancy! I am sure you were told to have a follow up colonoscopy in 6 mos to 1 year. ...Read more
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