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Bloated For How Long After Colonoscopy
Two-days post colonoscopy and still very bloated and no appetite. Long, tortuous colon so is this normal?
May be: Depends.....it should be better by now. Some may need time. Some times improper instrument cleaning can introduce/cause infection. If bx/resection ofpolyp is done it may contribute. ...Read more
I feel bloat my stomach for long yrs and i pass gas more than 100 time a day.I being tested by colonoscopy but nothing found on my li what shall i do?
Need to be checked: Bloating following a colonoscopy should be gone within a few hours to a day unless there was significant difficulty with the procedure or pathological findings that flared with the procedure. If your symptom does not start resolving by tomorrow, you should contact your endoscopist to make sure you do not have a complication such as a small perforation(probably "walled off" or you would be sicker). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Gas is there: During colonoscopy, gas is used to help inflate the colon to enable it to be advanced. Bloating from gas in the colon (also known as teh large intestine) is common. The gas should be within your colon, which is in your abdomen. No gas is put into the stomach when doing lower endoscopy = colonoscopy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Colonoscopy done about a week ago. Now feeling nauseous w reflux particularly when laying down and bloated. Any possible side effect from colonoscopy?
Don't think so : Patients can have complications after a colonoscopy - however, they are usually in the days or so following the exam. Nausea and reflux are not such complications. They are, however, very common symptoms of acid reflux - especially "when lying down". Do have a doctor evaluate you for reflux. Medications are available and very helpful. Hope you feel better. Peter wilk, md. ...Read more
I'm constantly bloated. went to my gastro..she suggested, colonoscopy, said, was up to me. Not NEEDED, she said to try laxatives when needed. Thoughts?
Possibilities: It could be irritable bowel syndrome (try bentyl) or bacterial overgrowth (consider a course of antibiotics). If you have had pancreatic surgery or drank alcohol excessively before, you pancreas may not be producing enzymes properly (try creon with meals).. Check with your doctor for detail.. ...Read more