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What should I do to prepare for colonoscopy because of bloody diarrhea?

What should I do to prepare for colonoscopy because of bloody diarrhea?

You will get instruc: you will get instructions. You need to be on medications that do not cause bleeding like aspirin, anti-inflammatory medications, fish oil to name a few. Your gastroenterologist and the staff well advise you but make sure you tell them all the medications you are on ...Read more

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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Loose Stools (Definition)

Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more


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Is it possible to have colonoscopy even with rectum fissures because of bloody diarrhea from colon?

Is it possible to have colonoscopy even with rectum fissures because of bloody diarrhea from colon?

Colonoscopy : It is important to find the cause of your rectal bleeding even if you have anal fissures by doing the colonoscopy. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the meaning of "inactive colitis" (colonoscopy) in 30y/o with chronic abd pain, nausea & occasional bloody diarrhea?

What is the meaning of "inactive colitis" (colonoscopy) in 30y/o with chronic abd pain, nausea & occasional bloody diarrhea?

Nothing obvious: Colitis means inflammation or ulcerations seen on colonoscopy. If neither change is found, yet have some symptoms from your colon, they may call it inactive or healed condition. I would not worry about it right now and let time help you get over your worry and it is not likely to bother you unless you have an established diagnosis of Ulcerative colitis or inflammatory bowel disease(IBD). ...Read more

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Abd pain/bloody diarrhea, what does inactive colitis mean on colonoscopy biopsy report? One 3yrs ago was normal & was done bc of only abd pain. 20s/f

Abd pain/bloody diarrhea, what does inactive colitis mean on colonoscopy biopsy report? One 3yrs ago was normal & was done bc of only abd pain. 20s/f

Get checked: If you are having abdominal pain and bloody diarrhea now, you probably have active colitis. "Inactive colitis" is a confusing term but would refer to a biopsy that did not show acute inflammatory cells like neutrophils. That term could be used if you had active colitis at one time on colonoscopy then improvement at a later date. If you are having these symptoms now get checked very soon. ...Read more

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Chronic ab pain and bloody diarrhea. Dr says I need a colonoscopy, but constant false positive pregnancy tests prevent this. Virgin. Help?

Chronic ab pain and bloody diarrhea. Dr says I need a colonoscopy, but constant false positive pregnancy tests prevent this. Virgin. Help?

Need colonoscopy: You may have inflammation of bowel or a lesion causing symptoms that most likely need colonoscopy to define and arrange for treatment. A false postive pregnancy test should not interfere. Although rare, false positive pregnancy tests happen to some women. . False positive test results can happen for various reasons, as each test looks for the levels of hCG, or Human Chorionic Gonadotropin in a woman’s urine or blood. There are different reasons why a pregnancy test would yield false positive results. One of the most common might be an at home urine test that was not done properly. Certain prescription drugs can alter results and give false positives. These drugs include Phenothiazines, Anticonvulsants. certain tranquilizers and some diuretics. Another reason is the possibility of impurities in the urine sample caused by soap or detergent, blood, etc. ...Read more

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Colonoscopy a yr ago came back neg but still having abdominal pains bloody diarrhea fatigue no insurance what do I do?

Colonoscopy a yr ago came back neg but still having abdominal pains bloody diarrhea fatigue no insurance what do I do?

Dietary modification: You can try a gluten free diet. Colonoscopy are not sensitive or specific when the symptoms are diarrhea. Inflammatory bowel disease can cause your symptoms. If you go to a gastroenterologist, they will most likely start with dietary modification, like a gluten free diet. If insurance coverage becomes less of an issue, you need a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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What does a colonoscopy look for? R low pelvic pain with vomiting and bloody diarrhea. CT and ultrasound look normal. Dr wants colonoscopy next.

What does a colonoscopy look for? R low pelvic pain with vomiting and bloody diarrhea. CT and ultrasound look normal. Dr wants colonoscopy next.

Colonoscopy: Will provide information regarding possible large bowel abnormalities, specifically obstructive lesions, such as tumors or strictures, inflammation, ulcers, etc. Given your symptoms and test results seems to be appropriate. ...Read more

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Every couple weeks I get chills and nausea one day then headache and diarrhea stomach cramps weakness the next day colonoscopy stool sample blood neg?

Every couple weeks I get chills and nausea one day then headache and diarrhea stomach cramps weakness the next day colonoscopy stool sample blood neg?

Intermittent chills?: Do you have a history of recent foreign travel to an area of the world where you might have contracted malaria. It is a disease which is notorious for having people on a roller coaster of fever- no fevers. Different parts of the world have different types which are treated differently. Check CDC website for most up to date info. ...Read more

Bloody Diarrhea (Definition)

Bloody diarreha results when the intestinal wall is irritated. You will see red blood in your poop. This can be from an infection, chronic disease, or trauma. If you develop bloody diarrhea with or without fever go to your ...Read more


Dr. Charles Cattano
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Colonoscopy (Definition)

Colonoscopy is the procedure of using a long flexible camera to visualize the entire colon from the inside with the option to take pictures, video, perform biopsies, remove polyps, etc. Generally people are sedated and do ...Read more