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Bowel Prep Before Hysterectomy
The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more
Does bowel prep medicines relieve severe fecal impaction prior to colonoscopy procedure night before ?
Possibly: Bowel preps are taken to assure that the colon is relatively clean as the scope is passed so that even small lesions in the mucosa can be visualized. Many of the preps contain polyethylene glycol which absorbs liquid into the bowel. This may help but you may need a stool softner. ...Read more
Here's helpful link: ...and video: http://www.suprepkit.com/dose-instruction.htm (in English and Spanish versions) ...Read more
Depends on...: Depends what the laparoscopic procedure is, also depends on your individual surgical risk profile and the comfort level of your surgeon. For example: for a tubal ligation it's probably not needed, for a retro peritoneal node dissection it is. I almost never use any bowel prep for the fertility and endometriosis surgeries i do. ...Read more
Will taking domperidone before my sigmoidoscopy be okay? Worried ^ gastric emptying will push stool into the sigmoid colon quicker (after enema)
Colonoscopy results-tubular adenoma colon polyp, diverticulosis&hemorrhoids. I was told prep not complete-should I repeat colonoscopy sooner than 3yr?
How long to wait for safe colonoscopy after colon resection? Polyp in rectum, blood in stool, no stoma.
Hysterectomy w/ posterior repair: 2009.
Laproscopic bowel resection: 2011. Now same bowl symptoms as before. Probability of enterocele recurrence?
Is kidney pain normal during the colonoscoppy prep. Also brown diahrea 5 mins after eating after test?
Many discomforts: may occur during a colonoscopy prep. It is not a pleasant thing to go through. The pain in the area of your kidney, was more likely originating from the colon which underlies the kidneys. The brown diarrhea after eating is probably due to irritation of your colon by the prep and the test. Drink clear liquids and a BRAT diet to help your colon recover. ...Read more
Why would bowel preps not work? Poor prep with colyte (polyethylene glycol). Now on 2 day prep starting w/ mag. Citrate. No bm after 9 hours. Followed directions exactly!
Needs evaluation: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more
Do changing bowel movements (formed stool/diarrhea) occur for a few days after colonoscopy. Had a colonoscopy two days ago and now had one full formed bowel movement then one of diarrhea. Before procedure I had difficult BM or constipation ?
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