Doctor insights on:
Camera Colonoscopy Systems
Don't worry: Safe, low risk, and painless.Get a more detailed answer ›
How wide is the colonoscopy camera thing they stick up your butt? How far does it go in? I'm anxious about it and picturing something from the movie Aliens.
Well yes, but...: Finding that your colon is inflamed by capsule endoscopy does not MAKE a diagnosis of ulcerative colitis. The distribution of colitis, biopsy findings, IBD markers, as well as ruling out infection & ischemia are all important parts of the diagnosis. If you have UC you will likely need repeated colonoscopy surveillance with histology. Get a GI doctor who hears & can address your expressed concerns. ...Read more
I have iron def anaemia. Colonoscopy result ok, fobt +ve for blood am waiting for capsule endoscopy result. What is pill camera able to diagnose?
I'am the lady with the pain for 4 yrs...This is the continue... I have been to the ER multiple times in the last 4 yrs.I have had endless tests.Ultrasounts, mri's, hiates, colonoscopy, endoscopy, endless bloodwork, tests to check my kidneys, camera insert
Returning : Returning to the er is unlikely to help make the diagnosis. Er's are set up for emergency situations, and they cannot perform complicated testing as you know. The best thing is to establish with an excellent primary care physician, either an internal medicine or family practice physician. However, you need to know that there are some conditions that cannot be diagnosed by current technology, and it is a matter of managing the symptoms. While that is a frustrating situation, it is reality, and is something to consider as you go through this process. ...Read more
Why is my stomach hurt only in the morning.I been having diarrhea almost everyday have had the colonosapy and the camera down my throat everything k?
6-8 hours: The clinical effects, meaning sedation and pain relief, may not be apparent but the metabolites and their effects are still in your bloodstream. Other factors can influence how long these meds have an effect and stay in your body. This is why as a general rule, patients are given a full 24 hours to have them clear from their systems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is prescribed before a lower colonoscopy and upper endoscopy to flush your system out before the procedures? I'm due to have both very soon......
You must: speak to the doctor or the staff , every one have their own way of bowel prep, if you are not adequately prepared the procedure will be incomplete or will be cancelled. Staff will have written instructions ,eager to give you to get it done right , rather than rescheduling it again. Don't worry you will be fine ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Colonoscopy by swallowing camera
- What does colonoscopy camera look like?
- Is that capsule camera good as colonoscopy?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Camera new procedure colonoscopy
- How long do antibiotics stay in your system?
- First bowel movement after colonoscopy
- How long does plan b stay in your system?
- Talk to a colorectal surgeon online for free