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Can a colonoscopy procedure cause severe hip and leg pain?

Can a colonoscopy procedure cause severe hip and leg pain?

Unlikely, but...: Conceivably, an abscess in the pelvis can cause your symptoms, but very unlikely to be caused by a colonoscopy, more likely found by it. If you are concerned, a ct of the abdomen/pelvis may be indicated, especially if you are having fevers and had diverticulosis on your colonoscopy, but let your doctor know this is going on. ...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


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Will drinking Gatorade help with leg pain and lower back pain after a colonoscopy ? Being that the prep depletes fluids in your body.

Will drinking Gatorade help with leg pain and lower back pain after a colonoscopy ? Being that the prep depletes fluids in your body.

Maybe unrelated : Back and leg pain are not something typically related to the procedure, by if you're dehydrated from the prep, Gatorade can help rehydrate you, and possibly help alleviate our symptoms.bthey may however be unrelated. Its easy enough to try! Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I have bilateral hip & knee replacement. Do I need to pre medicate before having a colonoscopy?

I have bilateral hip & knee replacement.   Do I need to pre medicate before having a colonoscopy?

No antibiotics : I assume you are wondering if you need prophylactic antibiotics prior to colonoscopy? The answer is No. This is an issue that has been debated back and forth for several years but the most recent guidelines are that patients with orthopedic implants do not need antiobiotics before colonoscopy. ...Read more

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Chance of developing colon cancer 20 months after colonoscopy removal 5mm polyp removed. Having ct scan with and without contrast for left quad pain ?

Chance of developing colon cancer 20 months after colonoscopy removal 5mm polyp removed. Having ct scan with and without contrast for left quad pain
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See below: If the colonoscopy was done properly, you are very unlikely to have colon cancer 20 months after the procedure. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cysts cause hip and leg pain?

Can ovarian cysts cause hip and leg pain?

Very rare: Its very rare for ovarian cysts to get large enough to cause these symptoms. ...Read more

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What is a lumbar rootlet lesion and would it cause back , hip and leg pain?

What is a lumbar rootlet lesion and would it cause back , hip and leg pain?

Yes and no: A true rootlet lesion would involve only apportion of the beginning of the root some tumors are small enough to do this but to give the picture you present would require a significant number of rootlets or the entire root. ...Read more

Dr. Nolan Segal
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Leg Pain (Definition)

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