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Can Appendix Be Checked During A Is Colonoscopy
Hyper plastic polyp colon right side by appendix canal . What would follow up be . My doctor was unsure he for it all during colonoscopy?
Repeat colonoscopy: Timing 2-5 years likely. Depends on size and any others. Family history? Discuss with gastroenterologist. ...Read more
The appendix is a piece of tubing located at the bottom of the colon on the right lower part of the abdomen. It has no known function in modern humans, but was thought to possibly be a type of extra stomach back in our cavepeople days. Currently it's only purpose is to get infected ...Read more
What does the GI doctor see when performing a Colonoscopy? Can he not see the appendix too sense it looks like it is attached to everything?
I just had a colonoscopy , dr found a protrusion in colon he thinks it's an inverted appendix , took biopsy tobe sure, is this bad? Just worried.
Pain in upper right abdomen for 6 days now. No gallbladder or appendix and I've had endoscopy and colonoscopy both fine. What could this be?
Had colonoscopy two days ago with biopsy of mass protruding from appendix thru cecum. I have pain. Level 5 should I go to er?
Yes, yes: And tell them all of the above, best to go to the er where your colonoscopy and endoscopist are. Be sure to have them notify the gi/colorectal doctor if you already have not called them. Perforation of the cecum is a strong possibility. Also stay npo until evaluated. Do not eat or drink anything and do not take aspirin/nsaids. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chronic lower right quadrant pain for 3 years. I've had an ultrasound, CT with contrast for the appendix because wb count was elevated, colonoscopy and nothing. Don't know what to do.
Appendix out 3 yrs abdominal dull pain since, colonoscopy result clear, ultra scan showed scar tissue holding Rh ovary to bowel.?
I have both blood covering my stools and abdominal cramping, (no appendix, clear colonoscopy around 2 months ago) what should I do?
B12 deficient & having stomach pain not my appendix. Ileum related? Will it be seen on upcoming colonoscopy? A cause for concern at this point?
Depends on stomach: Where in stomach, where in abdomen, between belly button and rib cage, or below belly button, on right or left. Probably not gonna show in colonoscopy but might. Are bms normal? Is it related to eating? Any particular foods bring it on? You need to see a good holistic md. ...Read more
Ct shows large appendix. Blood tests negative for inflammation and infection. Can colonoscopy determine/see cause of pain in cecum/appendix area?
Sometimes large: Size is not the only criteria for appendicitis, Changes in mesentery and wall thickness. Another method of assessing appendix is ultrasound. If appendix localized inflammation in form of hyperemia is usually noted. Colonoscopy would not be method for assessment. Surgeons usually do not act with laparoscopy and surgery unless have some evidence clinically, blood tests, or imaging for appendiciitis ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Severe pain and cramps below belly button, bad diarrhea and bloody stool. Had my appendix removed and colonoscopy but no results. Become very gassy.
Post operative IBS: I would recommend having stool checked on 3 seperate days to rule out parasitic and bacterial infection. If colonoscopy is negative you need an endoscopy and capsule endoscopy to evaluate for Crohn's disease. I would also start a Gluten Free diet. Ie Gutbliss.com. Or WholeApproach.com and a good probiotic. ...Read more
Lst 1 year, several times had pain like apendix,admitted to ER.From colonoscopy "caecum edematous mucosa was noted around apendix",waiting for biopsy?
What does "caecum edematous mucosa was noted around apendix" mean? This came from colonoscopy also doctor order for biopsy from edematous mucosa
Inflammation: typically this would mean that the area around your appendix looked inflamed at your colonoscopy, and they took biopsies. are the biopsies back yet? did you have appendicitis recently? most of the time, this is fairly nonspecific and does not require followup. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had my appendix surgery 3 years back since then i have similar pain in my operated area
and vomiting. appendiceal opening still seen in colonscopy?
Hernia/scar/adhesion: Pain at scar site may be from a small incisional hernia, scar itself, lacerated nerve etc. appendiceal opening can still be seen if a small stump was left behind at time of operation. Vomiting is most likely not related to that operation unless you have adhesions causing obstruction. CT scan may provide further information. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does "lesion near cecum " found from colonscopy suggest appendix protruding mass? Having CT scan. GI doc says it's most likely benign.
R.O malignancy: A number of different lesions develop within the bowel including the region of the cecum in close proximity to the appendix. When lesion "non defined" seen both on colonoscopy and by CT scan, a histologic dx needed. Lesion may range from adenoma, to malignant polyp to adenocarcinoma to GIST to carcinoid and probably requires resection even if AP based, Bowel lesions rarely left untreated. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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