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Can Colonoscopy Cause Ibs
Normal colonoscopy 1 yr ago IBS suddenly worse no weightloss low phosperous level could this be malabsorption and what cause low phos level?
Irritable bowel syndrome, also known as IBS, is a long-term disorder of gastrointestinal functioning. It results in abdominal discomfort, pain, bloating, stomach cramps, diarrhea, and constipation. Additionally, patients with IBS usually have problems with gut motility. Triggers for IBS include certain foods, and elevated stress levels. Lastly, symptoms of IBS ...Read more
Recent gastro problems, will go for colonoscopy soon dr said possible ibs. Does it cause dizzy spells and incred pain 15 min after any meal?
Can IBS cause RLQ pain .I have been having pain on&off for 4 months.had ct scan didn't show anything wrong.What are IBS symptoms? Do I colonoscopy.?
Colonoscopy: Irritable bowel symptoms typically run the spectrum from constipation to diarrhea, frequently alternating back and forth. Usually there is episodic cramping and spasm, but bleeding and weight loss are unusual. Evaluation by your primary care physician may not find any abnormalities in blood tests ,x rays or a ct scan. Proceed to Gastroenterology for colonoscopy. ...Read more
Mucus in stool Everyday. GI dr says its ibs. Blood test and stool culture normal. Colonoscopy not done. Can ibs cause mucus in stool Everyday?
Mucus on stool: Mucus discharge occurs in up to 50% of patients with irritable bowel syndrome, with or without pain. Mucus may also be produced in response to partial obstruction, chronic constipation, rectal dysfunction, infection, & even from secretory villous tumors of the rectum, among others. ...Read more
Diagnosed with gastritis/GERD & IBS via EGD&colonoscopy.Can any of these cause cramps in the middle of the night on occasion?Gyn exam also normal.
Yes both can: Gastroesophageal reflux disease GERD can cause severe cramps, especially if severe with lining compromise. Gastritis and Irritable bowel syndrome IBS can also cause less severe cramps. Night cramps can be more associatedvwith GERD after a full heavy meal esp with alcohol, where acid food mixture bridges thru esophageal gastric area and could cause dull chestvpain, cramps and nausea. ...Read more
Have low grade fever post cdiff for two weeks, rest neg., can inflammation of colon cause this fever? Colonoscopy in two weeks. No other sx/ +pi ibs.
Review with your doc: Even antibiotics can cause fever so it is important to review this with your doctor. Please let her know prior to showing up for colonoscopy as it is important to not be infectious and contagious to avoid spreading it during the colonoscopy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can IBS cause cramping in the middle of the night on occasion? Had colonoscopy about 2 yrs ago, recent CT scan. Both normal. Doc says IBS.
My colonoscopy and biopsy showed inflammation in my cecum and ileum. Can IBS cause? I have severe low R abdominal pain with diarrhea and nausea daily
No, but...: A colonoscopy would help exclude other possible diagnoses that present with similar symptoms. It also serves as a screening test for colorectal cancer. So, useful for more than one reason. If you have a significant family history of colon cancer, it is recommended you have one starting at age 45-50, and then every 5 years after that, sometimes sooner if there are precancerous growths detected. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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