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Can Colonoscopy Miss Diverticulitis
Is it possible to miss diverticulosis on ct and colonoscopy? Post scope ct shows Diverticulosis. Ct and scope prior no Diverticulosis. Pain since scope.
I think I have a Diverticulitis flare-up going on, I have been diagnosed before about 6 years ago during game a colonoscopy exam?
Abdominal pain: Do not self diagnose;see a physician;antibiotics may be in order Read more
Developed diverticulitis following colonoscopy. First time ever had it. Colon now messed up. Chance of diverticulitis happening again?
Close observation: One risk associated with an elective colonoscopy is a perforation. A plain xray of your abdomen when symptoms start after procedure can help diagnose. It would be difficult to tell the difference from diverticulitis. Recurrance risk will also depend on status of diverticular disease. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had colonoscopy 2 yrs ago completely normal if I had diverticulitis now could they just do a sigmoidoscopy if its lower left side near ovary?
I was diagnosed with acute diverticulitis with a micro hole in my bowel on June 25th. Iis it too soon to have a Colonoscopy??
Follow up: Colonoscopy after treatment for diverticulitis usually occurs in the range of 6 weeks after initiation of treatment. Based on the timeline you provided this follow-up colonoscopy is a bit on the early side and you may want to review ideal timing with whomever scheduled this procedure for you. Read more
Will an ultrasound show diverticulitis or Crohn's? Had colonoscopy about a year ago and it results were clean. Having Mid-LLQ pain & dr ordered U/S.
No diagnostic test: Is ever 100%. There are always false negatives and positives. In your case, your doctor was probably looking for kidney stones or infection or a problem with your ovary, not something in the colon. US has better sensitivity in kidney and ovarian problems than in colon problems. Read more
I don't even know where to turn right now. I'm 31, had a case of diverticulitis in July and just had my colonoscopy. I've had some blood in my stool.?
Possibly: It depends some on your age and past history. Diverticulitis, an infection of the colon, can sometimes show a lot of thickening on ct scan. That can be hard to tell if the infection caused the swelling, or if a tumor is causing the thickening. It is common to recommend a colonoscopy several weeks after the diverticulitis had healed, if you have not already had one. Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Possibly: It depends some on your age and past history. Diverticulitis, an infection of the colon, can sometimes show a lot of thickening on ct scan. That can be hard to tell if the infection caused the swelling, or if a tumor is causing the thickening. It is common to recommend a colonoscopy several weeks after the diverticulitis had healed, if you have not already had one. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had diverticulitis in June and just had colonoscopy today. Paper says I have Erythematosus mucosa. In sigmoid. A biopsy was done. IS this something that occurs when you get diverticulitis?
I have blood in stool. I've had 4 colonoscopy. Negative results. Had diverticulitis before. What could my problem be?
Maybe not colonic...: Evaluation is always appropriate for re-bleeding from the gut. Black stool often means bleeding from upper GI tract; grape jelly stool from small bowel; silver stool from biliary tree; burgundy stool from right colon; red blood from left colon to anal canal. Any accompanying symptoms? Do you take NSAID's, over-use alcohol, smoke tobacco, have other risks (AVM's for example)--lots to consider. Read more
Can you have diverticulitis if both a CT and colonoscopy were normal? Do antibiotics continue to work after finishing the full course?
Unlikely: Good studies and highly accurate. Antibiotics wear off at specific metabolic rates Read more
I had a colonoscopy and ct a few months ago, struggling w diverticulitis don't want to do surgery. My question is thickening of the colon reversible?
Colonoscopy diag diverticulosis biopsy fine. Still having abdo pain&tenderness could it be from previous diverticulitis attack that hasn't settled?
Depends: Pain from acute diverticulitis attack can last several weeks. Adhesions (scar tissue) from previous attacks can also cause pain in some patients. Minority of patients can have tenderness even without acute diverticulitis. If pain is new/different, need to call ur pcp. If fever/chills as well, this could be an emergency. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
GI assumed diverticulitis due to low left side pain. Given augmentin, which gave me cdiff. GI won't do colonoscopy until after vancomycin. Why wait?
Diverticulitis: First of all you do not want a. Colonoscopy when the colon is inflamed or irritated. Same with Gavin c diff so you must wait for safety concerns. Now you are only 27 years old very young for diverticulitis. Make sure you eat healthy and exercise regularly Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Surgeon says colon doesn't look right on ct scan. Need colonoscopy for more answers. Have diverticulitis with bowel thickening. No symptons.
Sigmoid removed in 2012 for diverticulitis. Constant pain in lower abdomen since. Ct and colonoscopy normal. Gi says IBS but had for years. Not IBS pain?
Discuss with GI MD: We can not answer without knowing more details of the cause of your sigmoid colon to be removed, the pain may be related to the underlying condition and even with normal cat scan you may need further testing like colonoscopy? So I will suggest you consult your gastroenterologist for your stabbing/dull pain. Read more
My mom recently had an egd and colonoscopy, and was diagnosed with diverticulitis, internal hemorrhoids and GERD and was prescribed with canasa. She has bouts of abdominal pain but goes away. She takes Zantac and omeprazole as needed. Is canasa really n
Canasa for hems too: I use Canasa for internal hemorrhoids, to decrease bleeding. Are you sure she had diverticulitis, or was it diverticulosis? Diverticulitis is a potentially serious infection. Diverticulosis is the presence of pockets in the colon without infection. Most likely, she has diverticulosis, or they would have started her on a specific diet and antibiotics. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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