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Can I Have A Colonoscopy During My Period
I have been bleeding a lot from the rectum as much as my wife having her period at time more did colonoscopy and catscan but didn't find anything .
Im booked in for a colonoscopy in 4 days time and i have terrible cramps my period is due in 2 days,i cant wear tampons should i reschedule?
I have blood in my stool and I just recently had a colonoscopy that came back normal but I'm still bleeding at times it's just blood its as if I'm having a period with clots and all .
BRBPR: BRBPR= Bright red blood per rectum. Top causes are hemorrhoids and anal fissures. You need a full exam and rectal exam to make diagnosis. Lab work may be needed to Check for anemIa. If you still have symptoms stool cultures and a repeat colonoscopy or bleeding scan may be warranted . In the meantime stay well hydrated 64-80 oz water/dy. And gluten free with high fiber gutbliss.com ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Am on the pill + tegretol. Have 12 days til next period but have old blood spotting and brighter red blood clots too, not large. Just had colonoscopy?
Tegretol: Low platelets from tegretol due to bone marrow supression can occur (rarely). This can lead to bleeding. (i order CBC to check rbc WBC and platelet counts periodically on my patients who take tegretol) also there is an increased risk of birth control failure with tegretol use. Or the breakthrough bleeding may be totally unrelated. See your doctor and get examined. You might want to get a CBC too. ...Read more
Bad gas/urination/anemia for over 2 years. Endoscopy/colonoscopy clean. Was told stress. Now I have a late period. Could it be a UTI or bad thyroid?
Seemingly unrelated: I'm not sure what the urination problem is, but "bad gas" is usually dietary related and anemia in a young woman such as yourself is often due to excessive menstrual bleeding. Stress may contribute to digestive issues and a late period. If you are having painful or frequent urination, then be checked for a UTI.You should be taking iron supplements; with late period check for pregnancy. Good wishes ...Read more
I suffer from discomfort in my bottom when sitting & driving after long periods. I have have had a colonoscopy & all clear.
I have anal fissure gastroenterologist said it will take 12 weeks to heal I have a colonoscopy next week friday can this usually be fixed during it?
Anal fissure: They cannot be fixed by a colonoscopy. What they are likely looking for is to rule out inflammatory bowel disease as a cause of your fissure. They are generally treated conservatively with stool softeners, laxatives and fiber, if not healing then there are medications and creams that can be used to relax the anal sphincter to promote healing. Last resort is surgery. ...Read more
If it is elective: If would be better to put off. Your obstetrician should be consulted about it. ...Read more
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