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Chest X Ray Colonoscopy
A chest x-ray is the basic radiographic study for evaluation of the heart and lungs. It usually consists of 2 views: postero-anterior and lateral. The image is now usually acquired digitally with the sensor placed against the front of the chest for the pa view and on the left side of the chest for the lateral view. Pneumonia, heart enlargement, CHF and many other ...Read more
Can I get chest x ray without prescription since I can't get hold of my gastroenterologist after Colonoscopy with biopsy. I am having lungs pain?
To colin kopes-kerr: I have had mrcp, CT abd/pel (3) abd us, endoscopy, colonoscopy, hida scan, chest x-rays, ekg! norm but still have upper abd pain:(?
Abdominal pain: Is the pain after eating? Has it responded to any medications? Are any of your blood tests abnormal? Liver function tests done? During the hida scan, did they calculate your gallbladder ejection fraction? Perhaps you ought to consider a second opinion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a colonoscopy be performed if you are on antibiotics or have a cough? (being intubated for procedure).No fever & chest xray was clear.
Yes: If you have no fever, a normal chest x-ray and no wheezing, chances are you'll be fine.However, if you aren't feeling well, you may want to put it off. Why do you need to be intubated? Most colonoscopies are done with some form of twilight anesthesia. It is unusual to require an intubation. Knowing why may lead me to a different conclusion than the one above. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Daughter has 10 day amoxicillin (white liquid) script due to a cough.Chest xray is clear, no fever.Can continue with scheduled colonoscopy the 6th day?
Call Specialist: It is always best to call the specialist performing the colonoscopy to ask this question. I would proceed with the procedure if it were my decision, but i can't speak for the particular operator of the colonoscopy or for the physician giving the anesthesia. They might want to wait... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cough: Coughs lasting longer then a few months require a work up. Pulmonary evaluation would commonly include a pulmonary function test to look for evidence of asthma. Also, cough could be a sign of gastroesophageal reflux that would require medicine like prilosec. Additionally, we may order a ct scan of the chest. Finally, we review daily meds to see if you are experiencing a cough side effect. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Non specific: Infiltrate is a non-specific term. It just means that something is is within the normally air-filled air spaces of the lung. It can be infectious (most common in symptomatic patient) or inflammatory. Bleeding can appear as an infiltrate. Also, some cancers can appear more as an infiltrate than a mass. Either way, you should follow up with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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