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Colon Infection After A Colonoscopy
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
Having abdominal ct scan tomorrow to recheck nodes near colon after colitis infection seen in colonscopy. Drs unaware I had 4 ct scans b4. What to do?
Let the doc know: Let the doctors know. The CT will be much more valuable when compared to previous ones, if available. ...Read more
Rectal bleeding for 1 month, colonscopy showed colitis & biopsy neg. Ct w enlarged nodes near colon. Gastros said infection. 2Nd opinion? Feel good
Had bright rectal bleeding for 1 month, colonscopy showed bulge near cecum. CT scan showed minor nodes around colon. Infection? Bleeding gone feel wel
Glad it's gone: Most likely sources of bleeding from the rectum are hemorrhoids, diverticulosis, and something called arteriosus-venous malformations (AVM's). If the bleeding has stopped, great. If it returns, ask your gastroenterologist about these problems, and which one they think it is. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Bleeding red stools daily 1 month, gone now. Colonscopy cleared, CT scan showed few enlarged nodes around colon. Gi said infection. Ask 4 biopsy?
No: Red blood in stool more frequent from anal problems rather than colon, as such a neg. colonoscopy and as a result no area requiring bx. If digital exam does not define an anal lesion or internal hemmorhoids then whatever the problem has resolved and again no bx required. Check for a repeat bleed and this followed by anoscopy. ...Read more
What could cause enlarged lymph nodes near colon seen in CT scan? Colonscopy & biopsy clear. Was having rectal bleeding for 1 month. GI said infection
What are chances of colon cancer 20 months after colonoscopy? Had 5mm polyp removed. Been having left lower quad and flank pain. Negative for infect
Very low: If the colonoscopy was done correctly, there is negligible risk of your developing colon cancer in 20 months. It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. ...Read more
If free, enjoy it..: If it is free and you enjoy it.........go ahead. It has no medical benefit. ...Read more
I had a colonoscopy and my dr. Said I have scarring in my colon. No surgeries or injuries. Why the scarring?
I've been entirely emptied out in order for the colonoscopy to work. So how will he see my colon if I can't even be emptied out by the colonoscopy laxative?
Do I need to just go to the hospital and be seen? I am a 51 year old white male. I had a colonoscopy 6 years ago after having a difficulty with my colon where it was said that on my left side it had been 'kinked", which is where I am now experincing a du
A: A real serious concern for someone with a history like yours would be bowel obstruction. For the future if you experience any of the following: abdominal pain (crampy in nature) that usually comes and goes nausea vomiting diarrhea constipation inability to pass gas or have a bowel movement abdominal distention please seek medical attention right away. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
You might.: If your colonoscopy was performed under sedation, some people occasionally feel a "hangover" effect a day later. However, this is unusual, and would more likely be related to lack of sleep from taking your bowel prep. Propofol anesthesia is very short-acting, and would not be an issue. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Colon cance free for 10 years six yrs ago the colonoscopy found some polyps that were ok Friday having exam do I have a greater chance for polyps?
Unlikely Dx: Some times possible but only 17 months ago you had scope, you have an attack of diverticulits. See your doctor for examination, reevaluation and possible rx of antibiotics, if perforates will be a surgical emergency ...Read more
In my colonoscopy report it states found 2polyps in transverse colon & tortuosity of the colon. Should I worry?
3-5mm Sessile polyp removed from descending colon during colonoscopy. What are the odds it's a hyperplastic polyp? Should I be concerned?
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