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High deductible. Limited coverage of outpatient care. Would really help to know what tests, evaluations are required to diagnose colonic diseases and follow it after treatment.?
Doctor found a polyp in my bowel, I'm 26 they took it out. No Colon CA in family? They didn't find any inflammation disease, how could I have this?
Any adenoma?: Sometimes there are normal findings identified at colonoscopy that can form a small bump resembling a polyp. These will often be removed to make sure they are not a precancerous polyp. If the pathology report does not mention an adenoma or hyperplastic polyp, it may not be a true polyp at all. You can follow up with your doctor regarding the results of the biopsy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Multiple ways: First being a thorough history and physical exam, then colonoscopy, either endoscopic or virtual, air contrast barium enema xray, stool cultures, flexible sigmoidoscopy, ct scan/mri. After your physical and history your doctor will decide the appropriate tests to order or perform. ...Read more
Why do doctors recommend colonoscopy at age 50? People under 40 with no family history of colon cancer are getting sick and the number is rising.
Family history colon cancer, last colo, 3 yrs ago, nothing, today, large polyp, lab test, maybe echo, french doctor, anything else, probabilities?
My doctor warned me of doing colonscopy as it would rupture my large intestine accidently
Colon cancer is in the family and i want to check myself?
Can , but rare: At 26 to have a colonoscopy there are specific indications you don't have any symptoms , surveillance colonoscopy is done after the age of 40 .Is a relatively safe procedure must be done by a trained physician Yes older members of your family are candidates for procedure ...Read more
Should i see a doctor if I have blood clots with bowl movements for 3 days colon cancer is my cancer since if in the family history
Everytime i poop theres bright and dark red blood i was checked and they didn't see any hemmorids and now theres bloodclots colon cancer runs in my family every doctor always says your to young for problems age should have nothing to do with it. Im a 26 y
I just had a colonoscopy and have been diagnosed with Sigmoid diverticular disease and the doctor also found a 3cms cytic/mucinous lesion in my colon?
If the body has a natural tendency to heal itself, why must physicians surgically remove parts of the colon or intestine?
Healing: The body does have the ability to heal itself, but needs support and stronger interventions at times. If there are tumors in the colon, vascular damage, or extreme inflammation that kills part of the colon, those parts must be removed so that the rest can function well (and so can you!). Most doctors are as conservative as possible in such surgeries, and do not recommend them without cause. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can I do colon hydrotherapy without consulting to a physician? Will it help to get rid of parasites in case I have any?
Colon polyps are removed; normal protocol; antibiotics, pain medication, and schedule a follow-up exam with primary physician w?
Yes: Sounds like a normal protocol.Get a more detailed answer ›
What kind of physician do I need to find to do a thorough exam? Which includes blood tests for cancer? Liver pancreas problems or colon and kidn
Issue today with yellowish, smelly anal discharge...Not taking any new medications...No bleeding...Mild discomfort for few min w/spastic colon. Never had this issue before. Should i see physician?
Yes: If this was a new event and does not recur, it was probable just something you ate and can be ignored for now. If it continues, especially if there is any.Change in your bowel movements, you should see a health care provider. You might be referred for a colonoscopy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Trained pathologists: Can examine cells microscopically with various stains. Examination of biopsies, if indicated, is much more reliable. So called "colonic cell analysis" by fringe, non-physian practioners, is quackery. They often try to disparage legitimate physicians and quote wonderful results achieved by their patients. Any true success would be coincidence & in spite of any treatment undertaken. Beware! ...Read more
Prep for colorectal: If you are referring to an office visit with a colon & rectal surgeon, no prep is usually preferred unless the office specifically told you to take an enema prior to the visit. Most Colon & rectal surgeons would rather no prep as they gain alot of information on a patient in the unpreppred state. If you are referring to prepation of your colon prior to colonoscopy, your doc should have specified. ...Read more
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