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Colonoscopy And Throat Scope
Upper scope after getting nurofen stuck in throat. Abrasions in throat and tiny ulcer found in stomach. Biopsy of ulcer done. Scared of stomach cancer. Gerd but scope last April clr with pilori neg?
Stomach Cancer..why?: Sounds like you had ' Pill Esophigitis' and minor case of gastritis. There appears to be no reason for FEAR. what makes of scared of Stomach Cancer. Stomach Cancer is rare in the WEST. More common in Japan. Yes, do consider colonscopy screen for colon cancer after age 50. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not really: These tests require you to be under sedation. The doctor will give you medication through an IV so that you won't feel pain or remember the procedure. Rarely you may experience brief moments of discomfort or pain that you remember later, but most people don't remember anything. ...Read more
Is it possible to miss diverticulosis on ct and colonoscopy?Post scope ct shows Diverticulosis.Ct and scope prior no Diverticulosis.Pain since scope.
Yes sometimes needed: it can be done at the same time (different scopes!). by performing both, you get anesthesia only once but get two procedures done, minimizing risks of future anesthesias. This is only done if both are medically needed (regardless of physician reimbursement), no need to do them always together. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: One of the easiest ways of performing laryngoscopy is with a flexible scope which is a long narrow tube with lenses contained within which is past down the nostril after utilizing a topical anesthetic spray. One can easily visualize the nasopharynx, full larynx, oro pharynx and pass behind the larynx to the piriform sinuses on each side where even early pathology can be defined. ...Read more
Polyp removed in upper rectum and solitary rectal ulcer sowed in flexible sigmoidoscopy. still start tip of stool is hard and red blood on stool help!
Start simple, but...: Docusate (per PDR) helps moisten & soften hard, dry stools. It is not a true laxative, but facilitates natural defecation, usually within 12 to 72 hours. This is safe &available for anyone over 2, &a assumes normal GI anatomy without inflammation, stenosis, extrinsic or instrinsic obstruction. Change in bowels is a "red flag", like weight loss or blood in stool, that needs evaluation if persistent ...Read more
What can cause constant throat clearing? I've had an endoscopy and laryngeal oscopy and all are inconclusive.
Aging rhinitis: Things to consider when endoscopy equivocal: aging rhinitis - often causes unrecognized post-nasal drip, which improves with twice daily saline sinus irrigation; acid reflux during sleep - a trial of a proton pump inhibitor is worth considering; unrecognized sleep apnea, which can exacerbate reflux. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Not just the laryngoscope, but also the medicines u got for sedation / anesthesia can dry out the throat & esophagus (food tube) causing temporary minor discomfort, especially after chewing or swallowing. It shd go away in 3-4 days. If it persists, or gets worse in this time frame, then talk to the ENT surgeon who did the laryngoscopy 2 explain. (More specifically, what did s/he find? Any biopsy?) ...Read more
Gastroscopy to check my stomach and duodenum. Samples were taken and initial diagnosis of gastritis and duodenitis. Are samples checked for coeliac?
Biopsy 4 celiac.: Biopsy samples of the duodenum should evidence findings consistent with celiac disease, as long as the samples are taken from the appropriate area, which may then depend on the GI doctor's clinical suspicion of celiac disease. Generally speaking, though, a suspicion of celiac disease can be confirmed histologically. ...Read more
Colonoscopy showed polyp and ulcers in upper rectum. Doc prescribed flagyl and dicloran,, I've past stomach prob. and still GERD. Can i take PPI ?
Can check with Dr.: Sore throat symptoms may or may not have something to do with the upper GI endoscopy, since the throat was ok for a day and a half after the procedure. With such symptoms, one can call her primary care doctor or the GI doctor to see what the cause might be. If not related to the upper gi, the sore throat could be a cold or a strep throat infection, among other things. ...Read more
Can CT with rectal and IV contrast rule out small polyps or lessions in the colon?proctoscope and rectal exam are clean.no blood in stool.
I just had a transnasal esophagoscopy which showed no damage to my throat and larynx. Does this rule out LPR despite my burning throat and mucus?
Pharyngeal reflux: Develops when stomach acid travels up into your throat. You may experience "heartburn" or "indigestion". .Some of the more common symptoms are:sensation of drainage down the back of the throat or excessive mucus feeling of something caught in the throat or a tickling or burning sensation, sore throat, , chronic cough, post-nasal drip, difficulty swallowing.Testsshould help diagnose. ...Read more
DrCattano,before scope I had bloating in transverse colon.After scope cramping LQ and pelvic area.Diverticulosis not seen on scope but seen on scan po?
AppreciateUR concern: ...and I hear your frustration as to what may have occurred at colonoscopy to contribute to your present circumstance. I would however advise that you and your Gastroenterologist first have a frank conversation. After all, the doc who performed the test may have some insight not yet shared. Best of luck to you. ...Read more
Blood feels poisoned and back pain after meals. Endoscopy, colonoscopy, barium swallow=normal. Abdomen ct=possible chronic cystitis. Uti causing pain?
UTI probably: Extensive work up is reassuring. Yes chronic cystitis and urinary tract infection could cause low to mid back pain especially if there is an extension causing kidney infection. Continue to follow with your doctor as urinalysis and urine culture and appropriate antibiotics may correct the problem. ...Read more
It can...: ...depending on the expertise and clinical suspicion/ interest of your endoscopist, as well as your tolerance/gag reflex. When undergoing your procedure, please ask him/her to check the back of your throat before the esophagus is intubated by the scope. ...Read more
Have had sore throat for 9 years. Ent did unevasive scope through nose. Also had a throat scan with dye. Would the CT scan have picke up candida ?
Yes: The scope can scrape the linings, air is insufflated at times so yes, there is irritation of the areas it passed through. ...Read more
Persistent cough and occasional choking when eating...Could this be thyroid or throat related? Endoscopy and colonoscopy ok. Lungs ok.
Dysphagia: The symptoms you describe are concerning. The endoscopy can only tell you information about the anatomy and not about how the swallowing mechanism is functioning. A swallowing study (modified barium swallow study) may be necessary to figure out what is the problem. A formal swallowing evaluation would be important as well. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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