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Colonoscopy By Swallowing Camera
How wide is the colonoscopy camera thing they stick up your butt? How far does it go in? I'm anxious about it and picturing something from the movie Aliens.
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Well yes, but...: Finding that your colon is inflamed by capsule endoscopy does not MAKE a diagnosis of ulcerative colitis. The distribution of colitis, biopsy findings, IBD markers, as well as ruling out infection & ischemia are all important parts of the diagnosis. If you have UC you will likely need repeated colonoscopy surveillance with histology. Get a GI doctor who hears & can address your expressed concerns. ...Read more
I have iron def anaemia. Colonoscopy result ok, fobt +ve for blood am waiting for capsule endoscopy result. What is pill camera able to diagnose?
I'am the lady with the pain for 4 yrs...This is the continue... I have been to the ER multiple times in the last 4 yrs.I have had endless tests.Ultrasounts, mri's, hiates, colonoscopy, endoscopy, endless bloodwork, tests to check my kidneys, camera insert
Returning : Returning to the er is unlikely to help make the diagnosis. Er's are set up for emergency situations, and they cannot perform complicated testing as you know. The best thing is to establish with an excellent primary care physician, either an internal medicine or family practice physician. However, you need to know that there are some conditions that cannot be diagnosed by current technology, and it is a matter of managing the symptoms. While that is a frustrating situation, it is reality, and is something to consider as you go through this process. ...Read more
Why would I have left-sided mid&upper back pain after an EGD & colonoscopy? Hurts more when eating and swallowing. Biopsies were taken.
Invasive procedures,: such as EGD and colonoscopy, often cause discomfort afterwards, especially if biopsies are taken. Taking biopsies requires cutting out a tiny piece of the lining of your stomach and/or colon, it is normal for this to be painful. If it is painful to swallow, try drinking liquids and/or soft foods in order to allow your body to recover. ...Read more
Mid&upper back & abd. pain about 33 hours after EGD & colonoscopy; worse when swallowing. Biopsies were taken in duodenum & esophagus. Why the pain?
Chronic epigastric pain. EEG = ulcers, colonoscopy = polyps(removed), ultrasound clear, barium swallow&small bowel normal. Still awful pain! What now?
Still feel poisoned & have back pain when i eat any fat. Endoscopy, colonoscopy, barium swallow, ultrasound & CT abdomen = normal. What next? Ercp?
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