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Colonoscopy Consultation What To Expect
Information: Colonoscopy provides information about the state of health of your colon. The only uncomfortable part is the cleansing done the day before which will require regular trips to the bathroom.L on the day of the procedure you will be sedated and when you wake up there will be no symptoms; your GI doctor will give you the results. ...Read more
Here are some ...: What you may expect may include: register in correctly stressing payment; obtain detailed general and GU-history; review voiding pattern; do physical exam focusing on genital-urinary tracts; do urinalysis from properly collected urine and residual urine, others such as PSA, ?testosterone, etc. depending upon your age and clinical conditions; and others as needed. More? Ask urologist timely. ...Read more
Careful inspection: The doctor will take a focused history. The anorectal exam has several parts, and can be done with the patient in lateral position or knee-chest position (like kneeling on the table). The perianal area, outside the anus, is inspected and palpated. A gentle rectal exam is next, feeling for any lump or tenderness. A short scope then looks into the anal canal for hemorrhoids and other findings. ...Read more
Look ; talk: At the initial examination most orthodontic specialists will do an initial screening examination, may take a panoramic x-ray, and will discuss initial findings with you. If orthodontic treatment is indicated time for a full orthodontic diagnostic panel of models, additional x-rays, photographs, complete intra-oral and extra-oral examination, and any other necessary tests, will be scheduled. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Neurologist Office: A neurologist will have an office that is similar to other doctors in layout. He/she will likely spend more time than typical to hear your symptoms and will examine the different aspects of your brain and nervous system; such as cranial nerves, sensation, motor strength, balance, thought process and so forth. In general, allow more time for a neurology appointment than most other physicians. ...Read more
Sure: A first visit is focused on different issues depending on your age group. A complete history is taken. A complete exam is done. Pelvic exam includes visualizing the exterior of your private area. Then a small speculum is inserted to do your PAP smear and HPV test. This is followed by inserting 2 fingers in your vagina to feel your uterus and tubes and ovaries. This is followed by a rectal exam. ...Read more
A few things: The regular, general exam you get from every physician (since we are also primary care docs), speculum exam (the metallic/plastic duckbill thing that goes in the vagina to allow the doc to see you vagina and cervix), maybe Pap smear (brush collecting surface cells from the cervix/vagina), rarely a biopsy (which your doctor should let you know beforehand), bimanual exam, maybe rectovaginal exam,etc ...Read more
Several things: Surgeries can be cancelled or postponed due to a number of reasons. The patient can be too ill to undergo surgery, abnormal lab results, need for additional diagnostic information, or time not available, problems with equipment necessary for surgery, sick surgeon, emergencies, and natural disasters. ...Read more
A great experience: Relax and enjoy. You will find a great skilled, easy to talk to health care giver who can relieve your pain. Relax and enjoy. Consider graston technique trained practioner: dr. Mandarino in your neck of the woods! ...Read more
Mostly history: The exam you have will depend on whether you are sexually active. If you are, then you will have a speculum exam and a test called a Pap smear to look at the cells of your cervix. The doctor will also examine your uterus and ovaries using his fingers . It is a good time to talk about birth control and protection from disease. It is also a good time to ask about the HPL vaccine. BP check/blood work ...Read more
Lesions in bowel: Colonoscopy is a method for direct visualization of the entire colon from several cm. above the rectum to the splenic and hepatic flexures to the cecum. it allows for examination of the tissue of the bowel, allowing for biopsies and identification and biopsy of any inflammatory process to lesions such as polyps, carcinomas and obstructing processes. ...Read more
Depends on problem: Derms are experts on skin, hair, nails and all of their associated conditions. If you're worried about skin cancer you should ask for a full body skin exam where you are checked from head to foot, looking for any suspicious lesions. If there is a suspicious lesion then a biopsy may be recommended. Describe the problem, give history, have an exam, recommendations will be made. ...Read more
What kind of documentation should I expect to get from hospital after an abdominal CT (cat) scan to share with my Primary Care Physician?
CT scan report.: The interpreting radiologist usually gives a report about the structure and any variation in the normal anatomy of all the visible intra abdominal organs like liver, spleen, may be some pancreas, intestine colon, lyphnodes, etc through the ct scan. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: This would not apply to an emergency situation. Obviously, an electrocardiogram is done in all patient requiring cardioversion. Also, echocardiogram in most. Additional studies may be done based on situation/diagnosis. For example, in patients with atrial fibrillation, a transesophageal echocardiogram maybe needed. ...Read more
Here are some...: Like going to see any doctor, you will be greeted and registered with inquiry about your general health, the health of urinary/genital tract, insurance policy, etc. and wait. At seeing the urologist, s/he will go over the above as needed, and delve deeper into your urology-related question, and then inspect and palpate the whole external genitalia (penis + scrotum + its contents), and do DRE... ...Read more
Is it required for me to disclose my HIV+ status to a G.I doctor if I undergo colonoscopy & endoscopy?
HIV status: It is not required for you to disclose your HIV status to the GI doctor, however it is advisable. Doctors are trained to be non-judgemental about medical conditions and only by disclosing everything about your medical status can you get excellent care. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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