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Colonoscopy Or Sigmoid And Barium
Barium is a chemical element with symbol ba and atomic number 56. It is the fifth element in group 2, a soft silvery metallic alkaline earth metal. Because of its high chemical reactivity barium is never found in nature as a free element. Its hydroxide was known in pre-modern history as baryta; this substance does not occur as a mineral, but can be prepared ...Read more
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Is it possible to miss diverticulosis on ct and colonoscopy?Post scope ct shows Diverticulosis.Ct and scope prior no Diverticulosis.Pain since scope.
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.
Had ulcerative colitis for 15 yrs (confirmed by sigmoid and biopsies). Just had 1st colonoscopy, shows granular, loss of vascular pattern and minor ulcers in ascending colon, cecum, sigmoid and colon. Is this UC or chrons?
Ulcerative colitis: All of the biopsies from colonoscopy showed inflammatory changes consistent with ulcerative colitis. The later is part of the spectrum of IBD but involves only the mucosal layer of the bowel. Chrons disease is a form of IBD that involves all layers of the bowel and can be recognized on scans of the bowel or deeper layers of bowel on bx. ...Read more
Can a liquid barium drink for CT scan prep irritate the colon after a recent case of diverticulitis?
Barium is a laxative: What do you mean by "irritation"? Abdominal pain? Increased output? Blood? Barium, for all its use in imaging, is also a laxative & often used as an enema. It will force the stool out of the intestines & colon as it makes its way out. Therefore, "irritation" of the colon (depending on how you define it) isn't uncommon after a barium-contrast CT. It shouldn't cause bleeding nor pain, however. TTYD ...Read more
Pencil stools, severe constipation and abdominal pain. Gastro is recommending colonoscopy. Would a virtual colonoscopy be sufficient enough?
Have ulcerative colitis in sigmoid and ascending colon/cecum (just confirmed by colonoscopy). Will enema treat this (allergic to NSAIDs)?
Consider allergy ref: Thanks for your question. Depending on the NSAID allergy, sometimes it can be desensitized through introduction of small amounts initially, then gradual increase in dose under supervision by an allergy specialist. However, would discuss the side effects/risks/benefits with a specialist. ...Read more
Can ibs, ibd or ulcerative colitis be diagnosed by contrast iv, oral contrast and rectal contrast ct scan?
Colonoscopy showed an area of mild congested mucosa in recto-sigmoid colon. Does it sound like ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease?
Diagnosed with a "tortuous colon" via oral barium CT scan & colonoscopy; have very distended abbdomen, pain, etc. What to do?
High fiber diet: The elongated colon may need help from a high fiber diet. Avoiding foods and medications that cause constipation is also important. Ask your doctor if there are other issues that may need to be addressed, as the tortuous colon may not be the explanation for your current complaints. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Would a colonoscopy note moderate diverticulosis in the sigmoid colon?And could this diverticular be causing obscure GI bleeding?
How much if sigmoid colon is seen in sigmoidscopy to 35 cm. Ordered due to narrow stools and occaisonally blood. GI felt suficient. Bowel issue 3 yrs?
Potentially: it could show up on CT if large enough, but small tumors may not be visualized. ...Read more
Ct scan shows diverticulitis Gi advised sigmoidoscopy to check narrowing of colon could it be cancer as been told only scoping can confirm difference?
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