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Digestive Problems After Colonoscopy
I have been diagnosed with digestive ailment, but don't remember it. What I know is I underwent colonoscopy and manometry in succession.
Ailment: Was it something wrong with the anal sphincter muscles called pelvic floor dyssinergia or sphincter tear? ...Read more
I recently had a colonoscopy done and it all came back normal but I am still having some digestive issues. Any reason as to why this keeps happening?
Digestion is other o: The colon is not the primary organ involved in digestion. The gallbladder, pancreas, stomach, and small intestine are more involved in the digestive process. You need to discuss your problems with your digestion with your MD as these problems relate to the organs mentioned here. ...Read more
Can a GI specialist plz list the common digestive issues that people deal with? I'm getting an endoscopy/ colonoscopy what are the docs looking for?
Endoscopy: Please ask your endoscopic what he is looking for and what he is trying to exclude ...Read more
Colonoscopy showed nothing. I get lower r ab pain simultaneous /w carpal tunnel, sciatica, skin and mostly digestive issues, but don't know how they're related. Alcohol / certain foods make it worse?
Digestive system. Bowel movements are inconsistent. Many times fluidly. Had a colonoscopy 4 years ago everything good. Dr. Said it was my diet.?
History digestive issues. Colonoscopy 2 yrs ago- clean. GI today said my extreme anxiety causing my issues -flat stools & blood incomplete vac. My question is there anti anxiety RX that has been proven to help extreme IBS (have both D&C)? Celexa NO
Extreme anxiety: Can include the use of medication but please do not forget mind-body modalities. The gut is sometimes called "the second brain" because it is connected to thinking/moods. Consider biofeedback or clinical hypnosis (see www. Asch. Net for licensed referrals). Peace and good health. ...Read more
Upset system: Many issues digestive related are form eating too much fast food. Reflux, diarrhea, constipation are common. Sometimes depression presents as physical (somatic) symptoms like vague recurrent abdominal pain. Anxiety can present with digestive issues, fears, and generally not feeling well. Alternating diarrhea and constipation can indicate irritable bowels. If concerned, have your teen evaluated. ...Read more
Yes: Most common associated symptoms related to feeding include regurgitation (ge reflux), emesis, cough, choking, and slow feedings. Infants with laryngomalacia may have a difficult time coordinating suck swallow breath sequence for feeding as a result of their airway obstruction and sometimes have aspiration problems. Treatment of ge reflux and thickening of feedings for aspiration often help. ...Read more
Side effects are not: Common w ginger. However doses > 10, 000 mg (fresh) or > 4, 000 mg (powdered) aren't recommended long-term. Allergic reactions are rare but can include swelling of mouth, tongue, face, throat;rash, itching, hives, difficulty breathing ; chest tightness. It may cause heartburn, bloating, gas, belching, diarrhea ; bad taste. It may effect blood clotting -so consult dr about use w anti-inflammatory >>. ...Read more
Domperidone: "Food and Drug Administration (FDA) stresses that domperidone is not an FDA-approved drug, and that it may not be legally marketed in the US." "FDA's concern about the potential health risks associated with the use of domperidone in lactating women. These risks include cardiac arrhythmias, cardiac arrest, and sudden death." ...Read more
Domperidone: "Food and Drug Administration (FDA) stresses that domperidone is not an FDA-approved drug, and that it may not be legally marketed in the US." "DA's concern about the potential health risks associated with the use of domperidone in lactating women. These risks include cardiac arrhythmias, cardiac arrest, and sudden death." ...Read more
Is it normal to feel tired all the time if you have digestive problems? What can I do to energize myself?
I have ongoing digestive problems. One dr said I had a narrowing all others disagreed. I feel I'm being misdiagnosed but can't find help. I need help.?
Endoscopy....: By a gastroenterologist. This will define the diagnosis ...Read more
Excellent effects: It is an intestinal spasmolytic & helps eliminate gas from the intestines. It is very beneficial for nausea and motion sickness. It decreases nausea, vomiting, dizziness & clamminess associated with motion sickness. It can also be used for morning sickness & hyperemesis gravidum. ...Read more
Food Myths: I am not sure where this question comes from. But, there is no medical or health effect from eating pomegranate when ever you ingest it. ...Read more
Constant digestive problems won't go away and have been getting worse over past 3 years. What could this be?
IBS/ChronicGastritis: It sounds like you need to see a GI doc. Constant digestive problems such as bloating, diarrhea, abdominal pain, cramps, constipation, or other issues require a visit to the family doctor. Labs to r/o h. Pylori infection, xrays (an upper GI series) and a referral to the GI doctor may be needed. A condition call irritable bowel needs to be ruled out. Inflam. Bowel dzs also need to be checked. ...Read more
Sure: There are numerous ways digestive problems cause dizziness. If you vomit and unable to due or eat for a day or two you will be dizzy. If you have severe diarrhea and unable to replenish the loss you will feel dizzy since your blood pressure will be low due to the effective circulating blood volume will be low. There or dozens or reason you might feel dizzy from GI causes. ...Read more
Absolutely: The digestive system is very sensitive to stress in many people. From top to bottom, symptoms can include nausea, lack of appetite, stomach pains, stomach gurgling, diarrhea or constipation. It's best to manage the stress itself; in the meantime you might try over-the-counter digestive aids like pepto-bismol. See a doctor if symptoms are severe or persist. ...Read more
Unknown: While we don't entirely know what causes these, inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis and crohn's) appears to be caused by an autoimmune mechanism. There is a degree of genetic susceptibility, which seems to be higher in crohn's. However other theories, such as a virus as a cause, may also play a role. There are many other forms of colitis that may mimic these, and only a doctor can tell. ...Read more
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Nerve: The nerves that you are mentioning do not control the digestive system. The intestines and digestive has its own intrinsic nervous system that controls the motility of the bowels. ...Read more
What to do if I discovered narcotics eliminate my undiagnosed digestive problems. What could this mean?
Opiates is the politically correct word now a days!
this is false. Opiates never "eliminate" anything other than pain. That too for a short period till one gets used to the effect!
they do slow down your intestines so it you have an undiagnosed diarrhea, it might help. But, there is always a reason for such symptom and should be investigated properly. Post more info if u can. Hope this helps. ...Read more
What are the advantages and disadvantages in eating too many peanuts? Do peanuts give you digestive problems?
Too much of anything: Is bad for you, no matter how healthy. ...Read more
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