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Doctor insights on: Digestive Problems After Colonoscopy

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Dr. Charles Cattano
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Colonoscopy (Definition)

Colonoscopy is the procedure of using a long flexible camera to visualize the entire colon from the inside with the option to take pictures, video, perform biopsies, remove polyps, etc. Generally people are sedated and do ...Read more


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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?

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

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What are common digestive problems in teen agers?

What are common digestive problems in teen agers?

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

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What digestive problems can anxiety and worry cause?

What digestive problems can anxiety and worry cause?

Anxiety/ worry: Nausea, emesis, constipation, loose stools, cramping ; change in bowel habitus. It can also effect conditions which you already have such as irritable bowel syndrome or ulcer. ...Read more

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Can laryngomalacia be linked with digestive problems?

Can laryngomalacia be linked with digestive problems?

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

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What could cause both thyroid and digestive problems?

What could cause both thyroid and digestive problems?

Thyroid: Thyroid disorders are usually autoimmune on nature. Some GI issues are as well. These include gastritis, colitis, and celiac disease. Many can be screened by simple lab tests. See an endocrinologist. ...Read more

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What are side effects of using ginger for digestive problems?

What are side effects of using ginger for digestive problems?

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

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Can colitis cause complications with other digestive problems?

Can colitis cause complications with other digestive problems?

Please elaborate: Colitis is a non-specific term. There are many types of colitis. Which one do you have? For example ulcerative colitis is associated to many systemic other medical problems. ...Read more

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