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Do I Need To Wait After Having A Colonoscopy Before I Can Donate Plasma
Probably: If nothing is found that is fine. All too often waiting a long period of time, that is when colonoscopy should at least be initiated at age 40, one finds that there is a fully developed malignancy. Colon cancer is a frequently occuring lesion best detected by colonoscopy at a time when the growth is in the polyp stage of development and this can only be detected by colonoscopy ...Read more
I saw GI for positive iFOB test. She wants to do both upper GI and colonoscopy. This seems very extreme. Could I possibly wait it out instead?
NO: Blood in the stool is never something you can ignore. The gastroenterologist is correct ...Read more
I had a clean colonoscopy at age 45. No polyps etc. Just turned 50 and wondering if I should do it now, or is it ok to wait. Thanks in advance, ?
Maybe: First question is do you have any symptoms to suggest colon disease. Change in bowel habits, rectal bleeding, unexplained weight loss most commonly. If not, next question is family history. Any one in your first degree family have colon cancer or polyps? If yes then have one at 5 years, if no then recommendations are to wait 10 years, again, if no symptoms. ...Read more
Depends: On your doctor. Gastroenterologists are usually booked for several weeks to months. Colorectal surgeons can often get you in sooner. Call around after getting names from your primary care doctor or friends who have had one. ...Read more
Do I have to wait several years to have a repeat colonoscopy, or can I get one sooner if I'm worried?
I have a colonoscopy in 3 days and developed a uti. Should I get treated beforehand or wait till after the procedure?
Get started with: Proper antibiotics but notify all physicians involved and they will tell you how to proceed. ...Read more
Can I nurse my 8 month old after colonoscopy? Seen a lot online about mixed time you have to wait. Medicines are short acting
Yes: Most anesthesiologist recommend waiting 24 hrs and discarding the next milk from your breast. In reality you can breastfeed after 4 hrs the procedure finished. Drugs use for colonoscopy are Propofol that will be out of your body within 2hrs and versed and fentanyl combination that will be out of your body in 6 hrs but the amount showing at breast milk and digested by the baby will be negligible. ...Read more
I had a sigmdoscopy dr said he found 2 polyps and recommend colonoscopy for removal how long should I wait most for colonoscopy? Could become cancer?
Immediately: A sigmoidoscopy only checks the distal third (sigmoid) portion of the colon and colon cancer can occur anywhere in the colon. Since you had polyps, they may need to be biopsied if they were not. Since your dr. Told you to get a full colonoscopy, especially with your hx of polyps, and not to mention the need to check your whole colon, then get it done. Best wishes. ...Read more
I had a colonoscopy 2 days ago how long should I wait before lifting weights again? The doctor told me 10 days but that seems a bit long
You are fine, now: Colonoscopy has very little if any after effects. Nearly all subjects are back to normal work next day. So you do not need to have any restrictions after 2-3 days that it takes to fully recover from all the bowel prep -related fluid imbalance. So you are ready to do everything from tomorrow on wards. ...Read more
My husband has had three colonoscopy in the last 4.5 years. Benin polyps were removed during the first two colonoscopy. After his last colonoscopy his md said he did not need another colonoscopy for 5 years. Is this safe to wait 5 years before his next
Sure: Can't tell you without seeing the report, but this is a very plausible scenario given the history you are describing. ...Read more
Are there any clear symptom differences between hemorrhoids and colon cancer? A colonoscopy has a long wait time and I'm scared.
Both: Can bleed and cause changes in stool caliber or pattern. Getting a colonoscopy should not require a long wait time. Check with your pcp mfor a referral to another doctor performing colonoscopies that may have a shorter wait time. Being 23 yo, less likely colon cancer. Do not be scared of the unknown and see a colon and rectal surgeon for evaluation in office. ...Read more
Had CT colonoscopy today how long would I wait if cancer was detected its Friday afternoon? Would I hear quickly as in Monday? Or do they fone
3-4 days: The purpose of colonoscopy is to detect the presence of a malignant lesion, hopefully when asymptomatic. If a lesion is defined as a malignant growth, possibly circumscribing the bowel wall the colonoscopist would know clinically what the problem is even without the path report. Either way even if a polyp is seen and biopsied, permanent sections are required and can take up to 4 or 5 days. ...Read more
Have asthma, sleep apnea, woke during colonoscopy. Is it too weird if I contacted anesthesia dept before surgery to tell them this? Better to wait?
Had colonoscopy due to ibs 6 years ago not a thing found mom had a few benign polyps so told I should have not wait 10 yrs how likely I have cancer?
Unknown.: It's currently unknown, technically speaking, if you have cancer or not as we haven't looked in there for six years. Now, six years could be long enough for polyps to have developed but hopefully not enough time for them to turn malignant. Regardless, a colonoscopy at this time would be prudent. ...Read more
20+ year history of ulcerative colitis. Colonoscopy showed high-grade dysplasia. First open surgery date is 2.5 months. Is it safe to wait that long?
Yes: These things develop slowly, but you are making the right decision. Good luck. ...Read more
GI assumed diverticulitis due to low left side pain. Given augmentin, which gave me cdiff. GI won't do colonoscopy until after vancomycin. Why wait?
Do I need a colonoscopy because my hemoglobin, hematocrit, and MCV were low? Wouldn't another blood test be the next step? I'm 60 and healthy. My iron was okay when I donated blood 20 days before the blood panel was done on 12-5-11. Could donating blood
The tests very well could have come back low due to you donating blood. A good idea would be to take iron or a daily multi-vitamin for 3 months then repeat the anemia panel. If you still have anemia your doctor can do a simple test of your stool to check for the presence of blood. If it is positive then you should have another colonoscopy.
Best of luck. ...Read more
How long to wait for safe colonoscopy after colon resection? Polyp in rectum, blood in stool, no stoma.
Blood in stool x2. Dad w/ ulcerative colitis, sister w/ crohn's. Should I have colonoscopy? If so, can I have while breastfeeding or wait until weans?
Left abdominal pain, nausea, a lot of blood in stool. Told food allergy? Colonoscopy booked in nov. Seek another opinion or safe to wait?
How long do I have to wait to donate plasma after having a baby? How long do I have to wait to donate plasma after having a baby?
Do not have to:
You may visit this site for criteria for plasma donation.
http://www. Redcrossblood. Org/donating-blood/eligibility-requirements ...Read more
No need to wait: There is no need to wait. You can donate plasma any time.. ...Read more
I'm sure the rules vary by location. Call blood bank that will take donation and ask their policy.
For best results with wisdom teeth, make sure you are evaluated and treated by a board certified oral & maxillofacial surgeon. ...Read more
Yes: Full of air.Get a more detailed answer ›
Too vague: Depends on what was its purpose. If it was for screening and nothing was found, usually that's it. If it's to evaluate a particular problem like bleeding, your doctor will decide what other tests to do. Of course, if the colonoscopy finds something, there may be treatment offered. Always know the purpose and the results of any test you get. If unsure, ask the doc. ...Read more
Not long: Rarely more than a few hours.Get a more detailed answer ›
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