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Dr. Charles Cattano
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Endoscopy (Definition)

Endoscopy broadly refers to the direct visualization of the intestinal tract by way of a flexible, fiberoptic scope. Generally, the term is used to describe evaluation of the esophagus, stomach and duodenum (upper endoscopy), or the ...Read more


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Which procedure is best to diagnose stomach Bloating. Endoscopy or Colonoscopy or and why. Thanks ?

Which procedure is best to diagnose stomach Bloating. Endoscopy or Colonoscopy or and why. Thanks ?

Probably: neither is necessary as most often these symptoms are due to an imbalance between fiber and fluid intake, either too much fiber or inadequate fluids including excess caffeine and alcohol. ...Read more

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I have severe lower stomach bloating every night that is very painful. I've had and upper endoscopy, colonoscopy and scans that all came back normal!

I have severe lower stomach bloating every night that is very painful. I've had and upper endoscopy, colonoscopy and scans that all came back normal!

See your Ob/gyn: It appears you have had an extensive evaluation of your GI system. Lower abdominal pain can also be due to problems in the ovaries, tubes and uterus. This can be anatomical issues such as ovarian cysts or imbalances in the hormones. ...Read more

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Bloating below the right rib cage to right pelvis area for 2 years.1 catscan, 3 endoscopes, 1 colonscopy, 3 cap.Endoscopies, 1 endo.Ultrasound . Normal?

Bloating below the right rib cage to  right pelvis area for 2 years.1 catscan, 3 endoscopes, 1 colonscopy, 3 cap.Endoscopies, 1 endo.Ultrasound . Normal?

Sugar intolerance: Consider a milk or table sugar intolerance. Lactose intolerance could cause bloating and wouldnt show up on any of the tests you mentioned. So would small bowel overgrowth. A GI specialist can do a breath test for these conditions. Its non invasive and might be helpful. ...Read more

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Mild gastritis diagnosed via endoscopy. Could gas, belching bloating, heartburn, & dyspepsia be related to IBS. Is a colonoscopy required? 48 y/o fem.

S.C.D.: Discuss with your gastroenterologist. Try dairy free x1 month,if no relief follow Specific carbohydrate diet.Google for Elaine Gotschall's book or recommendations. ...Read more

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How many days does gas and bloating last after colonoscopy?

How many days does gas and bloating last after colonoscopy?

Less than 24 hours: Gas trapped in the colon usually resolves in a few hours. Any other "gas" pain should be evaluated. Pain after a colonoscopy is not expected, and should be followed closely. ...Read more

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How long after having a colonoscopy does the gas & bloating last?

How long after having a colonoscopy does the gas & bloating last?

It should go away in: No more than one or two days. If it persists go see your doctor for another cause for it. ...Read more

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