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Ekg Test Before Colonoscopy
Have had numerous tests (CT, MRI, Ultrasound,EKG,Endoscopy,Colonoscopy...)-have come back with IBS-C but worry about Pancreatic Cancer.w/pains.Normal?
Specific carb. Diet: Please read Elaine Gottschall's book " Breaking the vicious cycle" & follow it. Limit the complex carbohydrates- disaccharides &/or polysaccharides. Prohibited foods are grains,potatoes & lactose containing dairy. Fish,honey & aged cheese are allowed. Let me know. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Electrocardiogram (ecg, ekg) is a print-out of the electrical forces detected by electrodes on the chest wall, as electricity travels through the heart with each heart beat. The electrodes are placed in different positions, and each position "sees" the electrical activity of the heart from its own vantage point. Abnormalities in signal detected at chest surface ...Read more
I recently had a physical with bloodwork and ekg, endoscopy, mammogram and colonoscopy. All results were normal. Does that mean I am in good health?
See pulse in right side nape of neck above clavicle when i lean over sink. Female, 63, normal bp, had great EKG prior to colonoscopy last week. Thin?
To colin kopes-kerr: I have had mrcp, CT abd/pel (3) abd us, endoscopy, colonoscopy, hida scan, chest x-rays, ekg! norm but still have upper abd pain:(?
Abdominal pain: Is the pain after eating? Has it responded to any medications? Are any of your blood tests abnormal? Liver function tests done? During the hida scan, did they calculate your gallbladder ejection fraction? Perhaps you ought to consider a second opinion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Am I suppose to settle for how I'm feeling ? Holter ekg nuclear stress endosco- colonoscopy. CBC and panel. I can't catch a breathe and have to breathe heavy. My heart beat feels silent and can't hear it. My headache today caused me to throw up 5 tin
Dyspnea : Sorry you're not feeling well. You have listed a number of tests that were presumably normal which is good news despite ongoing symptoms. Full history and physical occupational exposures meds family surgical history all needed. At first glimpse I would add full pulmonary function tests / stress echo and cardiology consultation. Trial of bronchodilator therapy and allergy testing. Do you have hives ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How is chronic appendicitis diagnosed? I've had ultrasounds of bladder/kidney/uterus/ovaries, EKG, CBC, & colonoscopy for chronic abdominal pain.
By exclusion: a lot of American surgeon do not believe of chronic appendicitis. saying that there is such entity as a chronic pain in right lower quadrant,get more complicated with female patient,because the long list of differential diagnosis,so by exclusion,the situation end with exploratory laproscopy to explore the reason for pain,and patient end up with appendectomy when no other pathology could be found. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
F/54 I'm having a colonscopy done. I don't know what kind of anesthesia I'll be given. If is general won't I need to get blood and EKG done prior?
Colonoscopy: Colonoscopy is not frequently done under general anesthesia. The procedure is usually done under "conscious sedation" with Monitored Anesthesia Care (MAC). If you are in good health, have not had any recent major health events and can exercise reasonably there is no need for routine EKG or blood work. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Would systemic candidasis be detected through am egt or colonoscopy? Or would they have to test for it, or?
Not a disease: There is no test for it, because it doesn't exist (despite what you might read on less reputable websites). ...Read more
Should relatives of stage IV lynch syndrome patient (28yrs old) have a colonoscopy? Other tests or procedures? Thank you.
Need screening plan: Lynch Syndrome (LS) causes increased risk for a number of cancers including colorectal, uterine, kidney, and others. If a family member has a gene change that causes LS, genetic testing of all family members is needed to determine risk and make a cancer prevention plan. Colonoscopy should be considered by age 20 or 2-5 years earlier than the earliest colon cancer if it is diagnosed before age 25. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
What does an EKG 12-lead impression: non-specific st t wave abnormality mean?I i just need to know what this test result means.
A : A "nonspecific" abnormality means that the wave doesn't look like the typical, standard ekg. The st-t wave is the wave that occurs right after the qrs. Often times the wave doesn't look typical, but it is important to note if prior ekg's have appeared the same for the patient. Also, some medications can cause these changes. ...Read more
I had a colonoscopy 2yrs ago was clear, did a poo test by post last year, clear again, but I have had pink
mucus in my poo for a wk, today it brown?
I had an endoscopy and colonoscopy on Friday. Sunday, I began to develop a cough. I can't sleep because I am coughing. Both tests we're negative. I ?
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After having a pre cancerous polyp removed during a colonoscopy, are there other tests that should be done to ensure I don't have cancer anywhere else?
I am refusing to have a colonoscopy or sigmoidoscopy unless it becomes my very last resort. What test options can I insist on in UK please possibleibs?
I am sorry: but I don't practice in the UK and I don't know health care policies in Britain. I don't know if Health Tap has any providers in the United Kingdom. All the physicians that I know in Health Tap are based in the United States. ...Read more
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