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Had endoscopy n colonoscopy today. Doc biopsies what he thinks is a squamous papolomis. I also have eosonophilc esophogitis. What could biopsy reveal?
Biopsies: biopsies are routinely done during endoscopic procedures for many reasons. Unless your doctor specifically told you that he saw something worrisome, I would not worry about it until he calls you back with the results. Good luck. ...Read more
Should i worry about pancreatic cancer?Urq disc.&occ floating stool. Normal stool tests, CT scan, colonoscopy, u.S., hida scan, endoscopy=gerd/gast. Im 34
Probably not: It appears that all test are normal except for the egd or endoscopy showing gastritis. Assuming normal blood workup as well, i would say that it is not likely that you have pancreatic cancer. My suggestion is that you sit down with your doctor and discuss all tests results and treatment plan. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im 34 w urq disc.&occ floating stool. Normal stool tests, CT scan, colonoscopy, u.S, hida scan, endoscopy=gerd/gast. Can i relax about pancreatic cancer?
Yes, you can : You mentioned nothing suspicious for pancreatic cancer. A normal ct scan is encouraging but is not 100% accurate. If there are suspicious symptoms or chances on a ct scan, a normal ca-19.9 (a blood test that is nearly specific for pancreatic cancer) would be reassuring. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a CT scan and MR miss stomach cancer? I am worring about my upcming endoscopy finding something. Please help.
I did barium swallow test it suggested sliding hiatus hernia.Abt 2 yrs later i did endoscopy at another lab which showed reflux esophagitis.
Hernia and reflux: The two things you are talking about are consistant. The hernia is a weakness in the distal esophagus and this then allows acid to burn your esophagus(reflux esophagitis). For help , no caffine at night, no eating after dinner(3 hr. Before bedtime) and medication to stop acid production. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had gastric sleeve-pathologist fnd intestinal metaplasia-had endoscopy I do have im-will i get stomach cancer-is it reversible-what do I eat to live?
Research interest...: Im of the stomach is believed by some to represent a precancerous change, meaning precursor lesion to gastric cancer. There are no known guidelines or surveillance recommendations yet established for this condition which remains an area of ongoing research. Follow-up with your gi. Good luck! ...Read more
Had endoscopy, have errosive esophagus.. I'm afraid I have barrets? Doctor didn't mention it to me, but took biopsy. I'm 23.do I have barret in ur opi
Can i relax about cancer?Urq disc.& floating stool.Normal blood/stool tests, CT scan, colonoscopy, ultrasound and hida scan, endoscopy(gerd/gastritis).
Had edg endoscopy mild gastritis found put on PPI now month later stomachs burning nausea.no gross pathology. Why did surgeon notake biopsy of gastrit?
Nausea: Not sure why no biopsy was none. Your doctor may not have felt the findings were significant. You could have a H Pylori breath test without an endoscopy. Your gallbladder could be further evaluated with an ultrasound and HIDA scan with CCK. A gastric emptying study might also be useful. ...Read more
Can i relax about cancer?Urq disc.&occ floating stool.Normal blood/stool tests, CT scan, colonoscopy, ultrasound and hida scan, endoscopy=gerd/gastritis
I'd relax for now: Your pain and stool fat changes sound like gall bladder disease, though proven not present. Was the gerd region biopsied? If so and negative, your comprehensive and perhaps more than appropriate workup shows within the limits of present technology, you don't have a detectable cancer. Longstanding gerd can be a pre-cancerous change over the years however and may warrant future follow-up endoscopy. ...Read more
Epigastric pain, neg H pylori but pos FOBT. Colonoscopy normal but endoscopy showed gastritis. Cause of gastritis?
Causes of gastritis: The suffix "itis" means "inflammation". The prefix "gastro" means "stomach." the term "gastritis" thus means an "inflamed stomach." The term is often used imprecisely to mean stomach upset, which can derive from both acid & non-acid causes, slow emptying of the stomach, H.pylori infection, atrophic & hypersecretory problems. Start with acid blockers, diet modification, avoid alcohol/tobacco. ...Read more
Still feel poisoned & have back pain when i eat any fat. Endoscopy, colonoscopy, barium swallow, ultrasound & CT abdomen = normal. What next? Ercp?
Told gastritis antrum ,by endoscopy. GI said stop certain meds, those caused it. I did. Now endoscopy shows gastritis all over stomach. Now what to do?
I've had stomach aches for about 2 years now, seen many GI docs, upper endoscopy & colonoscopy found nothin what could it be?
Any number: Of things could cause abdominal pain. It does not sound like GI malignancy if your egd and colonoscopy were normal. Common conditions that cause abdominal pain at your age includes irritable bowel syndrome or even gallstones. Ask you doctor for specific treatment for your case. ...Read more
Polyp: May be small. Hard to judge otherwise. ...Read more
Chronic epigastric pain. EEG = ulcers, colonoscopy = polyps(removed), ultrasound clear, barium swallow&small bowel normal. Still awful pain! What now?
Had endoscopy Fri, hiatal hernia & 2 minor errosions. Biopsies 2 check 4 Barrett's. I'm on Prevacid (lansoprazole) 30 mg, constant acid since endo. What do I do?
Be patient: I know it is tough but give your doctor time to get all the results and then call you back for your understanding and subsequent treatment. ...Read more
I was gonna have an upper endoscopy yesterday but scared to death and walk out as its invasive. Is there any non invasive alternative. Pliz help.
Yes it's invasive : yet a very safe test that takes a mere minute or 2! that said, yes there can be alternatives - pill endoscopy, Xray techniques or just trying to manage your symptoms. is this being proposed to work up your chest pain? an esophagram in combination with manometry could be a good alternative. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What type of diagnostics are available to identify cartilage inflammation? Possible inflamed trachea, scared endoscopy will detrimentally inflame
Endoscopy: I had one done in 1979. Mine was done with only anesthetic spray to the back of the throat - a little gagging - really not bad. You will probably be given some medication to relax you. I would try not to worry. The worrying is likely to be worse than the procedure. Take care. ...Read more
Sure...: You're right not to take any testing lightly, but an expertly-performed endoscopy under monitored sedation in a certified center with superbly-trained personnel is an in & out experience that will surprise you at its ease. Share your specific concerns with your physician & let him educate you about risks, benefits, & alternatives so you can make an informed & assured decision to proceed. ...Read more
Having an endoscopy tomorrow. Doc told me propofol being used. Will that knock me out or will i be in la la land? Am a little scared.
MY ENDOSCOPY SAYS MODERATE GASTROPATHY WITH SCATTERED COFFEE GROUND IN THE STOMACH.WHAT DOES IT MEANS? Im scared and worried.thank yoh
Endoscopy findings: You likely had gastric (in your stomach) bleeding., The information you gave is incomplete and ."Gastropathy" is more like to be Gastritis. The question remains the "coffee grounds" mentioned does NOT specify the source. Coffee Grounds is the clinical term to describe evidence of blood in the gastric tract. Please get the COMPLETE report and ask Biopsy was done? if yes, then what found ...Read more
Endoscopy showed slow stomach emptying, Dr suspects gastroparesis. Scared. Is this serious, fatal? What now? Can it ever improve? Help please.
Gastro paresis: It is neither Serious nor fatal and will improve ...Read more
What causes left side upper abdominal sore like pain? I have had several imaging tests and endoscopy & normal. I'm very scared, should I be worried?
L. Sided abd. Pain: Great that you have had a work up. There is a condition called splenic flexure syndrome which is a gas pocket in the turn of your large bowel. This makes you feel bloated and an ache in the upper part of your abdomen. Regular bowel movements will help the problem. ...Read more
I'm scared of esophagus cancer can my pain from swallowing be that even though I had upper endoscopy 11 months ago and everything was normal?
Yesterday I had a endoscopy under general anaesthetic I ate yesterday however I'm scared to eat a bit incase i vomit when will I be able to eat normal?
When to eat?: Your doc or his nurse should have given you instructions on when to eat. The main principle is that once you are passing stool go for it! ...Read more
I am having an endoscopy done Monday morning.. my asthma gets bad when I'm sleeping.. lots of wheezing. Should I be nervous? Scared to be sedated.
Asthma scope: I strongly feel that if sedation is used that you insist on an anesthesiologist being present to take take of you. Most endoscopies are done with the endoscopist giving the sedation - with your concern - you should insist on an anesthesiologist being there. ...Read more
I'm scared to death to get stomach endoscopy done. Suffer from major panic disorder. Not on meds. Scared of something entering mouth. What to do?
WBC 5.3 hemo 10.7 hematocrit 34.2 Mcv 82.4 mch 25.8 mchc 31.3 rdw 16.2 scared it’s cancer colonoscopy nrml endoscopy nrml can u tell if just iron def?
Need more info: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Talk to the doctor who ordered the tests. Having said that, there is nothing in the data you provided to suggest that you have cancer. You may have iron deficiency, but there may be more. You may take oral iron and multivitamin supplements. ...Read more
I have celiac disease and a polyp in the lining of my stomach and I am severely underweight..what does the polyp mean? My doctor call it an stromal tumor..I think? I will be having a 2nd endoscopy with ultra sound but I'm scared. Help!
MostPolypsAreBenign: Stomach Polyps are masses of cells that form on the inside lining of your stomach and are rather rare.Most of these do not go on to become cancerous.but some do.And that is why some are removed and others don't.They don't cause any symptoms.These can be1 Hyperplastic 2Fundic Polyp 3Adenomas are the rarest and those are the only ones can turn cancerous and need to be removed but is very very rare ...Read more
Scoping you out!: Endoscopy is a general term meaning inserting a lighted scope into you somewhere, usually further specified by a prefix like colonoscopy, ureteroscopy, laryngoscopy which basically says where it goes. Often the docor can not only look inside but also biopsy (take tissue) and do other tests while in there--may require sedation depending on how far in they go! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many reasons!: Everyone should have a colonoscopy, which is one type of endoscopy, at age 50 (sooner if there is a family history suggesting higher risk for colon cancer). Other types of endoscopy can look at different parts of the body, such as the esophagus, stomach, bile ducts, vocal cords, airways, bladder and ureters. These procedures are done if symptoms or other tests suggest a need for evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer