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Doctor insights on: Excessive Salivation 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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What can cause excessive burping? A burp a lot during the day. Had an endo and colonoscopy 2 years ago. Gerd and h-riods were the findings.

What can cause excessive burping? A burp a lot during the day. Had an endo and colonoscopy 2 years ago. Gerd and h-riods were the findings.

GERD does: This is a common symptom of GERD along with acidic regurgitations / burps. You need to take an antacid regularly and this may be needed for the long term. Ask your doctor how to regulate this treatment to suit your needs. ...Read more

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Excessive vomiting and diherrea. Had ugi, CT scan, abdominal ultrasound, egd and colonoscopy done. No signs of ulcer or anything of concern?

Could be several thi: Sounds like you had an extensive workup done.Any biopsies taken on egd or colonoscopy? If you didnt have any gallstones on us then you may benefit from hida scan to look for biliary dyskinesia.Have you had stool studies done to look for any etiology?You can also have increase bile salt load in the intestines which can cause diarrhea.It responds very well to bile salts lowering drugs. ...Read more

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What if the colonoscopy shows something abnormal?

What if the colonoscopy shows something abnormal?

Diagnosis/treatment: At colonoscopy most visible abnormalities are either definitively diagnosed via sampling (biopsy) or removed completely also for diagnosis that includes the treatment. Some findings, eg cancer, need definitive treatment via other modes (for example but not limited to surgery). ...Read more

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What kind of dr do u see colonoscopy?

GI doctor: Colonoscopy is a procedure typically performed by a gastroenterologist for the screening and detection of colorectal cancer and precancerous lesions, usually after age 50. ...Read more

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4. Polypa were found during colonoscopy.What is next?

Biopsy will tell: When encountered, they should have been biopsied, and it will depend upon the report from pathology as to if benign or concerning as to what next. Need to follow up with GI for report. ...Read more

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Is there any preparation necessary before the colonoscopy?

Yes: There are many variations of "the prep", but in general you will need to restrict your diet to clear liquids the day before the procedure, and drink a prescribed preparation to wash out your colon the evening before and possibly the morning of the procedure. There may be other instructions for the avoidance of certain foods (seeds) for a few days in advance. ...Read more

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