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I had a colonoscopy a week ago today and still feeling bloated?

I had a colonoscopy a week ago today and still feeling bloated?

Need to be checked: Bloating following a colonoscopy should be gone within a few hours to a day unless there was significant difficulty with the procedure or pathological findings that flared with the procedure. If your symptom does not start resolving by tomorrow, you should contact your endoscopist to make sure you do not have a complication such as a small perforation(probably "walled off" or you would be sicker). ...Read more

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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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Can i tell me if I am being tested for Crohn's and i are feeling well before a colonoscopy will it still show up?

Yes in theory: In theory, if you truly have Crohn's disease and you happen to feel well on the day of the procedure, it will definitely show up on pathology. That is because Crohn's disease is CHRONIC inflammation. It can't disappear over night. Even if you are on the right treatment and are starting to feel better it takes weeks to months for all the inflammation to resolve. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can you tell me if i'm being tested for Crohn's and I am feeling well before a colonoscopy will it still show up?

Chron's Diagnosis: Although colonoscopy is usually most useful when you are having symptoms related to crohn's flare, colonoscopy exam can be helpful in diagnosing various aspects (e.g. Stricture, cancer, etc. ) of disease even when feeling well. http://www.laendo.net/english/inflammatory-bowel-disease-88079022. ...Read more

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Know that feeling of air in your shoulders after a colonoscopy well I have that painful feeling for no reason. Why ? What would cause that

Know that feeling of air in your shoulders after a colonoscopy  well I have that painful feeling for no reason. Why ? What would cause that

No: I never heard of anyone having a feeling of air in their shoulders from a scope in their large intestine, but if you are having pain in your shoulders it would be wise to get an exam to determine why. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Had a colonoscopy yesterday, removed four polyps,one of which had to be clip,how long dose the clip stay in?also not feeling 100% lot of rectal press.

It varies: endoclips usually stay on for about one week or so, however have seen clips stay in place longer. it is very small and is not known to interfere with bowel movements. to feel back to your baseline, drink plenty of fluids and try to expel gas by using simple techniques or even simethicone as needed ...Read more

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Feeling drained after colonoscopy, how long until i get my energy back?

Soon: The main cause of feeling poorly after the test is the sedation/anesthesia medication effects. Drink lots of fluids and eat! ...Read more

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I got a colonoscopy 2 days ago.. I still feeling very crampy is this normal?

Possible: Bloating, gas and cramps are common after colonoscopy and may persist for several days. Warning signs to look for are severe pain, fever and bleeding ...Read more

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Colonoscopy normal in feb. For a week no feeling to defacate.Have a bm with effort but no urge scared?

Colonoscopy normal in feb.  For a week no feeling to defacate.Have a bm with effort but no urge scared?

No: Seems like a colonoscopy by a good doc would exclude a structural cause for the constipation. But it still warrants an explanation. Has there been a change in diet, meds or other change? Discuss with your md. Simple relief may be obtained temporarily with milk of mag. ...Read more

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I had a gastroscopy & colonoscopy 4 days ago and samples were taken for biopsy, today i'm not feeling well and having black liquid diahrreas, why?

Revisit: You need to revisit the doctor who performed your procedures. By your description, i suspect that you are bleeding from your gastrointestinal tract, probably from your stomach where biopsies were taken. This explains the black diarrhea. Call your doctor or go to the nearest er immediately. ...Read more

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