Doctor insights on:
Female Colonoscopy Distance To Colon
Is a virtual colonoscopy a good choice for a 35 yo healthy female who has a family history of colon cancer?
Perhaps: Virtual colonoscopy can certainly find colon polyps. The problem is that if one is found you would have to have another colon prep and colonoscopy so that the polyp could be biopsied. If you have a strong family history or other risk factors for colon cancer colonoscopy may be the better test. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi im 27 years old female. I have a family history of colon ca mother side. Is it advisable for me to undergo colonoscopy at my age? Thanks
Is it safe to take the prescription powder for a colonoscopy to clean out colon if you have edema in feet & take lasix? 63 yr old female with colon ca
Paranoid about colon cancer. great grandmother had it at 70. had runny + pencil stool last night. 24 y.o female. should I get a colonoscopy screening?
All of it!: The intention with colonoscopy is to examine the entire length of the colon. Sometimes due to tortuosity (or twisty-ness), it is difficult or impossible to see the entire colon. Other ways to evaluate the colon include virtual colonoscopy and barium enema. The advantage of colonoscopy is if anything is found, it can be biopsied or removed often times right away. ...Read more
Sometimes I have a very strong pain near the end of the colon. Colonoscopy and ecography negative. I had vph in the past. What can I do?
May need a CRS eval: Seems like the GI doc has already ruled out colonic issues. You may have what they call rectal spasms. There are treatments for this to ease the discomfort. Head back to your pcp to discuss, but they may refer you to a crs, also know as a colorectal surgeon. They can make further recommendations if needed. Take care! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Colonoscopies generally require slight insufflation of air into the colon... This distends it and allows your doctor to look for polyps. This distension may cause some discomfort which is why most patients get sedated for the procedure. Your doctor generally will try to release all the gas at the end of the procedure so you don't feel too bloated! ...Read more
Developed diverticulitis following colonoscopy. First time ever had it. Colon now messed up. Chance of diverticulitis happening again?
Close observation: One risk associated with an elective colonoscopy is a perforation. A plain xray of your abdomen when symptoms start after procedure can help diagnose. It would be difficult to tell the difference from diverticulitis. Recurrance risk will also depend on status of diverticular disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
You might.: If your colonoscopy was performed under sedation, some people occasionally feel a "hangover" effect a day later. However, this is unusual, and would more likely be related to lack of sleep from taking your bowel prep. Propofol anesthesia is very short-acting, and would not be an issue. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Incomplete colonoscopy due to a twist in colon ibs
- Do all polyps need to be removed in colonoscopy to avoid colon cancer?
- What do doctor give patient to clean colon before colonoscopy?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Can excessive sex lead to an inguinal hernia in a male or female?
- Clear soup broth to eat before colonoscopy
- Stage 4 colon cancer spread to liver life expectancy
- Colon cancer spread to liver life expectancy
- Talk to a gastroenterologist online