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Flatulence Problems After Having A Colonoscopy
Gastro recommended CT and colonscopy for mild abdominal pain/gas. 23 yrs old. If CT scan shows nothing, is colonoscopy necessary? no bloody stools
Options available: CT scan of the abdomen may be indicated but not for mild pain alone. If the symptoms are progressive and there is concern for Cancer(unlikely in your age group), then only I would consider doing a CT. Similarly Colonoscopy is not indicated because of pain alone.If there is bowel irregularity or blood in stool Colonoscopy is reasonable to do. In your case I would watch /monitor for 4-6 weeks, then ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a build up of gas at night and it causes pain in my intestine on my right side. I take activated charoal and ultra strength gas relief, no luck. I have had gastro problems for 2 yrs, have had 3 colonoscopys and 4 endoscopys and have been told it is
I've had a lot of flatulence and dark muddy stools for a week, should I be worried? I've had episodes before. 3 years ago I had a endo/colonoscopy and
Stool changes: It you have dark/ black, tarry malodorous stools would get medical evaluation forth with as it could be related to GI bleeding. ...Read more
1 hour after eating I get severe flatulence. Ruled out sibo and pancreatic insufficiency, colonoscopy clear. Stools also loose. Any suggestions.Thanks?
Several hours: It can persist for several hours.Get a more detailed answer ›
Colonoscopy in 2 weeks for bleeding. It is heavy (entire bowl&while passing gas)& now I am having lower back pain. Does this warrant an ER visit?
Sounds like it: If you are having such a heavy flow of blood best to be seen right away. So better go to er ...Read more
Anal pain when passing gas and pain/bleeding when passing stool. Feel like something is blocking and tearing my anus. Doc scheduled a colonoscopy.
Colonoscopy: This sounds very appropriate. What is your question? ...Read more
I had a colonoscopy am in pain right below my breasts in the center. Passing gas ok no bm or relief. What can i do to relieve the upper belly pain?
S/p colonoscopy pain: Were polyps removed? may be irritation, rarely perforation or microperforation .Call your gastorenterologist and f/u w/ them today . ...Read more
Is it normal to have stomach pain and not passing gas and no movement in bowels one day after colonoscopy?
I have had hypothyroidism. I got C. Diff back in July & don't have anymore but still recovering. My stomach area is very bloated (protruding) & I can't stop burping & passing gas. Do I have ulcer? How can I help? I got CT scan & colonoscopy = nothing
Bacterial overgrowth: You give the symptoms of bacterial overgrowth syndrome which is a form of irritable bowel syndrome. The cause of this is a prior intestinal infection of any kind. You need to test for bacterial overgrowth syndrome. Less likely to be an ulcer. Avoid gas producing foods like onions. Avoid spicy foods. Take lactobacillus in pill form daily. Other probiotics could worsen problem. Follow up with GI MD. ...Read more
After having a colonoscopy yesterday morning throughout the day and this morning when I have gas to relieve I have to sit on the toilet because fluids?
It should go away in: No more than one or two days. If it persists go see your doctor for another cause for it. ...Read more
yes: The prep as well as the air that insufflated can lead to that sensation. ...Read more
Call gastroenterolog: Call immediately could be small perforation. If he is not available then go to ER. ...Read more
I had a colonoscopy on wednesday & it is now saturday & I am still having stomachaches is something wrong? I have had gas but some is hard to pass...
Colonoscopy problem?: Air used to inflate your colon may persist for several hours--not typically for 5 days. Your post-procedure symptoms may be due to colonoscopy-related factors: colonic or organ mechanical trauma, post-polypectomy syndrome, abdominal wall bruising from external pressure, etc.; diverticular disease; extra-intestinal problems; ibs; lots more. First step--call asap your colonoscopist ; ask his advice. ...Read more
My colonoscopy was last wed & since then I have wokeup every morning with a bad tummyache & have had lots of gas in the evening. Is it normal or bad?
Check with doc: The symptoms you describe are common right after a colonoscopy (from air that is used to inflate your colon), but they shouldn't last for days. You should let your doctor know you're still having these symptoms. There can be complications from a colonoscopy, and it's important to make sure these are recognized early! ...Read more
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