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Yes: Gastroenterologists are the physicians who perform upper endoscopies (enter through mouth) and colonoscopies (enter from below). They routinely perform biopsies with the same instrument that allows them to visually inspect these areas (via a small camera). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can I get chest x ray without prescription since I can't get hold of my gastroenterologist after Colonoscopy with biopsy. I am having lungs pain?
When a gastroenterologist only can scope 80% of the Lg. intestine during colonoscopy,( the prep was completed as written) what should be next step?
Why would a gastroenterologist want to preform a 2nd colonoscopy only 3 years after the 1st. One. Bowel habits have change a lot within the last month?
That's why...: Re-colonoscopy may be performed for re-screening/ clinical guidelines, new risk factors, for recheck based on findings of 1st exam, ; to address signs ; symptoms of disease that raise concern ; require investigation.Your change in bowel habits is such a clinical alteration. Talk to your doctor about diagnostic options, but repeat colonoscopy is an appropriate step given info you've provided here. ...Read more
I have anal fissure gastroenterologist said it will take 12 weeks to heal I have a colonoscopy next week friday can this usually be fixed during it?
Anal fissure: They cannot be fixed by a colonoscopy. What they are likely looking for is to rule out inflammatory bowel disease as a cause of your fissure. They are generally treated conservatively with stool softeners, laxatives and fiber, if not healing then there are medications and creams that can be used to relax the anal sphincter to promote healing. Last resort is surgery. ...Read more
Gastroenterologist : Urologists do not normally perform colonoscopies.Get a more detailed answer ›
My Gastroenterologist is soon doing my routine (5 year) colonoscopy. I have occasional rectal bleeding, presumably hemorrhoids. Should I expect him to?
Three gastroenterologists have assured me that my abd. Discomfort is functional. Even after CT abd. & chest, colonoscopy, celiac panel, I am anxious.?
"I am anxious": If you've had multiple GI consultations arriving at the same conclusion, then it's time to pursue treatment for your anxiety. Many people with anxiety disorders worry extensively about their physical health. The GI system is richly interconnected with brain and emotions. Treatment for the anxiety issues through appropriate psychotherapy and medications if needed, can provide relief. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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