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Heartburn After Colonoscopy
Suffering w/ GERD 6 months & diagnosed w/candida 3 yrs ago after colonoscopy which was never treated. Can there be a link?
Unlikely: Gerd and esophageal candida are usually unrelated. Gerd means that acid is escaping the stomach and leaks up into the esophagus. Stomach acid generally kills the yeast in the esophagus that causes candida. If you have been taking antibiotics, steroids (prednisone), or other immunosuppressants, then this is likely the cause of the esophageal candida. ...Read more
My stool is always formed but soft with lots of undigested food bits(skins, vegtables, nuts and seeds)normal colonoscopy. Have gerd. Is this normal?
Probably: Our digestive systems cannot break down Cellulose which is the component of vegetable matter, seeds and nuts that you might see in the stool. It has been termed "roughage" or fiber. It is commendable to include nuts and vegetables in your diet. Some patients with diverticular disease of the colon have restrictions on nuts and seeds, but otherwise keep it up! ...Read more
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.
Having a colonoscopy I'm 46 brother diag with cancer sx now free at 52. I also get rt chest pains that are undiagnosed can endo show why, not gerd ?
IT CAN: there is many non cardiac reason for chest pain. i am assuming that cardiac reason have been ruled out gallbladder is on the organ that can cause chest pain,but that will not show by endo. peptic ulcer disease,gastritis,esophageal spasm,can cause chest pain,endo can be used to ruled out. usually the doctor use the system of elimination, start with the most popular common diagnosis, and goes down . ...Read more
Duodenitis never seems to "heal"? Is this normal? I had a colonoscopy and upper GI performed twice and was told i had GERD (acid reflux disease ) and a duodenitis. They checked for barrett's disease and all was fine. That was back early 2010 and again
I : I suggest you talk with the physician who performed your endoscopy. The pain may be your duodenitis but may also be something else. There are many things (looking down) to the right. It's more of a chronic inflammation. Taking the Omeprazole daily rather than every other day might be helpful. I'd be clear with your doctor that you are having "discomfort" and explain that you wonder if an alternative medication may be beneficial, or perhaps further workup. It's very important to share any/all concerns with your doctor. Best of luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sometimes I poop 3 times a day even if I don't eat a lot. Had colonoscopy which was normal. Upper GI only showed GERD. Am I ok? Scared of multiple BMs
Bowel movements: This is perfectly normal and nothing to worry about. ...Read more
Good day Dr. Hiroshi. I have been diagnosed with GERD 3 months after endoscopy and colonoscopy. Stomach shows severe gastritis; atrophic type I think.
And the question?: atrophic gastritis is really rare in the young. Certainly lowering acid secretion with a proton pump inhibitor, looking for H Pylori, seeing what foods are tolerable, and watching for bleeding are some things to do. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26958813 worse news, you need scoping periodically because it can lead to cancer ...Read more
I had an endoscope and colonoscopy last week. Afterwards my doctor told me that I have GERD and food stuck in my stomach. Heard this before?
Yes: GERD- it's heartburn. Food stuck in your stomach can be couple of things, may be he means gastoparesis- like lazy stomach, and you still had food in there during the procedure after you were supposed to be fasting for 8 hrs. People with diabetes get it. Really we need more details of the report to know for sure what doctor saw. ...Read more
Lipase240 nrml is60(x4) for 3months. Soft light brown stool no pain. No GERD nor ibs. Endo- & colonoscopy & abdo-ultrasond clear. Should i be worried?
Concern, not worried: You said the lipase has been elevated for 3 months. How do you know it was normal before that? Certainly does not sound like imminent emergency but does need to be figured o pancreas is source of most elevated lipase, but it is also produce by the intestine and stomach wall, as well as your salivary glands. Your doc is on right track. Avoid alcohol and review whatever meds you are on. ...Read more
Diagnosed with gastritis/GERD & IBS via EGD&colonoscopy.Can any of these cause cramps in the middle of the night on occasion?Gyn exam also normal.
Yes both can: Gastroesophageal reflux disease GERD can cause severe cramps, especially if severe with lining compromise. Gastritis and Irritable bowel syndrome IBS can also cause less severe cramps. Night cramps can be more associatedvwith GERD after a full heavy meal esp with alcohol, where acid food mixture bridges thru esophageal gastric area and could cause dull chestvpain, cramps and nausea. ...Read more
Have ibs, gerd.Endoscopy/colonoscopy 1yr ago, all good.Recent constipation with pain in ascend and sigmoid colon, worse a few hrs after meals.Thoughts?
Colonoscopy showed polyp and ulcers in upper rectum. Doc prescribed flagyl and dicloran,, I've past stomach prob. and still GERD. Can i take PPI ?
What could cause mild gastritis not to heal w/ use of ppis? No hiv, normal CT scan, colonoscopy, blood& stool tests. Upper endoscopy(gerd/gastritis)
Im 34 w urq disc.&occ floating stool. Normal stool tests, CT scan, colonoscopy, u.S, hida scan, endoscopy=gerd/gast. Can i relax about pancreatic cancer?
Yes, you can : You mentioned nothing suspicious for pancreatic cancer. A normal ct scan is encouraging but is not 100% accurate. If there are suspicious symptoms or chances on a ct scan, a normal ca-19.9 (a blood test that is nearly specific for pancreatic cancer) would be reassuring. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Should i worry about pancreatic cancer?Urq disc.&occ floating stool. Normal stool tests, CT scan, colonoscopy, u.S., hida scan, endoscopy=gerd/gast. Im 34
Probably not: It appears that all test are normal except for the egd or endoscopy showing gastritis. Assuming normal blood workup as well, i would say that it is not likely that you have pancreatic cancer. My suggestion is that you sit down with your doctor and discuss all tests results and treatment plan. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can i relax about cancer?Urq disc.& floating stool.Normal blood/stool tests, CT scan, colonoscopy, ultrasound and hida scan, endoscopy(gerd/gastritis).
Can i relax about cancer?Urq disc.&occ floating stool.Normal blood/stool tests, CT scan, colonoscopy, ultrasound and hida scan, endoscopy=gerd/gastritis
I'd relax for now: Your pain and stool fat changes sound like gall bladder disease, though proven not present. Was the gerd region biopsied? If so and negative, your comprehensive and perhaps more than appropriate workup shows within the limits of present technology, you don't have a detectable cancer. Longstanding gerd can be a pre-cancerous change over the years however and may warrant future follow-up endoscopy. ...Read more
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