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I have a 2cm ovarian cyst on my left ovary. Was told after last transvaginal sono it shrunk to 1.7. Was told this was not causing my lower left abdominal pain. After colonoscopy done to rule out any issue I have ibs. My question is, if this is in no way o

I have a 2cm ovarian cyst on my left ovary. Was told after last transvaginal sono it shrunk to 1.7. Was told this was not causing my lower left abdominal pain. After colonoscopy done to rule out any issue I have ibs. My question is, if this is in no way o

How old are you?: In a menstruating female a small cyst that is diminishing in size is good and normal. Your doctor is observing and right thing to do, cause of your pain may be due infection in tube, endometriosis, adhesion s etc only your md can tell you. ...Read more

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Belly Pain (Definition)

Belly pain is also known as Abdominal pain. Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the stomach region or belly. Almost everyone experiences pain in the abdomen at one time or another. Most of the time, it is not caused by a serious medical problem. There are many organs in the abdomen. Pain in the abdomen can originate from any one of them, including: Organs related to digestion -- the end of the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, liver, gallbladder, and pancreas The aorta -- a large blood vessel that runs straight down the inside of the abdomen The appendix -- an organ in the lower right abdomen that no longer serves much function The kidneys -- two bean-shaped organs that lie deep within the abdominal cavity The spleen -- an organ involved in blood maintenance and infection control However, the pain may start from somewhere else -- like your chest or pelvic area. You may also have a generalized infection, such as the flu or strep throat, that affects many parts of your body. The intensity of the pain does not always reflect the seriousness of the condition causing the pain. Severe abdominal pain can be from mild conditions, such as gas or the cramping of viral gastroenteritis. On the other hand, relatively mild pain or no pain may be present with life-threatening conditions, such as cancer of the ...Read more


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M, 55, severe abdominal pain after passing hard stool. Pain lasts for hours.Nothing wrong found in colonoscopy, endosc., capsule endoscopy or CT scan?

M, 55, severe abdominal pain after passing hard stool. Pain lasts for hours.Nothing wrong found in colonoscopy, endosc., capsule endoscopy or CT scan?

Stay soft regular: Your answer is in your question hard stool your main goal should be how i can change that drink more water and less soda eat more fibers eat less red meat and fat and more fruit and vegetables exercise regularly at least walking every day either after super or early in the morning depend on your work schedule it is easier now with more day light finally take stool softener stay soft and regular. ...Read more

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Since my endo and colonoscopy on tuesday IV had sharp abdominal pain that's constant. They did take biopsies but should I be in discomfort this long?

Since my  endo and colonoscopy on tuesday IV had sharp abdominal pain that's constant. They did take biopsies but should I be in discomfort this long?

Need more info: Where is the pain? Are you eating or have nausea and vomiting? Any fever? Generally there would be no pain after those procedures. Do not wait any longer. Call your doctor now or go to the er if the pain is significant. ...Read more

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Have lower left abdominal pain. Had Normal colonoscopy 2 yrs ago, No diverticulosis or anything. Could I have developed Diverticulosis in last 2 years?

Have lower left abdominal pain. Had Normal colonoscopy 2 yrs ago, No diverticulosis or anything. Could I have developed Diverticulosis in last 2 years?

Many possibilities: Ovary, hernia, uterus, bladder are all possible sources of your pain. Constipation is easily remedied at home with bowel regimen, increased oral hydration and laxatives. If no better, get in for appointment with your regular doc. Be well. ...Read more

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I use to go for poo 5 to 6 time in a day with mucus some time .I don't have any type of abdominal pain. Colonoscopy is normal,no blood in stool.This is from last one year?

I use to go for poo 5 to 6 time in a day with mucus some time .I don't have any type of abdominal pain. Colonoscopy is normal,no blood in stool.This is from last one year?

Frequent stools: If your doctor has run tests for parasites and they are negative, and there is no concern for organic disease given your negative colonoscopy, absence of abdominal pain, and absence of blood in your stools, you may be healthy. ...Read more

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Abdominal pain for last 6 months. Never goes away.Pain is on left and right side a little above hip bones. Had xray CT scan an colonoscopy no answers!

Abdominal pain for last 6 months. Never goes away.Pain is on left and right side a little above hip bones. Had xray CT scan an colonoscopy no answers!

Negative results?: In what position do you feel better/ worse? What is the quality of pain--sharp, stabbing, pressure, bloating, gassiness? Where in your abdomen (right, mid, left) do you experience discomfort? Duration pain lasts? Is pain deep or superficial? Have you seen blood with stool or change in bowels? Any chance of pregnancy (sexually active)? Any bladder/uti symptoms? Ur doc will need this info 2 help ...Read more

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Would like some advice please? I've been having abdominal pain after colonoscopy?

Would like some advice please? I've been having abdominal pain after colonoscopy?

Pain: Mild gas cramping discomforts after colonoscooy can be normal. Abdominal pain that is continuous and worsening is not normal. Call your gastroenterologist or doctor who performed the colonoscopy asap to get instructions. ...Read more

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Experiencing abdominal pain day after colonoscopy biopsys taken is this normal ?

Experiencing abdominal pain day after colonoscopy biopsys taken is this normal ?

Probably not...: Air used to inflate your colon & permit inspection during the colonoscopy procedure may persist for several hours. Post polypectomy syndrome can occur at sites of electrocautery. Microperforations, colon abrasions, laceration or trauma to adjacent solid organs may not be readily apparent at onset. Fever, bleeding, abdominal tenderness, weakness, vomiting are worrisome signs. Call GI doc for help. ...Read more

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Have had abdominal pain for awhile now, about 4 months. No gallbladder present.Have been told in past I have hernia after colonoscopy 4 yrs ago.?

Need info: If a hernia was seen on colposcopy/EGD it was likely a hiatal hernia which don't typically cause abdominal pain. If the pain occurs shortly after eating fatty or greasy foods if could be you GB. If the pain is improved with eating could be an ulcer. You definatley need to see a surgeon or your PCP ...Read more

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Can a colonoscopy determine the cause of right sided abdominal pain? And happy holidays to all of you!!

Can a colonoscopy determine the cause of right sided abdominal pain? And happy holidays to all of you!!

Possibly: If there is a disease manifested by changes in the colon and detectable by colonoscopy, definitely! You might also benefit from other imaging studies including ultrasound, CT scan, etc. but this would depend upon the clinical situation. Your doctor is the best person to make these determinations based upon their exam and labs. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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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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Abdominal Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the ...Read more


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