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How To Know I Need A Colonoscopy
My dr is doing a colonoscopy & gave me nulytely . i take lisinopril 10 mg will that interact with it. my dr knows i take it didn't say anything to me.
NO: Take the Lisinoprel after the prep 6-8 hrs . Prep works only in the colon not systenically. Also take it 6-8 hrs prior to initiating the prep ...Read more
I have UC and my blood in stool came back my GI dr knows about it I'm havering a colonoscopy but what can I do for now I don't get it for a month?
Advice from your doc: If you have had blood in your stool before, and have seen a gastroenterologist, then some treatment has probably already been prescribed. This could be medication such as sulfasalazine, other oral or enema medications including Asacol or Lialda, or even cortisone. Call your doctor back to make sure she/he doesn't want you to increase or change your medication before your colonoscopy. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I need colonoscopy, without HIV, hepatitis B or C, not cancer. Where to find a doctor who understands the dilemma and what to do about it? TB
See below: The primary point is screening for colon and rectal cancer. Most colon and rectal cancers start as polyps. If polyps are found at colonoscopy they are removed. This is good preventative medicine. Other pathologies that can be identified include but are not limited to diverticulosis, ulcerative colitis, Crohn disease and various forms of infectious or ischemic colitis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How do you know if colonoscopy is needed? I had a bloated tummy and the doctor asked me to do a colonoscopy. Are there any reasons or symptoms for thi
I'm 28 and live in wichita ks I have no insurance where can I get a colonoscopy. I need to get a colonoscopy somewhere insurance isn't a big issue.
If an emergency...: Then seek help right away thru your local er. Otherwise, most health centers ; physicians happily donate considerable time to providing charity care either through clinics or individual practioner offices. Also, if you qualify military hospitals or the veterans administration may be able to help. You're going to have to do a little homework for your locale. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chose right doctor!: There is a tremendous variation in quality among colonoscopists. It is now known that the doctors with adr above 20 give you ten times the protection from subsequent colorectal cancer. If the doctor will not divulge their adr as the american collefge of gastroenterology web-site suggests, get a second opinion. Why go through all that for little benefit. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you have a perfectly clean outcome from a colonoscopy, when do you need to have another, in 5 years, or 10?
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