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Doctor insights on: Is It Normal To Have Abdominal Tenderness After Colonoscopy

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Dr. Charles Cattano
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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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Is it common to have on-off, sharp sore pain under the ribs and upper left part of the abdomen, with no other symptoms 3days post normal colonoscopy?

Is it common to have on-off, sharp sore pain under the ribs and upper left part of the abdomen, with no other symptoms 3days post normal colonoscopy?

Yes: May just be gas/irritation of colon from procedure. If no better in a few days, or if gets worse , or you have pain, vomiting or fever, see a doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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3rd colonoscopy, 1st time painful during and after. Why tender in abdomen. Sedation was not effective . No gas, polyps, disease. CD in remission. ?

3rd colonoscopy, 1st time painful during and after. Why tender in abdomen. Sedation was not effective . No gas, polyps, disease.  CD in remission. ?

Unknown: If you are having a different reaction than before, talk to your doctor who did the scope. One thing we all worry about is an undiagnosed perforation of the colon. If you have that, you need treatment now. Tell your doctor your symptoms now. ...Read more

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I'm having some abdominal tenderness on my upper left side I feel a small ball or lump as well. ?

I'm having some abdominal tenderness on my upper left side I feel a small ball or lump as well. ?

Abdomina pain: you need to be seen by a physician to do abdominal exam to ascertain the cause of pain. depending on the exam one can plan further test ...Read more

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I have experienced left side abdominal tenderness where pain is more pronounced with moving or changing position. This started two days ago?

I have experienced left side abdominal tenderness where pain is more pronounced with moving or changing position.   This started two days ago?

When to get checked: Abdominal pain lasting more than 4 hours should be evaluated. If you are without fever, vomiting then okay to get into your primary. Your left colon could be the cause, diverticulitis, colitis, spasms, abscess are all possibilities. Imaging, colonoscopy and/or antibiotics may be ordered. If you have fever or vomiting get into the er. ...Read more

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Could what i thought was upper right abdominal tenderness really be by lungs or ribs? What causes tenderness in that area?

Could what i thought was upper right abdominal tenderness really be by lungs or ribs? What causes tenderness in that area?

possibly: Causes of pain in the RUQ of abd 1) gallbladder, esp. If tender 2) stomach or duodenal ulcer 3) ribs, esp. If tenderness is truly on the ribs instead of abd. 4) lungs probably would not be associated with tenderness, but more likely respiration. ...Read more

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I have chronic prostatitis, wanted to know can it cause lower abdominal tenderness after urination?

I have chronic  prostatitis, wanted to know can it cause  lower abdominal tenderness after urination?

Urology consult: 36 year old gentleman with a history of chronic prostatitis with a complaint of lower abdominal tenderness after urination. While your symptoms may be related to prostatitis you also may have cystitis, a urinary tract infection that has caused infection in your bladder. Do you have burning with urination? Hesitancy or urgency? History of stones? Instrumentation? Please consult Urology asap. ...Read more

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What could cause upper right side abdominal tenderness and upper intestinal gas 4 months after gallbladder removal?

What could cause upper right side abdominal tenderness and upper intestinal gas 4 months after gallbladder removal?

Retained duct stone: Go back 2r surgeon & have it re-evaluated. If the ssx r close 2 what u had b4 u may have a retained common duct stone. ...Read more

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Is it urgent to see a doctor for abdominal tenderness on my upper right side? Discomfort inc. after eating. My last stool was light green. Flu 1 wk ag

Is it urgent to see a doctor for abdominal tenderness on my upper right side? Discomfort inc. after eating. My last stool was light green. Flu 1 wk ag

Gallstones: It sounds like you are having a problem with your gallbladder. If the pain worsens, you should be evaluated for gallstones and initiate treatment if required. ...Read more

Dr. Rafael Lugo
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Tender Abdomen (Definition)

A tender abdomen is a belly that is painful ...Read more