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Is It Unusual To Have A Bruised Abdomen After A Colonoscopy
Gastro recommended CT and colonscopy for mild abdominal pain/gas. 23 yrs old. If CT scan shows nothing, is colonoscopy necessary? No bloody stools
Options available: CT scan of the abdomen may be indicated but not for mild pain alone. If the symptoms are progressive and there is concern for Cancer (unlikely in your age group), then only I would consider doing a CT. Similarly Colonoscopy is not indicated because of pain alone. If there is bowel irregularity or blood in stool Colonoscopy is reasonable to do. In your case I would watch /monitor for 4-6 weeks, then ...Read more
I had a colonoscopy 2 days ago, after a 2 day cleanse. I'm in a lot of pain in my upper abdomen. Could my colon be bruised?
It's possible, but..: Most often, the colonoscopy is an uneventful procedure, but on occasion, depending on your body position while getting the scope and the amount of "snaking" of the scope that need to be done, you may have some abd discomfort afterwards. Be sure to call the Dr. Who performed the procedure and let them know as they would want to know any difficulties you are experiencing. Best wishes. ...Read more
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
Luq pain, colonoscopy, blood work, stool cultures normal. Abdomen not tender. Colicky pain - feels like cramp you get after eating and exercising right away. New depressed.25 y/o f. Pancreatic cancer?
Not likely related: Pancreatic cancer is extraordinarily unlikely in a 25 year old. Working with an internist and/or a gastroentrologist is important in figuring out what is wrong. ...Read more
Left flank pain tender to touch, can't lay on left side. Abdominal CT scan was ok. What else could pain be from? Upper endoscopy, colonoscopy ok
I don't have enough information to provide a good answer. How long has the pain been present? Any history of injury? What worsens the pain? What makes it better? What diagnosis have you been given? How severe is the pain? What lab tests have been done?
We need more info, please.
pamela svendsen, md. ...Read more
Clear ab CT scan w/ IV & oral contrast, clear colonoscopy then u/s diagnosis liver hemangioma. Urq pain & tender spot n lower right rear rib. Ideas & nxt step?
See HPB surgeon: The symptoms you describe could well be related to the hepatic hemangioma. The decision to remove will depend on: 1) size (usually remove when > 10 cm); 2) symptomatic (pain, ache, fullness); 3) causing blood problems (when the hemangioma destroys blood cells); 4) causes congestive heart failure. See a surgeon who specializes in liver surgery, a hepatobiliary surgeon. ...Read more
Hello, I had a colonoscopy three days ago, My stomach is still tender to the touch three days after the procedure. Is this out of the norm? Pain is not severe but more of an irritant, similar to gas pains. Thanks
The top part my stomach is swollen out, and really tender. Is this from the colitis? The colonoscopy can back showing colitis of large intestine. T
Colitis: It is associated with diarrhea and can give a bloated feeling. ...Read more
Why do I have stiff painful joints, sometimes tender to touch never swollen. Muscle twitches. Have colonoscopy in 4w for stomach issues. Any relation?
6 days post colonoscopy still pain on lower right side is this normal. Like period pain, feels very bruised & sore. No BM yet but not unusual for me.?
Unusual causes of lower right abdominal pain? Colonoscopy, CT scans, ultrasounds, blood and urine tests have all found no cause.
Don't give up!: Not all bad things that occur in the abdomen are associated with high fever (example: acute intestinal ischemia) nor does the pain have to be severe (example: cancer is often painless). Remember, the abdomen includes many organ systems (gi tract, liver/biliary/pancreas, renal/urologic, gynecologic, vascular, etc.)--any one of which can cause catastrophic illness without severe discomfort or fever. ...Read more
I have been having unusually short, long and heavy periods (7 days) for 6 months. Bad reflux started at the same time in may. I got ultrasound, abdominal CT and colonoscopy done. The upper GI was with hh ca-125 11. Ovarian cancer was ruled out. Could it be
Normal colonoscopy 6 days ago. No bowel movement yet. Constipation not unusual for me. Any need for concern?
Lack of a bowel movement 6 days after colonoscopy in a patient who often gets constipation isn't too unusual.
I would suggest the usual measures to promote a normal bowel movement. See my Checklist "Treating Constipation" and go to: http://bit. Ly/1uzOegm Increase
water intake, fiber supplement, dried fruit like prunes or apricots, more physical activity. ...Read more
Clear upper endoscopy & colonoscopy Nov '15, but now having unusually excessive belching, bloating and loud stomach noises. What next steps? Thanks!
I had a colonoscopy yesterday with a biopsy. I am feeling mild discomfort and pain in my lower abdomen. Is this normal after such procedure?
I have thin stools at times, pain on my right abdomen at times but not those sharp pain and discomfort in the middle at times. Done colonoscopy in 201?
R/O IBS: IBS = irritable bowel syndrome is a diagnosis of exclusion. SX can be managed You need a full exam and blood work. Especially screen for H pylori. Also stool screen x 3 for occult blood /parasite/hpylori. You also need a baseline colonoscopy. While you are getting these items checked out you should stick to a gluten free high fiber diet. Ie gutbliss. Com and Wholeapproach. Com. Also 64-80oz water ...Read more
Pain in upper right abdomen for 6 days now. No gallbladder or appendix and I've had endoscopy and colonoscopy both fine. What could this be?
There was pain in the left side abdomen area the homeopath sugessted it culd b swelling in colon 6 yrs ago I did the colonoscopy reveld nothing so....?
I am having a Colonoscopy in a weeks time for occult bleeding. My abdomen is a little swollen and I am getting sharp pain below the navel its bearable?
What is question?:
Difficult to understand your question.
If you have occult blood in stool and you are having belly pain and swelling, you should probably have that colonoscopy, and more of an evaluation, as quickly as possible.
Did you have an exam? Blood test? Scans?
Need more info and a rapid evaluation.
good Luck! ...Read more
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