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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bruises, or ecchymoses, are a discoloration and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the tissues. Pupura refers to bruising as the result of a disease condition. A very small bruise is called a petechia. These often appear as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could ...Read more
Possible: But not the colonoscopy per se but rather manual compression of the abdomen is sometimes needed to guide the scope to the full extent of the colon especially with a tortuous colon or prior abdominal surgeries. But even with that you may be sore but should not have any visible bruising. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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. ?
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?
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
Many possibilities: 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. Kind regards, pamela svendsen, md. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
After colonoscopy how will you know if youve been perforated?Its been 12 day stil have a little pressure off and on lower abdomen.Diagnosed w/colitis.
My wife gone through colonoscopy 3 days back, on first day she was perfectly alright and then second day she had abdomen pain and blood in. her stool. After that she was immediately shifted to ICU. Today she was feeling little better but afternoon she had
Colonoscopy: Complications from colonoscopy are rare but that doesn't help your wife now. I'm sorry to hear that she has been hospitalized after a procedure usually intended to screen for cancer, although it can also be used to search for unexplained bleeding or change in bowel habits. Your post ended abruptly w/o question. Please write back or arrange Virtual Consult w/any HealthTap doctor if you have more Qs ...Read more
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