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Will nasal endoscopy be painful for my daughter?

Will nasal endoscopy be painful for my daughter?

Maybe: For routine trans-oral endoscopy, sedation is routinely offered. Transnasal endoscopy is an alternative where the viewing tube is tiny enough to pass through the nose. In the latter case, sedation may be deferred. Keep in mind the test lasts only 3-5 minutes. Talk with her doctor about what sedation options she can have at the center where her test will be performed. ...Read more

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Endoscopy (Definition)

Endoscopy broadly refers to the direct visualization of the intestinal tract by way of a flexible, fiberoptic scope. Generally, the term is used to describe evaluation of the esophagus, stomach and duodenum (upper endoscopy), or the ...Read more


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Will it be painful for my two and a half year daughter to have a nasal endoscopy?

Will it be painful for my two and a half year daughter to have a nasal endoscopy?

Not really: There will be potentially some kicking and crying, but in reality there is no significant pain, but rather a strong unfamiliar discomfort. She probably will not be a huge fan of the procedure, but it should not be traumatic. ...Read more

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Had sinus endoscopy without anaesthetic and it was very painful (like a needle being jabbed up my nose) -is that normal? Is anaesthetic normally used?

Had sinus endoscopy without anaesthetic and it was very painful (like a needle being jabbed up my nose) -is that normal? Is anaesthetic normally used?

Sinus Surgery: Hello, in my practice, the choice of which anesthesia depends on which procedure is performed. Typically, I use a topical anesthesia first then i inject another anesthetic before the procedure. I also will have my patients premedicate with valium and percocet. This is my protocol for in office balloon sinuplasty. ...Read more

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What to do if I have bad stomach pain after painful endoscopy?

What to do if I have bad stomach pain after painful endoscopy?

Time frame ?: In the immediate period after endoscopy, the pain could be from gaseous distention but this usually passes once the gas has been passed. If however the pain symptoms are severe after this period or even in the immediate period following the procedure, i would check right away with your GI doctor so as to assure that all is well. ...Read more

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Bad stomach pain after painful endoscopy, what do you recommend?

Call physician: Who did the endoscopy to be safe. If pain is not going way, getting worse, or you start noticing other symptoms, stay safe and go to er. Endoscopy, as long as it is not along with something to help with a stricture, should not be painful hours later. If it was painful at time, may have caused some inflammation, but check to be safe. ...Read more

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I have severe lower stomach bloating every night that is very painful. I've had and upper endoscopy, colonoscopy and scans that all came back normal!

I have severe lower stomach bloating every night that is very painful. I've had and upper endoscopy, colonoscopy and scans that all came back normal!

See your Ob/gyn: It appears you have had an extensive evaluation of your GI system. Lower abdominal pain can also be due to problems in the ovaries, tubes and uterus. This can be anatomical issues such as ovarian cysts or imbalances in the hormones. ...Read more

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Very painful vaginal micro tears ?

Very painful vaginal micro tears ?

Yeast?: Candidiasis (yeast infection) is most likely. Genital herpes could do it, but normally causes blisters or open ulcers, not "micro tears". There are several other possibilities as well, including other infections, allergies, and more. With such severe symptoms you should see a doctor right away for accurate diagnosis, to check for underlying health problems (especially diabetes) and treatment ...Read more