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Lower Abdominal Pain After Colonoscopy
I have a 2cm ovarian cyst on my left ovary. Was told after last transvaginal sono it shrunk to 1.7. Was told this was not causing my lower left abdominal pain. After colonoscopy done to rule out any issue I have ibs. My question is, if this is in no way o
Could front right lower abdominal pain be caused by endometriosos? My GI doesn't think its a GI problem same with my gyno and a colonoscopy was fine.
Best see GP: Sometimes situations like this one require a broader, more holistic perspective, such as what you would get from your pediatrician, internist or gp. Check out your concerns with your generalist. ...Read more
Extreme lower abdominal pain. Scheduled for colonoscopy next week as well as coposcopy. Have tremendous pain. Fatigued and lack of sexual desire.
I had a colonoscopy 5 days ago and have not had a Bowel movement. I have had lower abdominal pain the whole time and now my stomach is swelling. I hav?
Empty from prep, and little to eat?
Probably gas residual and cramping and should pass, but if not quickly see your GI ...Read more
Lower back pain, lower abdominal pain, go from sweating to freezing but no fever. Just had colonoscopy & had 2 biopsies done....Any ideas?
Call your doctor: While no fever, sweating and freezing may be indicative of having chills, which are often symptoms of an inflammatory process going on. Since you are also having abdominal pain post procedure, it is important to call and let your doctor know about your symptoms immediately. ...Read more
I am experiencing back pain (side: both) and abdominal pain (generalized) (severity: moderate) (quality: throbbing sensation). The following also describe me: Side pain, Lower abdominal pain, and Upper abdominal pain. What should I do?
Doctor can evaluate: Many things are in the abdomen: stomach, pancreas, liver, small intestine, gall bladder, appendix, large intestine, abdominal muscles, kidneys, etc... An exam by a primary care doctor can help figure things out. Pain in the right upper abdomen can be due to gallstones. Pain in the right lower abdomen can be appendicitis. Stomach flu, food poisoning, other infections, etc., can also cause pain. ...Read more
I have lower abdominal pain and constant upper abdominal pain right at the top of my rib cage. Plus the bridge of my nose feels like its buzzing?
See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more
I am experiencing abdominal pain (generalized) (severity: severe) (quality: sensation of tearing pain). The following also describe me: Abdominal discomfort, Upper abdominal pain, Lower abdominal pain, and Stomach upset. What should I do?
Doctor can evaluate: Abdominal pain can be from many things. Stomach acid problems cause pain, as does pancreatitis or gallstones. Appendicitis is always a concern (pain is usually right lower abdomen, worsens over time, with fever coming on). If constipated for a while, stool could have backed up and cause pain. Gastrointestinal infections can cause pain, nausea, vomiting, and fever. A doctor's exam may be needed. ...Read more
Hello, I'm 15 weeks pregnant and have had stomach ache (not lower abdominal pain) could this be my organs being pushed upwards due to my growing baby?
Hard to say: Pregnant women often experience a variety of discomforts. They also experience periodic digestive disturbances. They are also prone to bladder infections. When pregnant women experience pain it is important to have it evaluated in person with your doctor to determine if a clear cause can be identified. ...Read more
Extreme lower abdominal pain upper abdominal pain nausea frequent bowel movements chest pain, migrane and weakness. Happens every few weeks /months.
Been having upper abdominal pain, had colonoscopy and endoscopy. Reviled a hiatai hernia. Is the hernia causing the upper ab pain?
Maybe: Hiatal hernia is very common, but they are not all the same. Large ones can certainly cause pain, along with difficulty swallowing or reflux/heartburn. Patients commonly attribute many nonspecific symptoms to a hiatal hernia, and more often than not the hiatal hernia is not the cause. See a general surgeon with experience in hiatal hernia repair for a consult if its that bad. Best of luck! ...Read more
Upper abdominal pain into back. Wght loss. Recent vomiting. Endoscopy normal 2 yrs ago. Colonoscopy normal june. Urq ultrasound normal in october. Cancer?
Have a check up: You need to have your doctor examine you first. He/she may order some tests to check if all is well or not. Weight loss is always worrisome, so you should visit your doctor soon. ...Read more
I have upper abdominal pain below my ribs. I think it's the 2 places where the colon bends. All tests-US, CT, colonoscopy-were neg?
Gas pockets: Can tend to accumulate in these places, called hepatic and splenic flexure. Make sure to keep very regular, and possibly it will not be as bothersome. Here's a trick: if the pain disappears or moves when you stand on your head, that's a pretty good sign that it's gas and not something serious. ...Read more
My Mother is experiencing mucus in stool, nausea (severity: moderate), constipation, vomiting, fever (severity: mild) and upper abdominal pain.. .. Endoscopy and colonoscopy done and said nothing found.
I am experiencing fever (mild), upper abdominal pain, constipation, mucus in stool, nausea and vomiting, fatigue and tender abdomen. I don't have a gallbladder. Endoscope and colonoscopy done and no findings. What might it be.?
Not sure.: From your description of one, it is not clear what is causing the problem. Assuming that your laboratory a valuation is all normal, I think my next step might be a CAT scan of the abdomen. If you have your results, that you could upload, I would be happy to look them over in a healthtap concierge consult. Good work. ...Read more
I have sporatic abdominal pain (left lower) (severity: moderate). Been almost a year. Had colonoscopy, ultrasound, gyne check, no signs, still painful?
Left lower pain: Left lower abdominal pain with a negative colonoscopy and gyn evaluation raises the suspicion of diverticular disease which is sometimes missed on colonoscopy. Has your gynecologist ruled out endometriosis as a cause? If so, consider a barium enema examination if your symptoms persist or if you have any associated bowel symptoms or episodes after eating harsh roughage (salads, nuts, raw veggies). ...Read more
Had 3 cts, endo/colonoscopy and gyno cleared. All clean. I've had lower right abdominal pain since sept 2012. Possible chronic appendicitis? Or what?
Many causes.: Many things can cause rlq pain. Inflammatory bowel disease (ibd), endometriosis, adhesions from prior surgery, ovarian cysts, and even muscle spasms in your psoas muscle. It's good that you've seen a gynecologist. Ct scans won't see many of these conditions. Ask your doctor if you should see a GI specialist, and make sure he/she knows you're still having pain! ...Read more
Have lower left abdominal pain. Had Normal colonoscopy 2 yrs ago, No diverticulosis or anything. Could I have developed Diverticulosis in last 2 years?
I c a specialist for chrones im experiencing abdominal pain dr done colonoscopy scan of rectum n lower colon can't find answers he said any suggestions?
Needs evaluation: There should be minimal pain after a colonoscopy. Depending on when the study was done would dictate degree of concern. Also if there is any rectal bleeding, nausea and vomiting and fever. While it is extremely uncommon, there is always the possibility of damage to the colon ranging from simple local irritation to perforation. ...Read more
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
Severe lower left abdominal pain. Have had hysterectomy, appendectomy, ct, colonoscopy. No answers. Pain is intermittent w/no pattern/trigger. Ideas?
You may have ibd if all those studies are negative. If so, then treatment with metamucil or its equivalent, should relieve
your symptoms. Another cause could be pelvic adhesions. You should see a surgeon, a diagnostic laparoscopy may be in order depending on the severity of your symptoms. ...Read more
I suffer with abdominal pain around the navel between the rib cage and lower abdomen. I had a colonoscopy which ended up with an IBS diagnosis. Help?
Treatable: Although we can't cure ibs-irritable bowel syndrome- you and your dr have many options to try and control the symptoms. I recommend you keep a very careful diary of everything you eat and find the "triggers"that aggrivate your gut. We know stress makes it worse;can you get help here? If diarrhea is most problematic we can use antispasmodics;if constipation we can use stool softeners or even mild laxi. ...Read more
Hi, lower right-sided abdominal pain & pain before defecation. Generalised itching. Painful rectum. Normal colonoscopy in Feb. Is this just IBS (drs say)? Pain waking me up at night now. Different stools each time.
Possible causes of chronic but worsening lower left abdominal pain with simultaneous low back pain? Normal colonoscopy. Frequent urination and gassy.
May need other imagi: May need other imageing like X-Ray, CT, etc. You can discuss this with your physicians. ...Read more
I am having lower right abdominal pain. I have had ultrasounds, CT scan, and colonoscopy done. I want to find out what is causing my pain, it is a burning pain and now it is starting to travel down my leg.
Lower left abdominal pain- 7wks, high c-reactive protein. Nothing found on abdominal ct, abdominal and vaginal ultrasounds. Colonoscopy ordered. Ideas?
Possibly: In a female, left lower quadrant pain could be a number of possibilities; colon - diverticulosis or diverticulitis, colitis, ovarian cysts, hernia, strained muscle, bladder related, adhesions if you have had prior surgery... Continue the workup. Sounds like your doctor is taking good care of you and ordering the proper tests! ...Read more
Very soft (not watery) stool for a month. Color ok. Sinks. Lots of gas, bowel rumbling sounds. Normal frequency, mild lower abdominal pain for a few days now gone. No other symptoms, feel great.20mg Omeprazole daily.45 yrs old. Clear colonoscopy 3yrs ago?
Go dairy free & see the result.
Add probiotics to your regieme.
try to avoid omeprazole ...Read more
Fever of 99.6 for 7 days, left lower abdomen pain, bloated, occasional bleeding in bowel, diarrhea, food allergies, throwing up clean colonoscopy. Help?
Get 2nd opinion: It almost sounds like diverticulitis which may not be detected by a colonoscopy. On the other hand, throwing up is not part of the symptoms unless you have a systemic infection which does occurs in diverticulitis. The counterpoint is that diverticulitis occurs usually in a much older age Food allergy is not associated with a fever. Suggest a consult @ an university center or with another GI. ...Read more
Uterus: Or ovary. See your OB for a full evaluation. It may be solved easily. ...Read more
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