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Pill Camera Colonoscopy
Well yes, but...: Finding that your colon is inflamed by capsule endoscopy does not MAKE a diagnosis of ulcerative colitis. The distribution of colitis, biopsy findings, IBD markers, as well as ruling out infection & ischemia are all important parts of the diagnosis. If you have UC you will likely need repeated colonoscopy surveillance with histology. Get a GI doctor who hears & can address your expressed concerns. ...Read more
I have iron def anaemia. Colonoscopy result ok, fobt +ve for blood am waiting for capsule endoscopy result. What is pill camera able to diagnose?
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How wide is the colonoscopy camera thing they stick up your butt? How far does it go in? I'm anxious about it and picturing something from the movie Aliens.
I'am the lady with the pain for 4 yrs...This is the continue... I have been to the ER multiple times in the last 4 yrs.I have had endless tests.Ultrasounts, mri's, hiates, colonoscopy, endoscopy, endless bloodwork, tests to check my kidneys, camera insert
Returning : Returning to the er is unlikely to help make the diagnosis. Er's are set up for emergency situations, and they cannot perform complicated testing as you know. The best thing is to establish with an excellent primary care physician, either an internal medicine or family practice physician. However, you need to know that there are some conditions that cannot be diagnosed by current technology, and it is a matter of managing the symptoms. While that is a frustrating situation, it is reality, and is something to consider as you go through this process. ...Read more
Why is my stomach hurt only in the morning.I been having diarrhea almost everyday have had the colonosapy and the camera down my throat everything k?
I had a pillcam colonoscopy on Monday, I feel ok but I know I have not passed the pill in my bms. Can it get stuck without having symptoms?
Your treating: Gastroenterologist will most likely want to locate this device if it doesn't pass before your follow-up visit! A Plain film of your abdomen will locate it! Stop worrying about it! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
I'm having a colonoscopy and i want to be awake for the whole procedure. Is that possible? Also they are having me take 12 ducolax pills.is that safe
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