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If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
My wife is 29 years she had colon problem and when we made ultrasound investigation she knew she had ectopic left kidney will it affect pregnancy?
I'm taking beyaz birth control and taking a colon cleanse product since november have not had a cycle since october pregnancy test - ?
Can't tell for sure: A drug's action can be modified by intake of oral supplements, food, etc. So, it is always advisable to consult your physician regarding the type of product that you are using and find out whether or not, it has been implicated on modifying the effect of the ocp. In general, the type of oral contraception that you are using should produce the menses. It is advisable to consult your prescribing doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have one sided flat stools sometimes. I have been examined and have a lot of internal and external hemorrhoids from pregnancy. Could it be colon ca?
Is it safe or a good idea to get a colonoscopy before pregnancy or after giving birth? I'm 34/f with family history of colon cancer.
1st colonscopy @ 35: With a family history of colon ca, screening begins at @ 35. Hopefully you won't have polyps (like me). As long as you're not pregnant it should be safe. But remembering "those days", i'd do it before not after. The risk is really being too busy and forgetting or not having the time to have the procedure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is carrageenan in Tom's toothpaste safe in first trimester or pregnancy? I read it's linked to inflammation, colon cancer, & depressed immune system.
Doubtful: Vegetable gum is used in many products as thickeners and binders. Even if you ingest it, I am not aware of any proof on the conditions mentioned being associated with. Since nearly no one swallows the toothpaste, it should not a problem even if it does all these things. ...Read more
Eval: Causes of left lower abdominal pain can include but are not limited to: ovarian cyst, ectopic pregnancy, diverticulitis, endometriosis, inguinal hernia, ovulation pain, intestinal obstruction, crohn’s disease, abscess, ulcerative colitis, seminal vesicle inflammation, cancer, aortic aneurysm, renal infection or stone or injury. Get chronic pain checked especially if associated with stool changes. ...Read more
What's the problems?: In what position do you feel better/ worse? What is the quality of pain--sharp, stabbing, pressure, bloating, gassiness? Where in your abdomen (right, mid, left) do you experience discomfort? Duration pain lasts? Is pain deep or superficial? Have you seen blood with stool or change in bowels? Any chance of pregnancy (sexually active)? Any bladder/uti symptoms? Ur doc will need this info 2 help. ...Read more
How can you tell the difference between hemmorhoids and colon cancer? Even though the symptoms are very similar, what are the major differences?
Can be difficult: GREAT question although if we are talking about you it would be very unusual for a 19 yo to have colorectal cancer. The point is it really is almost impossible to know for sure and therefore everyone who has rectal bleeding or a change in bowel habits should see a provider even though the most common cause of both of these is not cancer. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Back pain can be a : result of other issues causing pain to be referred to the back like: kidney stones, ulcers, urinary tract infections, gallbladder issues, ovarian cysts, ectopic pregnancy as well as certain vascular conditions to name a few. If symptoms are persistent or worsening, see your physician. Note that back pain is a fairly common problem too. ...Read more
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