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Gastro recommended CT and colonscopy for mild abdominal pain/gas. 23 yrs old. If CT scan shows nothing, is colonoscopy necessary? no bloody stools

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 more

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Belly Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the stomach region or belly. Almost everyone experiences pain in the abdomen at one time or another. Most of the time, it is not caused by a serious medical problem. There are many organs in the abdomen. Pain in the abdomen can originate from any one of them, including: Organs related to digestion -- the end of the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, liver, gallbladder, and pancreas The aorta -- a large blood vessel that runs straight down the inside of the abdomen The appendix -- an organ in the lower right abdomen that no longer serves much function The kidneys -- two bean-shaped organs that lie deep within the abdominal cavity The spleen -- an organ involved in blood maintenance and infection control However, the pain may start from somewhere else -- like your chest or pelvic area. You may also have a generalized infection, such as the flu or strep throat, that affects many parts of your body. The intensity of the pain does not always reflect the seriousness of the condition causing the pain. Severe abdominal pain can be from mild conditions, such as gas or the cramping of viral gastroenteritis. On the other hand, relatively mild pain or no pain may be present with life-threatening conditions, such as cancer of the ...Read more


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M, 55, severe abdominal pain after passing hard stool. Pain lasts for hours.Nothing wrong found in colonoscopy, endosc., capsule endoscopy or CT scan?

M, 55, severe abdominal pain after passing hard stool. Pain lasts for hours.Nothing wrong found in colonoscopy, endosc., capsule endoscopy or CT scan?

Stay soft regular: Your answer is in your question hard stool your main goal should be how i can change that drink more water and less soda eat more fibers eat less red meat and fat and more fruit and vegetables exercise regularly at least walking every day either after super or early in the morning depend on your work schedule it is easier now with more day light finally take stool softener stay soft and regular. ...Read more

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Why do I always get severe abdominal pain and explosive diarrhea after having sex? Had hysterectomy and colonoscopy was normal

Why do I always get severe abdominal pain and explosive diarrhea after having sex? Had hysterectomy and colonoscopy was normal

Scar tissue: I could imagine that there is scar tissue between the vaginal cuff and the colon. Pulling on the colon could cause pain and irritation interfering with the regular rhythm of peristalsis, which in turn causes the diarrhea. ...Read more

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Severe abdominal pain for the past 3 weeks. CT confirmed right side constipated. can't get colonoscopy for up to 3 weeks and am in severe pain?

Hydration: Drink a lot of juices like prune and peaches . Eat a lot of fibers eat fruit fresh or dry with a lot of water take laxatives and stool softener. Mix Gatorade with five spoon of miralax (polyethylene glycol) and drink it and repeat . There is no short answer for the pain you have to empty the tank whatever you do do not start taking pain medicine ...Read more

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Severe lower left abdominal pain. Have had hysterectomy, appendectomy, ct, colonoscopy. No answers. Pain is intermittent w/no pattern/trigger. Ideas?

IBD: 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

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Stools r mushy.Won't come out. Taking probiotic. Colonoscopy caused severe colon problems. Spine 's a mess.L1-l4 bad. L5 disc gone.Abdominal pain 2..?

Stools r mushy.Won't come out. Taking probiotic. Colonoscopy caused  severe colon problems. Spine 's a mess.L1-l4 bad. L5 disc gone.Abdominal pain 2..?

Functional disorder : Sounds like you may have a functional disorder that is difficult to diagnose. May need a sitz marker study, or even defecography. Additionally, anal-rectal manometry may also help. These tests would be coordinated by a colorectal surgeon. ...Read more

Dr. Richard Levin
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Severe Abdominal Pain (Definition)

Severe abdominal pain is extreme pain felt in the region of the belly (abdomen). It is usually an emergency, and may be caused by a loss of blood supply to an organ, stretching or blockage of an organ in cases such as gallstones, or swelling and infection in ...Read more


Dr. Charles Cattano
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Colonoscopy (Definition)

Colonoscopy is the procedure of using a long flexible camera to visualize the entire colon from the inside with the option to take pictures, video, perform biopsies, remove polyps, etc. Generally people are sedated and do ...Read more