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Severe Gas Pains After A Colonoscopy
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Call gastroenterolog: Call immediately could be small perforation. If he is not available then go to ER. ...Read more
I had a colonoscopy 7 days ago and still have minor gas pains . Not severe just annoying.Is it normal.I also have ibs?
Not unheard of.: Although it is not usual to have persistent pain after a colonoscopy, it is not unusual to have some discomfort for one to weeks afterwards. As long as the pain is mild and is improving, i would not worry about it. If it persists longer than two weeks or worsens abruptly, then i would contact your gastroenterologist immediately. Good luck! ...Read more
yes: The prep as well as the air that insufflated can lead to that sensation. ...Read more
I'm 4 weeks post colonoscopy and my digestion has changed. Lots of gas pains in afternoons and more frequent bowel movements. Could this be related?
Yes: if you read the newspapers there Are multiple reports of intestinal infections after procedures performed with scopes that are contaminated ...Read more
4 days after colonoscopy had severe pains start by liver then all over abdomen. Laid on tummy farted went poop feels a bit better. Just leftover gas?
Call your doctor: This may be gas but if the pain is still present, you need to call your doctor. ...Read more
Severe llq pain CT skip lesions hyperenhancement/ wall thickening of ti + fat stranding rectum.Colonoscopy ok waiting biopsy. Crohn's? Gas +d 12+m
After having a colonoscopy yesterday morning throughout the day and this morning when I have gas to relieve I have to sit on the toilet because fluids?
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