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Sickness After Colonoscopy
Usually No!: Like other medical tests, only what is present at the moment, within the limits of accuracy of the test, may be revealed. Additionally, the range of what is considered "normal" is huge. Eg for most quantitative measurements the central 96% of the range (compared to a small & unspecified group of people measured at some time in the past) is considered "normal". Studying the issues yourself is Best ...Read more
I'm 26 and was diagnosed with mild Crohn's disease in 2012. How often should I be having a colonoscopy?
Crohns Disease: The interval for colonoscopies varies for patients diagnose with crohns disease. This should be discussed with your gastroenterologist. ...Read more
Possible: During colonoscopy, quite a number of physicians reach the terminal ileum, the last part of the small intestine. Celiac disease affects this part of the small intestine, so the physician can see the changes in the lining of the gut and confirm the diagnosis with biopsies taken from that area. ...Read more
What does "congestion and edema" mean in colonoscopy report :-/ they couldnt find any inflammitory disease?
Often "normal" : The bowel prep before colonoscopy often causes spasm of the colon muscles, leading to biopsy findings edema and congestion in the mucosa layer on biopsy. These are not related to " inflammatory disease". If inflammation was suspected and not found then capsule endoscopy to evaluate the small intestine might be indicated if you symptoms are severe enough. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My colonoscopy results was all clear, but Dr always get samples to biopsy for micro colitis. Is any chance that biopsy show any serious disease?
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