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Smoke After Upper Endoscopy
No: Weed is a poison to your brain., its being legal notwithstanding. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
After 6 months on Nexium (esomeprazole) and many tests, cat scans, scoping, upper GI series, i still get pain in the epicastric area, after eating and drinking water, ?
Stomach pain: I would return to your primary provider for re evaluation. ...Read more
Had a upper endoscopy 11 months ago all biopsy's from esophagus stomach small intestines normal For a week I'm having slight pain while swallowing ?
Glad you're okay: This should be better after a month or so. If not, let your physician know ...Read more
Can check with Dr.: Sore throat symptoms may or may not have something to do with the upper GI endoscopy, since the throat was ok for a day and a half after the procedure. With such symptoms, one can call her primary care doctor or the GI doctor to see what the cause might be. If not related to the upper gi, the sore throat could be a cold or a strep throat infection, among other things. ...Read more
Many possibilities: There are many possibilities. Are you allergic to dairy? Sometimes this allergy can develop later on in life. Have you been on recent antibiotics? Try to keep a food diary and if you're strict about it you may find that certain foods aggravate your stomach and should be avoided. How long has this problem been going on? Have you altered your diet or are you sensitive to gluten? ...Read more
Would my barium swallow upper g.I. Have detected esophageal cancer? I've had GERD on and off forever, and just recently quit smoking. Terrified.
Maybe...: A barium swallow would detect a large tumor when it is the size to compress the esophagus. Patients with longstanding reflux symptoms should discuss endoscopy with their doctors which can discover the pre-cancerous lesion of barrett's esophagus before it becomes a tumor and monitor to prevent cancer from developing. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Had upper endo w/bravo Tues. Having discomfort swallowing and occasional pulling in chest area. Normal? No cardiac issues. Just GI. Gerd, gastritis
Endo /BRAVO: There can be discomfort for a few days after BRAVO insertion . Discuss with your GI ...Read more
Upper scope after getting nurofen stuck in throat. Abrasions in throat and tiny ulcer found in stomach. Biopsy of ulcer done. Scared of stomach cancer. Gerd but scope last April clr with pilori neg?
Stomach Cancer..why?: Sounds like you had ' Pill Esophigitis' and minor case of gastritis. There appears to be no reason for FEAR. what makes of scared of Stomach Cancer. Stomach Cancer is rare in the WEST. More common in Japan. Yes, do consider colonscopy screen for colon cancer after age 50. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why would I have left-sided mid&upper back pain after an EGD & colonoscopy? Hurts more when eating and swallowing. Biopsies were taken.
Invasive procedures,: such as EGD and colonoscopy, often cause discomfort afterwards, especially if biopsies are taken. Taking biopsies requires cutting out a tiny piece of the lining of your stomach and/or colon, it is normal for this to be painful. If it is painful to swallow, try drinking liquids and/or soft foods in order to allow your body to recover. ...Read more
Extreme upper abdo/lower chest tightness on empty stomach. Slightly eased by eating. Upper GI series Jan14 showed slight reflux. Nissen Fundo May13.
Might be an ulcer: your symptoms suggest that you might having an ulcer or gastritis it could a side effect to the surgery that you had some of the side effect of the reflux surgery of course are bloating delayed gastric emptying that could lead to ulcer or gastritis i am assuming you had your motility study and esophageal pH and gastric emptying study before your surgery you need to see your GI doctor ...Read more
Upper mid gastric discomfort. Had endoscopy and took numerous acid reflux pills. Nothing. Endoscopy reveals nothing. Boating and discomfort. No pain ?
Weird upper stomach feeling 6weeks post laparoscopic gallbladder surgery & ercp pancreatitis. 3 months post Csection. Uncomfortable. No pain. NORMAL?
Possibly: Residual symptoms of pancreatitis can include some fullness and discomfort, depending on severity and cause. During the period of recovery, abstinence from alcohol, limiting fatty food intake, may limit the stress on the pancreas. Your doctor should check pancreatic enzymes to make sure they are normalizing. If there are any concerns, additional blood testing and further imaging may be necessary ...Read more
After upper endoscopy (no sedation, mild gastritis and esophagitis, weak LES, one biopsy) my heartburn is much worse. Why?
Pain s/p endoscopy: Since they did a biopsy they had to cut , though it was small, so acid against an open cut would hurt. Have you resumed your medicines or started medicines like zantac, oemprazole, carafate (sucralfate) or mylanta, that may ease the pain.Discuss wtih your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain near neck bone and upper middle chest coughing burning throat belching all day taking Prilosec 40mg not working had endoscopy was told gastirtis?
Second opinion: Get a second opinion about your symptoms, since it might be other issues other than gerd causing your symptoms. ...Read more
Upper right quad abdominal pain and swelling, & gb attack symptoms. Gb out in june, CT scan bloodwork and upper GI normal. I am so uncomfortable.
SOD: You might have a condition called sphincter of oddi dysfunction sometimes seen after gb surgery. The muscle at the end of the bile duct does not relax and can cause similar pain as a gallbladder attack. The way to diagnose include liver function test at the time of the acute pain or measuring the muscle pressure called manometry. See a GI doc if symptoms persist. ...Read more
Can upper endoscopy aggravate heartburn? Got scoped 5 days ago (no sedation, mild gastritis and esophagitis, one biopsy).Having severe heartburn now.
Burning sensation in upper and lower abdomen for years.Ctscan, endoscopy, colonscopy, capsule endo., normal.Biospie normal.No h.Pylori .What is this?
Not sure: Sounds like you have had a thorough work-up with a gastroenterologist. If your symptoms persist, seek a second opinion from a different physician. ...Read more
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