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What to do if I have bad stomach pain after painful endoscopy?

What to do if I have bad stomach pain after painful endoscopy?

Time frame ?: In the immediate period after endoscopy, the pain could be from gaseous distention but this usually passes once the gas has been passed. If however the pain symptoms are severe after this period or even in the immediate period following the procedure, i would check right away with your GI doctor so as to assure that all is well. ...Read more

Dr. Charles Cattano
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Endoscopy (Definition)

Endoscopy broadly refers to the direct visualization of the intestinal tract by way of a flexible, fiberoptic scope. Generally, the term is used to describe evaluation of the esophagus, stomach and duodenum (upper endoscopy), or the ...Read more


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Bad stomach pain after painful endoscopy, what do you recommend?

Call physician: Who did the endoscopy to be safe. If pain is not going way, getting worse, or you start noticing other symptoms, stay safe and go to er. Endoscopy, as long as it is not along with something to help with a stricture, should not be painful hours later. If it was painful at time, may have caused some inflammation, but check to be safe. ...Read more

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I got my endoscopy today for stomach pain and acidity and they found that I have oesophagitis grade a. What is it?

I got my endoscopy today for stomach pain and acidity and they found that I have oesophagitis grade a. What is it?

Inflammation.: You esophagus is inflamed and this could be from any number of reasons including acidity or infection from eg fungus. I am sure your GI doctor will guide you accordingly with regards to appropriate therapy. Be well. ...Read more

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3-4x a year I get chronic stomach pain lasting for 6-10 weeks. Not triggered or impacted by stress or food. Endoscopy was inconclusive ?

3-4x a year I get chronic stomach pain lasting for 6-10 weeks. Not triggered or impacted by stress or food. Endoscopy was  inconclusive ?

Functional: 20's male with chronic recurrent intestinal dysfunctions, each of several weeks duration, would seem to be having IBS; a functional disorder probably mediated by parasympathetic intestinal hyperactivity. In such cases, therapeutic benefits provided by Bentyl (dicyclomine) or Cannabis would be diagnostically enlightening. Associated chronic low back and pelvic pains are often seen in males with IBS. ...Read more

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Despite using 40 mg of prilosec daily still have stomach pain.any need for endoscopy?

Despite using 40 mg of prilosec daily still have stomach pain.any need for endoscopy?

Yes: Undiagnosed abdominal pain that doesn't respond to high dose proton pump inhibitor needs to be further evaluated. If we're thinking along lines of acid reflux or gastroesophageal reflux disease, then upper endoscopy is diagnostic procedure of choice. If pain related to fatty meals, we might recommend ultrasound looking at gall bladder. So work closely w/Family Doc & Gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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Hey doc I had an endoscopy done two days ago and I'm having mild stomach pain is this normal?

Hey doc I had an endoscopy done two days ago and I'm having mild stomach pain is this normal?

Post endoscopy: this could be normal after the procedure but to be safe i would place a call to your gastroenterologist ...Read more

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1 week ago, I had got a upper endoscopy, they found bleeding and stopped it. But I have been feeling horrible stomach pain, coughing continuously.

Well : A person should not have horrible stomach pain and constant coughing afternoon diascopy. Recommend you seek urgent medical attention. ...Read more

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I am suffering in a stomach pain .I have did endoscopy also doctor said there is no problem but the pain is continue what can I do?

I am suffering in a stomach pain .I have did endoscopy also doctor said there is no problem but the pain is continue what can I do?

Lots of reasons...: "stomach pain" can be caused by lots more than an endoscopy can find & may originate outside the GI tract. Further evaluation is in order before anyone can answer "what to do." your doctor will want to re-examine you as well as know the quality, timing, duration, location, & associations (eating, position, activity, stooling, urinating) of your pain to better direct the next appropriate testing. ...Read more

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I had some stomach pain so dr did a FIT occult blood test which was positive. Both upper and lower endoscopy were normal. Am I in the clear?

I had some stomach pain so dr did a FIT occult blood test which was positive. Both upper and lower endoscopy were normal. Am I in the clear?

Repeat test.: Granted, there are reasons for falsely positive stool occult blood tests. But if you repeat this test, properly performed, and it's still positive, then you should have another look. How long ago were the endoscopy and colonoscopy? You may need a small bowel study as well as repeat endoscopy/colonoscopy. ...Read more

Dr. Katharine Cox
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Stomach Pain (Definition)

Most people will describe pain in any part of abdomen as stomach pain, it is what many patients say but in medical terms it is pain in the stomach which is located in middle of upper abdomen, so real stomach pain is the pain ...Read more


Dr. William Harris
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Stomach Discomfort (Definition)

Stomach discomfort or pain can be due to problems in digestion or irritation to the stomach. Some people use the term to describe discomfort ...Read more