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

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

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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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

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Stomach pain, anxiety, dizzy and bloating. Also had bloody mucus in stool after I had an endoscopy which everything was normal. Is it all anxiety?

Stomach pain, anxiety, dizzy and bloating. Also had bloody mucus in stool after I had an endoscopy which everything was normal. Is it all anxiety?

Bloody mucous : It is quite common to have bloody mucous in the stool after endoscopy. You should run it by your doctor's nurse in morning just to let them know. You might have had a few biopsies or there was a little abrasion of the mucosa when they passed the scope. All likely no big deal. For the dizziness you may be a little dehydrated from the prep of the procedure. Drink 32 oz of water then check. ...Read more

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21yr.oldvegan and have stomach pain but have been told after stool sampling,endoscopy and colonoscopy there is no sign of ulcer or H. Pylori bacteria.

21yr.oldvegan and have stomach pain but have been told after stool sampling,endoscopy and colonoscopy there is no sign of ulcer or H. Pylori bacteria.

Stomach Pain: Sounds to me that it most likely functional dyspepsia or nonulcer dyspepsia. Nonulcer pain is common &can be long lasting. Can cause signs and symptoms that resemble those of an ulcer, such as pain in your upper abdomen, often accompanied by bloating, belching& nausea. Psychological factors which may be contributing anxiety stress emotional event. Treatment with medications has variable success. ...Read more

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Stomach pain and nausea after eating.Vomiting every day until eating smaller meals. Ultrasound, stool samples, bloodwork & endoscopy normal. What now?

Stomach pain and nausea after eating.Vomiting every day until eating smaller meals. Ultrasound, stool samples, bloodwork & endoscopy normal. What now?

Functional issues...: Assuming that you have not had bariatric surgery and that you are not pregnant, the symptoms sound functional - conditions such as chalasia, achalasia, gastroparesis and functional gastric outlet obstruction need to be considered. Often a modified pharyngo-esophagram with gastric and small bowel follow-through will provide information complementary to the upper GI endoscopy already completed. ...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 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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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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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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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

Dr. Andrew Berry
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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