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11years old constipation with lot of gas. Took librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) for 3 months with stelabid. Ultra sound show fatty liver. Hypatitus b and c are -ve. Pencryas ok?
Constipation: If you have chronic constipation, then more fiber likely just makes you bloated and more gassy. This is because you most likely have a combination of evacuation issues along with a colonic motility issue. The best solution at this point would be to see a specialist and get labs, thyroid studies followed by a physiologic work up of your colon. In the meantime.. Low fiber diet with regular laxative. ...Read more
Pain in left side & abnormal BM for month- liver, lungs, blood, urine, endoscopy, kidneys, gall bladder, lungs, heart, all ok - possible colon cancer?
Here are some ...: For the time being, watch for possible food indigestion. Besides, continue to watch for possible colonic diverticulitis. Note that every illness always displays itself along its course & pattern of full spectrum. So, still seek professional attention & counseling timely. Don't give up; time & patience will unfold the true story of an event timely. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are CT scans with oral contrast useless for see colon cancer. My doc has ordered multiple over last 3 years, all clean, but hearing they are useless??
Ct: They are helpful but you need to have a colonosopy if there there is a concern ...Read more
Liver Cancer patient SGPT(ALT)=84 U/L, SGOT(AST)=121 U/L, BILIRUBIN=10.91 with no bile duct obstrcton in Ultra Sound. Does this mean liver is failing?
Can't tell w/ these.: The bilirubin level is high (whether direct or indirect bilirubin) & this can lead to jaundice. However, the TREND is more important than 1 lab value - without knowing your history & past lab results better, it is hard to determine. Also, liver "function" is also measured by cholesterol, complement, & coagulation tests (INR, PTT). Even with these blood tests, sometimes a biopsy is needed. TTYD. GL ...Read more
Luq pain, yellow soft stools, liver labs normal, low lipase, oral&iv contrast CT negative. 35/f, no alcohol, former smoker. Is this pancreas cancer?
52, perimenopause, using Marvelon. Gyn discovered gallbladder problem, had ultrasound. Does CBD obstruction affect digestion of meds- allegra; OC?
Appendix out 3 yrs abdominal dull pain since, colonoscopy result clear, ultra scan showed scar tissue holding Rh ovary to bowel.?
Colon 20cm resection 10days ago(75 y old).Today, discovered all colon dead(arteriosclerosis).So, had total colectomy(1.5 meter).Was that medical error?
Colon - cecum, ascending, hepatic flexure, transverse, splenic flexure, descending, sigmoid, rule out mcn, " are multiple tan, irregular to linear soft?
What is the question: Please resubmit your question; as it is written it is currently not possible for me to answer. I look forward to your resubmission and being able to answer your question. ...Read more
Why do I get ailments generally found in older people. 26yr high bp, 31yr shingles, 32yr enlarged prostate, melena in stool w/ 4 months abdominal pain. (32yr male, no drugs/smoke, rarely drink, 5'7" 143-150lbs)?
Get a good workup: Hypertension is mostly genetic and I trust you got a workup for secondary causes since you're young; renal artery stenosis just one of several possibilities. Anybody can get shingles. At your age, your big prostate may just have been due to going a few days without an ejaculation. You can't have frank tarry melena for 4 months but anything from hemorrhoids to an ulcer can produce blood in stools. ...Read more
Unlikely: Unlikely that there will be calcification of just the descending colon itself more likely some residual food products with high calcium content. In absence of symptoms (that is what I am assuming) a follow up with a physician is recommended. IF symptoms, need to be pursued with a physician competent in these issues. ...Read more
Adult,MR Entrography show dilated Jejunum loop,several Intussusception same area before.Capsule endo is normal,GI doc think resection, good idea or no?
This is not: a normal finding. Although malignant tumor of jejunum is rare, incidence is not zero. If you are having symptoms, you should follow your doctor's advice. ...Read more
Hida scan 7% ef . Pain low grade fevers. Surgeon questions gallbladder as cause. How can that be.To have ultra soy d. Neg and CT opinions wanted?
GB stiff: Even though no stones, the gallbladder muscle can become sluggish and not eject bile like it should. The hidda scan discovers this dysfunction in way gb works to eject bile into the intestine. The other studies (including ultrasound and ct) look at architecture and not function. That is why the hidda scan is more useful to determine that gb is cause of your right upper abdominal pain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers