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Unable To Lay On Left Side For Colonoscopy Discomfort
I had a colonoscopy a week ago today, and still have lingering discomfort in my left side just below the ribs...Should i be concerned?
Maybe: On rare occasions during colonoscopy there can be a splenic tear leading to a parasplenic bleed with a hematoma, or there could be a micro perforation with walled off abscess...Most likely it's nothing worrisome but if persists or worsenens follow up with your doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Went to GI doc have a fissure tear colonoscopy this October but I've had bloating and discomfort on my left side of my abdomen sometimes on the right.
Can a colonoscopy disrupt abdominal or chest muscles? Have been experiencing left side sore-discomfort, on-off pain since a colonoscopy 5 days ago.
Left flank pain tender to touch, can't lay on left side. Abdominal CT scan was ok. What else could pain be from? Upper endoscopy, colonoscopy ok
Many possibilities: I don't have enough information to provide a good answer. How long has the pain been present? Any history of injury? What worsens the pain? What makes it better? What diagnosis have you been given? How severe is the pain? What lab tests have been done? We need more info, please. Kind regards, pamela svendsen, md. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Due to an injury to my left knee, i cannot lay on my left side for a colonoscopy. Is there another way the colonoscopy can be done?
Probably yes.: I am sure the gastroenerologist if experienced will find a position, or find a way to do it. ...Read more
Weight loss: I understand your concern. Follow through with physicians and specialists for possible Diagnosis of Hyperthyroidism, Diabetes, Peptic ulcer, Chronic Pancreatitis, Crohn’s disease, Malabsorption, Hepatitis or Cancer. See Psychiatrist for depression with painful feelings due to stresses of relationship, marriage, separation, parenting, lack of support from family and unresolved conflicts. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Discomfort in the left lower abdomen, just a feeling of fullness and sometimes a little hurt not pain. I have chronic constipation. Normal colonoscopy
Discomfort is due : To your long standing constipation.You have to be very aggressive with cleansing out your bowels otherwise you will become impacted and obstructed.You want to rule out colon cancer too.Best to get seen by gastroenterologist so he can help manage your chronic constipation! in meantime, drink plenty of fluids, prune juices, hjgh fibers, get the habit of relaxing and not rushing to go to the bathroom. ...Read more
Right pelvic discomfort and intestinal discomfort both sides. Clear colonoscopy 3 yrs ago, endoscopy last yr. 2 gastro drs say IBS - agree?
Male 51 years, lower left abdominal discomfort, constipation, diarreah, incomplete evacuation. Colonoscopy is normal, IgA gliadin antibodies elevated.?
Grumbling in the left side of bowells just bellow my ribs what is it no pain in night only after I get up could this be ins flare up had a colonoscopy
I don't think it is: a significant problem. Bowel sounds can be of gurgling type off and on. That is quite normal for many people. Unless you experience pain in the belly which is persistent, you should be fine. Do keep in touch with your doctor who did your colonoscopy , go see him in case you have persistent pain in your abdomen. ...Read more
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