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When Do You Know Your Bowels Are Clean For Colonoscopy
Have trouble wiping clean after bowel movements. Have to go back and repeat many many times. What could this b? Need colonoscopy?
Try A Cool Wet One: Could mean you need more fiber in your diet.Fiber will firm it up, hopefully.Could also mean you don't wait to fully evacuate your exit portal and some gets held-up there at the end.If you have an inflammatory bowel problem(you ARE taking Sulfasalazine!)then you need to follow your diet,including fiber.And Sulfasalazine itself can cause some diarrhea.Use COOL WET toilet paper; it's more efficient. ...Read more
My mother is 82 yo, with a BMI of 27.8, overweight. She has occasional irritable bowel symptoms . She's had colonoscopies with clean results about every 10 years. Her last one was 11 years ago and it was also negative. Her pcp wants her to have one
Discuss with her doc: The us preventive services task force says that elderly people between 75-84 should not be routinely screened for colorectal cancer and those over 85 should not be screened at all. They are at higher risk for complications from the procedure and may not benefit from screening. If your mom is getting a recommendation that don’t fit the guidelines, ask the doctor his/her reasoning. ...Read more
Rectum burns when I have bowel movements. Feel like I am gonna have diarrhea. Have internal/ external hemorrhoids and fissures. Colonoscopy n endoscopy clean. What to do about burning and diarrhea?
A few hours: The laxatives are very powerful!Get a more detailed answer ›
Redundant colon: Usually when an endoscopist says that someone's colon has a lot of "twists and turns", it means that the colonoscope had to maneuver around some sharp turns in order to get where he/she needed to go. It doesn't imply that your colon was abnormal - just that it was slightly difficult to perform your colonoscopy. ...Read more
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