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Why Are Scope Colonoscopy Done
5 days of taking 2000ug B12 due to low val. Had red-purple bowel movement today. Related? (Colonoscopy/upper scope done last year with no sig. finding
5 days of taking 2000ug B12 due to low val. Had red-purple bowel movement today. Related to high B12 intake? never had before. no other changes-Colonoscopy/upper scope done last year with no sig. find
Colonoscopy 9 years ago .Marked turtuousity of the sigmoid and a redundant loop , scope could not be passed further. Any tec improvements last 9 years?
Possibly: Success of colonoscopy often related to degree of sedation for procedure. Also related to experience of colonoscopist . Flexible colonoscope usually employed to go around curves. Noninvasive virtual colonoscopy using ct and MRI but does not allow for therapeutic maneuvers such as polyp/tumour removal or biopsy nor visualization of lesions smaller than 5 millimeters. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Fissure&hemerhoid pain much worse after colonoscopy, can the scope going in make these conditions worse? Dr cant see me until august to give results
Painful condition: The colonoscopy should not cause a measurable worsening of your condition, but the procedure may cause temporary irritation and a transient increase in pain. The underlying problem may be getting worse, though, so if the worsening persists, tell your doctor or seek additional care. ...Read more
When a gastroenterologist only can scope 80% of the Lg. intestine during colonoscopy,( the prep was completed as written) what should be next step?
I had a colonoscopy once and recently had diverticolitis, with infection, could I have contracted it from a dirty scope. How do I know they are clean?
Colonoscope: There are standard cleansing techniques employed by all reputable doctors performing these procedures. That having been said, diverticulitis will never be caused by a "dirty" colonoscope. This is an anatomic abnormality with outpouchings of the wall of the colon which are prone to perforation and infection spreading outside the gut. Nothing whatever to do with the procedure. ...Read more
I've had 2 c-sections and a hysterectomy. I have adhesions. When I have a colonoscopy they've had to use a pedi scope.This last time pedi scope wouldn't pass thru. So used endoscope.Need to worry?
No, but be aware: Those who have had abdominal surgery are at risk for adhesion formation. Adhesions can bind the intestines and colon. This can increase risk of abdominal pain and in some cases intestinal blockage. Be aware of any abdominal pain or change in bowel habits. Endoscopes are adequate to examine the colon as long as the cecum at the end of your colon can be seen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a hemorrhoid operation 25-30 years ago there is a lot of scar tissue last colonoscopy dr said had some trouble with scope. Do I need operation?
Probably: If the hemorrhoidectomy removed too large an area of island tissue between the sites where the hemorrhaoids were excised, the mucosa of the anal canal can form a stricture. This would make it hard to pass the scope. If there are normal bowel movements one can leave the situation alone or dilate the area. Otherwise the interspaced island of existing scar may need adjacent skin rotated in. ...Read more
Dr. Fowler they won't let me see pictures from my colonoscopy.But scope and ct prior shows no Diverticulosis.pain after scope and ct now shows div. ?
Interesting: I will refer your question to Dr. Catano & Dr. Gabor. ...Read more
Can colonoscopy cause Diverticulosis?32yo hf diet no history of it. Now after scope in pain and ct shows mild Diverticulosis in the spot I have pain.
Is it possible to miss diverticulosis on ct and colonoscopy?Post scope ct shows Diverticulosis.Ct and scope prior no Diverticulosis.Pain since scope.
I have acid reflux for a few years. Had a large amount of blood hectically one time. Went to emergency room and then to a gasteroligist, Had a colonoscopy. no problem there. Had an upper scope which showed an esophageal ulcer. Have been taking Dexila
& your question is?: You've described high grade esophageal injury, which may occur in the setting of gastroesophageal reflux (GERD), infection (Herpes, cytomegalovirus, etc.), burn damage, drug-related ulceration, Crohn's disease, etc. Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) blocks acid but may not have fixed your problem if not an acid-related one. Do you feel improved? Is the benefit of Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) to you outweighed by risks of continued use? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sigmoid polyp removed in colonoscopy. Got 2nd gi's opinion + 2nd scope 3 months later. He saw colitis in sigmoid, but biopsies normal. Both gis diagnosis me w ibs. How am i still bleeding and having fevers?
Is a bloating stomach and flu one week after colonoscopy and endoscopy a sign of infection from the scope?
Perhaps...: but I think it is a coincidence ...Read more
4 weeks ago I had a colonoscopy and upper scope. All was clear except some early Barrettes. Directly after I experienced bad stomach cramps from the air that was used. I had very controlled acid reflux prior but after these procedures I have bad sore thro
See below: A colonoscopy is a procedure that involves putting a flexible scope about as thick as your finger up through your anus and into your colon. This way your entire colon can be seen to check for polyps, cancer, or other problems. It works. A good source to learn about all adult screening recommendations is an iphone app called my health checklist 2012. I don't know where you could get the test free. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dont be scared : Very common proceedure and much better than not finding a polyp that could later grow into a cancer. If the scope is negative you may not need another for 8 - 10 years. Most people with sedation do not remember much of the proceedre. You will be glad you got it over and surprised how easy it was. ...Read more
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