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Young Women Colonoscopy
I'm fine w/having a colonoscopy, but highly motivated to avoid any sedation. I am female. Is this a realistic goal?
Talk to your doc: Cscope can be uncomfortable-lots of loops, twists and turns in 5'-6' of bowel. Most pts and mds prefer a relaxed, comfortable patient: relaxes the bowel, makes for an easier procedure. Need not be "knocked out", just comfortable. Rare patient asks for cold sober procedure; most don't repeat it that way. Would have IV access anyway, in case you want or need meds or fluids. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Saw GI for positive iFOB test who scheduled upperGI/colonoscopy. Given that I'm young, I don't see why this is necessary unless things worsen?
You should proceed: if this is your doctor's recommendation. Likelihood of finding a pathological condition that requires treatment is low b/c of your age, but it is not zero. ...Read more
I'm a 25 female an just got a colonoscopy. I have a polyp. Is this normal for my age? No biopsy results yet.
What would you reccommemd for a 49 year old female who has a colonoscopy report fo"100s of nodules" all throughout her colon?
Colectomy??: Was this your first colonoscopy? Did you know of any polyps previously. A colon that contains literally hundreds of polyps (nodules) suggests a genetic syndrome - the problem being that any of these polyps could potentially be precancerous. You need to discuss this with your gastroenterologist right away, as you may need to have the colon removed. ...Read more
Is it recommended that an 86 year old woman who has a hemoglobin of 9 get a colonoscopy to determine a source of bleeding or is it contraindicated?
HI I am a 38 yo female. I had a colonoscopy today and left hospital aroumd noon. I started having bad pain under my left ribs. It is now a 7 should ?
Female mod to severe RUQ pain that at times is made worse by leaning forward and only relieved by lying down and turning, normal hida/sono/colonoscopy?
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