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Young Women Colonoscopy
I am 24 with very irregular bowels. Am i to young to have a colonoscopy done & what can b done to fix my irregularity besides eating right & fiber?
Had colonoscopy/endoscopy today.Doc said after that my anal cavity was very stretched out & she seemed suspicious of me?!she said Im 2 young for that?
What GI problems beside cc can a colonoscopy/endoscopy identify? Having ongoing problems in GI tract but i keep hearing i'm too young for cc.
IBD: Colonoscopy and egd are also used to evaluate for inflammatory conditions of the bowel as well as infectious conditions. You are not too young for a colonoscopy. You are too young if you are discussing a screening colonoscopy and are average risk for colon cancer. A diagnostic colonoscopy is to evaluate specific symptoms, which serves a different purpose. ...Read more
Sigmoid mass palpable every morning.The physician told me no need to make a colonoscopy cause i am young and this mass could be stool. Is that right?
How do: you know the mass is related to the sigmoid? There are other potential causes of intraabdominal masses....a sigmoid mass would have to be very large to be palpated. If further work up is warranted, a CT scan may be the next imaging step. Whatever your age, a palpable mass needs to be evaluated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
I'm a 25 female an just got a colonoscopy. I have a polyp. Is this normal for my age? No biopsy results yet.
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 ?
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