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Have had normal colonoscopy/egd/blood/fecal test/ ultrasound/cat scan.Gastro still wants to do smallbowel series. should I? I feel it's unnecessary.

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Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Seems reasonable...

You don't say what problem or symptoms you have.
But with the extensive work-up so far, it sounds like something serious, like gastrointestinal bleeding or Crohn's disease. If so, or if bleeding was severe, it is crucial to confirm the diagnosis and small bowel series seems reasonable. It's an easy test, a lot less invasive than tests already done. Discuss further with the gastroenterologist.

In brief: Seems reasonable...

You don't say what problem or symptoms you have.
But with the extensive work-up so far, it sounds like something serious, like gastrointestinal bleeding or Crohn's disease. If so, or if bleeding was severe, it is crucial to confirm the diagnosis and small bowel series seems reasonable. It's an easy test, a lot less invasive than tests already done. Discuss further with the gastroenterologist.
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