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Capsule Endoscopy
Sep 16, 2006
... test on Wednesday. My GI suspects that I have crohn's disease, but every other test I have had done has come back negative. So, he is doing the capsule endoscopy to get a better view of the small intestine. My question is to anyone who's ever had this done, did you have any specific prep to do before the test? ... (19 replies)
... I had the capsule endoscopy on Thursday. I drank the "prep" Weds. ... (0 replies)
Capsule endoscopy
Mar 17, 2019
... GI to see if the iron deficiency anemia was due to bleeding within the bowel, after 2 iron infusions Gynecological reasons had been ruled out, a colonoscopy and endoscopy also ruled as the cause for anemia. She had a capsule endoscopy on 24th...the results were not sent to her PCP until Friday. ... (1 replies)

... I don't know what the prep for the other tests are but there is NONE for the capsule! You go in fasting for 8 hours and that is it! ... (10 replies)
... You may have to have a standard colonoscopy anyway to have it removed and have to go through the prep all over again. ... (10 replies)
... I am well aware of the fact that is it not common for the prep for a wireless endoscopy to require the use of a laxative. ... (10 replies)
... CALL YOUR MD AND ASK THE PROTOCOL AND WHY. MAYBE I AM OUT OF LINE BUT I HAVE YET TO SEE THIS NIGHT BEFORE LAXATIVE REQUIRED. THE CAPSULE IS FOR THE SMALL INTESTINE AS WHEN IT REACHES THE COLON IT TUMBLES TOO FAST FOR FILM AND MANY TIME THE BATTERY IS DEAD BY THEN TOO. ... (10 replies)
Capsule Endoscopy
Sep 20, 2006
... Hey Leah, I went in early this morning and swallowed the capsule, and then spent the day lugging around the computer battery pack thing. I did drink a bottle of mag-citrate last night for a prep. I am hoping that going all day yesterday on a clear liquid diet, and then drinking that stuff, that my bowel was cleaned out enough. Now I just get to wait to pass the... (19 replies)
... We are definitely talking about the same test. It is when you swallow a capsule that is a camera and wear transmitters that take pictures over a 6-8 hr period. For some reason, the MD I am going to is just being more stringent about how the test is performed. It sounds like a breeze compared to a lot of other tests. Did they find anything when you did this test (if you... (10 replies)
... And, are you sure this is the capsule endoscope. And, is your staying in the office for their convenience or yours? ... (10 replies)
Capsule Endoscopy
Sep 16, 2006
... I'm Leah 26 years old. I had a capulse endoscopy done last jan and had to do a prep too. I forgot what the medication was. What are you symptoms? ... (19 replies)
... Hope it all works well for you. You had not initially indicated that you had a special situation just that you were being standardly tested. Since you have a special situation then it must call for this. Hope all goes well and a simple solution is found for your pain. Best of luck. (10 replies)
Capsule Endoscopy
Sep 20, 2006
... Hi Megan: How did the capulse go? What did they find out? Did you do a prep? I never had a small bowell follow. I never had a CT scan either. I called my PCP and ask for another GI to send me someone else. I am not sure if he will do that for me. Take Care Leah (19 replies)
Capsule Endoscopy
Sep 17, 2006
... Actually using a prep makes sense because if you don't use it and the bowel isn't clean then also the pictures won't be helpful. ... (19 replies)
... Thank you so much for your response. It was very informative. I have this test scheduled for 3 weeks from now. Hopefully it will find whatever is the source of my pain (since all of the other tests have been negative). Unfortunately for me, I have to prep w/ the phosphosoda AND I have to stay in the MDs office for the whole test. I am not sure why but that is their policy. ... (10 replies)
... the capsule endoscopy is fine i had it done last thursday... you dont have to do any prep just on a clear liquid diet the day before... ... (16 replies)
... It will be a good day for all when the above is reality. Especially for folks like me who suffer greatly from the prep and have to have these procedures quite frequently. ... (1 replies)




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