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... I had been after him prior to the problems with the heart emerged to go to see a gastrologist. I told him that at 67 with digestive problems and a brother that had an illiostomy 17 years ago, he should have already had a colonoscopy. He had the colonoscopy at the urgency of his urologist. ... (1 replies)
... t.Well we discussed my symptoms as I mentioned and a little more that I've had and he checks me.He pushed it in really hard that it still hurts.So we discuss the problems that I've been having.He turns around and gives me another ultrasound to be done. ... (11 replies)
... If I were you I would ask my doc to send me for a colonoscopy. Given your family history of polyps and also the fact you would be sedated for a colonoscopy and more than likely not remember it. ... (3 replies)

... Despite 3 years ago having a negative virtual colonoscopy I am now back with severe bowel problems, weight loss and the usual big C symptoms. ... (10 replies)
... hope that someone will please answer, since I'm desperate with worry and can't stop crying. I've been downright stupid, I will admit, I'm 62 and have never had a colonoscopy out of fear of the anesthesia. ... (5 replies)
... Hello Elaine09, So sorry to hear about your problem. First let me tell you that my polyp was not IN the Ileocecal valve, it was on a ridge nearby. Its like a ptotrusion in the wall of the colon, but it was near the "terminal valve" and appendix. The gastroenterologist that did the first colonoscopy said he could go in, remove part of the colon where the polyp was (including... (17 replies)
... but most of the problems occur on the left side, so the article is misleading. ... (12 replies)
... d bite the bullet and go for the colonoscopy... it REALLY is NOT BAD...the part that is troublesome is the prep, which you have to do for the Sigmoid anyways. A colonoscopy is done by a GI PROFESSIONAL and allows for visualization of the entire large intestine. ... (1 replies)
... od work was good, the only reason my doctor sent me to the GI doctor is because of my rectal bleeding, he thought this would be a good excuse to get my baseline colonoscopy early in life. ... (7 replies)
... hurt like hemmorrids. My doctor stuck a tube up my rectum and confirmed my hemmorids were the problem. He decided this would be a good excuse for me to get my colonoscopy early in life. At the age of 46, I was diagnosed. Please make sure you get a colonoscopy, do not settle for anything less. ... (14 replies)
... Anyhow, I saw my original GI doc yesterday afternoon. I went in prepared to argue about how I felt, my symptoms, possible dx, and a colonoscopy appt. ... (7 replies)
Bleeding etc
Sep 30, 2005
... Monday night I had diarhea, followed every hr by the "urge" and only small clots of blood. I had a colonoscopy 1 1/2 yrs ago and my doc is convinced that it is either a hemroid, fissure or some other minor irritation. However, he suggested either a sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy. I opted for the colonoscopy. To those wanting to know why you should do the whole test... (11 replies)
... Hi As I understand you have problems getting the sigmiodscopi due to pain - that would give you the same problem with a colonoscopy There is an alternative solution - that is virtual colonoscopy. This is done with a CT scanner at low dose radiation. You need the prep though but the procedure is totally painless as you get nothing up your butt :>) There a lot of places... (7 replies)
Could it be?
Mar 3, 2004
... This looks for small amounts of blood in the feces which is an indicator of various problems including colon cancer. That is probably the least expensive. ... (14 replies)
... I've known of people who pay for a colonoscopy out of their own pocket for the reassurance that they are o.k., you could call a gastroenterologist for more information on that. ... (3 replies)
... going on, but the thought of it scares me because its been so long since I've had anything done where I needed to be put to sleep. So if others could share their colonoscopy stories I may also feel better. ... (27 replies)
... I had a colonoscopy last December they found 2 polyps and removed them. They didn't find any other problems. ... (6 replies)
... bulge got smaller every day until my appointment The doctor looked inside my rectum couldn't find anything wrong so he scheduled a colonoscopy. I have a cleared colonoscopy no polyps or anything fast forward to now four years later I noticed right sweat blood on the surface of my stool. ... (4 replies)
... and gassy... I have my colonoscopy last June 2015 and diagnosed with diverticulosis and internal hemmorhiod.GI confirm that no polyps and no cancer.. ... (0 replies)
... cancerous from the sample anyway. Their advice was to schedule my next colonoscopy in 3 years, and let them know if I experience any problems before then. I have had no issues regarding constipation or bowel movements prior or since the procedure. ... (0 replies)

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