Colonoscopy with biopsy

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1322367 tn?1274808624 Most of the time if there is a colonoscopy or endoscopy done due to other issues besides normal/routine, they will take biopsies to make sure there is no infections or anything else going on that could need treatment. Since they are already in there, they want to get as much as they can, so they dont have to put you under and do it again.
Avatar n tn HI, As your polyps have been benign previously, you can hope for the best. But a follow up in the form of colonoscopy and guided biopsy is necessary because of family history of cancer. Hence do not stress, just keep your fingers crossed and hope for the best. Take care and good luck.
Avatar f tn My father has been diagnosed with colorectal cancer. He had a colonoscopy done by a gastroentrologist and the biopsy confirmed that he has an invasive low grade adenocarcinoma. He is scheduled to see the surgeon at the end of August. His first appointment with the surgeon is at the hospital and it is to have another colonoscopy performed this time by the surgeon. Is this normal for the surgeon to take a second look?
Avatar n tn He is having a upper endo and coloscopy tomorrow Oct 8. I just feel the Drs. have waited too long with all these symptoms. cough, weight loss and red cell ct. He goes to the VA and I have tried to get him to follow up with a Dr for a 2nd opinion but won't as he believes in the VA This has gone on since June and he has gone from 185 to 155 lbs. He is 78 yrs old and I am afraid of the outcome. I was thinking possible Hodgkins hope I am w rong with all my other thoughts.
Avatar f tn My recent result of biopsy after the colonoscopy indicates epithelial dysplasia. My doctor just advice me to continue taking the mesalamine (Asacol) Do i need an another urgent medication/treatment for dysplasia? What should be my next move?
Avatar n tn keep us posted on the biopsy results, I had a colonoscopy last week as well and also took a biopsy due to inflammation... I think he believes its just IBS but they want to be sure...i dont get mine for a couple of weeks when i see him so would be interested to know what they say it is for you.... all the best.
Avatar m tn On the other hand, the procedure is much more comfortable than conventional colonoscopy at the patients end. With a clear CT colonoscopy and a positive sigmoidoscopy, the decision for a conventional colonoscopy/ conventional CT or directly initiating a management plan is best taken by the treating gastroenterologist based on the CT colonoscopy report. Though if the CT colonoscopy report is absolutely clear, chances that abnormalities are unlikely to be present.
Avatar n tn My biopsy results from a colonoscopy are back : AIN1, mild dysplasia in distal rectum extending biopsy margin. I was referred to a surgeon,-what does this mean? Do I have to be concerned?
Avatar f tn How can a colonoscopy be negative if you're showing mild inflammation???? That's incorrect and if your doc is attributing the 'inflammation' to the prep, find someone else to work with. If a biopsy was done (it should have been), make sure you get both the doc's report on the colonoscopy and the the pathology report and read them. You'd be surprised at what can be contained in those reports and not relayed to the patient.
Avatar f tn Well, if the intestine gets inflammed enough from diverticulosis, that causes the bowels to swell up big-time, and that swelling has to be taken care of before the doc can go forward with a colonoscopy. This is why they are giving you a barium xray and CT. They want to SEE via film, rather than with an object pushing through, what is going on in your bowels.
Avatar n tn I have had on and off intestinal cramps/bloating for about 2 months. I had loose stools and diarrhea as well. It would range from bowel movements 1-4 times a day, but never more than that. There was some microscopic blood as well. The GI did a colonoscopy and took biopsies. There were some small red ulcerations (not deep) in my sigmoid colon, but the GI keeps saying he doesn't think it looks like Crohn's or UC.
Avatar f tn I was told that they found a lump on my throat and they had to remove it and send it to biopsy. But i been having chest pain since yesterday and i don't know if that's normal.
764939 tn?1234585766 My diarrhea has been on and off since this and I have been passing even larger amounts of mucous with and without my stool. I have had two episodes of incontinence also. I have been frustrated because I have had many moments where I feel the sudden urge to relieve myself and when I get to the toilet I either pass only mucous or little stool with large amounts of mucous.
Avatar m tn The possibilitys are that after biopsy, he did not cauterize the area properly, he perforated an adjacent area with the tools used for biopsy or something not of his fault. Did he find signs of diverticulosis, (a deepening of the tissue between the "ribs" of the intestine resulting in the effect of the intestine appearing like a flexible pool hose as opposed to being smooth inside) or hemaroids?
Avatar f tn t know why it seems so hard to diagnose things in the digestive tract. With this last colonoscopy/endoscopy they said I had inflamation throughout and three ulcers in the terminal ileum and mild gastritis in my stomach. Sometimes I wonder if diet plays a role. I've been bugging them to let me get tested for food allergies as I've been told that they can play a role in Crohns but they're dragging their feet on that one.
Avatar f tn Hi. I am wondering does crohns always show on a biopsy by colonoscopy? I have been very ill with all the symptoms and colitis was seen by ct scan and the docs say they think its crohns, just had a colonoscopy and I guess UC didn't show. I have been going through it since the end of December and its really hard. If it doesn't always show by biopsy any suggestions on what my GI may do next?
Avatar m tn I had a colonoscopy last week, which came back clear, however on my report it shows that 40 biopsies were taken from the rectum to the terminal ileum. I was just wondering why so many biopsies were taken if everything was clear in the colonoscopy?
Avatar f tn I would ask him if he meant a Flexible Sigmoidoscopy or a Colonoscopy? The first can be done with out sedation and very little discomfort. It looks at the lower part of your large intestine from anus to the portion of the colon called the sigmoid. A full Colonoscopy can also be done without sedation but is not recommended. It can be quite uncomfortable.
Avatar n tn t have an erection at all. My questions is can colonoscopy cause total erectile dysfunction. I had sex with my girlfriend last Saturday, two days before the colonoscopy. Everything was fine. I am so scared that I am permanently damaged by the procedure. BTW I just turned 43. There are not much online about this two issues. The impression I got was that erectile dysfunction is not cause by colonoscopy. I asked the doctor who did the procedure and he told me it's not the colonoscopy.
Avatar n tn t have an erection at all. My questions is can colonoscopy cause total erectile dysfunction. I had sex with my girlfriend last Saturday, two days before the colonoscopy. Everything was fine. I am so scared that I am permanently damaged by the procedure. BTW I just turned 43. There are not much online about this two issues. The impression I got was that erectile dysfunction is not cause by colonoscopy. I asked the doctor who did the procedure and he told me it's not the colonoscopy.
Avatar n tn t have an erection at all. My questions is can colonoscopy cause total erectile dysfunction. I had sex with my girlfriend last Saturday, two days before the colonoscopy. Everything was fine. I am so scared that I am permanently damaged by the procedure. BTW I just turned 43. There are not much online about this two issues. The impression I got was that erectile dysfunction is not cause by colonoscopy. I asked the doctor who did the procedure and he told me it's not the colonoscopy.