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How bad is a spinal tap or lumbar puncture?

Posted 15 Nov 2012 by sara12345 13 answers

Especially interested in anyone who wasn't sedated. I've been awake for my endoscopy and colonoscopy with sedation which everyone else doesn't remember. I'm scheduled for one and am told that I will be given some mild sedation. But I'm a bit nervous, especially since ...

Can you just stop taking Protonix?

Posted 29 Dec 2012 by Drama queen 6 answers

The PPI Protonix has created stomach polyps and I have been on it for 10 years with no pain. Then I developed pain in my esophagus and back 6 weeks ago and had an endoscopy that showed irratation and polyps. I have been on carafate for 2 weeks which has eased my pain. I want to quit the the PPI ...

What kind of pain is there after an endoscopy?

Posted 27 Jan 2017 by contripp 5 answers

Hello. I was diagnosed with bile reflux after an endoscopy in 2015. I had my gallbladder removed?

Posted 19 Jan 2017 by PABlueSkies 1 answer

... due to sludge in 2013. Has anyone found a way to achieve significant relief? I am taking Sucralfate liquid and following a low fat, low acid alkaline diet as much as possible and have improved somewhat but still have painful episodes throughout the day. If I sit down and lean back it relieves ...

Candida and Constipation?

Posted 21 Oct 2016 by HDJL20 0 answers

For the last few months I have had on and off candida with constant constipation. Literally all of this started in May. They did a endoscopy and colonoscopy with biopsies which showed no thrush or anything (although there was a polyp removed). Anyway these can be connected. The thrush is on my ...

Had upper endoscopy this morning, can I continue taking antibiotic for sinus infection?

Posted 21 Sep 2016 by seymoremiller71 1 answer

... is it safe for me to take or how long should I wait

What causes me to be sick, diarrhea every morning??

Posted 31 Jan 2016 by Krygh 0 answers

I've had colonoscopy, CT, endoscopy, pancreas tested, stool samples... Have been on budesonide for inflammation, which was a shot in the dark, dicyclomine, anti nausea meds. All this June thru August of last year. Now it's started again. Have lost 30 lbs. eat bland diet when hurting. ...

Could I still have h.pylori?

Posted 23 Nov 2015 by cruben 1 answer

About a month and a half ago I started having horrible nausea I could not eat or sleep. Had an endoscopy and they found something in my stomach to biopsy. While waiting 2 weeks for the results, I was given Sucralfate which worked wonders. I tested positive for h.pylori and took the triple therapy ...


Posted 10 Mar 2016 by BIONIC ONE 0 answers

... Colonoscopy/endoscopy?

Is it safe to take aspirin once and a while after stomach bleeding?

Posted 27 Feb 2016 by wiz255 0 answers

I had stomach bleeding 2 years ago from taking too many NSAIDS. I had an endoscopy and cauterization and have had no problems since. However, I'm wondering if an occasional dose of aspirin for headaches would cause bleeding again.

I no longer have h pylori but I continue with food sensitivity and loud stomach rumbling noises?

Posted 16 Nov 2015 by Katherine00 0 answers

I started with symptoms in February 2015. In June 2015 had a endoscopy performed and was diagnosed with h pylori, gastritis, and esophagitis. Did 2 rounds of antibiotics, triple for 10 days in June and quadruple therapy for 21 day in september-mid october. And was just cleared, negative November ...

I have not used the restroom since I finished my 32oz evening (first half) of MoviPrep?

Posted 11 Sep 2015 by sgomez0429 1 answer

I have not used the restroom since I finished my 32oz evening (first half) of MoviPrep? Finished at 7:30pm and it's now 10:30pm. Thats 3hours. I'm tired and want to go to bed to wake up early so that I can take the second half (32oz) at 5am before my colonscopy and endoscopy at 10am. Any ...

I have a problem swallowing food and sometimes get a pain in my throat?

Posted 13 Jun 2015 by Ozymay 6 answers

Hello I am a 24 yr old male and have had acid reflux for the past 5 years. For the past two months I have been taking omeprazle and it seems to help. About one month ago I had an endoscopy done and they took a biopsy from my stomach and throat. Both came back negative for anything serious so that ...

Is it possible to fight propofol sedation?

Posted 5 Aug 2015 by drdm2626 0 answers

i was given propofol sedation for an endoscopy, I suffered uvula necrosis as a result. They never said anything till I showed them the damage. They then said I fought the sedation. This is not in the medical record and is very suspicious as damage control.

What medication other than Bentyl could be used for stomach spasms?

Posted 4 Jun 2015 by RLRiddle 2 answers

Pt is a 52 y/o male who has severe vomiting within minutes of eating. Currently taking, Bentyl 20 mg TID, Omeprazole 150 mg in AM. Has had EDG, endoscopy, colonoscopy w/biopsy; all neg results. Has tested neg for Celiac disease.

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