It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Bowel Disorders Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 10-09-2007, 02:50 AM   #1
Senior Veteran
(female)
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: cape coral, FL
Posts: 615
bevann26 HB Userbevann26 HB Userbevann26 HB User
questions on tests

yesterday i had an endoscopy and a colonoscopy done. don't see the doc again til 10/31, was given copies of the test results though.
had 3 polyps removed(which i also had done last one). my questions are the different results i never had before.
stomach polyp, hemorrhoids colon(i never was aware of any, must be internal?) gastritis (even though i had hiatal hernia surgery last jan.?) mild diverticulosis in the sigmoid and descending colon...on the gastritis it siad non-erosive. also did biopsy of stomach polyp but did not remove it.

i'm sure many of you were diagnosed with the same. the diverticulosis is my main concern right now. is there any way i can keep it from getting worse, diet etc.?

any help or comments, i thank you all!

bevann

 
Old 10-09-2007, 04:02 AM   #2
Senior Veteran
(female)
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Pennsylvania
Posts: 698
Nyxie63 HB UserNyxie63 HB User
Re: questions on tests

I was just dx'd with diverticulosis as well after going through the same procedures a couple of weeks ago. My dr recommended eating lots of fiber and drinking more water in order to keep things moving through. I've added Fiber-sure to my diet now, in addition to already eating lotsa veggies and brown rice. Apparently diverticulosis is caused by constipation (at least according to him), and goodness knows we don't want/need more of that.

Btw, wishing you negative results on the biopsies.

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Old 10-18-2007, 04:42 AM   #3
Senior Veteran
(female)
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: cape coral, FL
Posts: 615
bevann26 HB Userbevann26 HB Userbevann26 HB User
Re: questions on tests

thankyou for your reply. i have'nt heard anything negative on biopsy's, or positive, which is a good thing. i have appt. with him again on 10/31.
would'nt think if anything was positive he'd wait til then. so, i figure no news is good news! i definitely need more fiber and am adding it, but he wants me to have at least 25gms a day. i really don't know the highest fiber foods i can eat, to come up with that amount!?
good luck to you, and i'm still trying.......bevann

 
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
AGUS/AGC pap results - questions about ECC & endometrial biopsy angel4747 Cancer: Cervical & Ovarian 38 04-11-2012 11:21 AM
Tales from the Darkside w/ Questions stickman64 Lyme Disease 2 09-20-2008 07:11 AM
I'm back with the dizzies after a few years and have some questions Walty Inner Ear Disorders 4 03-01-2008 02:52 PM
Questions to ask specialist JJ95 Osteoporosis 1 12-20-2007 04:56 PM
Subs...got a few more questions... charlotte67 Inner Ear Disorders 13 10-23-2007 10:00 AM




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Join Our Newsletter

Stay healthy through tips curated by our health experts.

Whoops,

There was a problem adding your email Try again

Thank You

Your email has been added








TOP THANKED CONTRIBUTORS



flipfleury (33), solofelix (26), Babygirl43 (19), rufous57 (18), ladybud (16), quincy (15), sonray (15), TacomaGuy (14), sjb (13), nomorefissure (10)

Site Wide Totals

teteri66 (1164), MSJayhawk (999), Apollo123 (898), Titchou (833), janewhite1 (823), Gabriel (758), ladybud (747), sammy64 (667), midwest1 (665), BlueSkies14 (610)



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 11:05 PM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!