How have peoples symptoms been affected by endoscopy and biopsy? Do they worsen for a few days from the procedure itself? I'm trying to figure out what is going on, and I don't remember ever reading about this.
Endoscopy - Affect On Symptomsdid symptoms worsen?
Posted 23 February 2013 - 10:47 AM
I've heard many poeple feel worse because of the gluten they ate prior to the test but I haven't heard of the test making them feel worse... I never had the endoscopy so I'm not exactly knowledgable about this... Hope you find answers and feel better soon.
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Posted 23 February 2013 - 12:50 PM
Funny enough, he mostly stopped complaining of stomach upset, c, d, etc.
But the behavior was definite. Even his teacher noticed.
We think it was a reaction to the anasthesia. He was a little "shocky" post procedure. The chills, chattering. Not unusual or unheard of-but a slight reaction.
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Posted 23 February 2013 - 09:01 PM
When I had my endoscopy and biopsy, my symptoms stayed the same, no changes until I went gluten free. Are you feeling worse?
Posted 24 February 2013 - 09:00 AM
Thank you for replies. This was a follow up endoscopy while already gluten free, but suffering minor symptoms from slight gluten contamination. I think that I just wasn't being patient enough with improvement upon finding a safer diet. Things seem to be going better now.
Posted 26 February 2013 - 05:29 PM
I felt reeeeeeally wiped out and kinda like I had a low grade fever for a day or two after, but I don't remember much else being wrong.
Posted 26 February 2013 - 05:38 PM
I have several friends, probably not Celiac, whose " stomach" issues got better after and endo/ colo combo. Probably the good clean- out.
Posted 04 March 2013 - 12:27 PM
I felt pretty wasted after my double 'scopes last week (endo- and colono-).... my guts were all squirrelly too. It's a week later today and I'm fine now. I think the pre-colonoscopy flush-out might have been a good thing for my SIBO.
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Posted 05 March 2013 - 06:11 AM
I think the endoscopy caused some flare up for about a week here too.
The pediatrician thought that likely.
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