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    Why not just do a colonoscopy
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    An_252066 posted:
    If a child has stomach issues for several years why make them go thru all the unnessary tests that don't tell anything. My 16 year old has undergone all kinds of tests, and they all come back normal, yet he wakes up most mornings sick to his stomach and throwing up sometimes for a day and sometimes for 7 days. He ended up in the hospital a few months ago dehydrated had to give him IV. When my son was 4 he was bleeding so much for the rectum the doctor kept saying that it was nothing until he had a bowel movement at the doctor's office. They finally did a colonoscopy on him and they removed a polyp. He has been sick off and on since then and at 16 it is getting worse. Doctors always say that its acid reflex disease, the stomach flu or some kind of virus. He did have another colonoscopy yesterday we wont know until we get bios back but now they are saying he might have crohns disease. If they would have done this a few years back then my son would not have had to be so sick all the time. I just need to find out what this could be.
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