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7 year old male with bad stomache pains
rlobell posted:
Had bad pains since birth mainly after eating or drinking. Had a Gi series and was told that the barium is having trouble passing through small intestine. Had about 4 upper scopes and gall bladder test. What does it mean to have the barium not pass through small intestine properly? Why wont doctors do a colonoscopy since the 7 year olds dad and uncle have chrons and paw paw died with stomache cancer. 7 years, many test, and 3 doctors is long enough for this lil boy. Any advice???
georgiagail responded:
A colonoscopy does not involve either the small intestine nor the stomach.


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