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After a colonoscopy and a blockage is found and a patient is

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After a colonoscopy and a blockage is found and a patient is severe abdominal pain with nausea what is the standard procedure
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Oncology
Expert:  tazechip replied 2 months ago.

Hello Beverly I'm Dr Chip

Blockage as in colon cancer?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
No, a bowel obstruction, I woke up during a colonoscopy in a lot of pain while Doctor was jabbing my intestine he said I had a blockage.
Expert:  tazechip replied 2 months ago.

Before the colonoscopy were you having regular bowel movements?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
No
Expert:  tazechip replied 2 months ago.

OK

When was the colonoscopy and what did the doctor do after it was completed?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
sent me home telling me to pass gas
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Would you just send a patient home
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Just would like to know the standard procedure
Expert:  tazechip replied 2 months ago.

OK

I personally wouldn't send a patient home--I'd observe her for an hour in the office with checks of vital signs and her abdomen to make sure there hadn't been a perforation of the colon during the procedure

Please let me know if you need any more information