Can a colonoscopy cause a hernia?

Answer Colonoscopies have been known to cause hernias. The incidence of intestinal hernias has been reported as 0.045 to 0.65 percent. The number of hernias of the diaphragm is not known, but believed to ... Read More »

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Can a colonoscopy cause hemorrhoids?

A colonoscopy is sometimes used to diagnose hemorrhoids and check for underlying problems, but it does not cause hemorrhoids. According to the Mayo Clinic, hemorrhoids are caused by chronic diarrhe... Read More »

What could cause sharp pain after hernia surgery?

A hernia is a protrusion of an organ or tissue through an opening in weak, abdominal walls. Surgery is commonly used to treat hernias and you may experience sharp pain, which can be caused by sever... Read More »

Should I Have Virtual Colonoscopy or Regular Colonoscopy?

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What could cause a child with an epigastric hernia to have mucus in their stool for a year?

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