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Colonoscopy results?

So I’ve been suffering from horrible diarrhea, bleeding, and pain for a while now and previous C Diff infections. I’ve had a few colonoscopies and can’t get any answers and biopsy results are confusing. I feel my doctor is unreliable due to the fact that she only took one biopsy on the first colonoscopy and then only two on the second colonoscopy I’m lost confused and in pain.

Female | 23 years old
Complaint duration: 1 year
Medications: Elmiron 100 mg,Macrobid,100mg, Methylphenidate 54mg and 10mg, Divigel 1 mg, Mirena IUD, Fluvoxamine ER 100mg and 25mg, Hyoscyamine 0.125 mg, Omeprazole DR 40mg, VitaminD2 50,000 Units, Align
Conditions: Turner Syndrome, Colitis, Gastritis, Acid Reflux with Esophagitis, Interstitial Cystitis, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Eczema, Childhood Asthma, OCD, ADD

5 Answers

It would be very difficult to make any kind of diagnosis without an in person appointment and evaluation. If you are unhappy with your treating physician, a second opinion may prove helpful.
Need to keep in touch with gastroenterologists in your area. Listen to their advice. Email medical advice from outside sources is not a good idea.

Fluvoxamine can cause diarrhea and omeprazole may put you at risk for c diff
If colitis was found then mesalamine can be tried but if no colitis the symptoms may be from small bowel inflammation and may respond to same Rx
It appears that you have irritable bowel syndrome so the focus should be on getting treated properly for that. The pain and diarrhea should improve on the right treatments, but you need to insist to the GI doctor that he/she treat you to get the relief that you want. It's not easy to get IBS controlled sometimes so you and the GI doc need to be persistent.