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Colonoscopy Problems Spleen Injury
Can adult Hirschsprungs, redundancy of transverse colon, cause accessory spleen from spleen injury caused by colon adhesion at the splenic flexure?
Not quite, but....: An accessory spleen is something that one person in four is born with, or that can happen if the splenic capsule is torn and some of the pulp is released. If this happened at the time that an injury formed the colonic adjesion, this may be the explanation. Accessory spleens are little curiosities for the most part. Best wishes. ...Read more
Doubtful: Spina bifida occulta is usually just a failure of the arch of the most inferior vertebrae to form fully. It is almost never associated with bowel and bladder dysfunction. That being said, if you are suspicious with persistent symptoms, see your family md for evaluation and possibly an MRI to rule this out. ...Read more
Can having multiple abdominal surgeries cause colon thickening? Lap RNY, abdomnio, gall bladder removal, rt adrenalectomy? History of bleeding ulcers
Pancreatic cancer. Whipple. Chemo 7 months. Tumors in pancreas and liver. Recent blood clot. Pain. New intestinal blockage. Is my body shutting down?
Difficult disease: Some blockages are due to scar tissue inside the abdomen (called adhesions), and other blockages are due to cancer growth. A CT scan may be able to tell the difference between the 2. If the blockage is cancer-related, then it may be time to think about a different chemotherapy regimen. But if it's just adhensions, then sometimes an operation helps. Talk to your doctor to investigate further ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dx serositis sle. Abnormalities found on CT of liver.No masses.Norm biopsy. No gallbladder. Can inflamed liver cause severe bloating and nausea?
Possible, but: It depends on how bad your liver is inflamed. The symptoms could be from medication side effect. You should discuss this with your rheumatologist for more accurate advice. ...Read more
Ulq pain, nausea, soft stools, weight loss, vit d deficiency, epi, nash, enlrgd spleen. Tiny simple cysts seen on mri/eus on pancreas. Further tests?
Can a splenic hemangioma cause splenic swelling? Would a tumor on your spleen cause splenic swelling?
Possible: If either one is large enough it can. ...Read more
In 1966 open surgery for malrotation & right kidney displacement & appendix removal age 12,now problems with acute Gastroparesis/ SMA Syndrome ?? Help
Very different: conditions. Both the conditions of "gastroparesis" and "SMA syndrome" are uncommon, and are very different, unrelated conditions. Neither of these would be related to past surgery. Both need a detailed evaluation by a specialist, Gastroenterologist. Both need specialized radiology testing (gastric emptying study, vascular MRI study, etc). Your doctor will know what tests you need. ...Read more
Unknown area on descending aorta.2 cts in last 10 days.Per cvtsurgeon not aneurism or pseudo-aneurism.No infection throwing clots to abd organs.Idea?
Injury: This could be an intramural hematoma or limited aortic. ...Read more
Stools r mushy.Won't come out. Taking probiotic. Colonoscopy caused severe colon problems. Spine 's a mess.L1-l4 bad. L5 disc gone.Abdominal pain 2..?
Wt to expect:hep c-cirrhosis, liver cancer spread to spleen, lung and bone- tumors in the spine compressed spinal cord-caused paralysis, done surgical
Ultrasound & CT show liver cysts and hemangioma. Could these be the cause of discomfort under rt rib; digestive issues; all after polyp removal.
Yes, it could be: Liver cysts and hemangiomas are for the most part, benign, but they can cause several symptoms - most commonly a vague pressure sensation in the right upper quadrant of the abdomen, sometimes radiating to the back. You should see a liver surgical specialist for further consultation. ...Read more
Having unexplained abdominal pain. History of kidney stones. Checked by colonoscopy and pelvic ultrasound, normal. Kidney stones, bowel disorder, or??
What kind of pain: What kind of pain you are experiencing. Before meal while eating or after meal. Is the pain constant or intermittent, what will make it worst or better. Is the pain like stabbing or like squeezing. Do you problems with bloating,diarrhea,or constipation,are you under any stress?there is a lot of question that have to be answered before we can even have any idea of how to help you . ...Read more
Colon cancer age 30?? RUQ pain, fecal occult test negative- CT- Normal- (GI tract WNL no obstruction or perforation) should I get colonoscopy for pain
Probably: Colon cancer is unlikely in your age group, but other GI and colon diseases can also cause such symptoms. Have you had your gallbladder evaluated? Remember, colon cancer has minimal symptoms and CT is NOT a great test for it. In sum though low yield I would likely recommend colonoscopy to you based on what I've read. ...Read more
Friend had ct scan with rectal contrast. Diverticulosis without hemmorage sigmoid mural abscess bowel thickening. Surgery? No symptoms heart patient.
Yes: Your surgeon should answer your questions. Realize that they will have a very busy emergency schedule, so select one member of your family to ask the questions from your group & that selected person to relay the answers back to your group. Do not have multiple individuals from your group all call and each try to ask questions. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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