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Dr. Waseem Barham
13 years experience in Internal Medicine
Various conditions: Different conditions may lead to the thickened appearance including inflammatory, infectious and neoplastic conditions.

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
How do U know cecum?: Causes of recurrent abdominal discomfort as described may be identified by first addressing signs/symptoms so as to localize the organ involved: in wo ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
41 years experience in Internal Medicine
Surgery!: I guess you were recommended excision of that portion of your colon for a reason, usually a tumor or some kind of colitis .You may need to be hospital ... Read More
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A 7-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Cecum: The function of the cecum is not fully understood and studies. It's the first portion of the colon which holds the appendix. People can live without c ... Read More
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A 75-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience in General Surgery
Depends: Depends on the pathology. Cancerous polyps or pre-cancerous polyps are best treated with one complete operation to remove the affected colon along wit ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
Appendiceal mucocele: Here's a link: http://radiopaedia.org/articles/appendiceal-mucocoele
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johnny Green
40 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Not likely: Inflammation in the cecum can cause pain low on the right side of your back but not likely the left. However, a thickened cecum can be a sign of croh ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience in Internal Medicine
An uncommon: finding (and usually it arises from the APPENDIX (which is actually a tiny appendage to the Cecum) It is a finding now more often seen since COLONOSCO ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience in Psychiatry
Get a GI opinion: See a gastroenterologist and make sure that you take the films with you. Gastroenterologist should be able to tell you whether it needs to be further ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
31 years experience in Internal Medicine
Irregular BM: Irregular bowel movement , diarrhea alternating with constipation is a condition that warrants a through evaluation including complete history , blood ... Read More
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