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A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Druy
53 years experience Radiology
You need a diagnosis: Diffuse bowel wall thickening in the rectosigmoid can be caused by diverticulosis, which is benign. It can be caused by inflammation (colitis) or isch ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
No worry: You RBC and hemoglobin is okay. It is not clear what is meant by colon thickening and you should ask your doctor about that.
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Low risk : It is not feasible to exclude cancer from the data you provided, but it is unlikely. You should discuss it with your doctor.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Probably not: The multiple operations shouldn't cause colon wall thickening. Even scar tissue, called adhesions, won't do this. Hope this helps!
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
29 years experience Anesthesiology
Try having the : Colonoscopy performed while an anesthesiologist gives you deep sedation or general anesthesia. This may facilitate passing the angulated area.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Colon wall: If the thickening was the result of only one episode of diverticulitis, it may eventually recede. Repeated episodes of colon inflammation could cause ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
50 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Consultation: The Doctor needs to review all the information, CAT scan, Blood Test, clinical exam, etc. to give you the answer.
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Green
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It means that ...: The walls of your colon (the last part of your bowel - usually goes around the outer part of the abdomen) has a thick wall. Remember this a tube... Th ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
How do you know?: What makes you think your colon is thickened? Did a doctor tell? If so, you should ask that doctor. It is quite likely that your colon symptoms are pa ... Read More
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Stern
10 years experience General Surgery
Sounds complicated: Given your history, it sounds very complicated! recovering from a perforated colon, a colonoscopy is good to help get answers. There are very advance ... Read More
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