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diverticulosis of large intestine

A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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General Surgery: You should consult a physician in General Surgery/Colon and Rectal Surgery at an academic medical center designated as a tertiary care medical center. ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Diverticulosis. : Unfortunately, some cases of diverticulosis end up this way. The doctor would be removing large intestines, not small, and depending on how the operat ... Read More
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Dr. Nisha Chellam
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Diverticulosis: Diverticulitis or inflammation of the diverticula that you have can lead to rupture or leaking and abscess formation. So a lot of times removing the c ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Maybe not GI related: Causes of recurrent abdominal discomfort as described may be identified by first addressing accompanying signs/symptoms so as to localize the organ in ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
35 years experience Gastroenterology
Melena: Black tarry stool, otherwise known as melena, can sometimes be due to diverticulitis, but certainly can be a sign of bleeding in the upper digestive t ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Diverticulosis: I am assuming that you have had episodes of recurrent infected diverticulitis resultng in a sigmoid colon stricture. Bowel prep @ home to clean the co ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
31 years experience General Surgery
None: Irritable Bowel Syndrome does not cause diverticulosis.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
45 years experience Pediatrics
Possible: There is some evidence in medical literature that some type of Irritable bower syndrome, which has multiple names and variations, may predispose some ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
40 years experience General Surgery
NO: Diverticulosis is the outpouching that occurs on the colon, usually the sigmoid, of first world people. Primarily due to a higher fat, lower fibre die ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Long
9 years experience Internal Medicine
LLQ pain: The more likely diagnosis here is diverticulitis, especially with a colonoscopy that didn't show precancerous changes but had diverticula 17 months a ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Vita
Specializes in Psychiatry
Go to ER, now.: Mary, this is not a question for the Internet. Please go to the emergency room immediately. What you are describing could be a number of things an ... Read More
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