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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Douglas
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sick: If your colon was perforated - you would be quite sick, and possibly unable to have a bowel movement

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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
39 years experience Radiology
Diverticulitis: Is well demonstrated on ct though the actual hole, or perforation, is uncommonly seen. If contrast leaks out of the colon into a abscess the perforati ... Read More
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Dr. Joseph Accurso
29 years experience Radiology
Sometimes : If the perforation is large enough, and the oral contrast is in that loop of bowel, then yes. A very small hole may not be seen that way, but the c ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christian Schultheis
24 years experience Hematology and Oncology
It can: If a tumor enlarges it can lead to an obstruction. If the obstruction persists, than a perforation can occur. Also it not necessarily the size of th ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Orr
44 years experience Surgical Oncology
No: Colon perforation is actually an uncommon sign of colitis. Having said that, thosepeople with perforations have a very high rate of complications. If ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Caroline Capitano
26 years experience Pain Management
Most likely: A colon perforation is very painful and easily seen on radiography. Constipation is a common problem and likely your doctor started you on something. ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Rendell
49 years experience Diabetology
Explosive diarrhea: No. colonic rupture and perforation from the use of laxatives is very unlikely, but the problem here is that you have need for chronic laxatives. Yo ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leon Katz
Dr. Leon Katz answered
29 years experience Bariatrics
Partially yes: The staging information is generally favorable. The T3 (liothyronine) means that this tumor was involving the bowel wall but not the surrounding organ ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Hereditary cancer: I am sorry for your condition. Stage 2a- is curable. I wish you the best for your therapy etc. If the cancer occurs at a very young age- like 29-in th ... Read More
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A 15-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zbigniew Moszczynski
29 years experience General Surgery
No it shouldn't : anal fissure will usually give you pain in the anal area and mostly after bowel movement. Colon perforation is a life threatening emergency presenting ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
??Perforation??: If you had bowel perforation that went untreated you would not survive! if you scratched/scraped/cut some of the inner surfaces in your rectal area it ... Read More
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