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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karina Contreras Lopez
Specializes in General Practice
Colonoscopy results: If your doctor said it did not look suspicious, you should not worry. The great thing is you did that check up and they sent samples to pathology, so ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Lum
Dr. Craig Lum answered
25 years experience General Surgery
Right abd pain: It could be nothing and then again it can be something. Hard to believe they didn't completely scope your mother's entire colon. It can be appendici ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Drewitz
27 years experience Gastroenterology
Large intestine...: The large intestine, or colon is made up of 6 parts: rectum, sigmoid colon, descending colon, transverse colon and ascending colon and cecum. The tra ... Read More
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Yes: The description is consistent with that of a colon cancer. You must follow up with the doctor who performed the endoscopy.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Anatomy?: The transverse colon is riding roughly horizontally on top of the abdomen and the distal part is the part which is closest to the part when the colon ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
60 years experience Pain Management
What kind of surgery: It would not be a normal issue from most surgery to have a colon perforation , but it is a possible complication of some procedures.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
31 years experience Gastroenterology
Depends: If this was diagnosed on a ct scan, it could mean anything from mild colitis to a cancer. Best to be evaluated by a gastroenterologist ; see if you ne ... Read More
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Dr. Christopher Smith
41 years experience Family Medicine
Results: they should have removed the polys during the colonoscopy----they will then be sent to pathology for analysis. Your physician should be contacting yo ... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
44 years experience Family Medicine
Under ribs: The transverse colon crosses from the left to right under your ribs(usually).Distal means away from beginning(right lower abdomen). I suspect the poly ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. John Michel
46 years experience Family Medicine
Not sure how you can: pinpoint the pain in the colon. This is hard to describe and i have never in many years heard anyone describe quite this way. If you have pain throug ... Read More

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