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Rectosigmoid junction cancer

A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Moon
Radiation Oncology 31 years experience
Very unlikely: The rectosigmoid junction is well above the anal sphincter. Colostomy becomes more likely as the primary tumor gets closer to the anus.
Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 32 years experience
Usually not: Everybody's case however is unique, and there could be circumstances where a colostomy is needed, but it is unusual for planned operation.
Dr. Barry Rosen
General Surgery 35 years experience
Very rarely: There are 3 reasons why a stoma may be needed: 1-if the cancer is so close to the anus that removal would leave too little to re-connect to. Using mod... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
General Surgery 25 years experience
Non specific : This is a very nonspecific finding. With biopsy being negative, it would b difficult to say. If only recto sigmoid is involved then its definitely not... Read More
Dr. Randy Stevens
General Surgery 25 years experience
Expert pathologist: You have congested mucosa at recto sigmoid junction. You are 23 male and concerned about inflammatory bowel disease. Your biopsy was negative. Gett... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Brown
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Severe disease: You are describing severe endometriosis that is difficult to treat and that they were unable to completely remove. Some sort of medical treatment is ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Margins: Ask the pathologist who read the biopsy if the margins were free of the lesion, If that cannot be ascertained, or if the margin was involved, you may ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Le Wang
Dr. Le Wanganswered
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
There is a risk.: GE junction is an area that connects distal esophagus to stomach. It is often exposed to the stomach acid and/or infections (H.Pylori) causing inflamm... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 41 years experience
Discuss with his doc: Decreasing hemoglobin suggests he's losing blood. Any treatment may take time to work but if he's losing much blood he may need treatment for anemia. ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 44 years experience
Nothing or everythin: thick ileocecal valve could be normal anatomic variation.or could be a sign of problem in the distal ileum or the cecum or both like crohn disease for... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clifford Gevirtz
Anesthesiology 41 years experience
Pathology results: It really depends on what the biopsies show. The biopsy can usually show whether there is cancer or precancerous lesions. Pathology can take a week ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
From Cell Damage: Most cancers start due to acquired damage to normal body cells leading to mutations which lead to abnormal cell growth, increased cell lifespan, and a... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
In many ways: Cancers can spread in many ways- it spreads to distant organs through the blood vessels or through lymph nodes or along nerves. It can also spread loc... Read More
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