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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience Gastroenterology
Don't be concerned: Spastic, redundant colon is not a disorder or a diagnosis. It is a description of your colon by one endoscopist during one colonoscopy. The only purp ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Options include:: ...A retry at colonoscopy under deeper sedation with altered technique and/or by a different physician. Surgery is another choice, appropriate to size ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Constipation: The biopsy was likely done to look at the nerve supply to her colon. There is a problem with the colon called Hirschsprung's disease where the patient ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: The prep can take a lot out of you (pun intended) so a few daqys of rest should be in order.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sabha Ganai
19 years experience Surgical Oncology
Yes: Colonoscopies generally require slight insufflation of air into the colon... This distends it and allows your doctor to look for polyps. This distens ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Colonic redundancy: Gastroenterologists do describe "colonic redundancy" &/or "tortuosity" as a colonic anatomic variant that makes performing colonoscopy technicall ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Kline
Specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Essentially: The prep is intended to clean out the colon to allow thorough visualization during the colonoscopy and is meant to produce clear, watery diarrhea. The ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Vansaghi
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Need to get checked: Usually a perforation is evident very early in recovery after the procedure, but occasionally if a polyp has been removed perforation can happen withi ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Very rare: Cysts of the colon are extremely rare. Most when found are in the mesentery or supportive structure of the bowel. in even rarer instances as with p ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Enrique Molina
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Polyps: colon polyps, there are many types, most of them benign. Some are called hyperplastic polyps (completely benign), others are tubular adenomas (pre-can ... Read More

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