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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Maybe none: How was this thickening found? CT scan finding could see colon thickening of no consequence. May need colonoscopy to check significance if there is an ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Colon wall: If the thickening was the result of only one episode of diverticulitis, it may eventually recede. Repeated episodes of colon inflammation could cause ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
50 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Consultation: The Doctor needs to review all the information, CAT scan, Blood Test, clinical exam, etc. to give you the answer.
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Dr. Daniel Lebowitz
24 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Impossible to say: from just the CT scan. cancer would be uncommon in a 27 year old, but not out of the question. You need to put the findings ( colon wall thickening) ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
31 years experience General Surgery
Not enough info: It may mean nothing, could mean a lot of things depending on your symptoms. Thickened colon could be normal in a non-distended colon, could be inflamm ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Greg Hinson
27 years experience Family Medicine
In the future...: If i understand, a while ago you had a colonic, & now you're worried about it. I can reassure you that if you had any significant complications from i ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: The spleen does not get larger because inflated colon.
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Treatment: Depends on diagnosis. So far, you only have thickness, but this could be infection or tumor. Ask her doctor if she needs to have colonoscopy for mor ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Many possibilites: Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health, Thickened bowel wall means inflammation can be anythi ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Doubtful finding: It depends on why you had your Colon checked? So tell us your complete medical history and also what type of test was done which showed the colon wall ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Shouldn't: Multiple surgeries shouldn't be the cause of thickening of the wall of the colon, especially if it's the entire colon. POssibilities include infection ... Read More

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