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thickening of the sigmoid colon wall

A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
37 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe thickened: The wall of the bottom part of your colon might be a little thick but it isn't certain. What that means is there may be evidence of inflamed tissue wh ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shari Jackson
21 years experience Radiology
Yes: While fat within the intestinal wall is often thought of as a reliable marker for inflammatory bowel disease, studies have shown that in the absence o ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Low risk : It is not feasible to exclude cancer from the data you provided, but it is unlikely. You should discuss it with your doctor.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
How do you know?: What makes you think your colon is thickened? Did a doctor tell? If so, you should ask that doctor. It is quite likely that your colon symptoms are pa ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
32 years experience General Surgery
CT scan finding: This sounds like a result from a ct scan. Okay to talk with your doc about this result. Depending on your symptoms, age, and history it may not have m ... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Fold thickening: There are numerous causes of fold thickening, including inflammatory, infectious, vascular, and neoplastic. Sometimes the fold thickening seen on CT ... Read More
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
29 years experience Anesthesiology
Try having the : Colonoscopy performed while an anesthesiologist gives you deep sedation or general anesthesia. This may facilitate passing the angulated area.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
First of all: "enhancement\" refers to "hyperemia = increased blood flow=swelling...sometimes seen in inflammatory bowel disease. Secondly, your abdominal pain COU ... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Not sure: What is your question. Lymph node status can only be detected possibly with ct or pet scan and surgical specimen removal, that is, after colon &/or re ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Jain
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Diverticulitis: Appears like you may have diverticulitis but mass cannot be ruled out. Need to seek attention from a specialist.
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