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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
43 years experience General Surgery
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

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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Moon
30 years experience Radiation Oncology
Not really: There is a marker called CEA that may be elevated in someone with cancer in the cecum, but it's not a test like psa for prostate cancer that can be us ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
47 years experience Radiation Oncology
Perhaps indirectly: If bleeding and blood loss sufficient to produce anemia. Looking at blood results is not the way to diagnose colon cancer. Occult blood/guaiac card s ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
5 years: It is some thing you should discuss with your GI doctor. In general getting a repeat colonoscopy in 5 years is safe. You may consult this site for mor ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Maybe: Any polyp can harbor cancer, and in lynch's even small polyps are worrisome. However, you are very smart to undergo frequent colonoscopies, which trem ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
No reason to be nerv: Since you are under proper medical care of a doctor who is checking your colon regularly, you will do well. Polyps are caught early and removed safel ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
47 years experience Radiation Oncology
Mean : Corpuscular hemoglobin associates with large cells, and b-12 or folate (folic acid) deficinency. Low MCV (mean corpuscular volume) or microcytosis is ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Marra
29 years experience Radiology
It can be: Like many cancers, colon cancer can be curable if resected early enough. Some things that will help determine prognosis is the staging... (Factors in ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Not necessarily: It is difficult to say with certainty, as imaging cecum is not an easy task.A combination of tests is often needed in order to define the cause of cec ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Cecal neoplasm: What is the histology ? Lipoma, mucocele , carcinoid. In general though individuals with lesions due have a higher propensity for cancer. You like ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
45 years experience Preventive Medicine
A consideration: Cecal lesions identified on colonoscopy really need confirmation. If something is confirmed (not always the case) it might be a benign polyp, a fecol ... Read More
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