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What is pandiverticulosis

A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Chmielewski
29 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Diverticulosis: Of the entire colon. Diverticulosis is most common in the sigmoid colon, but can be seen throughout the entire large bowel.

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Segal
18 years experience Family Medicine
Multiple factors: Diverticulosis, or small outpouching of the bowel, is generally due to a combination of conditions including advanced age, genetics, and diet. A high ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
If you mean : Diverticulosis coli, no one knows for sure. But the prevailing theory is hypertonicity of muscles of the colon. This pressure squeezes down on the m ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Diverticulosis: Because diverticula by themselves usually do not cause problems, most people learn they have diverticulosis during routine screening examinations for ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Inflammation inside: Diverticulitis is to denote the inflammation usually by infection inside a small pouching-out pocket from the wall of colon usually in the descending ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
?diverticulitis is…: …inflammation of diverticula, small pouches that form in intestinal wall (primarily colon); their opening can become blocked by small particles like s ... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
19 years experience Family Medicine
Pouches: Pouches in the intestine.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
A generic: Term for inflammation in the colon, better known as the large intestine.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience Gastroenterology
Inflammation: Non-specific inflammation of the colon and rectum respectively.
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Dr. Marcus Degraw
21 years experience Pediatrics
A gut blockage: Intussusception means when one part of the bowel slides into another part. This is much like a telescope slides into itself. When this happens a bloc ... Read More
A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Mills
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Crohn's: Crohn's disease is a significant inflammatory condition which can involve portions or all of the GI tract.Frequent symptoms are abdominal pain, weight ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zadeh
16 years experience General Surgery
Inflamed appendix: Appendicitis is an inflammation of the appendix. It usually occurs when there is a blockage in the opening of the appendix, usually by feces. This lea ... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience Pediatrics
Colonoscopy is...: ...When a long tube with a camera on the end is inserted into your rectum, then pushed through your entire large intestine so that it can be looked at ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Antibiotics: Usually antibiotics. Severe cases may require surgery.
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Inflamed rectum: Inflammation of the rectum is called proctitis; can be infectious, part of ulcerative colitis or crohn's disease (ibd), poor blood flow (ischemic), af ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Infection: Infection in the rectum or anus.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
35 years experience Podiatry
Duodenitis....: Duodenitis is inflammation of the duodenum. It may persist acutely or chronically. It can be caused by: *bacterial infection (often by helicobacter py ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Colitis: Colon- large intestine itis- inflammation. Colitis is various from irritable bowel, diverticulitis, parasites to ulcerative colitis. Most with di ... Read More
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Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience Trauma Surgery
Common name for: Hemmorhoids
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience Neurosurgery
Ear problem: Cholesteatoma is "tumor" resulting usually from buildup of debris from skin cells that collect in cavities inside the mastoid bone, adjacent to the ea ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marianne DiNapoli
7 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Intestinal disease: Diverticular disease, or diverticulosis, is when there are several small outpouchings in the wall of the intestines. Most of the time, diverticulosis ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Hemorrhoids : Hemorrhoids are blood clots in a vein or veins in the rectum. They are a very common human condition and can worsen with constipation or trauma. I ... Read More
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Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Hemorrhoid: A hemorrhoid is a dilated vein that pops out about the anus and rectum. We tend to get hemorrhoids from straining at stool, which in turn results fro ... Read More

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