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Matawan, NJ
A 23-year-old male asked:

What does it mean when there's an area of mild congested mucosa in recto-sigmoid colon?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Mucosal congestion: This means that there is some swelling and inflammation that is going on - kind of similar to what is going on in your sinuses when you're having a cold. I would not worry too much over that if it is the only thing found to be abnormal. The doc who discovered should be able to help you treating it if it is what is causing your symptoms. In most cases, it would be expected to be asymptomatic.
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