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Barium Enema Constipation
Results from barium enema showed that my colon is extremely long and large. That could explain why I have been constipated my whole life... Right?
Chicken or the egg: The term "redundant colon" describes a large intestine (colon) that is longer than normal and as a result has repetitive, overlapping loops.Sometimes the colon starts to be redundant and long from early childhood. Sometimes the colon will become redundant and dilated with accomodate of large amount of retained feces in association with constipation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Barium is a chemical element with symbol ba and atomic number 56. It is the fifth element in group 2, a soft silvery metallic alkaline earth metal. Because of its high chemical reactivity barium is never found in nature as a free element. Its hydroxide was known in pre-modern history as baryta; this substance does not occur as a mineral, but can be prepared ...Read more
Constipated since early teens, i'm 39 with rectal bleeding, d-sect is blocked even picolax doesn't work? Been impacted 6times, with failed barium enema
See your doctor...: Your symptoms of chronic constipation and rectal bleeding warrant a lower GI evaluation by a gastroenterologist. There are remedies available for the chronically constipated by prescription so see a specialist for further guidance. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Got my results from the barium enema test that i did and they saw that my colon is extremly long and large... Explains why I have been constipated my?
Cancer/Infection: Typically, a barium enema is performed to evaluate the colon for cancer, infection, inflammatory diseases. It can be requested when a colonoscopy is incomplete or not able to be performed. See: http://www.Webmd.Com/colorectal-cancer/barium-enema. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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