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Can My Hiatal Hernia Increase My Chance Of Colon Cancer
No.: These two diseases are entirely unrelated.Get a more detailed answer ›
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
Been having blood in stool on on it for two weeks significant amount could this be colon cancer also have small hyatal hernia but taking meds?
Check with your doc: Asap do not wait and do not procrastinate!See 1 more doctor answer
My friend has colon cancer and wears a colostomy bag. What can he do about a hernia that appeared below the stoma?
See a surgeon: Surgery may be indicated. Often it can be repaired laparoscopically. Unfortunately, there is still a high rate of recurrence after surgical repair.See 4 more doctor answers
Appendix, colon cancer and bdominal hernia mesh implant surgeries. Lots of scar tissue causing bowel blockages. Can anything be done about it?
Significant problem: There are no known medical treatments for adhesions. Once formed, there isn't medicine that can dissolve them. Symptomatic treatment with pain & anti-nausea meds may be helpful at controlling some of the symptoms. The main stay of treatment is surgical therapy called adhesiolysis or lysis of adhesions. Adhesions can be divided using laparoscopic techniques which may relieve your symptoms.See 1 more doctor answer
Colon cancer, 2006, multiple incisional hernia repair, 2007, heart attack 2008, gall blabber surgery 2009, small bowel repair, radiation burns (8inchs?
What is your...: ...Question? You have had a lot of medical issues.See 1 more doctor answer
Appendix, colon cancer and abdominal hernia mesh implant scar tissue causing periodic bowel obstructions. Can anything be done about the scar tissue?
Yes: Imagine your intestines are like a rope in a bucket with glue poured over them. The glue would represent the scar tissue, and could be holding a single part of the intestine in a position that makes it prone to twist and intermittently obstruct. This can be released with an operation, best attempted laparoscopically (open causes comparatively more scar tissue). Can't remove scar tissue though.See 2 more doctor answers
Just had obstructin series today wating on results, 3yrs ago diag. W/ 2inguinal hernias 1 on each side. Past several weeks have l.L. Abdom. Pain. I am 39. Worried bout colon cancer. Ideas please?
I believe so. Talk: To your surgeon and ask if both can be done at same time.
I have a hiatal hernia 28f abdominal pain worse when stomache is pushed on weightloss. Loss of appetite also have fatty tumor in colon need answers?
Haven't had solid bowl movement more then 8 months pain & feel mass upper abdomen weight gain dad has colon cancer & aunt has stomach cancer worried?
Lots of issues...: You're describing many systemic concerns, but its impossible to tell here if your symptoms are all due to organic/metabolic disease or even related. Granted, your family history is notable, ; may indicate lynch syndrome. A thorough history ; physical with some simple investigatory lab studies ; x-rays would be a great place to start in getting the answers, reassurance ;/or treatment you need.See 1 more doctor answer
Does having an adenomatus colonic polyp in one's late 20s indicate a significantly increased chance of colon cancer later in life?
What is a "low residue" diet for diverticulitis, and will it increase my chances of getting colon cancer later in life?
No: A low fiber diet is used to treat acute diverticulitis and is low in fiber foods such as grains, fruits, vegetables. It is only used for a finite period of time to allow healing of the inflammation. I high fiber diet is recommended for diverticulosi and may have protective features regarding colon cancer prevention.See 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Colon polyps predisposes to development of cancer, needs regular endoscopic removal and examination for cancer cells. Some of these polyp conditions runs in the family (familial adenomatous polyposis), then all the family members need to be examined march is colorectal cancer prevention month see your doctor.See 1 more doctor answer
I've heard basically a 22 yr olds chance of colon cancer is pretty much nil is this true? If so why? I only have a poor appetite that's not a specific symptom of colon cancer right? Please explain in detail
Does bright red blood with stool most likely mean colon cancer? My anus area feel itchy afterwards im 22 what are my realistic chance of colon cancer at 22? I have no family history
Need an exam: Colon cancer is less common at your age. Sounds more like ananal fissure. Try increasing fiber to avoid constipation. This will help if this is a hemorrhoid too. See your doctor if it continues. He/she can make a recommendation once a definitve diagnosis is made.See 2 more doctor answers
Chance of colon cancer? Age 44 female. Diangosis w/diverticulosis 3 mo ago after divertic attack. Ct showed moderate wall thickening and mod. Fat stranding with visualized diverticulum in the area of pericolonic inflamation. Remaining colon normal. Ct wa
Need colonoscopy: Your history and ct study are classic for acute diverticulitis. Nevertheless, we always advise having a colonoscopy after your first episode of diverticulitis (well-after the episode resolves) since inflammatory bowel disease or even colon cancer can demonstrate comparable ct findings as described.See 1 more doctor answer
Hlthy 38yo guy-A lot blood on TP after straining to poop-dark poop-slight red water-anus painful. AB CAT scan in Aug ok. % of chance of colon cancer?
Hemorrhoids: Blood in stool probably bright red due to internal fissure or hemorrhoids. With previous exam and neg CAT scan one suspects rectal exam was neg and a very strong possibility no relationship to a tumor found. Proctoscopy should be performed and if neg. Followed by colonoscopy to pinpoint nature of bleed.See 2 more doctor answers
Narrow stools, 4 CT over three years, sigmoidoscopy normal, diverticulosis seen on CT scan. Chance of colon cancer?? Currently pregnant
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