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Causes Of Colon Ulcers
Inflammation!: Most inflammatory diseases of the colon cause ulcers, eg. Uc, crohn's, but also seen with infections, trauma, ischemia (poor blood supply) and toxic effects of some medications. Ulcers generally mean something has overwhelmed your body's natural defenses and imply something serious is going on.
Can having multiple abdominal surgeries cause colon thickening? Lap RNY, abdomnio, gall bladder removal, rt adrenalectomy? History of bleeding ulcers
Inflammatory Bowel: Ulcers in colon could be the manifestation of Inflammatory Bowel Disease. It includes Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's Disease. Ulcerative Colitis can affect the innermost lining of the large intestine (colon) and rectum. The treatment for some patients may include steroids, aminosalicylates, immune modifiers, antibiotics.
I think I have chroans. I've had two camera done which showed ulcers in my colon the first time and then nothing in the second so they won't treat me?
Can be tricky: Crohn's can be very tricky to diagnose. Your physician will need to put all the medical info together i.e. Blood tests, endoscopies, imaging studies, physical exam and finally make a clinical decision as to what is your most likely diagnosis. Good luck.
What are possible reasons for slight discoloration of colon (greenish), in a hypo diabetic patient with 5the ulcers?
Stool: Color of stool is related primarily to dietary intake, although greenish tint may represent bile making its way down.
Intestinal scoping: A gastroscope can easily define and allow for bx of stomach ulcer. In colon, a colonoscope detects polyps and or carcinoma allowing for bx. It appears that colon cancer arises mostly from viral or carcinogen in bowel producing a field effect. If one focus mutates faster into colon Ca it suppresses all other cells which must be detected by IHC or lesion will recur after primary is resected.
Had a colonoscopy d/t rectal bleeding dr said bleeding was from BP meds I take at night I had ulcers on the descending colon. What's the solution?
What kind of x-rays can check for problems such as ulcers or polyps inside the colon? Does MRI work for that? Prefer not to do colonoscopy first.
I have the common cold, 3 tongue ulcers and my tonsils are swollen. Could it be colon cancer or something else?
Infection: Most likely infection bu tif persists seek a medicalopinion.
Just had colonoscopy due to an ulcer that was infected in my ascending colon. After the procedure I am experiencing severe lower extremity pain in?
Had ulcerative colitis for 15 yrs (confirmed by sigmoid and biopsies). Just had 1st colonoscopy, shows granular, loss of vascular pattern and minor ulcers in ascending colon, cecum, sigmoid and colon. Is this UC or chrons?
Ulcerative colitis: All of the biopsies from colonoscopy showed inflammatory changes consistent with ulcerative colitis. The later is part of the spectrum of IBD but involves only the mucosal layer of the bowel. Chrons disease is a form of IBD that involves all layers of the bowel and can be recognized on scans of the bowel or deeper layers of bowel on bx.