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I recently had a CT scan and it came back that I have scattered diverticula. and a collapsed tranverse colon with no blockage..How. worried should I b?
Two problems: The diverticuli are common and called diverticulosis. It is a problem if they get inflamed or if they rupture. The collapsed transverse colon depends on the reason for the collapse. It can be a normal or a problem. You need to discuss with your physicians and your gastroentrologist. ...Read more
I had a CT scan done for pain in my lower abdomen, the results show that I have a collapsed sigmoid colon. What does this mean and what can be done ?
Had a ctscan withcontrast showed nodiverticulis but showed colon collapse why did it not show bowel obstruction what else could cause colon collapse?
ColonDidntFallInADay: Did they use that word? Or did they say "redundant" ?? That's just a slightly longer colon that flops around or settles lower than normal and usually keeps out of trouble, except maybe for occasional constipation or cramps. Rarely, it will twist and cause a problem. As long as you are otherwise healthy, hydrated and eating fibre, you should do OK unless, of course it has collapsed, then you're SOL ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
"BOWEL: The left-sided colon including rectosigmoid colon is collapsed. Normal appendix. Stomach and small bowel are unremarkable" what does this mean?
Unclear question: What are your complaints??? If this is an incidental reading of an X-Ray then it's just a normal variant. Why did you get a X-Ray ...Read more
Chronic ab pain CT show submubmucosal enhancement and narrowing of sigmoid and descending colon now those areas are collapsed what does it mean?
You can ask it on: Healthap. Please submit a clear & specific question about colons. Clarify and re-ask. ...Read more
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