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What areas are evaluated during a MRA for a splenic artery aneurysm? What other organs do they show like ovaries or colon?
Just blood vessels: The "a" in MRA stands for angiogram, so they are looking primarily at blood vessels. While they might see the spleen, left kidney and some of your intestines and stomach it will not be in great detail. And unless they ordered the study to extend to your pelvis it will not show your ovaries or uterus ...Read more
I had part of my colon removed because I had paylops that was 2yra ago and now I have diaria and blood and I get diaria everything I eat I'm 52 yrs ol?
`of polyps can CAUSE diarrhea! You need to have your colon checked out again! Consult with the surgeon who did your procedure or your Primary Care Provider for a referral and do it as soon as practicable!
Hope this helps!
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It depends: Hi yv3tt3. Colon cancer is often diagnosed when a person has symptoms such as bleeding from the rectum or a significant change in bowel habits. Sometimes people will experience abdominal pain as well. If you have any of these symptoms, your doctor may want to order a ct scan or a colonoscopy. Thanks for using health tap! ...Read more
These are some predisposing factors for colon poliposis which is related to colon cancer:
• hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (hnpcc, also known as lynch syndrome)
• familial adenomatous polyposis (fap)
• attenuated familial adenomatous polyposis (afap)
• myh associated adenomatous polyposis (map)
• peutz-jeghers syndrome (pjs)
• familial juvenile polyposis coli (fjp). ...Read more
No: You are not.Get a more detailed answer ›
Polyps: Race is not a significant risk factor. ...Read more
Get a check up: As you get to 50 years of age, screening for colon cancer is recommended. This can be done with colonoscopic examination of the large bowel. The symptoms of colon cancer are typically in the form of rectal bleeding or abdominal pain. If you are concerned about colon cancer, you should see your doctor and request proper testing to check you for colon cancer (done by a gastroenterologist). ...Read more
If free, enjoy it..: If it is free and you enjoy it.........go ahead. It has no medical benefit. ...Read more
What is the percentage chance a 24 year old can get colon cancer I'm 6ft 220 so I'm not that big?
Unless there is family history of early age colon cancer, your chance of having colon cancer is negligible. You may consult this site for more info.
https://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/PMC2780097/
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Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
What are possible causes of sensation of incomplete evacuation of bowls? I'm worried I have colon cancer.
Incomplete function: When one has a bowel movement they assume all fecal material in the rectum has passed. That is true. The bowel however has a storage area where fecal material accumulates before it passes to the rectum Just like the GB is a reservoir for bile the transverse colon may be loaded as the storage age and at the time of a BM has not completely emptied. Might need more time to empty bowel. Not Ca. ...Read more
I'm having some symptoms of colon cancer. How far has it progressed when you start having symptoms? Does it vary?
May be none: There can be no symptoms at all all the way to bleeding, blockage, perforation, unwanted or unexplained weight loss. Symptoms may not be specific for colon ca. See your doc. You rsported a clean ct scan-that's good. What about the colonoscopy results? That's how the diagnosis would get made-biopsy of a tissue sample. ...Read more
Every now & then I'll get this weird pain in my Anus it feels. Usually in the morning while I'm sleeping. Had colon scope done. Was normal?
Exam: Get examined- your question simply cannot be answered online. ...Read more
There is no history of colon cancer in my family. I'm 68 and have had a colonoscioy every 5 years since the e age of 50. Must I continue this.
No: If study negative every 10 years would be safe. If polyps, more often. ...Read more
You can ask it on: Healthap. Please submit a clear & specific question about colons. Clarify and re-ask. ...Read more
Many and varied: Depending on the problem, signs can include nausea and vomiting, constipation, diarrhea, bleeding from the rectum, abdominal cramping, weight loss or gain or no symptoms at all. If you suspect some sort of problem with your colon, see your doc right away for an examination and evaluation. ...Read more
Large intestine: The colon (large intestine, large bowel) removes water, salt, and some nutrients forming stool. Muscles line the colon's walls, squeezing its contents along. Billions of bacteria coat the colon and its contents, living in a healthy balance with the body. Ref: http://www. Webmd. Com/digestive-disorders/picture-of-the-colon#1 ...Read more
No: They will generally pass undigested and are inert to the colon. ...Read more