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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Colon (Definition)

The colon is another term for the large intestine. This is the final portion of the digestive system, responsible for absorbing water and storing stool before evacuation. It is divided into sections described as cecum; ascending, transverse, descending and ...Read more


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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?

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?

Certain kinds: `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! Dr Z ...Read more

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I'm afraid to death I have colon cancer?

I'm afraid to death I have colon cancer?

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

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I'm Asian am I more susceptible to getting colon polyps?

I'm Asian am I more susceptible to getting colon polyps?

No: In general asians have a lower incidence of colon cancer and colon polyps than the average population. This is due to several factors including eating more fish and vegetables and less red meat. ...Read more

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I'm jewish am I more susceptible to getting colon polyps?

Yes: Patients with askenazic-eastern european ancestry are more prone to colon cancer and colon polyps than the average person. There is also genetic testing if you have a close relative who has had colon polyps or colon cancer. ...Read more

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I'm hispanic am I more susceptible to getting colon polyps?

I'm hispanic am I more susceptible to getting colon polyps?

No necessarily: If you are over 50 year old you should have colonoscopy, and sooner if it runs in your family, hispanic or not. ...Read more

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How can I tell if the symptoms i'm experiencing is colon cancer?

How can I tell if the symptoms i'm experiencing is colon cancer?

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

Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
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Aneurysm (Definition)

An aneurysm is a condition where there is weakness in the wall of a blood vessel. A clot can form in the vessel as the vessel widens or expands. An artery with an aneurysm can ...Read more


Colonic (Definition)

This is a combining term referring to some condition, treatment or disease of the colon. Such as colonic enema, colonic ...Read more