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Can polyps in the colon cause bleeding during intercourse?

Can polyps in the colon cause bleeding during intercourse?

Would not: Anticipate that colonic polyps would cause bleeding related to vaginal intercourse. ...Read more

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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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Does a colon radiation cause rectal bleeding after a year?

Does a colon radiation cause rectal bleeding after a year?

Yes it can: Radiation is known to cause some chronic damage to the rectal mucosa.This can lead to rectal bleeding. Let your oncologists/radiation oncologist know about it so that they can offer you help with medication to stop this ...Read more

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What cause colon inflamation in child with bleeding mickeles?

What cause colon inflamation in child with bleeding mickeles?

Meckel's: I assume you are asking about a meckel's diverticulum. Here is a great source for info: http://www.Lpch.Org/diseasehealthinfo/healthlibrary/digest/meckels.Html many children with meckel's have no symptoms associated with it. It can cause abdominal pain or bleeding in the intestine. There are special xray tests which can be done to diagnose it. ...Read more

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Has left-sided uc and minor hemorrhoid. Is there a way to know if the bleeding is caused by inflamed colon or hemorrhoid?

Has left-sided uc and minor hemorrhoid.  Is there a way to know if the bleeding is caused by inflamed  colon or hemorrhoid?

Colonoscopy: The best way is to see where the bleeding is originating. You can have bleeding from hemorrhoids and from other problems including colitis, polyps, diverticulitis, and cancer. ...Read more

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I had four colon polyps removed, one was 15mm and causing bleeding in stool. I was told I didnt has ibs/chrons/colitis. What caused these polyps then?

I had four colon polyps removed, one was 15mm and causing bleeding in stool. I was told I didnt has ibs/chrons/colitis. What caused these polyps then?

Viral field changes: With 4 polyps one needs to know if there is a familial history of polyposis. In addition are the polyps adenomatous or inflammatory. Rare for an adenomatous polyp of 1.5 mm to be symptomatic. If not congenital and appearing adenomatous, the mechanism appears to be polyoma virus transfecting mucosal epithelium and then as various lesions appear if a malignancy arises it suppresses the others. ...Read more

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When colon cancer reach a level that causes anemia blood in stool became visible or stool became dark or rectal bleeding has started am I right?

When colon cancer reach a level that causes anemia blood in stool became visible or stool became dark or rectal bleeding has started am I right?

Not necessarily: Slow bleeding from colon cancer can lead to anemia, without visible blood or black tarry stools. More often than not, anemia is the presenting symptom, especially for right sided colon cancers. ...Read more

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What could cause enlarged lymph nodes near colon seen in CT scan? colonscopy & biopsy clear. Was having rectal bleeding for 1 month. GI said infection

What could cause enlarged lymph nodes near colon seen in CT scan? colonscopy & biopsy clear. Was having rectal bleeding for 1 month. GI said infection

Lymph node: enlargement is caused by infection or inflammation in the vast majority of cases. RARELY are they caused by cancer or lymphoma. If your GI says infection, I would be comfortable with it. ...Read more

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Do colon cancer polyps cause constant blood in the stool or intermittently? Do polyps only bleed when they're ruptured from straining passing stool?

Do colon cancer polyps cause constant blood in the stool or intermittently? Do polyps only bleed when they're ruptured from straining passing stool?

Intermittent: Bleeding form polyps is intermittent and depends on the size and type of polyp. That is why yearly testing is recommended. You may consult this site for information about blood in stool. http://www.webmd.com/digestive-disorders/blood-in-stool#1 For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Im 43 yrs old why am i bleeding from my colon every other day?

Im 43 yrs old why am i bleeding from my colon every other day?

Colon bleed: Colon bleeding is serious problem. Urgently you should see gastroenterologist to find out the cause. There are many causes for bleed, internal hemorrhoids, diverticulosis , avm, ischemic colitis, ibd, colon cancer. If it becomes frequent and heavy then go right away to er. Sometimes blood loss can be significant and life threatening. Good luck. ...Read more

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Bleeding (Definition)

Bleeding is a term describing the loss of blood. It can occur inside the body due to damage to blood vessels or organs or outside the body during menstruation or when there is a ...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