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What does thickening of the colon lining indicate?

What does thickening of the colon lining indicate?

Thickening on x-ray: The differential includes: inflammation (colitis, diverticulitis), infiltrative disease (like cancer), muscular contraction (like spasm), more. Don't put off a colonoscopy for definitive evaluation. In the meantime, for your piece of mind, a home FIT (fecal immunochemical test) can be performed & will pick up 79% of colon cancers with a single screen (the rate is closer to 95% for colonoscopy). ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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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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Why do sugar/fried foods worsen my ulcerative colitis symptoms? Do they affect my flora? Do they irritate the colon lining? Specifically, why?

Why do sugar/fried foods worsen my ulcerative colitis symptoms? Do they affect my flora? Do they irritate the colon lining? Specifically, why?

Excellent question: sugar upsets your flora. Single most imp cause for ulc colitis is hidden food allergy. Aggravation of your symptoms is a marker for food allergy. Look for the cause. Please visit us at www. Ehacstl. Com to learn more about treating the cause of illness. If interested Please make an appointment. Also search for dr Majid Ali & bowel disease on YouTube to learn in detail real nature of ulc colitis ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens after colon cancer gets into the stomach lining?

Could you tell me what happens after colon cancer gets into the stomach lining?

Advanced: Sometimes a colon cancer can become large enough that it invades into nearby structures, such as the stomach. Often surgery becomes necessary to remove the colon cancer & remove part of the other structures it is attached to, if safe. Part of of the stomach can be removed if the colon cancer is otherwise contained. Chemotherapy likely indicated after surgery. ...Read more

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Struggles with colon after vaginal histerectomy?

Struggles with colon after vaginal histerectomy?

More info: Can you give more description of your symptoms. Why did you have your hysterectomy? ...Read more

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Could I have scar tissue on my colon after vaginal hysterectomy; and how would I know?

Could I have scar tissue on my colon after vaginal hysterectomy; and how would I know?

Adhesions: Any intra-abdominal process like a hysterectomy can cause scarring/adhesions within the abdominal cavity. It does not cause actual scarring of the colon unless it was injured intra-op. ...Read more

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Mild vaginal bleeding after colon polyp removal?

Unlikely: It is very unlikely that your vaginal bleeding is related to a colon polyp removal. ...Read more

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Could problems with intestine or colon cause painful vaginal sex and constant right side pelvic pain? Have gastrointestinal issues as well.

Could problems with intestine or colon cause painful vaginal sex and constant right side pelvic pain? Have gastrointestinal issues as well.

Probably not related: ...but it would be helpful to understand what "gastrointestinal issues" you may have to better answer your question. ...Read more

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Did an ultrasound 5wks4dys. HCG was 858. Tech only saw a thick lining. Is this a good sign? Didn't do a vaginal ultrasound.

Did an ultrasound 5wks4dys. HCG was 858. Tech only saw a thick lining. Is this a good sign? Didn't do a vaginal ultrasound.

Dates: Sometimes as early as 5 - 6 weeks a yolk sac or fetal pole may not show up. And there is a wide range for the HCG. You may want to see your OB in a couple weeks to have it repeated ...Read more

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Around my vaginal opening there is pink sponge like lining circling the hole. Is this my hymen? Inside my vagina it feels like a barrier. What's that

Around my vaginal opening there is pink sponge like lining circling the hole. Is this my hymen? Inside my vagina it feels like a barrier. What's that

Hymen and cervix: Your hymen is the pink sponge like lining circling the hole or entrance to the vagina. At the other end of the vagina is your cervix- likely the barrier you are feeling. More about anatomy of female reproductive system:
http://www. Webmd. Com/sex-relationships/guide/your-guide-female-reproductive-system#1 ...Read more

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I used monistat 1 (walgreens brand) five days ago and the medicine is thick and lining my vaginal wall. Is this normal or should I be headed to the dr?

I used monistat 1 (walgreens brand) five days ago and the medicine is thick and lining my vaginal wall. Is this normal or should I be headed to the dr?

Yep, its' gooey too!: Unfortunately, the medication is thick and gooey. The over the counter version also sometimes is not effective. If the itching and discharge is still present in 5 days then go see a MD and get re-checked for the infection as it may not be yeast. ...Read more

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I scratched my vaginal lining a lot how can I heal it faster cause it is very irritating?

I scratched my vaginal lining a lot how can I heal it faster cause it is very irritating?

Vaginal lining: I'm not sure how you scratched your vaginal lining, but it sounds like you are very uncomfortable. Since you could also have an infection adding to the irritation, it would be a good idea to see your physician. That way you can be examined and offered personalized recommendations. Be well. ...Read more

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How bad is it to overuse body washes and shave vaginal region? Is it enough to cause redness, irritation and bumps lining the labia? Concerned!

How bad is it to overuse body washes and shave vaginal region? Is it enough to cause redness, irritation and bumps lining the labia? Concerned!

Ease up on cleansers: The vaginal mucosa produces natural proteins that protect and maintain the moisture of the vaginal lining and walls. Soaps and cleansers will eliminate this protection, alter the bacterial flora, and may cause the lining to undergone change with subsequent irritation and redness. You may want to consider a course of estrogen cream after ceasing washes and discussing with your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Had vaginal sonogram. Showed multiple cystic lesions. Lining looks complex. No vascularity. What does this mean? Cancer?

Had vaginal sonogram. Showed multiple cystic lesions. Lining looks complex. No vascularity. What does this mean? Cancer?

Talk to your GYN: Your gyn and radiologist should be able to tell you if these look like simple cysts or if they are more concerning and should be followed with repeat ultrasounds or removed. ...Read more

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Excess uterine lining from vaginal area for several days. I'm used to having some, but not this much. Also have tons of blood clots during period. Why?

Excess uterine lining from vaginal area for several days. I'm used to having some, but not this much. Also have tons of blood clots during period. Why?

Is this a pattern: If heavy periods are becoming an issue many possibilities include fibroids vs increased estrogen secondary to being over weight or other syndromes like PCOS, endometriosis or cervical or endometrial polyps. This is best determined with an exam to find the cause ...Read more

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I took Monistat 1 (tioconazole) 5 days ago and there's still cream from it lining my vaginal walls. Is this normal? Can I get rid of this since infection is now gone

I took Monistat 1 (tioconazole) 5 days ago and there's still cream from it lining my vaginal walls. Is this normal? Can I get rid of this since infection is now gone

It's gone: Monistat cream from 15 days ago would be long gone. If you are still seeing stuff then you either still have yeast, BV or another infection. ...Read more

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In my vagina I always have this white mucus lining and a nasty odor. I'm hypoglycemic, and not big on water drinking. How can I get rid of it?

In my vagina I always have this white mucus lining and a nasty odor. I'm hypoglycemic, and not big on water drinking. How can I get rid of it?

Probably BV: Bacterial vaginosis is a common condition in women where the normal balance of bacteria in the vagina is disrupted and replaced by an overgrowth of certain bacteria. Bv is not a sexually transmitted disease. It causes vaginal discharge that is usually white or gray. Most complain of a fish-like odor noticed especially after intercourse. It is treated with metronidazole. ...Read more

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Do colon clense help?

Do colon clense help?

Crazy: Dr nguyen and heller are quite correct. The state of texas prosecuted practitioners of colonic cleansing because the procedure was ineffective and dangerous. This is outlawed in texas now. Patients were killed by perforation of the colon by inexperienced practitioners. This is a practice without scientific basis, in a word - quackery. ...Read more

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How can I clean my colon?

Not necessary: The desire to clean the colon relates to ancient medical theories about internal toxicity derived from the colon. The colon, thank you, is fully capable of taking care of itself and needs no cleansing. You can pay a great deal of money to alternate practitioners for colon cleansing but this is money badly spent. If you think you have medical problems, see your family doctor. ...Read more

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Do colon cleansings work?

No: There is no need for and no benefit of doing colon cleansings. Your colon cleanses itself by having bowel movements. There is no buildup of toxins anywhere in the colon. Colon cleansings are unnecessary and can be unhealthy. Stick with a high-fiber diet for good colon health! Good luck. ...Read more

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Does colon clensing work?

Does colon clensing work?

Not a fan: I am not a fan of these techniques. Your colon is made to handle a high bacterial load and eliminate wastes. Proper nutrition and a high fiber diet with good hydration help it to work better in doing this. Aggressive cleanses can upset electrolyte balance and lead to colon irritation as well as upset normal bacterial flora (and lead to things like c-difficile colitis). ...Read more

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How to clean colon naturally?

FIber and Water: The best way to do so is to increase your fiber and water intake. As a normal adult, a person needs between 25-35 gr of fiber a day with plenty water. THat should be enough to clean your colon naturally and have regular and soft bowel movements.

I hope this help.

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What can I do to fix my colon?

What can I do to fix my colon?

Eval first.: You need to start with a medical assessment to explore what the problem is. After this is complete then individualize recommendations can be given to you. ...Read more

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What is a "fold" in the colon?

Inner lining: The inner lining of the colon is sometimes thicker in some places than others and seems to make a ' fold'. This is a normal part of colon anatomy. ...Read more

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Could a person survive without a colon?

Could a person survive without a colon?

Yes: Colon refers to the large intestine. There are conditions that lead to removal of all of the large intestine. It alters ones bowel movements. But...People survive fine without the large intestine. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of colon problems?

Agree: I would just add that all of the above can be caused by other diagnoses than colon cancer. But I agree if any of the above are present please get evaluated by a specialist. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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Colonic (Definition)

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