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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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Are colon hydrotherapy sessions painful?

Are colon hydrotherapy sessions painful?

LIkely: Dr. Pflieger has many great points. Learn how to support your body's natural detox mechanisms. Optimal liver function is essential. Nourish your liver through great foods like cruciferous vegetables (broccoli, cauliflower, brussels sprouts, cabbage), onions/garlic, turmeric, antioxidant rich berries, and green tea. There are also some products on the market that can help tonify the liver. ...Read more

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Does colon cancer cause painful bowel movements?

Does colon cancer cause painful bowel movements?

Can if: It is a rectal cancer usually. Actual colon cancers may cause a change in your bowel movement with no pain unless the pain is from constipation or diarrhea due to the tumor. But rectal cancers or anal cancers can indeed cause pain during and after the evacuation. ...Read more

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Chest burning bad bloody stools feeling like vomiting lots of gas stomach pains on off more bowel movments thin stools diarrhea itchy painful colon.?

Chest burning bad bloody stools feeling like vomiting lots of gas stomach pains on off more bowel movments thin stools diarrhea itchy painful colon.?

IBS?: Not having the opportunity to interview and examine you, i can only go by what you have described. What caught my interest was your description of your stools. You said they were thin, and your rectum felt itchy. Pencil thin stools and the urge to defecate are the cornerstones of the symptom called tenesmus, which is very common in irritable bowel syndrome. Have you been given that diagnosis? ...Read more

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Can chemo for colon cancer lead to painful urination (blood tests ruled out uti)? And advice to treat the pain?

Best is : To discuss with your oncologist regarding any known side effects of the chemo drugs being used. Pain could be related to your prior colon surgery also so a meeting with the surgeon would be reasonable as well. With no more information it is difficult to give you any more detailed answer. ...Read more

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Is this possible that colon spasm can be very painful day and night with pain when sitting holding my baby, breathing sometimes? The pain is so severe

Is this possible that colon spasm can be very painful day and night with pain when sitting holding my baby, breathing sometimes? The pain is so severe

Maybe: You identify intestinal cause. The problem might be musculoskeletal. You need to see an osteopath who can diagnose. Many new mothers have pelvic girdle strain due to childbirth. Another potential diagnosis is irritable bowel syndrome (ibs). ...Read more

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I can feel an non painful mass near the left concave section of my hip. I feel nothing like it on my right. Could that be my colon? Runs diagonal.

I can feel an non painful mass near the left concave section of my hip.  I feel nothing like it on my right.  Could that be my colon?  Runs diagonal.

Lipoma?: Hi, How long has the mass been there? is it growing? I cannot be completely sure without examining you but it's possible that you might have a Lipoma, collection of fat tumor, see a doctor for evaluation and ultrasound. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is a colonoscopy the only test for colon cancer? Can a fit test replace the colonoscopy? Is it painful to have a colonoscopy awake?

Is a colonoscopy the only test for colon cancer? Can a fit test replace the colonoscopy?  Is it painful to have a colonoscopy awake?

Colonoscopy: Every person (even asymptomatic) after age of 50 should undergo screening colonoscopy. If there is a family history of colon cancer screening should be done earlier. Awake? Why? I won't recommend to do it being awake might not be a pleasant experience. ...Read more

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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