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Dr. Allen Kamrava
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Colonic Polyps (Definition)

Colonic polyps is also known as Colon polyps. Colonic polyps are round growths along the wall of your large bowels. They are a very common finding in the elderly population. However, they are associated with increased risk of colon cancer, especially when an individual has many hundreds of these polyps and/or gets the polyps ...Read more


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Is carcinoid syndrome hereditary? My died at age 42 & i've already got bad stomach problems & colon polyps.

Is carcinoid syndrome hereditary? My died at age 42 & i've already got bad stomach problems & colon polyps.

It can be hereditary: 4% of carcinoid tumors are hereditary. The most common inherited disorder involving carcinoids is men syndrome type i. Other neuroendocrine tumors are usually present in this syndrome, though. Familial carcinoids are more erratic in heritability. There is no formal test for suspected familial carcinoid. Symptoms of carcinoid syndrome include chronic flushing and diarrhea. ...Read more

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Can colon polyps show up on and abdominal/pelvic CT scan?

Can colon polyps show up on and abdominal/pelvic CT scan?

No: Only very large polyps can be seen. Most polyps can be seen if a specialized ct scan is performed that specifically looks for polyps, but these are rarely performed. ...Read more

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Can an abdominal/pelvic CT scan show colon polyps or cancer?

Can an abdominal/pelvic CT scan show colon polyps or cancer?

CT Scan Findings: Ct scan is not the best study to detect colon cancer. Although a ct scan may show a large sized colon cancer, the sensitivity of this is greatly reduced without the administration of oral contrast. The best diagnostic study for colon cancer or polyps is colonoscopy. ...Read more

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Passed a round, 1/2" diameter "ball" from rectum after extreme diarrhea. Did search photos of polyps & hemmoroids. Looked exactly like colon polyp. ?

Passed a round, 1/2" diameter "ball" from rectum after extreme diarrhea. Did search photos of polyps & hemmoroids. Looked exactly like colon polyp. ?

Go to GI doctor: It would be very unusual to pass a colon polyp. It may be a blood clot. It would be very wise to see a gastroenterologist as soon as possible. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Loose Stools (Definition)

Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more


Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
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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