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Colon Rectum Exactly
Lower intestine: The colon and rectum are the lower end of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract that starts in the mouth. The colon's main function is to absorb water, although a variety of other subtances may be absorbed through the colon, as well. It acts as a reservoir function so that most people have only 1 or 2bm's each day. The rectum is the lowest end. It has muscles and nerves that give bowel control. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a colonoscopy prep cause irritation in the colon in the internal rectum that looks exactly like Ulcerative Colitis when the pictures are taken.
The point of looking: The whole point of undergoing a colon evaluation is to identify who is at risk for colon cancer, & to remove lesions before they grow larger. Most polyps are not pre-cancerous, but it is not always possible to tell on visual inspection alone. Identified polyps are removed at the time of your colonoscopy exam. Larger lesions are biopsied to determine if surgery is indicated. Get your colonoscopy! ...Read more
Often i suffer from waves of pain going through the colon to the rectum , is that i symptom of something bigger?
? tenesmus: It important to know whether this is of a new onset or chronic. Any irritation of the colon can cause cramping that can appear wavelike. New onset could be an infection in the colon, a chronic pain could be multiple cause including irritable bowel or inflammatory bowel disease. A good rule of thumb is does the pain wake you up at night? If it does, this needs to be investigated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ileoproctostomy - Can the Distal Ileum b atached 2 the remaing small colon instead of remaing rectum? If theres no large, can small b atached 2 rectum
6mm attached sessile polyp ( in descending colon),2-5mm rectum,diminutive polyps.haven't gotten my results back yet from 7/2 should I be concerened?
Is is safe to flush colon (rectum) with plain water using a health faucet for my 12yr daughter. I have safely practiced this twice daily for 30 yrs. ?
Likely not: The colon and the rectum are parts of the same thing: the large intestine. The colon is the part of the large intestine that is inside your body, the rectum is the part of the large intestine that is near the anus. So unless the colon "telescopes" into the rectum then no the colon full of stool cannot get stuck in the rectum. ...Read more
Maybe thickened: The wall of the bottom part of your colon might be a little thick but it isn't certain. What that means is there may be evidence of inflamed tissue when the wall of the colon is measured but a normal colon is sometimes the same thickness. Most likely further tests will be needed, such as a colonoscopy. That will be a decision made by you doctor based on the clinical situation. ...Read more
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