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What does getting colonic diseases mean in the long run?

What does getting colonic diseases mean in the long run?

Depends: The answer to this question really depends on the specific type of colonic disease you are wondering about. There are several disease processes of the colon, each with different outcomes and prognosis. ...Read more

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Dr. Julie Abbott
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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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What sort of disease is a colonic disease?

Colonic Disease: I think you have to be more specific because there are a lot of diseases of the colon. This question is to generic for a specific answer. Please narrow the question so we can help you. Thanks. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how is colonic disease diagonsed what tests are involved?

Can you tell me how is colonic disease diagonsed what tests are involved?

Multiple ways: First being a thorough history and physical exam, then colonoscopy, either endoscopic or virtual, air contrast barium enema xray, stool cultures, flexible sigmoidoscopy, ct scan/mri. After your physical and history your doctor will decide the appropriate tests to order or perform. ...Read more

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Will a 2nd opinion on path report be helpful to colon/rectal surgeon for treating crc? A few friends are misdiagnosed b/c inaccurate n staging, common?

Watch the watchmen: As a pathologist, i appreciate having a second pathologist read out the glass slides and special studies, and in fact my teachers always had a second pathologist review all cancer cases. No pathologist can accurately review just a report. I suspect your friends' issue is with past work in which pathologists have found too few lymph nodes; there's little to do at this time. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why would surgeons refuse to undo a repaired colon left with a pouch outside of the body?

Why would surgeons refuse to undo a repaired colon left with a pouch outside of the body?

several reasons: When peritonitis develops due to reputed diverticulitis , left colon rectosimoid colon resection , end will become pouch ( colostmy ) later will be reattached hartman's procedure , also done in cancer, it is not reversed for several reasons , if medically unstable, non compliant pts, unable to loose weight, or had , end stage cancer with limited life expectancy , your could be any one of them ...Read more

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Where can I find a colon surgeon who performs hemorrhoidectomy?

Where can I find a colon surgeon who performs hemorrhoidectomy?

Local medical societ: Many options. Most colorectal surgeons perform hemorrhoidectomy. Check with the american society of colon and rectal surgeons, local medical society, your primary care doctor, or even your insurance company. ...Read more

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I just had a surgery on my colon, and my feces are tinted red. My surgeon is out of town for a couple days, is it okay to wait?

See Dr.: Rectal bleeding is worrisome, your surgeon should have a covering dr. While s/he is away. Call your surgeon and the covering dr. Can direct your course appropriately. Good luck. ...Read more

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Do surgeons reattach a mobilised ascending colon after performing an appendectomy for a retroperitoneal appendicitis our is it just left unattached?

Do surgeons reattach a mobilised ascending colon after performing an appendectomy for a retroperitoneal appendicitis our is it just left unattached?

Unattached: Mobilization of the cecum may be required when removing a retrocecal, retroperitoneal appendix, not the entire ascending colon. The only reason to reattach the colon is if the cecum was very floppy and susceptible to volvulus. I would love to know what your follow-up question is? ...Read more

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Dr. Frederick Shieh
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Colonic Diseases (Definition)

Colonic diseases are diseases of the colon, which is one's large bowels or the part of bowel that is at the end of the gastrointestinal tract. Diseases that affect the colon include infections, inflammation, inadequate blood ...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