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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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How effective are colonic cleansings?

How effective are colonic cleansings?

Don't do it!: Healthtap physicians have repeatedly addressed this subject with a clear "no" answer to your question. There is virtually no value to colon flushes, cleansers, enemas, irrigation machines when the technique is accomplished to "detox" or eliminate "accumulated waste" or for weight loss. There are few real health benefits, but sigificant unjustified risk. Don't use colonics please unless prescribed. ...Read more

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What is a colonic?

Pertaining to colon: However, many people use it as a noun and mean a colonic enema. There are a number of so called "health treatments" that in involve high colonic enemas, or so called "clean outs". Efficacy of these "high colonics" is scientifically unproven & suspect. Colonic enemas may be required for some subjects with severe constipation, neurogenic bowel dysfunction or as part of pre-operative bowel prep. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: colonic?

What is the definition or description of: colonic?

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

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What are the uses of colonic cleanses?

Colonic enemas: Legitimate uses for colonic enemas or cleanses is for severe constipation, neurogenic bowel dysfuction or as part of a bowel prep. Prior to surgery involving bowel. Colonic cleanse can be performed by a cleanout from above prior to colonoscopy or bowel surgery. Colonic cleanses, for otherwise healthy individuals, is hocus pocus with no proof of efficacy. Thus best avoided if not indicated. ...Read more

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What is a Colonic, does it hurt?

Colon cleansing: It is a colon flush. If h decide to do this make sure they DO NOT use a rigid scope as this may puncture colon. ...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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What is it if you were told that u have a few scattered small colonic diverticulea with no inflamation?

What is it if you were told that u have a few scattered small colonic diverticulea with no inflamation?

Diverticulosis: That indicates that you have small pockets in the lining of the colon. It is a very common finding in people who eat a diet that includes animal fat. Management is directed toward a diet that is low in fat and high in fiber. If the pocket gets inflamed or infected, it is called diverticulitis and requires antibiotics and close monitoring. ...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