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Diverticulosis Of The Sigmoid Colon
Would a colonoscopy note moderate diverticulosis in the sigmoid colon?And could this diverticular be causing obscure GI bleeding?
Diverticulosis: Diverticulosis is essentially caused by pressure. Straining at stool causes pressure within the colon, and that pressure seeks to escape through weak points in the intestinal wall. When escaping, the pressure takes some of the intestinal lining along for the ride causing pouches (diverticuli). Low fiber diet leads to straining at stool, hence the recommendation of high fiber diet. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have diverticulosis in the sigmoid colon, and atranal gastritis , i also have severe constant right upper quadrant pain but CT scan showed nothing?
I have diverticulosis in the sigmoid colon, and atranal gastritis , i also have severe constant right upper quadrant pain but CT scan showed nothing ?
Gallbladder?: Might be worth checking out your gallbladder-- ultrasound is a better study for gallstones, and if there aren't any, then you may need a cck-hida scan to evaluate gallbladder function. Even without stones, if the function is abnormal you can have similar symptoms- right upper quadrant pain, radiation to shoulder, fatty food intolerance, flatulence etc. ...Read more
What are hepatic cysts located on my liver & should I worry, I have diagnoised with sigmoid colon diverticulosis?
No worries...: As a 47 year old american citizen , it is almost guaranteed you'll have sigmoid diverticulosis. Hepatic cysts means liver cysts, and there's a high probability you were born with them. Unless they are verified as new, or are symptomatic, there's nothing to worry about. Good luck. ...Read more
I have severe narrowing of digestive tract plus severe sigmoid diverticulosis in different parts of colon. Constant niggling pain in low left side.
I have pan diverticulosis. Doctor removed sigmoid 2 years ago. Had 3 more attacks since. Dr wants to remove colon. Is that large & small intestines? He said I shouldn't need a bag. What are the statistics for a full recovery after that?
Diverticulosis: Diverticulitis or inflammation of the diverticula that you have can lead to rupture or leaking and abscess formation. So a lot of times removing the colon becomes necessary. This is fairly common and leads to having only the intestine. Unfortunately this condition is due to high protein diet and not enough vegetables. You will benefit from changing diet and healing will be fine in 6 weeks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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