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Does Meckels Diverticulum Cause Intussusception
Adult, MR Enterography show Jejunum loop is dilated, mild Ileus possible,Had multiple transient intussusception in that area before what causes it ?
Surgical consult: I feel it's important for you to be evaluated by an abdominal surgeon for advice. It's likely that repeated intususceptions have somehow disturbed the motility of the duodenum. I don't think this is simply a localized Ileus. I'm concerned about the dilated loop which may become increasingly symptomatic or worsen. ...Read more
What causes adult (Male) transient small bowel intussusception , multiple severe episodes during 3 years time frame ?
Uncertain cause: It's unclear why some people are prone to episodes of intussusception. It's possible that a low fiber diet is promoting dysmotility or making it difficult for the colon to transit stool. Consider increasing the fiber content of your diet by eating a pound of vegetables and fruits a day and transitioning some/most of your proteins to beans and grains, for longevity and improved colon health. ...Read more
I have a urinary diverticulum, is that what causes my urinary incontinence. Should i get the diverticulum checked by a doctor?
Yes: The symptoms of a urethral Diverticulum can be subtle, but classically involve incontinence, burning with urination, and pain with intercourse. Often women will also experience recurrent infections. Surgery to remove the Diverticulum is the only option to resolve the issue ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can internal rectal intussusception cause constipation, painful defecation, and flat & thin stools? What test is typically ordered to confirm a dx?
Can renal cysts cause pain and discomfort?
I have a septated cyst along with calyceal diverticulum with calculi in the right kidney
Sometimes: Kidney cysts rarely cause pain unless they are large or if infected which is not common.Depends also on the location of the cyst &what organ it is pressing on.25% of people at age 40 &50%at 50 have cysts.The calyceal diverticulum with stone sometimes requires intervention but only by a urologist with experience in laparoscopic &/or ureteroscopic procedures(depending in location in the kidney) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Which is likely to cause a feeling of need to urinate&bladder discomfort: few small (1 is 2 cm) fibroids or kidney stones in the calyceal diverticulum?
Had a cystoscopy dr said urethra inflamed no cause would he have seen a diverticula if i had one?
Yes: He would most likely have seen it via direct visualization. ...Read more
Can diverticula of the sigmoid colon cause pain when menstrual when pooping and can it cause painful spasms in the rectum?
Can menstruation cause diverticula (not infected) in colon to cause some pain/pressure/discomfort in pelvis? Us of pelvis fine.
No: There is no association between menstruation and diverticula. You're very young even to have diverticula. Was this seen on a colonoscopy? You can have endometriosis within your pelvis (including on your colon) which can feel worse around the time of menstruation. Treatments for endometriosis include Depot-Lupron, surgery, continuous BCPs, daily Letrozole. Endometriosis is hard to see by sonogram ...Read more
How does straining for a bowel movement cause diverticular disease when this action squeezes the colon from the outside (diverticula push out not in)?
Can colitis cause similar SX to appendicitis? CT WO contrast showed mild thickenin transverse colon diverticula sigmoid. 9 months on and off RLQ pain.
Yes: Treatment can often be as simple as a hydrostatic (water pressure) enema under the guidance of a radiologist.The child is monitored by staff as contrast material is introduced into the bottom thru a tube & visualixed on xray. If successful, the kid is monitored for a time & checked for things that might trigger the problem. Occasionally, surgery will be needed to fix it & look for trigger points. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Rectal bleeding: Classic hallmarks of intussusception in a child are abdominal pain, lethargy and rectal bleeding (currant jelly stools). It is diagnosed with an air-contrast or barium enema. This xray study makes the diagnosis and in 80% of cases also cures the disease by reducing the intussusception. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ultrasound and enema: Ultrasound can locate the mass of intussusception with characteristic sonographic finding, target or doughnut sign.This usually ileocolic intussusception where distal small bowel,ileum,telescopes into large bowel. Usually diagnostic enema performed for confirmation and therapeutic reduction to avoid surgery. Sometimes intussusception detected on CT exam. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Bowel obstruction: When bowel telescopes into bowel this is an intussusception. Examples include colon into colon, small bowel into colon or colon into small bowel or small bowel into small bowel. This leads to an intestinal obstruction with symptoms of pain, vomiting and currant jelly stools or blood in the stools. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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