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I have had right side pain for about 4 days now, I had CT shows inflamed colon can the inflamed colon cause right side pain? doesnt hurt to touch/move

I have had right side pain for about 4 days now, I had CT shows inflamed colon can the inflamed colon cause right side pain? doesnt hurt to touch/move

Sure: Right side of colon and distal small bowel on right side of abdomen. Most commonly enterocolitis or inflammation of bowel occurs in this location causing pain that sometimes mimics appendicitis. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Pack
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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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Has left-sided uc and minor hemorrhoid. Is there a way to know if the bleeding is caused by inflamed colon or hemorrhoid?

Has left-sided uc and minor hemorrhoid.  Is there a way to know if the bleeding is caused by inflamed  colon or hemorrhoid?

Colonoscopy: The best way is to see where the bleeding is originating. You can have bleeding from hemorrhoids and from other problems including colitis, polyps, diverticulitis, and cancer. ...Read more

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Is an inflamed colon a permanent issue?

Is an inflamed colon a permanent issue?

Depends on why...: Many diseases, some serious, some self-limiting, can cause an inflamed colon (colitis). Some like infections, diverticulitis, ischemia are reversible/treatable and the colon will heal, leaving no trace. Others can wax and wane, leaving scarring and may eventually require surgery sometimes. ...Read more

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After colonoscopy they founnd inflamed colon and red patches what doese this mean?

After colonoscopy they founnd inflamed colon and red patches what doese this mean?

Colitis...: Inflammation and red patches (erythema) are hallmarks of colitis. The causes of colitis are many and include infection, ibd (inflammatory bowel disease), circulatory problems and drugs. Sometimes even the laxative bowel prep for colonoscopy can induce these changes. Biopsy of the lining of the colon during colonoscopy can often determine the cause and dictate proper treatment. ...Read more

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Can colitis or any other colon disease present with an inflamed mass outside of ascending colon?

Can colitis or any other colon disease present with an inflamed mass outside of ascending colon?

Could represent: A bowel perforation and pericolononic abscess or a muscle tumor. I would need more information from the test that demonstrated this mass to be of any help.Need more details. ...Read more

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Inflamed colon and stomach, what to do?

Inflamed colon and stomach, what to do?

See a doctor: See a doctor and see if they can find the cause. ...Read more

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How does a inflamed bowel track and inflamed colon make you feel?

See below: There is more than one type of inflammatory bowel disease and they have variable symptoms. The common issues are abdominal pain, diarrhea that may be bloody, weakness, fever, and some times holes through the bowel. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/inflammatory-bowel-disease/ds01195. ...Read more

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Will a inflamed bowel track and inflamed colon make you gain wieght ?

No...: Inflammation in the GI tract will likely produce malabsorption and/ or diarrhea which usually results in weight loss. Good luck! ...Read more

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What is a home remdey for a inflamed bowel track and a inflamed colon?

What is a home remdey for a inflamed bowel track and a inflamed colon?

See your doctor: It depends on the cause of the inflammation as to the treatment. Many causes need prescription medication and do not respond to home therapies some causes can be serious and dangerous not to get medical treatment, so see your doctor. ...Read more

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How does a inflamed bowel track and a inflamed colon make your body feel like?

How does a inflamed bowel track and a inflamed colon make your body feel like?

Usually pain : The problems you list often cause abdominal discomfort and a change of bowel function. Usually loose stools, but it could be constipation, or it could swing back and forth between constipation and diarrhea. ...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


Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Colitis (Definition)

Colitis is inflammation or infection of ...Read more