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Good day. Are there any cure or treatment for a aparastaltic colon? Thanx Diedre

Good day. Are there any cure or treatment for a aparastaltic colon? Thanx Diedre

Aperstaltic bowel: This is an area of bowel that is not moving. Common problems associated with this are diabetes or medications, calcium channel blockers for example are common to cause this. Electrolyte problems or magnesium and calcium are possible. Hypothyroidism another. I hope that is a good start to think about. ...Read more

Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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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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Is there an official treatment for extra long colon? (1.7m tall, 62kg, 2.5m long colon)

Is there an official treatment for extra long colon? (1.7m tall, 62kg, 2.5m long colon)

Colon issues: It sounds like your colon was measured during your colonoscopy done to evaluate constipation right? No surgical intervention is required for your long colon unless the doctor saw bnormalities or pathology during your colonoscopy. You can manage your constipation by eating high fiber, fruits, drinking plenty of water daily, avoiding meat, occasionally using an otc or prescribed laxative. ...Read more

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Consequences and treatment for perforated colon?

Consequences and treatment for perforated colon?

Perforated colon: A perforated colon (pc) is a surgical emergency and needs to be treated as soon as possible. It can lead to death unless treated promptly. The consequences are death and sepsis, infection, due to the release of bacteria in the colon into the peritoneal space. With early repair and appropriate antibiotics, the patient with a PC may recover. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the remedy/treatment for infectious colon?

What is the remedy/treatment for infectious colon?

Not a diagnosis: 'infectious colon' is not a diagnosis. The treatment for any infection in the colon would depend on the organism causing the infection. ...Read more

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What is colon hydrotherapy treatment?

What is colon hydrotherapy treatment?

Stay away from enema: Sounds like someone want to flush out the colon using water. This, is, also, called an enema. I do not believe this is helpful and frown on my patients using coffee or lemon water cleanses, due to, the dangers of injury to bowel, tissue. If your bowel function is not producing BMs every day or every other day, see your doc to get on a diet or activity regimen to, fix, this. Resist the cleanses. ...Read more

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And what is the best treatment for colon polyp?

Removal: Colon polyps are precancerous...So they must be removed which can be done easily through a procedure called colonoscopy and polypectomy. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for irritable colon?

What is the best treatment for irritable colon?

Irritable bowel: Irritable bowel syndrome responds to diet. Limit foods that may make diarrhea worse, including caffeine, alcohol, milk products (assoc lactose intolerance), foods high in sugar, fatty foods, gas-producing foods (such as beans, cabbage, and broccoli), and the artificial sweeteners sorbitol and xylitol (often used in sugarless gum and sugarless candy).To reduce constipation, add fiber to your diet, . ...Read more

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How benefitcial is a colon hydrotherapy treatment?

Not: To the patient: no benefit - potential harm - discomfort and inconvience.

See http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/colon-cleansing/an00065


to the therapist: big benefit! Your hard-earned money. ...Read more

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What is molecular oncology and is it worth doing in metastic colon treatment?

Gene mutations: Molecular oncology depends on defining oncogene changes in metastasis to determine which mutation has occurred and which of the drugs available or being developed can effectively treat the tumor. We have shown that the immunogenic TAA (includes colon) does not change from primary to metastasis ant the vaccine or monofclonal effectively targeting the primary will be the same for the met. ...Read more

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What is malignant neoplasm of colon and what causes it? What is the treatment for this?

What is malignant neoplasm of colon and what causes it? What is the treatment for this?

Malignant: Malignant neoplasm of the colon is a medical term for colon cancer. There is no one single known cause of colon cancer, but certain things may put you at risk such as:
-age (over 60)
-family history of colon cancer
-history of other cancers (breast especially)
-specific genetic syndromes like familial adenomatous polyposis (fap) or lynch syndrome
-history of inflammatory bowel disease
-colon polyps
-drinking alcohol, smoking cigarettes, or eating red meat and highly processed foods

colon cancer may be treated with surgery, radiation, chemotherapy or any combination of the three. Treatment depends on molecular testing of the tumor to determine what type you have and how aggressive it is along with what stage it is. I've attached a website below that explains colon cancer in more depth and may answer any additional questions you have. Good luck! ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for colon cancer?

What is the best treatment for colon cancer?

Surgery+/-ChemoRx: The cornerstone of therapy is surgical resection of the part of the colon. The stage of the cancer is dependent upon the surgical findings (depth of cancer, lymph node evaluation), which will guide the decision regarding chemotherapy. Very rarely, radiation therapy will be recommended for more advanced colon cancers. ...Read more

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What kinds of treatment are available for colon cancer?

What kinds of treatment are available for colon cancer?

Many: Colon cancer is so common that many medical trials have been performed which help doctors know better how to treat this disease. Depending upon the patient and stage of cancer, surgery, radiation, and various chemotherapies may be of benefit. You oncology team who know your specific situation can give more specific recommendations. ...Read more

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What factors should drive treatment choices to address adenomatous colon polyps?

What factors should drive treatment choices to address adenomatous colon polyps?

Size, pathology: All adenomatous polyps should be removed. If they are too large to remove endoscopically, then surgery is usually warranted. If the polyp is removed completed on colonoscopy, but has a suspicious or worrisome pathology, then surgery is sometimes required to complete the resection. However, if the pathology is benign, then usually no further treatment is needed. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for endometriosis that has spread to the colon and stomach?

Medical: The best treatment by far is medical therapy with lupron (leuprolide). Otherwise surgery with a colon resection and possibly colostomy or stomach resection can often make your life worse than the original endoemtriosis. So best to try to reduce the pain with lupron (leuprolide). No matter what you do, the goal is usually not to be pain free which is usually not possible. The goal is to minimize symptoms. ...Read more

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Spastic colon treatment to get relief right away?

Spastic colon treatment to get relief right away?

Diet and fluids: And probiotics seem to help if patient is compliant. Eat a high fiber diet, regular meal times and portions and drink 80-100 oz of caffeine free, alcohol free fluid daily. ...Read more

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What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for colon cancer?

What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for colon cancer?

Many options: Colon cancer is best treated in a multidisciplinary fashion according to location and stage at diagnosis. Most treatments are iv, but several oral agents are used as part of treatment regimens including Capecitabine (xeloda), and some targeted agents in trials. Treatment in early stages or selected patients with stage IV disease also involves surgery and may involve radiation. ...Read more

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Options for severe colon pain treatment (no cancer or other disease)?

Fiber: Most young people without any colon disease, such as inflammatory bowel disease, have irritable bowel disease or lactose intolerance. The treatment for ibd is increasing dietary fiber with whole wheat bran or psyllium seed products. Lactose intolerance is treated by avoiding dairy products. Try taking metamucil or an equivalent product. If there is no improvement, see your physician. ...Read more

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What are the treatment options for colon cancer. Is it fully treated. Thanks?

What are the treatment options for colon cancer. Is it fully treated. Thanks?

Depends: This depends on so many things, where it is, how invasive, what type of cancer, metastasis, patient health, etc. I do not mean to make light of it any way and I hope you are not dealing with it. While some may have successful treatments, it is very hard to say on any prognostic factors without a lot of detail in this specific circumstance. I know this does not clarify much, but hope it helps. ...Read more

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Colon polyps. How long does it take for them to grow and what is the treatment?

Colon polyps. How long does it take for them to grow and what is the treatment?

Polyp growth is: Variable but to go from a single cell to a polyp the size of an eraser can take 2-3 years. The treatment is removal of all polyps to rule out malignancy or pre-malignancy during a colonoscopy. ...Read more

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Why do people become upset when I say if I get colon cancer im most likely going to refuse treatment?

Why do people become upset when I say if I get colon cancer im most likely going to refuse treatment?

See below: Probably because more than likely if you get colon cancer it'd be curable with treatment. So you'd be choosing not to treat a curable condition, in effect making a curable disease terminal. ...Read more

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If have stage 3b colon cancer and refuse to do port treatment and will only do pills how does it affect your chances?

If have stage 3b colon cancer and refuse to do port treatment and will only do pills how does it affect your chances?

Please reconsider: A central IV port is no big deal. Regardless of the stats, why toss out this option (a mainstay of Rx) even before giving it a try? Please remember this can be a really nasty disease and I'd like to see you fight it with all you've got. I would hate to have you regret tying one hand behind your back years from now.
I personally have been fighting cancer for 20 years and I like the challenge. ...Read more

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Had a tubervillous removed in colon w/high grade dysplasia. Does that mean it always would turn into cancer. What is next step in treatment process?

No, but: Risk is higher. Nothing in medicine is sure. It also means you'll be invited back for more regular looks. The standard is once a decade after 50, but ask what your schedule will be with this development. ...Read more

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Should I be worried bout toxic mega colon or other things if I'm on treatment for c. Diff. Or will treatment resolve any issues that could havhappened?

Outpatient: If you are not in a hospital, your risk for toxic megacolon is low while on antibiotics for c. Diff colitis. Fulminant c. Diff with toxic megacolon is life threatening, requires hospital admission, urgent surgical intervention as well as medical care and antibiotics. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for stage 3 colon cancer?

What is the treatment for stage 3 colon cancer?

Surgery and? Chemo: The first step is to remove the tumor and lymph nodes to see if tumor has spread to these. Since you know it is stage iii this must have already be done. We know in patients with the disease spread to nodes around the tumor, it is more likely to recurr. The addition of chemotx reduces this risk. Talk to an oncologist about the risks and benefits of the chemo. Most patients should recieve it. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for hereditary colon cancer?

What is the treatment for hereditary colon cancer?

Depends: There are a number of inherited defects that may lead to colon cancer. In some cases, e.g. Apc, a prophylactic colectomy is advisable. In most cases the treatment is the same as for sporadic cancer. ...Read more

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What treatment to expect with adenocarcinoma colon cancer?

What treatment to expect with adenocarcinoma colon cancer?

Surgery, chemo: Depending on the stage, an operation is usually necessary to remove the diseased portion of the colon along with its nearby lymph nodes. Then, depending on if the cancer has spread to those lymph nodes impacts whether you will also need chemotherapy. If the cancer has already spread beyond the colon, sometimes you start with chemo. ...Read more

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Are there any alternatives to chemotherapy treatment for metastic colon cancer?

Are there any alternatives to chemotherapy treatment for metastic colon cancer?

Yes: While chemo like FOLFOX is transiently effective, more immunotherapeutic agents are showing good responses. Avastin (bevacizumab) a vascular endothelial growth factor inhibitor and Erbitux effecting epidermal growth factor 1 are working well as is the newer Neo-102 against the immunogenic protein. Chemo in conjuction with the biologics (immunochemo) is the best combo. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for colon and stomach polyps? I have a few bening in the stomach and 2 benign removed from colon.

Endoscopic removal: Surveillance of polyps by endoscope and removal, some times may need respective surgery, more than that, need more info, have to know the type of polyps, if you have any other members of your family have them, have any pigmentation on lips etc. ...Read more

Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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Colonic (Definition)

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