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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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Colonoscopy showed erythematous mucosa in sigmoid colon. Dr said it is probably from C.diff which I had about 5 months earlier. Should I be worried?

Colonoscopy showed erythematous mucosa in sigmoid colon. Dr said it is probably from C.diff which I had about 5 months earlier. Should I be worried?

Any symptoms?: Do not be concerned about the finding you mentioned. If you do not have any symptoms, let it be. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Ulcerated and vascular-patterm-decreased mucosa in the.Sigmoid colon?

Ulcerative Colitis: Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory bowel disease that can have ulceration and decreased vascular patterns in the sigmoid colon. Common symptoms are weight loss, frequent diarrhea (usually bloody) & abdominal pain. Uc occurs when your immune system cannot control the inflammation. See your doctor immediately if you are having these symptoms. ...Read more

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What is erythematous and vascular-pattern-decreased mucosa in the sigmoid colon?

A description of the: Erythematous means red and decreased vascular pattern applies to the blood vessels that go through this area.Erythematous could be suggestine of inflammation. ...Read more

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What does it mean when there's an area of mild congested mucosa in recto-sigmoid colon?

What does it mean when there's an area of mild congested mucosa in recto-sigmoid colon?

Mucosal congestion: This means that there is some swelling and inflammation that is going on - kind of similar to what is going on in your sinuses when you're having a cold. I would not worry too much over that if it is the only thing found to be abnormal. The doc who discovered should be able to help you treating it if it is what is causing your symptoms. In most cases, it would be expected to be asymptomatic. ...Read more

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*Nodularity, erythema and ulceration in the terminal ileum * otherwise normal colonoscopy *Normal mucosa in the whole colon What does all this mean?

*Nodularity, erythema and ulceration in the terminal ileum
* otherwise normal colonoscopy
*Normal mucosa in the whole colon
What does all this mean?

Ask you doctor: I am sure your doctor has told you what it all means....did he not? Please give us complete information so that we can offer you further help It looks like your Colon is healthy/ normal(that is a the large intestine) but you do have a problem in your small intestine(ileum is the name of the last part of small bowel before it changes into large bowel) You need to guided further by a Gastroenterolo ...Read more

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Hi doctor,i have found out that i have chronic mild inactive gastritis.what does it means? also some nodularity in left colon &cardia erosion what does it means? and mucosa of colon was normal,is it dangerous?

Hi doctor,i have found out  that i have chronic mild inactive gastritis.what does it means? also some nodularity in left colon &cardia erosion what does it means?
and mucosa of colon was normal,is it dangerous?

Depends....: Not knowing your age, medical hx........it may be simple gastritis or acid peptic disease related to Helicobactor pylori. Get tested for that, cut down on spicy hot food, take something like, Prilosac in the interim for relief. ...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


Mucosa (Definition)

Mucosa is the moist tissue that lines parts of the inside of your body, including your nose, mouth, lungs, and the ...Read more