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What are some causes of white color of rectum?

What are some causes of white color of rectum?

Perianal skin?: Perianal skin (not rectum: that's up inside) can be lighter than surrounding skin, usually not related to vitiligo (white skin patches; Michael Jackson was thought to have had this). If there are small whitish patches or dots, that could be other things. Have your physician look atthe area. ...Read more

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What type of bowel (intestinal) diseases are there?

What type of bowel (intestinal) diseases are there?

In 400 characters!: Consider: IBD (Crohn's/Ulcerative colitis), microscopic colitis (collagenous, lymphocytic), IBS, dysmotilities, diverticular diseases, infiltrative processes, polyps, autoimmune, parasites, viral & bacterial infections, drug-induced diseases, ischemic gut, hernias (internal & external), trauma, rupture/perforation, leaky gut, surgical issues/repair, dysbiosis, cancer, appendicitis, lots more. ...Read more

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What are some types of small bowel problems?

What are some types of small bowel problems?

Malabsoption: Celiac disease affects about 1% of the people in the us and there are other problems related to enzyme deficiencies, e.G, lactose intolerance. Increased absorption of iron and hemochromatosis. Less commonly inflammatory bowel disease, e.g., crohn disease, parasites, and tumors. ...Read more

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What are the different types of fiber?

What are the different types of fiber?

Soluble, insoluble: soluble fiber as in oatmeal, sops up water and makes your stool firmer. Its great when you have diarrhea to make a firmer stool. Insoluble fiber is not absorbed and leads to more frequent stooling. Its best used when you are constipated and need to go to the bathroom more often. ...Read more

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What are some of the different types of scrotum cancer?

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What are some of the different types of scrotum cancer?

Here are some...: For daily concern, go to get checked ASAP if you have a growing and / or ulcerating mass on the sac or a palpable mass inside the sac. To get these done right has not to be hard by following instructions described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. If needed, excisional biopsy may be done for microscopic exam. If on the sac, squamous cell carcinoma is commonest; if inside, seminoma is #1 ...Read more

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Are there different types of anal cancer?

Are there different types of anal cancer?

Yes: Anal tumors may arise form the skin and result in squamous cell carcinoma. Some of these tumors are caused by hpv infection. Tumors on the inside of the anal canal may arise form the gland, adenocarcinoma. There are additional infrequent tumor types as well. ...Read more

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What are the different types of intestinal transplantation?

What are the different types of intestinal transplantation?

See below: Bowel transplants can be the small intestine alone or what is called a multivisceral transplant. Mvt's can include stomach, duodenum, pancreas and liver. Sometimes they are just stomach, duodenum and pancreas. There have been kidneys transplanted as part of a mvt. There was recently an esophagus transplanted as well. ...Read more

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What are the different kinds of GI cancers?

What are the different kinds of GI cancers?

Many: Oral cancer/pharyngeal/esophageal/stomach/pancreatic/liver/colon/rectal/endocrine cancers (usually related to the pancreas). Histologically there are squamous cell cancers, adenocarcinomas, stomal cancers, lymphomas etc. Etc. ...Read more

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Are there different kinds of colon cancer?

Are there different kinds of colon cancer?

Yes: Colon cancer has different variances depending on the appearance of cancer cells and production of mucin. ...Read more

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What are the different types of stomach cancer?

What are the different types of stomach cancer?

Very few: Adenocarcinomas are present in 95% of gastric cancers. Other types squamous cell carcinoma, adenoacanthoma, carcinoid tumors, GI stromal tumors and lymphomas ...Read more

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Are there different types of hemorrhoids?

Are there different types of hemorrhoids?

Hemorrhoid types: The two types of hemorrhoids are internal hemorrhoids and external hemorrhoids. Internal hemorrhoids are graded 1-4, with 4 being the worst. External hemorrhoids are a network of vessels outside anus that swell with pregnancy or spending too much time on the toilet; when the swelling recedes, skin tags may be left around the anus. These also may break, cause a "thrombosed ext hemorrhoid". ...Read more

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What are some of the symptoms of parasites such as tapeworms and other types of worm parasites in humans?

What are some of the symptoms of parasites such as tapeworms and other types of worm parasites in humans?

Some asymptomatic: Abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, symptoms of malabsorption, itching around the anus and other symptoms may occur, but sometimes you may have none. ...Read more

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What are the various types of pancreatic cancer?

What are the various types of pancreatic cancer?

Also: In addition to dr rathore's answer, there are rare cases of acinar cell carcinoma, carcinosarcoma, and lymphoma of the pancreas. Potentially malignant (or "pre-malignant") lesions include intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms (ipmn), mucinous cystic neoplasms (mcn), and solid pseudopapillary neoplasms (sppn). ...Read more

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What are the different types of intravenous fluids for?

What are the different types of intravenous fluids for?

Depends: The type of IV fluid used depends on the patient's needs. ...Read more

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What causes particles of food in stool with chronic constipation?

What causes particles of food in stool with chronic constipation?

Inadequate chewing?: Many foodstuffs, especially vegetable matter may appear to be relatively undigested and recognizable in stool -- corn is a common sighting. Adequate mastication (chewing) helps start the digestive process, breaking food into smaller more digestible pieces, allowing enzymes to break down and begin absorption of nutrients. The husk is hard to digest, and thus often visible. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of all or some types of eye cancer?

What are the symptoms of all or some types of eye cancer?

Variable: Cancers are seldom painful until late. A mass on the outer/inner eyelids, eye surface, in the iris, or seen within the eye, or loss of vision in an eye are the usual symptoms / signs. There are many types. Rote memorization matching symptoms and diseases is a waste of everybody's time and you've not been asked to do this. ...Read more

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What are the types of gastritis?

What are the types of gastritis?

Many reasons: Gastritis is inflammation of the stomach lining. The only true common reason is infection with h pylori and rarely autoimmune gastritis. Majority of what doctors call gastritis is actually irritation of mucosa for example from medications like aleve, (naproxen) Ibuprofen etc. And also alcohol, smoking etc. ...Read more