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What Causes A Ruptured Colon
Can chronic explosive diarreah from chronic laxative use cause the colon to rupture or a colonic perforation?
A friend s colon ruptured, wears a bag now, doc. Told her was cause she ate a lot of salad. Does it mean u can't have that w/diverticulitis?
If you have: Diverticulitis, an actual infection that developed in a diverticulum, you should be on low residue diet. If you have diverticulosis without inflammation, general recommendation is a high residue diet to relax hypertrophic muscles that caused them in the first place. Does that make sense? ...Read more
My friend had to rush her husband to the er cause of diverticulosis that ruptured and put a hole in his colon, wouldn't an ambulance had been better?
Yes, usually: There are always extenuating circumstances, but since the medic can often provide life-sustaining treatments en route to the hospital (and since there is an inherent risk in driving to the hospital in this state) we recommend alerting EMS in such circumstances. ...Read more
Do colon cancer polyps cause constant blood in the stool or intermittently? Do polyps only bleed when they're ruptured from straining passing stool?
Bleeding form polyps is intermittent and depends on the size and type of polyp. That is why yearly testing is recommended. You may consult this site for information about blood in stool.
http://www. Webmd. Com/digestive-disorders/blood-in-stool#1
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. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. 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
not enough data: If it's lasted four days you need to see somebody as soon as possible. A: rupture is a possibility and also the possibility of the perforation is a possibility information the pancreas is a possibility gallbladder is a possibility there just are countless opportunities to cause pain from intestinal and abdominal problems. You need an immediate evaluation ...Read more
No: Ruptured lipomas in colon is not a disease. You have to be more specific. ...Read more
Vomited today, noticed abd really sucks in during. If I have (unrelated) fecal loading w hard stool, can colon rupture or DMG other org. During suck-in?
My doctor warned me of doing colonscopy as it would rupture my large intestine accidently Colon cancer is in the family and I want to check myself?
Medical Science: This question would require a full textbook to answer. There are so many different infections and other conditions of the colon that I doubt we on this app can adequately supply you with any valuable information. Perhaps if you have a specific question or reason for asking this you can share it would be better. ...Read more
Multiple: The possibilities include just "normal" gas. Gas can be caused by foods with a lot of insoluble fiber (roughage), or by lactose intolerance. Also excessively greasy foods can cause gas as well. Rarely, there are abnormal twists (volvulus) of the sigmoid colon which can cause bloating. Lastly, cancerous growths can cause a blockage and bloating of the colon. See your doctor. ...Read more
I assume you are asking about a meckel's diverticulum. Here is a great source for info:
http://www. Lpch. Org/diseasehealthinfo/healthlibrary/digest/meckels. Html
many children with meckel's have no symptoms associated with it. It can cause abdominal pain or bleeding in the intestine. There are special xray tests which can be done to diagnose it. ...Read more
No: Asbestos has heen associated with the development of pleural mesothelioma. That appears to be its only associated malignant disorder. Considering that over a hundred thousand patients develop colon cancer yearly in the US, non have any history of such exposure. Rather it is believed that polyoma virus has an association with colonic neoplasms where tumor began as a GI inflammatory process. ...Read more
Are BENIGN FATTY tumors which can be HEREDITARY (Multiple lipomata) and the exact cause is really unknown. In the colon they seldom grow large enough to cause difficulties!
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Can a colon cleanse using super colon cleanse cause diverticulitis. I've been doing a cleanse and dr confirmed diverticulitis
Is headaches a symptom that causes colon polyups also she's been having diarreah for the past year what do you think it could be?
Would riding a bicycle cause my waste to reach the sigmoid colon any quicker than normal everyday activity would? Or would it have the same rate?
Very complicated: Monoclonal theory says that just like we are a living thing, we are born, we have jobs to do and then we die, each cell has a similar cycle of birth, life, and death. Cancer occurs when a cell develops so many mutations that it does not follow that cycle and does not die but can still divide itself and hides from our immune system which is there to detect abnormal cells and destroy them. ...Read more
Multiple factors: Age over 50, chronic intestinal diseases, polyps, diabetes, smoking, sedentary lifestyle, heavy alcohol consumption and filly history of cancer can all increase your risk. Majority occur due to acquired defects in cells lining the intestines from a combination of one or more factors. Small minority are hereditary. ...Read more
Inflammation!: Most inflammatory diseases of the colon cause ulcers, eg. Uc, crohn's, but also seen with infections, trauma, ischemia (poor blood supply) and toxic effects of some medications. Ulcers generally mean something has overwhelmed your body's natural defenses and imply something serious is going on. ...Read more
Combination: Environmental and genetic factors can increase the likelihood of developing colorectal cancer. 70% of cases are sporadic cases, only about 10% is a true inherited cancer and approximately 25% is familial type. Some risk factors include- inflammatory bowel disease, dietary habit (processed red meat), dm, alcohol, growth hormone, obesity, cigarette, immunosupressant, age, etc. ...Read more
Need more info..: I would need more medical history. How was the condition diagnised? What were the colonoscooy or x-ray findings? Has there been past surgery or injury? Postoperative scarring from prior surgery can occur but often does not affect the left colon. Diverticulitis can can scarring and colon blockage, but unusual at age 39. ...Read more
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