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Doctor insights on: What Is Thickening Of The Walls Symptoms

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What are symptoms of thickening of the gallbladder wall?

What are symptoms of thickening of the gallbladder wall?

Symptoms: Are a description of what a person feels. There may be no symptoms from an isolated radiology finding of gallbladder wall thickening. If it is associated with gallstones, then some chronic gallbladder inflammation or irritation may be present. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of thickening of colon wall?

What are the symptoms of thickening of colon wall?

Maybe none: How was this thickening found? CT scan finding could see colon thickening of no consequence. May need colonoscopy to check significance if there is any concern. ...Read more

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Wall thickening in loops of jejunum without obstruction. Inflammation present on bloodwork. IgE gluten test negative. Raw fruits/veg worsens symptoms?

Wall thickening in loops of jejunum without obstruction. Inflammation present on bloodwork. IgE gluten test negative. Raw fruits/veg worsens symptoms?

See GI: First it is IgA tTG and not IgE to gluten that would likely be meaningful. If you have problem with raw fruits/veg, then you need to avoid them even though I am not sure whether the reactions are from the fruit/veg themselves or from the fibre they contain. You need to see a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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"mild bowel wall thickening involve sigmoidcolon might reflect relative underdistention. Less likely inflammation". is cancer? No real gastro symptoms

"mild bowel wall thickening involve sigmoidcolon might reflect relative underdistention. Less likely inflammation". is cancer? No real gastro symptoms

Typical scenario: Since we don't do any kind of bowel prep any more for routine CT scans, this kind of scenario is common. If the radiologist thinks the bowel looks a little too think, they will likely put in a statement like that as a hedge against potential pathology (and lawsuit). The thing is, could it be cancer? Yes, but the likelihood is low. If it was me, I would ignore it unless you develop symptoms. ...Read more

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My CT scan shows 'diffuse symmetrical thickening of the wall of the distal rectum. Digital rectal exam recommended' worrisome? Bowel symptoms also.

My CT scan shows 'diffuse symmetrical thickening of the wall of the distal rectum. Digital rectal exam recommended' worrisome? Bowel symptoms also.

Talk to your doctor: Most likely you already have rectal exam, you don't have to worry as long as not on inner mucosal layer, cancers start from mucosa not from muscle wall, at 43 you will need not just digital exam, need complete visualization by colonoscopy, speak to your doctor ...Read more

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Causes of rectal wall thickening.

Causes of rectal wall thickening.

If by thickening: You r referring to inflammation then the etiology is either infect/ischemic/or malignany. Cts and MRI will show the wall to be thickened in each of the above causes. It can also be from chronic straining, prolapse and certain stds. Ulcerative proctitis is a type of inflamm. Bowel disease can also present as thickening in imaging studies. They are all diagnosed by proctoscopy with biopsies or cultures. ...Read more

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What causes your bladder wall to thicken?

What causes your bladder wall to thicken?

Cystitis, obstruction: Inflammation or utis cause bladder thickening. Bladder outflow obstruction, e.g. Tight, non relaxing bladder neck, prostate enlargement, urethral vaves or a urethral stricture causes all cause bladder trabeculation (enlargement of bladder muscle fibers). Also neurogenic bladder, detrussor-sphincter dyssynergia (sphincter conractswith voiding) but should relax & bladder reflux all cause thickening. ...Read more

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What is complications of bladder wall thickend?

What is complications of bladder wall thickend?

Possible obstruction: The bladder wall becomes thickened if it is working against resistance, such as scar tissue or narrowing of the urine channel, or in some neurological diseases. Bladder thickness is variable and it is sometimes not a problem. It can also be a tumor, but that is rare. Get a copy of the x-ray or ultrasound report that made the diagnosis and show it to your doctor or to a urologist. ...Read more

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Reasons for diffuse thickening of bladder wall?

Reasons for diffuse thickening of bladder wall?

Bladder Wall: This is usually a term noted on ultrasound or ct scan reports. It usually indicates an under distended bladder, UTI or bladder outlet obstruction, most commonly bph. Very occaasionally in the right clinical setting there my be a concern about bladder cancer. ...Read more

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What does it mean if mild diffuse bladder wall is thickening?

What does it mean if mild diffuse bladder wall is thickening?

Outflow obstruction: To bladder such as enlared prostate or urethral stricture in males or bladder prolapse or obstructing ureterocele in females. Can also be due to neurogenic bladder dysfuction in either sex or cystitis can also be reported if bladder is only partly filled ; appears thickened on ultrasound. Can also be a perfectly innocent finding.. ...Read more

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For irregular wall thickness of bladder, what would be the symptoms?

Bladder Wall: This term is often used to describe the bladder on ultrasound or ct scan.

Symptoms might be blood in urine, burning with urination or urinary frequency.

Sometimes no symptoms are present, but is finding on imaging studies often needs cystoscopy for full evaluation. ...Read more

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What does mild thickened central bronchial markings mean and what are the symptoms?

What does mild thickened central bronchial markings mean and what are the symptoms?

Swollen airways: This is what you see on an X-ray when there is swelling around the breathing tubes in the center of the chest. IT is usually caused by a chest cold. Less commonly, it is swelling from scarring or diseases of the lungs. ...Read more

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What does irregular rectal wall thickening with possible apple core type lesion at the rectosigmold junction mean?

What does irregular rectal wall thickening with possible apple core type lesion at the rectosigmold junction mean?

This sounds serious: Please speak with your GI specialist or surgeon as soon as possible. Good luck. ...Read more

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What shoud I eat if you have bladder wall thickening?

What shoud I eat if you have bladder wall thickening?

Not related: Have a healthy diet just like everyone should. Might be worthwhile avoiding caffeine + fruit & juices such as oj which acidify urine all of which may irritate your bladder. ...Read more

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Does "circumferential" thickening in rectal wall suggest cancer?

Does "circumferential" thickening in rectal wall suggest cancer?

Rectal wall: You obviously have received this from a report. It would be much better to get an explanation from the Physician who ordered the report and has a full understanding of the clinical history that goes along with the report. ...Read more

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Hello. Is thickening of my bladder wall permanent, serious and how is it treated?

Hello. Is thickening of my bladder wall permanent, serious and how is it treated?

Bladder wall: Thickening of the bladder wall is not a disease, it's a clinical sign. In other words, it's something a doctor can see on ultrasound or CT scan, but it is only INDICATIVE of a possible disease...it does not CONFIRM any particular disease. It can be anything from a very mild problem to very serious problem, and you must follow up with your doctor to discover the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What is Bladder wall thickend complications? Its occurs due to obstruction of prostatitits.

What is Bladder wall thickend complications? Its occurs due to obstruction of prostatitits.

Bladder wall: This is not normal. The key is to treat the prostate since it sounds like it is blocking urine flow. A Post void residual is an ultrasound test which checks to make sure your bladder is emptying correctly and is done at the urology office. ...Read more

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Are mvp's and mr's symptoms the same? I've dignosised with mvp thickened in leaflets. Can it progress in the future? How much is its possibility?

Are mvp's and mr's symptoms the same? I've dignosised with mvp thickened in leaflets. Can it progress in the future? How much is its possibility?

There are many...: Symptoms that have been described with mvp such as chest pain and a racing heart. The symptoms can be present when there is no failure of the leaflets to close, in other words prolapse without regurgitation. If regurgitation becomes significant, breathlessness, fatigue and an irregular and rapid heart rate may develop. The majority of patients don't progress to this point. Echo to follow valve. ...Read more

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Dr said appendix wall is thick or has thickened. Is this dangerous? They didn't want to do surgery. I'm worried. Have had pains. Second opinion?

Dr said appendix wall is thick or has thickened. Is this dangerous? They didn't want to do surgery. I'm worried. Have had pains. Second opinion?

Surgery: Tick wall appendix is abnormal with pain that is a dangerous combination. I do not know why they choose not to have surgery if I were you I will seek a second opinion ...Read more

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Bladder wall thickening. Dr. Said not serious and no cause for alarm or worry. I am a 33 yr male and can't stop worrying about it. Please help.?

Bladder wall thickening. Dr. Said not serious and no cause for alarm or worry. I am a 33 yr male and can't stop worrying about it. Please help.?

You need to tell us: Why did you have to checked in the first place. In other words do you any specific reasons/symptoms that you had your bladder checked? Is this your urinary bladder or gall bladder? Once we know about the above issues and also how did they check the thickness? Was it with ultrasound or ct scan or some other test. Give us the detailed history before we can guide you further. ...Read more

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So I hit the back of my head hard yesterday on the wall when trying to lay down. No symptoms yesterday but I feel "off" today. What could this be?

So I hit the back of my head hard yesterday on the wall when trying to lay down. No symptoms yesterday but I feel "off" today. What could this be?

Be on the safe side: ...... And see a doctor. Yesterday you had a hard hit and today you are "off" it might be nothing serious, or its a sign of a concussion. Why take a chance? Let a doc examine you. ...... ...Read more

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What causes stomach wall thickening?

What causes stomach wall thickening?

More than one cause: Hypertophic gastropathy, stomach cancer and lymphoma affecting the stomach are some of the causes. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of chest wall pain?

Chest wall pain: Chest wall pain can be caused by shingles, pleurisy, pneumonia, or pneumothorax. If there is pain with shortness of breath, it may represent a serious problem with your lungs. ...Read more

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Symptoms of thickened echogenic endometrium?

Maybe bleeding: A thickened endometrium may cause abnormal bleeding. Otherwise no symptoms. ...Read more

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What causes bladder wall thickening and how to treat it?

What causes bladder wall thickening and how to treat it?

Bladder wall: Thickening can be caused by a wide variety of entities, including inflammatory and infectious processes, malignancies, infiltrative processes, and functional disturbances. So, diagnosis and treatment of the underlying cause is necessary, not treatment of the bladder wall thickening itself. ...Read more