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My 61yo dad has had abdominal discomfort for over 4weeks. Ultrasound showed 'thickening of bowel'. Constipated despite being prescribed movicol, lactulose n senna for last 18 months. Due colonoscopy next week. What could it be?

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Dr. Andrey Lev-weissberg
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Abdominal discomfort

well there are a lot of reasons for constipation.
could be bowel obstruction, decreased motility or maybe due to his age and other factors a mass in the colon/rectum. id suggest to wait for the results of colonoscopy before jumping into any conclusion

In brief: Abdominal discomfort

well there are a lot of reasons for constipation.
could be bowel obstruction, decreased motility or maybe due to his age and other factors a mass in the colon/rectum. id suggest to wait for the results of colonoscopy before jumping into any conclusion
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